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COMMISSION AGENDA: May 11, 2007
Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission

Meeting:
May 11, 2007 8:00 a.m.
Lane Community College
4000 E. 30th Ave., Bldg. 19, Room 104
Eugene, Oregon 97405
Reception:
May 10, 2007 7:00 p.m.
Lane Community College
4000 E. 30th Ave., Bldg. 19
Eugene, Oregon 9740
   
May 11, 2007 Agenda  
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May 11 , 2007 (meeting start time: 8:00am)
DIRECTORS REPORT
Field Reports
Staff: Craig Ely, Chip Dale, Chris Wheaton, Steve Denney, Curt Melcher, Walt Markee, Holly Michael


Adopt Temporary Rules
Staff:Virgil Moore, Director
 
COMISSIONER ITEMS
Expenditure Report
Staff:  Laurie Byerly, Deputy Director for Administration
Action:  Approval
 
Exhibit A: COMMISSION MINUTES

Approve April 2007 Commission minutes
Action:  Approval

 
Exhibit B: ADOPT PERMANENT RULES MODIFYING REGULATIONS FOR LAMPREY HARVEST AT WILLAMETTE FALLS

Staff will ask the Commission to adopt  permanent rules modifying regulations for Lamprey harvest at Willamette Falls.


Staff:  Curt Melcher, Assistant Division Administrator for Ocean Salmon and Marine Resources Program
            Public Testimony
            Action:  Rulemaking

Attachments:
 
Exhibit C: ROGUE SPRING CHINOOK CONSERVATION PLAN

Staff will brief the Commission on the draft Rogue Spring Chinook Conservation Plan.

Staff:  Tom Satterthwaite, Fish Project Leader
           Public Testimony  
           Action:  Informational

          

Attachments:
 
OTHER BUSINESS - Common Ground: Oregon's Ocean
The Commission will view the film created by Green Fire Productions (Regarding Marine Reserves)
 
EXECUTIVE SESSION:

The Commission will hold an executive session to consult with counsel concerning legal rights and duties regarding current litigation or litigation likely to be filed.  ORS 192.660(2)(h).

 

FUTURE PROPOSED COMMISSION MEETINGS & TOPICS

JUNE 8 , 2007 - Salem

  • R&E Project Approval
  • Commercial Dungeness Crab Fishery Temporary Rules to Permanent
  • 2007 and 2008 Big Game Regulations
  • Raffle/Auction Tags
  • Access and Habitat Projects


JULY 13, 2007 – Lincoln City

  • Wildlife Area Plan Draft Review
  • Rogue Spring Chinook Conservation Plan Adoption
  • Ocean Commercial Salmon Troll Limited Entry Permit Lottery

 


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 http://www.dfw.state.or.us/Comm/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.

PARKING
Parking is available to anyone who attends the Commission meeting.

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 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 at least 72 hours prior to the meeting to make your request.  TTY users can reach ODFW by using the Oregon Telecommunications Relay Service.  Please dial 711 and ask to be connected to 503-947-6044.