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Olympia, WA 98501-1091

Phone: 360-902-2267
Fax: 360-902-2448
commission@dfw.wa.gov

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

 

Meeting Minutes & Agendas

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November 5, 2010 Agenda | Meeting Minutes | Audio Transcripts

AGENDA

FISH AND WILDLIFE COMMISSION
MEETING via CONFERENCE CALL*
Friday, November 5, 2010 -- 8:30 a.m.

WHAT:

A. PETITIONS TO AMEND FALCONRY REGULATIONS – DECISION:
The Commission will address petitions for rulemaking received from a citizen pursuant to RCW 34.05.330 (Petition to Adopt, Amend or Repeal Rules) and related to falconry regulations:  WAC 232-30-151, WAC 232-30-152, WAC 232-30-153, WAC 232-30-510; and WAC 232-12-064.  The Commission will consider whether to commence the rule making process for possible amendments to the existing WAC regulations, which were adopted by the Commission at its August 6-7, 2010, meeting in Olympia.

- Green sheet & acknowledgement Letters to Mr. Hirschi
- Petition to amend Falconry WACs

B. PROPOSED HOUSEKEEPING AMENDMENTS**– RULE BRIEFING, PUBLIC HEARING & RULE ACTION:
Department staff will brief the Commission on proposed amendments to the wildlife interaction regulations  to correct a reference to a nonexistent subsection of that same rule and repeal rules made obsolete by the new rules adopted by the Commission at its April 9-10, 2010, Commission meeting in Leavenworth. (Chapter 232-36 WAC**) 

AMENDMENTS:
- WAC 232-36-051, Killing wildlife causing private property damage

REPEALERS:  
- WAC 232-12-086, Director or his designee is empowered to issue nuisance wildlife control operator certification to control nuisance or problem wildlife; and 
- WAC 232-12-423, Public hunting defined and access contracts 

- Summary

PUBLIC INPUT (This item only)

C. SUMMARY OF COMMISSION REQUESTS:
This item was postponed from the Commission’s October 1-2, 2010, meeting in Olympia. The Commission and Director will review the current list of requests, and the Commission may consider approval of new requests.

D. COMMISSION COMMITTEE REPORTS: This item was postponed from the Commission’s October 1-2, 2010, meeting in Olympia.  Commissioners will discuss recent activities of the various Commission committees.

E. GENERAL DISCUSSION:
Commissioners and Department staff will discuss recent activities and items of interest.

*WHERE: This meeting will take place via telephone conference call. The public may listen to the discussion via speakerphone by coming to the Commission Office, located at the Department of Fish and Wildlife, Natural Resources Building, 5th floor, 1111 Washington Street SE, Olympia.  Public input will only be accepted during the public hearing for item B. 

**Filed as WSR 10-13-182; which can be view electronically by going to the Code Reviser’s web site at: http://apps.leg.wa.gov/documents/laws/wsr/2010/13/10-13-182.htm

For additional information, contact the Commission Office at (360) 902-2267.

Susan Yeager, Executive Assistant
Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission
(360) 902-2267 office
(360) 902-2448 fax
email commission@dfw.wa.gov.