OREGON FISH AND WILDLIFE COMMISSION
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
Portland Headquarters, 2nd Floor Commission Room
2501 SW First Avenue
Portland, OR 97201
July 11, 2003 8:00 a.m. until complete
Regional Managers Report
Bighorn Sheep Draw/Issue Update
Restoration and Enhancement, update on the "Hatchery Hole"
Revenue and Expenditure Report
Shikar-Safari Award Presentation
2004 Commission Site/Date Selection
MAY AND JUNE COMMISSION MINUTES Exhibit: A
ACCESS AND HABITAT AUCTION AND RAFFLE UPDATES FOR Exhibit:
Department staff will ask the Commission to amend rules regarding 2004 Access and Habitat Auction and Raffle Tags.
Staff: Susan Barnes
CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE (CWD) DISPOSAL OF PARTS Exhibit: C
Department staff will ask the Commission to adopt a administrative rules modifying Chapter 635 Division 065 to provide direction on proper disposal of specific parts of cervid carcasses imported from states and provinces known to harbor Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in captive or wild cervids
Staff: Don Whittaker
FURBEARING AND UNPROTECTED MAMMALS Exhibit: D
Department staff will provide the Commission an initial informational briefing on furbearer trends, market conditions, and trapping and hunting seasons.
Staff: Tom Thornton
Action: Information Only
DEVELOPMENTAL FISHERIES ADOPTION OF FINAL ORDER OF Exhibit: E
CONTESTED CASES DEVELOPMENTAL FISHERIES PERMITS
Department staff will ask the Commission to adopt final orders on contested cases with respect to Developmental Fisheries Permits
Staff: Patty Burke and Jean McCrae
LIMITED FISH SELLERS LICENSE Exhibit: F
Department staff will ask the Commission to adopt rule that implement a pilot program for the sale of fish at locations away from a commercial fishing vessel. This was authorized by the 2003 legislature for fishers participating in the non treaty Columbia River Gillnet Salmon Vessel Permit fishery. Housekeeping for Division 006.
Staff: John Seabourne
GRASS CARP STOCKING EXCEPTION RULES Exhibit: G
Department staff will brief the Commission on rule amendments regarding exceptions to current grass carp stocking requirements as well as a few clarifications of the current rules.
Staff: Tom Stahl
1. Agenda Item Summary (pdf)
2. Draft Rules (pdf)
3. Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Hearing (not available online)
4. Statement of Need and Fiscal Impact (not available online)
5. ODFW South Coast District Summary of Laurel Lake (not available online)
6. USGS Summary of Grass Carp (not available online)
7. Wildlife Integrity Review Panel Minutes (not available online)
8. Public Comments (not available online)
None at this time
None at this time
Future Proposed Topics
August 8, 2003, Astoria, OR
2003-2004 Upland Game Bird and Waterfowl Regulations, Rule, Bales
Bighorn Sheep and Rocky Mountain Goat Plans, Rule, Whittaker
2004 Oregon Sportfishing Regulations, Rule, Messmer
Warmwater Fish Manangement, Information, Messmer
Restoration and Enhancement Program Project Approval and Board Appointments, Action, VanDyke
Bass and Walleye Tourament Regulations, Rule, Shrader
Native Fish Conservation Policy (NFCP) Division 007 OAR review, Information, Corrarino and Chilcote
September 12, 2003, Portland, OR
Access and Habitat Projects Funding Approval, Action, Barnes
Black-Tailed Deer Review, Information, Thornton
Native Fish Conservation Policy (NFCP) Division 007 OAR review, Rule, Corrarino and Chilcote
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 Directors Office in Portland at (503) 872-5272 to request a packet for those items which interest you.
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 Directors Office at (503) 872-5272. Early notification is requested but not required, the Commission will take testimony on a first come first serve basis.
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 (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.
Thank you for taking the time to present your views.
Materials delivered to the Directors 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 twelve (20) copies. If you have questions regarding this Agenda, please contact the Directors Office, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Post Office Box 59, Portland, Oregon, 97207, or call (503) 872-5272.
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 Directors Office at (503) 872-5272 (voice) or 503/872-5259 (Portland TTY) at least 72 hours prior to the meeting to make your request.