Thursday, January 6, 2005, 1:00 p.m. and
Friday, January 7, 2005, 8:00 a.m
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
3406 Cherry Ave. NE
Salem , Oregon

Thursday, January 6, 2005, 1:00 p.m

Exhibit A: WOLF CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT PLAN

Second of three public hearings before the Fish and Wildlife Commission to provide input on the draft Wolf Conservation and Management Plan and draft administrative rules. No decision will be made on the draft documents until February 11, 2005.

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

Attachments:

0. Cover PDF
1. Summary PDF
2. Notice of Proposed Rulemaking PDF
3. OAR's PDF

 

Friday, January 7, 2005, 8:00 a.m.

DIRECTOR'S REPORT

Region Manager's Reports

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

US v. Oregon

Staff: Staff: Ed Bowles, Fish Division Administrator
Steve Sanders, Assistant Attorney General

Hatchery Research Center Update

Staff: Charlie Corrarino, Conservation and Recovery Program Manager

Adopt Temporary Rules

Staff: Lindsay Ball, Director

 

COMMISSIONER ITEMS

Expenditure Report

Staff: Kris Kautz, Deputy Director for Administration

 

EXHIBIT B: COMMISSION MINUTES

Approve December 2004 Commission minutes.
Action: Approval

Attachments:

1. Minutes PDF

Exhibit C: COLUMBIA RIVER SPRING CHINOOK SALMON FISHERIES

Receive briefing on the Columbia River spring chinook salmon fishery regulation options for 2005.

Staff: Curt Melcher, Fisheries Management Program Manager
Public Testimony
Action: Information

Attachments:

0. Cover PDF
1. Summary PDF
2. Schedule PDF
3. Recreational Advisory Group Meeting PDF
4. Commercial Advisory Group Meeting PDF




 

Exhibit D: VALUE OF COMMERCIAL FISH

Review and adopt the schedule of damages used in assessing commercial fishing violations during 2005.

Staff: Harry Upton, Economist
Public Testimony
Action: Rulemaking

Attachments:

0. Cover PDF
1. Summary PDF
2. Notice of Proposed Rulemaking PDF
3. Draft Rules PDF
4. ORS's PDF
5. Public correspondence PDF


 

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

Receive briefing on a U.S. Bureau of Reclamation fish passage waiver in preparation for a decision on whether to grant the waiver at the February commission meeting.

Staff: Tom Stahl, Fish Passage Coordinator
Guest Presenters: Ron Eggers or Dave Nelson, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
Bill Gaffi, Clean Water Services
Public Testimony
Action: Guidance to staff or applicants.

Attachments:

0. Cover PDF
1. Summary PDF
2. Congressional Funding Request PDF
3. Application PDF
4. Benefit Analysis PDF
5. Map PDF
6. Agreement PDF

 

Exhibit F: PERMANENT DISABILITIES PERMITS PROGRAM TIMELINE

Receive briefing on the Permanent Disabilities Permit (PDP) Program timeline and request approval to start the PDP process.

Staff: Ron Anglin, Wildlife Division Administrator
Public Testimony
Action: Approval

Attachments:

0. Cover PDF
1. Summary PDF
2. PDP Summary PDF

Exhibit G: OREGON SAGE GROUSE CONSERVATION PLAN

Receive briefing on the draft plan for Conservation of Sage Grouse in Oregon.

Staff: Christian Hagen, Sage Grouse Conservation Planner
Dave Budeau, Upland Game Bird Program Coordinator
Public Testimony
Action: Informational

Attachments:

0. Cover PDF
1. Summary PDF
2. Sage Grouse Summary PDF
3. Executive Summary PDF
4. Sage Grouse Publication PDF

 

Exhibit H: TASK FORCE ON WILDLIFE CONTROL ACTIVITIES

Receive briefing on the final Task Force on Wildlife Control Activities Recommendations Report.

Staff: Larry Cooper, Deputy Administrator for Wildlife
Guest Presenters: Patti Milne, Marion County Commissioner
Public Testimony
Action: Informational

Attachments:

0. Cover PDF
1. Summary PDF
2. Task Force Report PDF

 

UNSCHEDULED TESTIMONY

None at this time

OTHER BUSINESS

None at this time

FUTURE PROPOSED COMMISSION TOPICS

February – Troutdale

  • Oregon Wolf Conservation and Management Plan
  • U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and Clean Water Services – Scoggins Creek Fish Passage Waiver
  • 2005 Columbia River Sturgeon and Spring Chinook Fisheries
  • Duplicate Angling Tags

March - Coquille

  • Access and Habitat Projects Approval
  • Pacific Fisheries Management Council, Ocean Salmon Seasons
  • Lower Columbia River Recovery Plan
  • Waiver Request for Clackamas Hydro Project

 

 


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. Early notification is requested but not required, the Commission will take testimony on a first come first serve basis.

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) or 503.947.6339 (Salem TTY) at least 72 hours prior to the meeting to make your request.

 

 

Updated August 13, 2012