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Miranda Wecker, Chair
Bradley Smith, Ph.D., Vice Chair

 

Meeting Minutes & Agendas

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February 12, 2010 Agenda | Meeting Minutes | Audio Transcripts

MEETING MINUTES

FISH AND WILDLIFE COMMISSION
MEETING via CONFERENCE CALL

February 12, 2010 - 8:30 a.m.
Olympia, Washington

ATTENDANCE:
Commission
Department
Miranda Wecker, Chair
Phil Anderson, Director
Gary Douvia, Vice Chair
Tom Davis, Legislative Liaison
Conrad Mahnken
Brad Smith
Commission Staff:
Chuck Perry
Susan Yeager
Rollie Schmitten
David Jennings
 

Chair Wecker called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m.

A. 2010 LEGISLATIVE SESSION UPDATE:

Tom Davis briefed the Commission on the status of legislation related to the conservation and management of fish and wildlife resources in Washington State, including legislation that would transfer authority to appoint the Department Director from the Commission to the Governor.  The Commission agreed by consensus to issue a statement opposing Senate Bill 6813.

B. GENERAL DISCUSSION:

Director Phil Anderson briefed the Commission on the status of pertinent issues, including spring Chinook fishery, Columbia River sturgeon fishery and big horn sheep health problems.

Chair Wecker adjourned the meeting at 9:22 a.m.