Monday, January 29, 2018, 10:00 a.m.
Terrebonne Council Meeting Room
8026 Main Street, Houma, LA 70360
I. Roll call and Introduction of Guests
II. Approval of the December 6, 2017 meeting minutes and of the January 17, 2018 Agenda
III. Treasury Report
A. Budget Report- LDWF
B. Financial Disclosure Filing Reminder
IV. Federal Shrimp Permit Report- LDWF
V. New Business
A. Approval of the Updated Inside/Outside Line- Peyton Cagle
B. Discussion of Offshore Shrimp Sampling Program and Recommendations- Peyton Cagle
C. Discussion of LDWF/ Commercial Fishermen Ride-Alongs- Peyton Cagle
D. To Hear a Presentation on the Shrimp Fisheries Improvement Project- Laura Picariello
E. To Hear an Update on the Louisiana Certified Seafood Program- Lucy Boutte
F. Discussion of a new voluntary project to provide Bycatch Reduction Devices (BRD’s) to the Louisiana Skimmer fleet- Mark Schexnayder
G. Discussion of STF Recommendations on TEDs Legislation and Enforcement- Acy Cooper
H. Discussion of the Shrimp Task Force D.C. Trip White Paper- Acy Cooper
I. Officer Elections
VI. Public Comment
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