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WASHINGTON FISH AND WILDLIFE
COMMISSION MEETING via CONFERENCE CALL
Friday, August 31, 2012
|COMMISSION||COMMISSION STAFF||DEPARTMENT STAFF||PUBLIC|
|Miranda Wecker, Chair
Gary Douvia, Vice Chair
Phil Anderson, Director
FRIDAY, August 31, 2012
Vice Chair Douvia called the meeting to order at 8:31 a.m.
A. 2013 Legislative Proposal Approvals - Decision
The Department withdrew the final two 2013 legislative proposals titled Background Checks and Aquatic Invasive Species Management and requested a deferral to a later time.
B. 2013 – 2015 Operating Budget – Decision
The Department and Commissioners discussed funding options regarding the Deer and Elk Conflict Management Specialist positions.
Commissioner Wecker moved, seconded by Commissioner Smith to approve moving forward with a third request for funding Deer and Elk Conflict Management Budget Specialist Positions as discussed. Motion carried. 6 yes, 2 no (Commissioners Jennings and Perry)
C. Minutes for Approval - Decision
The Commission considered approval of the following meeting minutes:
- August 17, 2012 – conference call
Commissioner Jennings moved, seconded by Commissioner Carpenter to approve the August 17, 2012 Conference Call minutes as presented. Motion carried unanimously.
D. General Discussion
Commissioners and the Director discussed recent activities and items of interest.
- Wolf Update
- Washington/Oregon Columbia River Fishery Management Update
Vice Chair Douvia adjourned the meeting at 10:28 a.m.