FISH AND WILDLIFE COMMISSION MEETING
October 4-5, 2013
Natural Resources Building - 1111 Washington St SE, Olympia, WA 98501
First Floor, Room 172
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2013
|8:30 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.||
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2013
|8:30 A.M.||1. Call to Order
|8:45 A.M.||2. Open Public Input
The Commission is a direct link between citizens of Washington and the Department of Fish and Wildlife. Comments on Department programs and topics of concern are welcome during this portion of the meeting.
NOTE: During this portion of the meeting, the public is encouraged to comment on issues that do not already have public input time on the agenda.
|9:15 A.M.||3. Director’s Report
The Director will brief the Commission on various items, including:
|10:15 A.M.||4. HPA Rules – Briefing
Department staff will brief the Commission on the purpose, scope and timeline for updating the hydraulic code rules.
|1:00 P.M.||5. Proposed Land Transaction – Decision
The Commission will consider approval of various land transactions recommended by the Department for the protection of critical fish and wildlife habitat and enhancement of public recreation opportunities.
Staff Report: Dan Budd, Real Estate Section Manager, Wildlife Program
- Summary - PDF format (8.1 MB)
|1:15 P.M.||6. Technical WAC Amendments and Repeal, Round 6 – Structural Improvements and Updates - Briefing and Public Hearing
Department staff will brief the Commission and hold a public hearing on proposed updates, technical changes, and structural improvements to rules in conjunction with the WAC Overhaul project.
Staff Report: Joanna Eide, Administrative Regulations Analyst, Enforcement Program
PUBLIC INPUT (This item only)
7. Wolf Management Summer 2013 Update – Briefing
Department staff will update the commission on wolf management activities that occurred in the state this summer.
Staff Report: Donny Martorello, Ph.D., Carnivore Section Manager and Stephanie Simek, Wildlife Conflicts Section Manager, Wildlife Program
|8. Wildlife Interaction Rules – Decision
The Commission will consider approval of the proposed rule amendments to Wildlife Interaction Rules.
Staff Report: Dave Ware, Game Division Manager, Wildlife Program
|9. Miscellaneous and Meeting Debrief
The Commission will discuss items that arise immediately before or during the meeting and after the preliminary agenda is published.
- Summary - PDF format (62 KB)
Staff Report: Bill Joplin, Division Manager, Licensing Program
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2013 - MEETING CANCELED
Contact the Fish and Wildlife Commission Office for further information:
Phone (360) 902-2267