Shrimp Task Force To Meet in Houma


April 20, 2016
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Shrimp Task Force To Meet in Houma

10:00 am - 12:00 pm @ ,

Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 10:00 a.m.
Terrebonne Council Meeting Room
8026 Main Street, Houma, LA 70360


I.  Roll call and introduction of guests

II.   Approval of February 17, 2016 meeting minutes and April 20, 2016 agenda

III.  Treasury Report

A.     Budget report- LDWF

IV.   Old Business

A.     Legislative Update- LDWF
B.     Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Management Council Update- Myron Fischer

V.    New Business

A.     Potential New Rulemaking Under Consideration for the Southeastern Shrimp Fisheries- Michael Barnette
B.     Discussion of Appointment of LSA Representative Alternates- Acy Cooper
C.     Draft Resolution to Reduce the Gulf Hypoxic Zone- Doug Daigle
D.     2016 Shrimp Season Preview- Jeff Marx
E.     Officer Elections

VI.    Public Comment

VII.   Set Quarterly Meetings

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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