Thursday, February 10, 2005, 1:00 p.m. and
Friday, February 11, 2005, 8:00 a.m
Sam Cox Annex Building
1106 East Columbia River Hwy.
Troutdale , OR 97060


Thursday, February 10, 2005, 1:00 p.m
Sam Cox Annex Building
1106 East Columbia River Hwy.
Troutdale , OR 97060


Exhibit A: WOLF CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT PLAN

Third and final public hearing before the Fish and Wildlife Commission to provide input on the draft Oregon Wolf Conservation and Management Plan and proposed associated technical rules. The commission will take public testimony on February 10 beginning at 1:00 p.m. , then will consider final rulemaking action on February 11, 2005 beginning at 1:30 p.m.

Staff : Craig Ely, Special Projects Coordinator
Public Testimony
Action: Public Hearing

Attachments:

0. Cover PDF
1. Summary PDF
2. Notice of Proposed Rulemaking PDF
3. Comments PDF
4. WAC Report PDF
5. Executive Summary PDF
6. Cover Memo PDF

 

Friday, February 11, 2005, 8:00 a.m.
Sam Cox Building
1106 East Columbia River Hwy.
Troutdale , OR 97060

DIRECTOR'S REPORT

Region Manager's Reports

Staff: Chris Wheaton, Steve Denney, Chip Dale and Bruce Eddy

Adopt Temporary Rules

Staff: Lindsay Ball, Director

 

COMMISSIONER ITEMS

Expenditure Report

Staff: Kris Kautz, Deputy Director for Administration

 

EXHIBIT B: COMMISSION MINUTES

Approve January 2005 Commission minutes.
Action: Approval

Attachments:

1. Minutes PDF

Exhibit C: PREFERENCE POINTS FOR MEMBERS OF THE MILITARY

Receive briefing on proposed administrative rules to make accommodations for certain Oregon residents deployed to active military service.

Staff: Larry Cooper, Wildlife Division Deputy Administrator
Public Testimony
Action: Informational

Attachments:

0. Cover PDF
1. Agenda Summary PDF
2. Summary PDF
3. OAR's PDF


 

Exhibit D: DUPLICATE ANGLING HARVEST TAGS

Consider amending administrative rules to require that duplicate angling harvest tags be issued only at Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife offices.

Staff: Roy Elicker, Deputy Director, ODFW
Walt Markee, Lieutenant, Oregon State Police
Steve Williams, Assistant Fish Division Administrator
Public Testimony
Action: Rulemaking

Attachments:


1. Summary PDF
2. Notice of Proposed Rulemaking PDF
3. Statement of Need and Fiscal Impact PDF
4. Angling Tags Sold, 1992-2004 PDF
5. Affidavit PDF
6. EBAC notes PDF
7. Draft OAR's PDF

 

Exhibit E: U.S. BUREAU OF RECLAMATION FISH PASSAGE WAIVER REQUEST – SCOGGINS DAM

Request to approve a U.S. Bureau of Reclamation fish passage waiver for Scoggins Dam, which is on Scoggins Creek and impounds Hagg Lake , in exchange for mitigation.

Staff: Tom Stahl, Fish Passage Coordinator
Public Testimony
Action: Approval

Attachments:

0. Cover PDF
1. Summary PDF
2. Analysis PDF
3. Draft Agreement PDF

 

Exhibit F: COLUMBIA RIVER STURGEON AND SPRING CHINOOK SALMON FISHERIES/OCEAN SALMON SEASONS NORTH OF CAPE FALCON

Adopt administrative rules for Columbia River regulations consistent with Columbia River Compact action; repeal and re-adoption of North of Cape Falcon ocean salmon rules in order to provide geographic clarity in the permanent rules.

Staff: Curt Melcher, Salmon Fisheries Management Program Leader
Public Testimony
Action: Rulemaking

Attachments:

0. Cover PDF
1. Summary PDF
2. Notice of Proposed Rulemaking PDF
3. Fiscal Need and Impact PDF
4. Draft Rules PDF


Exhibit G: WINTER STEELHEAD BIOLOGICAL OPINION

Informational briefing about the winter steelhead biological opinion for the 2005 commercial spring fishery and provide the opportunity for the Commission to give guidance to staff about utilization of winter steelhead impact limits.

Staff: Curt Melcher, Salmon Fisheries Management Program Leader
Kathryn Kostow, Policy Analyst
Public Testimony
Action: Informational/Guidance

Attachments:

0. Cover PDF
1. Summary PDF
2. Biological Opinion PDF

February 11, 2005, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00p.m. (during lunch)
Sam Cox Annex Building
1106 East Columbia River Hwy.
Troutdale , OR 97060


Upland Game Bird Stamp Art Selection (Entries will be on display in the Sam Cox Annex Building )

EXECUTIVE SESSION

The Commission will meet with its attorneys in executive session to discuss confidential attorney-client privileged documents relating to the Clackamas Hydroelectric Project settlement and relating to the Oregon Wolf Conservation and Management Plan rulemaking as authorized by ORS 192.660(2)(f).

February 11, 2005 , 1:00 p.m.
Sam Cox Building
1106 East Columbia River Hwy.
Troutdale , OR 97060


UNSCHEDULED TESTIMONY

Greg Smith
PO Box 165
Hammond , OR 97121

 

Retention of adipose fin-clipped coho salmon in Columbia River (Buoy 10) and ocean fisheries.

Robert Moss
6825 N. Campbell Ave.
Portland , OR 97217

Fishing regulations on Sandy River


February 11, 2005 , 1:30 p.m.
Sam Cox Building
1106 East Columbia River Hwy.
Troutdale , OR 97060

Exhibit A: OREGON WOLF CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT PLAN (continued from February 10)

Consider adoption of the Oregon Wolf Conservation and Management Plan and associated technical rules. No additional public comments will be taken at the February 11 meeting.

Staff: Craig Ely, Special Projects Coordinator
Action: Rulemaking


OTHER BUSINESS

None at this time

edFUTURE PROPOSED COMMISSION TOPICS

March – Coquille

  • Access and Habitat Projects Approval
  • Pacific Fisheries Management Council, Ocean Salmon Seasons
  • Lower Columbia River Recovery Plan
  • Waiver Request for Clackamas Hydro-Electric Project
  • Salmon and Trout Enhancement Program Advisory Committee and Annual Reports
  • Archery Review Report

April – Salem

  • Oregon Sage Grouse Conservation Plan Briefing
  • Pacific Fisheries Management Council, Ocean Salmon Seasons
  • Stock Status Report
  • Fish Restoration and Enhancement Program Projects Approval

 

From I-84 westbound:

Take Exit 18 toward Lewis and Clark State Park/Oxbow Regional Park.
Stay straight to go onto the Crown Point Highway. Turn slight right onto E. Columbia River Highway.

Address: 1106 E. Historic Columbia River Highway , Troutdale.

From I-84 eastbound:

Take Exit 18 toward Lewis and Clark State Park/Oxbow Regional Park. Turn left onto the Crown Point Highway. Turn slight right onto E. Columbia River Highway.

Address: 1106 E. Historic Columbia River Highway , Troutdale.

 

PLEASE NOTE

AGENDA

The Commission meeting will begin at 8:00 AM , and proceed chronologically through the agenda. If you wish to receive written materials prepared for any of the agenda items, please contact the Director’s Office in Salem at 503.947.6044 to request a packet for those items which interest you or see the agency’s website at /agency/commission/minutes/schedule.htm.

A recess will be taken at 12:00 Noon , when the Commission will have lunch and may discuss matters of general interest. The public is welcome to attend, and an announcement will be made of the location of the lunch. At 1:00 PM , members of the public may bring unscheduled items before the Commission. The Commission will take this testimony for approximately 30 minutes. A time period of five (5) minutes will be allowed for each individual. Please notify the Director’s Office at 503.947.6044 if you wish to testify.

PUBLIC TESTIMONY

If you wish to give testimony on any item scheduled on this agenda, please sign up on the sheets provided the day of the meeting. You will be called to testify by the Commission Chair. The Commission places great value on information received from the public, and wants to avoid arbitrary limits on the time or attention allocated to each witness. Therefore, persons desiring to testify or otherwise present information to the Commission are encouraged to:

  1. Provide written summaries of information to the Commission twenty (20 sets);
  2. Limit testimony to five (5) minutes, recognizing that substance, not length, determines the value of testimony or written information;
  3. Endorse rather than repeat testimony of other witnesses; and
  4. Groups or organizations wishing to testify should designate one spokesperson whenever possible.

Thank you for taking the time to present your views.

Materials delivered to the Director’s Office sufficiently in advance of the meeting can be copied and distributed to the Commission. If you bring written materials to the hearing, please provide twenty (20) copies. If you have questions regarding this Agenda, please contact the Director’s Office, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, 3406 Cherry Avenue, NE , Salem , OR 97303 , 503.947.6044.

PARKING

Parking is available to anyone who attends the Commission meeting.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION OF DISABILITIES

Reasonable accommodation, such as assistive hearing devices, sign language interpreters, and materials in large print or audiotape, will be provided as needed. In order to ensure availability, please contact the Director’s Office at 503.947.6044 (voice).

 

Updated August 13, 2012