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COMMISSION AGENDA: June 2 & 3, 2011

Meeting

Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 1:00 pm
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
Commission Room
3406 Cherry Ave. NE
Salem, OR 97303

Printable Agenda (pdf)

Simpson Reef Overlook

Meeting

Friday, June 3, 2011 - 8:00 am
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
Commission Room
3406 Cherry Ave. NE
Salem, OR 97303

Printable Agenda (pdf)


Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 1:00 pm

DIRECTOR’S REPORT
Daisy Field at EE Wilson

Field Reports
Craig Ely, Chip Dale, Larry Cooper, Chris Wheaton, Roger Fuhrman, Holly Michael, Caren Braby, Captain Jeff Samuels

Expenditure Report
Debbie Colbert, Deputy Director for Administration

Adopt Temporary Rules
Kevin Blakely, Acting Deputy Director

List of Temporary Rules

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

The February 4 and April 22, 2011 draft minutes have been deferred to the August meeting.

 

Exhibit B: NEW HEADQUARTERS ACQUISITION AND RETROFIT has been canceled.

NEW HEADQUARTERS ACQUISITION AND RETROFIT has been canceled.

 

Attachments: (pdf's)

Exhibit C: 2012 BIG GAME REGULATIONS

The Commission will be asked to approve: 1) the administrative rules for the controlled hunt tag numbers for the 2011 big game season; 2) the administrative rule allowing fallow deer originating in Oregon to return to the state; and 3) in concept, the proposed 2012 big game and western gray squirrel season dates.

Tom Thornton, Game Program Manager
Public Testimony
Rulemaking

Attachments: (pdf's)

Exhibit D: TAMI WAGNER WILDLIFE AREA

The Commission will be asked to approve the administrative rule naming a wildlife area after Tami Wagner.

Doug Cottom, District Wildlife Biologist
Public Testimony
Rulemaking

black tail deer

Attachments: (pdf's)

Exhibit E: RAFFLE/AUCTION TAGS – ACCESS AND HABITAT/BIG GAME

The Commission will be asked to approve the recommendations of the Access and Habitat Board for 2011 auction and raffle tag allocations.

Don Whittaker, Ungulate Coordinator
Matt Keenan, Access and Habitat Program Coordinator
Public Testimony
Approval

Attachments: (pdf's)

Exhibit F: WILDLIFE REHABILITATION RULES

The Commission will be asked to approve administrative rules relating to rehabilitation.

Keith Kohl, Terrestrial Invasive Species/Wildlife Integrity Coordinator
Public Testimony
Rulemaking

Attachments: (pdf's)

Exhibit G: DEFINITIONS FOR DEPARTMENT USE OF AIRCRAFT

The Commission will be asked to approve the administrative rule that implements ORS 498.126(4)(b) which requires definition of “emergency situation” and “necessary” in relation to use of aircraft by the Department or its agents.

Tom Thornton, Game Program Manager
Public Testimony
Rulemaking

Attachments: (pdf's)

Exhibit H: ACCESS AND HABITAT PROJECT APPROVALS; RE-APPOINTMENT OF ACCESS AND HABITAT BOARD CHAIR

The Commission will be asked to 1) approve the Access and Habitat Board’s April 2011 recommendations for project funding, and 2) approve re-appointment of the Access and Habitat Board chair.

Matt Keenan, Access and Habitat Coordinator
Public Testimony
Approval

Attachments: (pdf's)

Exhibit I: HUNTING DOG AND FALCONRY TRAINING RULES

The Commission will be asked to approve administrative rules related to competitive trials, commercial and individual training for hunting dogs and falconry training rules.

Brandon Reishus, Assistant Staff Biologist
Public Testimony
Rulemaking

Attachments: (pdf's)

EXECUTIVE SESSION


The Commission will meet in Executive Session as permitted by the Oregon Public Meetings Law (ORS 192.660(2)(e)) to deliberate with persons designated to negotiate a real property transaction.

ADJOURN
 

Friday, June 3, 2011 - 8:00 am

 
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 J: PUBLIC PROCESS FOR ANGLING REGULATIONS DEVELOPMENT – OVERVIEW OF REVISIONS

The Commission will be briefed on proposed changes to the public process for angling regulation development and associated administrative rules, and asked for direction.

Rhine Messmer, Recreational Fisheries Program Manager
Public Testimony
Informational

Attachments: (pdf's)

Exhibit K: 2011 COASTAL FALL CHINOOK AND COHO REGULATIONS FOR THE TERMINAL FISHERIES

The Commission will be asked to approve the proposed administrative rules for the 2011 Coastal Fall Chinook and Coho Salmon Regulations.

Ron Boyce, Ocean Salmon Program Manager
Bob Buckman, Mid-Coast District Fish Biologist
Mike Gray, Coos/Coquille Watershed District Fish Biologist
Public Testimony
Rulemaking

Attachments: (pdf's)

Exhibit L: COMMERCIAL FISHERY PERMIT BOARD APPOINTMENTS

The Commission will be asked to approve the appointments of Commercial Fishery Permit Board Members.

DeAnna Erickson, License Services Manager
Public Testimony
Approval

Attachments: (pdf's)

Exhibit M: RESTORATION AND ENHANCEMENT PROJECT APPROVALS

The Commission will be asked to approve the Restoration and Enhancement Board’s April 2011 recommendations for project funding.

Gary Vonderohe, Acting Restoration and Enhancement Program Coordinator
Public Testimony
Approval

Attachments: (pdf's)

Exhibit N: LOWER COLUMBIA RIVER WHITE STURGEON CONSERVATION PLAN

The Commission will be briefed on key elements of the draft Lower Columbia River White Sturgeon Conservation Plan and the public review process.

Tony Nigro, Ocean Salmon and Columbia River Program Manager
Tom Rien, Columbia River Coordination Program Manager
Public Testimony
Informational

Attachments: (pdf's)

ADJOURN
 
FUTURE PROPOSED COMMISSION MEETINGS & TOPICS

July – No meeting scheduled

August 5, 2011 – ODFW Headquarters, Salem

  • 2011-2012 Oregon Game Bird Regulations
  • 2012 Oregon Sportfishing Regulations
  • Revised Public Process for Angling Regulations Development - Adoption
  • Lower Columbia River White Sturgeon Conservation Plan
  • Territorial Sea Plan Informational Briefing
  • Restoration and Enhancement Board Appointments
  • Recognition of Fish Passage Task Force Members
  • STEP Annual Report
  • Upper Willamette River Conservation and Recovery Plan

September 1, 2011 (Thursday) – Seaside (Congressional District 1)

  • Access and Habitat Projects

October 7, 2011 – Pendleton (Congressional District 2)

  • 2012 Big Game Regulations

November – No meeting scheduled

December 2, 2011 – Portland Area (Congressional Dist. 3)

  • Access and Habitat Projects
  • Bear Management Plan

 


AGENDA

The Commission meeting will begin at 1:00 PM on Thursday, June 2, 2011, and will begin at 8:00 AM on Friday, June 3, 2011. The Commission reserves the right to continue an agenda item until Friday, June 3, 2011. 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.

On June 3, a recess will be taken at 12:00 Noon, when the Commission will have 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 receive 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 thier 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.

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