- 8:00 – 11:30 A.M
8:00 – 9:00 A.M. – A. Executive Session
Pursuant to RCW 42.30.110(1)(i), the Commission will meet in executive session to discuss with legal counsel representing the agency litigation or potential litigation to which the agency is, or is likely to become, a party. No action will be taken in executive session, and the public will not be permitted to attend.
9:30 –10:00 A.M. – C. Petition: Black Bear Management – Briefing, Decision
The Commission will consider a petition to “begin Rule Making for: Spring Black Bear Hunts that would use Recreational Licensed Hunters and/or Licensed Master Hunters when needed to address certain management objectives, such as timber damage, achieving ungulate management objectives, or human-wildlife conflict issues; AND/OR Modify rulemaking for: the language currently being written into the Black Bear Timber Damage Depredation Permits Rule Making CR-102 prior to the filing of same to include ‘Black Bear Timber Damage Depredation Permits on Public Lands’; AND/OR begin Rule Making for: the 2024 Recreational Spring Black Bear Hunting Season; AND/OR begin Rule Making for: the 2024 Public Lands Black Bear Timber Damage Program Hunting Season”.
Staff Report: Stephanie Landry, Section Manager, Game Division
10:00 - 10:30 A.M. – D. Land Transaction – Briefing, Public Comment and Decision
11:00 A.M. – 11:30 A.M. – F. Future Meeting Planning and General Discussion
The Commission will discuss the upcoming meeting agendas, review an updated year-at-a-glance, and discuss recent activities and items of interest.