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WASHINGTON FISH AND WILDLIFE
COMMISSION SPECIAL MEETING via CONFERENCE CALL
Friday, May 3, 2013
|COMMISSION||COMMISSION STAFF||DEPARTMENT STAFF||PUBLIC|
|Miranda Wecker, Chair
|Phil Anderson, Director
Joe Stohr, Deputy Director
FRIDAY, May 3, 2013
Chair Wecker called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m.
A. Petition to Change Rules - Decision
Craig Burley, Fish Management Division Manager and Commission discussed a petition for changes to rulemaking pursuant to RCW 34.05.330.
Naselle River Tributaries – Gacke
Commissioner Mahnken moved, seconded by Commissioner Smith to deny the petition to close recreational fishing in Alder Creek (Pacific County) (Naselle River tributary) and the Naselle River, North Fork (Pacific County) from mouth upstream. Motion passed unanimously.
B. Legislative & Budget Updates - Briefing
Joe Stohr, Deputy Director provided an update and discussed with the commission current legislative and budget activities.
C. Minutes for Approval - Decision
The Commission considered the following meeting minutes for approval.
- April 5, 2013 conference call
- April 11-12, 2013 meeting
- April 26, 2013 conference call
Commissioner Jennings moved, seconded by Commissioner Perry to approve minutes of the April 5, 2013 conference call and April 11-12, 2013 meeting. Motion passed unanimously.
Commissioner Kehne moved, seconded by Commissioner Carpenter to approve minutes of the April 26, 2013 conference call. Motion passed unanimously. Commissioner Jennings abstained due to absence from the April 26, 2013 conference call.
E. General Discussion
Commissioners and the Director discussed recent activities and items of interest.
- Federal Delisting of Wolves
Chair Wecker adjourned the meeting at 9:18 a.m.