Shrimp Task Force April Meeting


April 25, 2018
silhouette of trawl arm and net on shrimp boat in water

Shrimp Task Force April Meeting

10:00 am - 12:00 pm @

The following is the agenda for the Louisiana Shrimp Task Force Meeting. The public is invited to attend.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 10:00 a.m.

Terrebonne Council Meeting Room

8026 Main Street, Houma, LA 70360


I.             Pledge of Allegiance 

II.            Roll call and Introduction of Guests

III.           Approval of the December 6, 2017 meeting minutes and the April 25, 2018 Agenda

IV.           Treasury Report

A.    Budget Report- LDWF

B.    Financial Disclosure Filing Reminder

V.             Federal Shrimp Permit Report- STF

VI.           New Business

A.     To Hear a Presentation on the 2018 Spring Shrimp Season- LDWF

B.    To Hear an Update on the Louisiana Artificial Reef Program- LDWF

C.    To Hear Discussion on the Louisiana Wild Seafood Certification Program Rules and Regulations- STF

D.    To Hear Date Proposals to Reschedule the STF Washington, D.C. Trip- STF

E.    Discussion of Gear Restrictions on 4 Rig Boats Shrimping within the 3-Mile Line- STF

F.    To Discuss STF Seat Vacancies and Member Absentee and Alternate Fill-In Notices- STF

G.    Officer Elections and Alternate Designees

VII.         Public Comment

VIII.       Adjourn

The meeting will be held in compliance with Louisiana’s Open Meetings Law as defined by Louisiana R.S. 42:11, et seq.  The public is invited to attend.  To listen in to the meeting via webinar register at

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