September Oyster Task Force Meeting


September 25, 2018
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September Oyster Task Force Meeting

01:00 pm - 03:00 pm @

To be held at UNO, 2021 Lakeshore Dr., Suite 210, New Orleans, at 1 pm.


I.              Pledge of Allegiance

II.             Roll call and introduction of guests

III.            Approval of July 30, 2018, minutes and September 25, 2018, agenda

IV.            Treasury Report

A. LOTF Financial Report & oyster tag sales

V.             Committee Reports

A. Public and Private Oyster Grounds Committee (Mitch Jurisich)

B. Enforcement (Major Chad Hebert)

C. Legislative (Jakov Jurisic)

D. Research (Earl Melancon)

E. Costal Restoration (Dan Coulon)

F. Marketing (LDWF)

G. Health (Justin Gremillion)

H. Professionalistm (LDWF)

I.  Aquaculture (Steve Pollock)

J. Joint Task Force Working Group (Mitch Jurisich)

VI.           New Business

A. To hear an update on the 2018-2019 Oyster Season (LDWF)

B. To discuss location proposals for Inshore Artificial Reef Sites (LDWF/LPBF)

C. To consider funding for Enforcement drone purchase and training (OTF)

D. To discuss and consider alternative for oyster tag fasteners (OTF)

E. To consider funding to order OTF name tags and shirts (OTF)

F.  To consider nominations for appointment to the Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board (OTF)

VII.          Public comment

VIII.         Set next meeting

IX.           Adjourn


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