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COMMISSION AGENDA: November 9, 2007
Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission

Meeting:
November 9, 2007 8:00 a.m.
Resort at the Mountain
Tom Morris AB Room
68010 East Fairway
Welches, Oregon 97067
Reception:
November 8, 2007 5:30 p.m.
Resort at the Mountain Robert Burns Room
68010 East Fairway
Tour:
November 8, 2007 8:00 a.m.
Resort at the Mountain
68010 East Fairway
     
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November 9 , 2007 (meeting start time: 8:00am)
Marine Reserves Workshop 8:00 a.m - 10:00 a.m.

The Commission will receive background information on Marine Reserves and discuss the ongoing state process for potential designation of a limited system of Marine Reserves in Oregon’s Territorial Sea.  The Commission will hear invited testimony only.  There will be no opportunity for public testimony or comment on this topic at the workshop.

Marine Reserves Workshop Briefing (pdf)
OPAC Members (pdf)
OPAC Timeline (pdf)
Department of Justice Letter (pdf)

DIRECTOR'S REPORT

Field Reports

Due to the workshop, Field Reports will be in written format only, for this meeting.

Adopt Temporary Rules

Staff: Roy Elicker, Director

Columbia River Fishery Stakeholder Process

Steve Williams, Deputy Administrator for Fish Division

 
COMISSIONER ITEMS

Expenditure Report

Staff:  Laurie Byerly, Deputy Director for Administrative Services

 
PUBLIC FORUM

Note: This part of the agenda is for comments on topics not scheduled elsewhere on the agenda. Please contact the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Office of the Director at least 24 hours prior to the meeting to be included in the public forum. If you bring written summaries or other materials to the meeting please provide the Commission Assistant with 20 copies prior to your testimony. The Commission is unable to take action on items brought to their attention in this forum.

 
Exhibit A: COMMISSION MINUTES

Approve October 2007 Commission minutes
Action:  Approval

Attachments:

Draft October 2007 Minutes (pdf)

 
Exhibit B: STURGEON PROPAGATION RULES

The Commission will consider and adopt sturgeon propagation rule changes consistent with Senate Bill 569.

Staff: John Thorpe, Fish Propagation Program Manager
Public Testimony
Action:  Rulemaking

Attachments (pdfs) :
 
Exhibit C: RULES DEFINING WILD BIRDS AND WILD MAMMALS

The Commission will consider and adopt amendments to Oregon administrative rules defining wild birds and wild mammals.

Staff:   Martin Nugent, Wildlife Diversity Program Manager
Public Testimony
Action:  Rulemaking

Attachments (pdfs) :
FUTURE PROPOSED COMMISSION MEETINGS & TOPICS

December 7, 2007 – Salem

  • External Budget Advisory Committee (EBAC) – Proposed process for 09-11
  • 2009 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulation Development Process
  • Access and Habitat Program -  Appoint landowner representative
  • Wildlife Violators Compact Rules – Clarify suspension and revocation of violator’s license
  • Draft Cervid Rules – Briefing only
  • Reporting Requirements for Instructor Collected Fees and Housekeeping – Rule Change/Bow Hunter Education
  • Commercial Nearshore Fishery Regulation Setting and Logbook Report
  • 2008 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations for the Sandy River

January 10, 2008 – Red Lion Inn at the Quay, Vancouver, Washington

  • Joint Afternoon Meeting of the Fish and Wildlife Commissions for Oregon and Washington
  • Joint Reception from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

January 11, 2008 – Oxford Suites, Jantzen Beach

  • 2009 Landowner Preference Reauthorization Process
  • Wildlife Area Planning Update – Klamath Wildlife Area, Ladd Marsh Wildlife Area
  • Pikeminnow Rules
  • Annual Review of the Developmental Fishery Program
  • Commercial Fishery Penalty Rules
  • Cougar and Bear Agent Rules

February 8, 2008 – ODFW HQ, Salem

  • Columbia River Spring Chinook Allocation
  • Upland Artwork election

March 21, 2008 – Bandon

  • Access and Habitat Projects
  • Ocean and Salmon ptions

April 18, 2008 – ODFW HQ, Salem

  • Final drafts 2008 Klamath, Ladd Marsh Wildlife Area Management Plans
  • Cervid Rules
  • Ocean Salmon Regulations


 


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 http://www.dfw.state.or.us/agency/commission/minutes/.
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. 

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.

PUBLIC FORUM
If you wish to give testimony on any item not scheduled elsewhere on the agenda, please contact the Director’s Office, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, 503.947.6044, at least 24 hours prior to the meeting.  You will be called to testify by the Commission Chair immediately following the Commissioner Items portion of the agenda.  Please provide 20 sets of written summaries or other materials to the Commission Assistant prior to your testimony.  The Commission is unable to take action on items brought to their attention in this forum.

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 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.