September 26, 2014 meeting transcript

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FISH AND WILDLIFE COMMISSION CONFERENCE CALL
September 4, 2014

Pasco Red Lion - 2525 N. 20th Avenue Pasco, WA 99301

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2014

8:30 A.M. 1. Call to Order

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  1. Commissioners' Discussion
  2. Meeting Minute Approval
8:45 A.M. 2. Open Public Input

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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

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The Director will brief the Commission on various items.

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10:45 A.M. 4. Proposed Land Transactions - Briefing, Public Hearing and Decision

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The Commission will consider approval of various land transactions recommended by the Department for the protection of critical fish and wildlife habitat, enhancement of public recreation opportunities.

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- Presentation - PDF Format (5 Mb)

Staff Report: Julie Sandberg Real Estate Section Manager, Wildlife Program

PUBLIC INPUT (This item only)

11:15 A.M. 5. Game Management Plan - Briefing

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Department staff will brief the Commission on the proposed 2015-2021 Game Management Plan.

- Summary - PDF Format (25 Kb)
- Presentation - PDF Format (6 Mb)

Staff Report:  Dave Ware, Game Division Manager

1:00 P.M. 6. 2015-16 Sportfishing Regulation Proposals - Briefing

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Department staff will brief the Commission on sportfishing regulation proposals that pertain to the Columbia River Basin as part of the approved three year rotating rule cycle.

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- Presentation - PDF Format (5 Mb)

  • Introduction and Process - Craig Burley (5 min)
  • Columbia River Basin Wide Rules - Chris Donley (20 min)
  • Region 1 - John Whalen - (20 min)
  • Region 2 - Jeff Korth - (20 min)

Break (15 min)

  • Region 3 - John Easterbrooks (20 min)
  • Region 5 - Cindy LeFleur - (20 min)
3:00 P.M. 7. Wolf Update:  2014 Field Season and Huckleberry Wolf - Livestock Conflict - Briefing and Public Input

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Department staff will provide an update on the 2014 Field Season and the Huckleberry Pack wolf - livestock conflict and then take comments from the public.

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- Presentation - PDF Format (10 Mb)

Staff Report: Nate Pamplin, Assistant Director, Wildlife Program

PUBLIC INPUT (This item only)

5:00 P.M. RECESS

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2014

8:30 A.M. 8. Open Public Input

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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.

- Presentation - PDF Format (2 Mb)

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.

9:00 A.M. 9. Director Recruitment Discussion - Briefing and Public Input

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Commissioners will discuss the Director's recruitment.

PUBLIC INPUT (This item only)

10:00 A.M. 10. 2015 Performance Agreement - Decision

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The Director and Commissioners will discuss the proposed 2015 Performance Agreement and Expectations. 
11:00 A.M. 11. Miscellaneous and Meeting Debrief

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The Commission will discuss items that arise immediately before or during the meeting and after the preliminary agenda is published.
11:15 A.M. ADJOURN


Contact the Fish and Wildlife Commission Office for further information:
Phone 360-902-2267
Email: commission@dfw.wa.gov