August 2-3, 2019 Commission Meeting Transcript

Meeting Transcript

Fish and Wildlife Commission Regular Meeting
August 2-3, 2019

Natural Resource Building – 1111 Washington Street SE Olympia, WA 98501

 

Friday, August 2, 2019 - Regular Meeting

8 a.m. 1. Call to Order

 

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8:15 a.m.

2. Open Public Input

 

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The Commission is a direct link between the 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.

         - Director's Report

10 a.m.

4. Commercial Fishing Guide Logbook Requirements – Decision

 

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Department staff will brief the Commission and seek a decision on a proposal establishing logbook requirements for gamefish guides, food fish guides, and combination game fish and food fish guides.

- Summary

- Presentation

 

Staff Report: Kelly Cunningham, Fish Program Director (Acting) and Chris Donley, Region 1 Fish Program Manager
10:30 a.m. 5. Advisory Committee for Americans with Disabilities Report to the Commission

 

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The ADA Advisory Committee to the Commission will provide an update on the work they are doing in their regions.

- Summary

- 2019 Committee Update

Friday, August 2, 2019 - Regular Meeting

1:30 p.m. 6. 2020 Agency Request Legislative Proposals – Briefing, Public Comment, and Possible Decision

 

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Department staff will present the agency’s 2020 agency request legislative proposals.

- Summary

- Presentation

 

Staff Report: Nate Pamplin, Director of Budget and Government Affairs and Raquel Crosier, Legislative Director

 

Public Comment – This Item Only

2 p.m.

7. 2020 Supplemental Operating Budget Requests – Briefing, Public Comment, and Possible Decision

 

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Department staff will present the agency’s 2020 supplemental operating budget proposals.

- Summary

- Presentation

 

Staff Report:  Nate Pamplin, Director of Budget and Government Affairs and Morgan Stinson, Budget Officer

 

Public Comment – This Item Only

2:45 p.m.

8.  Supplemental Capital Budget Requests – Briefing, Public Comment, and Possible Decision

 

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Department staff will present the agency’s 2020 supplemental capital budget proposals.

- Summary

- Presentation

 

Staff Report: Tim Burns, Capital and Asset Management Program Director

 

Public Comment – This Item Only
3 p.m. 9.  America’s Wildlife Values Study – Briefing

 

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Department staff will brief the Commission on the results from the America’s Wildlife Values Study with emphasis on the Washington State specific portion of the survey.

- Summary

- Washington State Report

- National Report

- Presentation

 

Staff Report: Steve Pozzanghera, Region 1 Director and Sandra Jonker, Ph.D., Region 5 Wildlife Program Manager  

5 p.m.

Recess

Saturday, August 3, 2019 - Regular Meeting

8 a.m. 10.  Future Meeting Planning – Discussion

 

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Commissioners and staff will discuss upcoming meetings, conference calls and review the proposed 2020 meeting dates.

8:30 a.m.

11. Open Public Input

 

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The Commission is a direct link between the 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 a.m.

12. Hatchery Reform Policy C-3619 – Briefing, Public Comment, and Possible Guidance

 

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Department staff will provide the Commission with a status update on the progress and process to review the Hatchery and Fishery Reform Policy C-3619.

- Summary

- Presentation

 

Staff Report: Ron Warren, Director of Fish Policy, Eric Kinne, Hatchery Division Manager, Andrew Murdoch, Eastern Washington Science Division Manager, and Joe Anderson, Fish and Wildlife Research Scientist

 

Public Comment – This Item Only

9:45 a.m.

13. 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.

10 a.m.

 

Adjourn