OREGON FISH AND WILDLIFE COMMISSION

AGENDA

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
Portland Headquarters
Commission Room, 2nd Floor
2501 SW First Avenue
Portland, OR 97201
April 15, 2003

DIRECTOR'S REPORT

Native Fish Conservation Policy Progress Report

Regional Managers Update

Temporary Rules

Prospect 1, 2, and 4 Hydroelectric Project Fish Passage Waiver (Pacificorp, Homolka, Burchfield)

Attachments:

  1. Application
    1. Photographs
  2. Waiver Request for North Fork Diversion Dam, Prospect 1, 2, and 4 Hydroelectric Project— Net Benefit Analysis
  3. Fish Passage Waiver Agreement
  4. Public Comment Request

COMMISSIONER ITEMS

Revenue and Expenditure Report

FEBRUARY MINUTES Exhibit: A

EXHIBIT ITEMS

City of Roseburg Turkey Trapping Exhibit B

Department staff will ask the Commission to adopt permanent rules to authorize the Department to trap and relocate nuisance wild turkeys found within the Roseburg city limits.

Staff: Steve Denney
Public Testimony
Action: Rulemaking

Attachments:

  1. Hearing Notice, Statement of Need and Justification, Fiscal Impact (not available online)
  2. Resolution 2002-02 (not available online)

Review of Wolf Planning Process Exhibit C

Department staff will provide the Commission with a range of planning process alternatives and ask for direction in moving forward.

Staff: Craig Ely
Public Testimony
Action: Guidance

Attachments:

  1. Written comments received between March 6 and March 27, 2003. Copies provided to Commission. Not available electronically. Copies may be viewed at ODFW offices in Portland (Wildlife Division, I&E, Director's Office), Clackamas, LaGrande, Bend and Roseburg.

Wildlife Hunting/Trapping within city limits of Baker City Exhibit D

Department staff will ask the Commission to adopt a temporary rule to allow ODFW to trap or hunt nuisance wildlife within the city limits of Baker City and relocate nuisance wildlife to other areas.

Staff: Tom Thornton
Public Testimony
Action: Temporary Rulemaking

Attachments:

  1. Statement of Need and Justification (not available online)
  2. Cover letter from City of Baker City and Resolution No. 3443 (not available online)

2003 Pacific Lamprey Harvest at Willamette Falls Exhibit E

Department staff will update the Commission on the petition to list lamprey and decide the 2003 Pacific Lamprey harvest at Willamette Falls. Staff will also ask for approval to issue lamprey collecting and possession permits for 2003 if harvest is allowed.

Staff: Charlie Corrarino and Kathryn Kostow
Public Testimony
Action: Rulemaking and Approval

Attachments:

  1. Agenda Item Summary
  2. Hearing Notice and Fiscal Impact Statement (not available online)
  3. Lamprey Conservation and Research Activities in Oregon
  4. Report on the Lamprey Harvest at Willamette Falls, 2002
  5. Draft Lamprey Harvest Permit (Map not available online)
  6. 2002 Letter to Tribes (not available online)
  7. Public Comments (not available online)

Hatchery Management Policy Exhibit F

Department staff will provide to the Commission a brief summary on the current status of the Hatchery Management Policy.

Staff: Ed Bowles
Public Testimony
Action: Information

Restoration and Enhancement (R&E) Program Project Exhibit: G

Approval

Department staff will ask the Commission for a approval decision on an R&E project proposal recommended by the R&E Board at their January 24, 2003 meeting.

Staff: Ed Bowles
Public Testimony
Action: Information Only

LOWER COLUMBIA RIVER COHO (LCRC) RECOVERY PLAN Exhibit: H

UPDATE

Department staff will provide the Commission with an update on the LCRC recovery plan.

Staff: Mark Chilcote
Public Testimony
Action: Information Only

 

PFMC Final options for upcoming salmon season Exhibit I

Department staff will ask the Commission to adopt permanent rules for 2003 salmon season.

Staff: Curt Melcher
Public Testimony
Action: Rulemaking

Attachments:

  1. Agenda Item Summary
  2. Hearing Notice
  3. Statement of Need and Fiscal Impact Statement
  4. PFMC Agenda - April 7-11, 2003, meeting in Vancouver, WA
  5. Three ocean terminal area charts
  6. Draft Oregon Administrative Rules (not available online)
  7. Public Comments (not available online)

OTHER BUSINESS

Lackner Petition Response
Helgeson Petition Response

UNSCHEDULED TESTIMONY

Chuck Lang Support of Warm Water Program
4775 Gardner Rd. SE
Salem, OR 97302

William McCart Request for Permit to use dogs to track downed game.
PO Box 488
Carlton, OR 97111

Future Proposed Topics

May 9, 2003, Portland, OR

Upland Game Bird Stamp — RulemakingBales
Big Game Briefing — Information - Thornton
Restoration and Enhancement Program Project Approval — ActionVan Dyke
Grass Carp Stocking Exception — RulemakingStahl
Hatchery Management Policy — RulemakingBowles
Prospect 1, 2, and 4 Hydroelectric Project Fish Passage Waiver — ActionBurchfield, Homolka(PacifiCorps)Oregon Plan Biennial Report — InformationMcIntosh, Nicholas(OWEB)

June 6, 2003, Pendleton, OR

2003-2004 Big Game Regulations and Access and Habitat 2004 Auction and Raffle — Rulemaking Thornton, Whittaker, and Barnes

Access and Habitat Projects Funding Approval — Action - Barnes

Updated: May 1, 2003