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February 5, 2020
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Shrimp Task Force Meeting

10:00 am - 12:00 pm @
Shrimp Task Force Meeting
Wednesday, February 5, 2020, 10:00 a.m.
Terrebonne Council Meeting Room
8026 Main Street, Houma, LA 70360
AGENDA
I. Pledge of Allegiance
II. Roll Call and Introduction of Guests
III. Approval of the December 11, 2019 Shrimp Task Force Meeting Minutes
IV. Approval of the February 5, 2020 Meeting Agenda
V. Treasury Report
A. Budget Report‐ LDWF
VI. Federal Shrimp Permit Report
VII. New Business
A. To Hear a Presentation on the Dollar Value of Shrimp Import Products Compared to the 1980’s- LDWF
B. To Discuss Federal and State Laws Regarding the Labeling of Processed Shrimp Products- STF/LDH
C. To Hear an Update on the Shrimp Industry Trip to Washington, D.C.- STF
D. To Discuss the NOAA Issued Rule that Requires the Use of TEDs in Skimmer Trawl Vessels that are 40ft and Greater in Length-STF
E. To Hear an Update on Shrimp Industry Marketing Efforts-LA SPMB
F. To Discuss the Purchase of Enforcement Drones– STF
G. To Discuss the Calumet Cut and its Impact on Juvenile Shrimp Recruitment- STF
H. To Discuss and Consider Funding for Upcoming Shrimp Task Force Trips to Washington, D.C.-STF
I. To Hear an Update on the STF Vacancies and Attendance- STF
J. Officer Elections- STF
VIII. Public Comment
IX. Set Next Meeting
X. 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: https://wlf-la.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_o0BDg8EGQNq80K1shMfkcA
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