January 5, 2018 meeting transcript

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January 5, 2018

This meeting will take place by telephone conference call

The public may listen to the discussion on speakerphone by coming to the Commission Office at the Department of Fish and Wildlife headquarters, Natural Resources Building, 5th Floor, 1111 Washington Street SE, Olympia or one of the Regional Offices. If you plan to come to one of the offices to listen to the conference call please contact Commission staff at 360-902-2267 so we can ensure adequate space is available.


8:30 a.m.

A. Petition - Motorized Suction Dredging - Decision

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The Commission will be briefed and consider changes to WAC 220-660 regarding motorized suction dredging.

- Summary (PDF)
- Combined TU Petition (PDF)
- WDFW 2006 White Paper: Small-scale Mineral Prospecting (PDF)

B. Petition - Elective Catch and Release on Steelhead Trout and Salmon

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The Commission will be briefed and consider changes to several WACs to eliminate elective catch and release on steelhead trout and salmon.

- Petition (PDF)
- Summary (PDF)

C. Meeting Minute Approval - Decision

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The Commission will consider approval of the December 7-9, 2017 meeting minutes.

- Draft Minutes (PDF)

D. General Discussion

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Commissioners and the Director will discuss recent activities and items of interest.

E. Executive Session
Pursuant to RCW 42.30.110 the Commission will meet in executive.  No action will be taken in executive session, and the public is not permitted to listen to the executive session.
F. Adjourn

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