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COMMISSION AGENDA: Friday, August 2, 2013

Tour

Thursday, August 1, 2013 – 8:00 am
Depart Valley River Inn

Printable Tour Agenda (pdf)

Meeting

Friday, August 2, 2013 - 8:00 am
Valley River Inn
West Willamette Room

1000 Valley River Way
Eugene, Oregon 97401

Printable Agenda (pdf)

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The Oregon Fish & Wildlife Commission is not currently in session.
Thursday, August 1, 2013
FISH AND WILDLIFE COMMISSION TOUR
8:00 a.m. Depart Valley River Inn, travel to McKenzie Hatchery
8:45 a.m. Introductions
8:50 a.m. Hatchery Tour
 

Manny Farinas, NW Region Hatchery Coordinator

 

Kurt Kremers, McKenzie Hatchery Manager

9:30 a.m. Fish Management in the Willamette and McKenzie
 

Jeff Ziller, Upper Willamette District Fish Biologist

 

Bernadette Graham-Hudson, Fish and Wildlife Operations and Policy Analyst

 

Tom Friesen, Upper Willamette RM&E Program Manager

 

Steve Marx, South Willamette Watershed Manager

10:30 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. Fish Management Activities (continued)
12:00 Noon Lunch for Commission and staff at the Hatchery
1:00 p.m. Travel to BowTech Archery Facility
2:00 p.m. Equipment Demonstration
 

Chris Willard, Recruitment and Retention Coordinator

 

Jason Arnold, BowTech, Special Programs Coordinator

4:00 p.m Return to Valley River Inn

Friday, August 2, 2013
DIRECTOR’S REPORT

Field Reports

Bruce Eddy, Amy Stuart, Larry Cooper, Chris Wheaton, David Lane, Holly Michael, Caren Braby, Captain Jeff Samuels

Expenditure and Budget Report

Debbie Colbert, Deputy Director for Administration

Adopt Temporary Rules

Roy Elicker, Director

Pride Awards

Roy Elicker, Director

Attachments: (pdf)


Attachments: (pdf)

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 Commission will be asked to approve the draft June 6, June 7, and July 12, 2013 Commission minutes.

Attachments: (pdf)


Exhibit B: BLACK BEAR AND COUGAR MANAGEMENT PLAN REVIEW PERIODS

The Commission will be asked to approve the administrative rules to require five year review
periods for the Department’s Black Bear and Cougar Management plans.

Thomas Thornton, Game Program Manager
Public Testimony
Rulemaking


Attachments: (pdf)

Exhibit C: 2013-2014 OREGON GAME BIRD REGULATIONS

The Commission will be asked to approve the game bird seasons for 2013-2014.

Dave Budeau, Upland Game Bird Program Coordinator
Brandon Reishus, Migratory Game Bird Program Coordinator
Public Testimony
Rulemaking

Attachments: (pdf)

Exhibit D: 2014 OREGON SPORT FISHING REGULATIONS

The Commission will be asked to approve the amended administrative rules for finfish,
shellfish, and marine invertebrates for 2014.

Mike Gauvin, Recreational Fisheries Program Manager
Public Testimony
Rulemaking


Attachments: (pdf)

OTHER BUSINESS

E-Commission

The Commission will consider going to an electronic format for receiving Commission packets.

Debbie Colbert, Deputy Director for Administration
Michael Anderson, Lean Kaizen Coordinator

Executive Session

The Commission will hold an executive session to review and evaluate the job performance of
Roy Elicker as Director, as authorized by ORS 192.660(2)(i).

Attachments: (pdf)

ADJOURN
 
FUTURE PROPOSED COMMISSION MEETINGS & TOPICS

September 4-5-6, 2013 – Medford

  • September 4 – Klamath Basin Tour
  • September 5 – Joint Meeting with California Fish and Game Commission
  • Access and Habitat Projects
  • Cougar Management Plan Informational Briefing
  • Restoration and Enhancement Projects

October 3-4, 2013 – Newport

  • October 3 – Marine Resources Program Tour
  • 2014 Big Game Regulations
  • Commercial Crab Season Delay Criteria

November 2013 – No meeting scheduled

December 6, 2013 – Portland (Congressional District 3)

  • Access and Habitat Projects
  • Restoration and Enhancement Projects


AGENDA

The Commission meeting will begin at 8:00 AM on August 2, 2013. 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/.

On August 2, 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 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 at the Valley River Inn, 1000 Valley River Way, Eugene, Oregon 97401, 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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