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Olympia, WA 98501-1091

Phone: 360-902-2267
Fax: 360-902-2448

Bradley Smith, Ph.D., Chair
Larry Carpenter, Vice Chair

 

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August 9-11, 2018 Agenda | Meeting Minutes

Meeting Agenda
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FISH AND WILDLIFE COMMISSION MEETING
August 9-11, 2018

Doubletree Hotel
415 Capitol Way North
Olympia, WA 98501 - Capitol Room

See individual agenda items below for links to TVW broadcast

THURSDAY, AUGUST 9, 2018

12:30 P.M. 1. 2019-2021 Capital Budget Request – Briefing and Decision - TVW broadcast
Department staff will brief the Commission and request approval of the
2019-21 Capital Budget proposals.

- Summary - PDF Format (113 Kb)
- Presentation - PDF Format (3 Mb)

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

1:00 P.M. 2. 2019-21 Operating Budget and Legislative Proposals -  Workshop and Public Input
Department staff and Commissioners will review the 2019-21 Operating Budget requests and the long-term funding plan.

- Summary sheet & Legislative Proposals
- Operating Budget Proposal
- Long Term Funding Plan
- Presentation
- Day 2 Presentation
- WDFW Foundation Map
- WDFW DRAFT Outcome Summaries

Staff Report: Nate Pamplin, Policy Director and Raquel Crosier, Legislative Liaison

PUBLIC INPUT (This item only)

4:00 P.M. Recess regular meeting
  Fish Committee meeting – Commissioners Carpenter, Graybill, Thorburn, Kehoe:
Location: Olympia Room at the Doubletree

Agenda topics


FRIDAY, AUGUST 10, 20187

7:00 A.M. Wildlife Committee meeting
Commissioners Kehne, Holzmiller, Thorburn, Baker
Location: Olympia Room at the Doubletree Hotel

Agenda topics

  • Corn pond baiting
  • Overview of lands showcase and the recreational strategy
  • Sharp-tailed Grouse
  • Other items on the agenda
8:30 A.M. 3. Call to Order - TVW broadcast
  1. Commissioners' Discussion
  2. Meeting Minute Approval
  3. Committee Reports if available

8:45 A.M. 4. Open Public Input
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. 5. Director’s Report
The Director will brief the Commission on various items.

- Director's Report - PDF Format (478 Kb)

9:45 A.M. 6. Land Transactions – Briefing, Public Hearing and Decision
The Commission will consider approval of land transactions recommended by the Department for the protection of critical fish and wildlife habitat and for the enhancement of public recreation opportunities.

- Summary [Revised- Aug. 8] - PDF Format (6 Mb)
- Presentation - PDF Format (2 Mb)

Staff Report: Julie Sandberg, Real Estate Section Manager

PUBLIC INPUT (This item only)

10:15 A.M. Break
10:30 A.M. 7. Annual Wolf Update - Briefing - TVW broadcast
Department staff will provide the annual update on Wolf Management items.

- Summary - PDF Format (31 Kb)
- Presentation - PDF Format (2 Mb)
- Draft Wolf Planning Elements - PDF Format (1 Mb)

Staff Report: Donny Martorello, Wolf Policy Lead

12:00 P.M. Lunch
  Habitat Committee Meeting Kehne, Kehoe, Baker, Thorburn
Location: Olympia Room at Doubletree Hotel

- Priority Habitat Species

1:30 P.M. 8. Executive Session
Pursuant to RCW 42.30.110, the Commission will meet in executive session. No action will be taken during the executive session and the public is not permitted to attend.
2:15 P.M. 9. Update on North Pacific Fisheries Management Council's Actions – Briefing - TVW broadcast
Department staff will brief the Commission on current North Pacific Fisheries Management Council (NPFMC) issues.

- Summary - PDF Format (20 Kb)
- Presentation - PDF Format (873 Kb)

Staff Report: Bill Tweit, Special Assistant

3:00 P.M. Break
3:15 P.M. 10. Delegation of Authority – Discussion
Commissioners will discuss with the Director and staff the current Delegation of Authority and options for adding or removing items.

- Current Delegation of Authority

3:45 P.M. 11. 2019-21 Operating Budget and Legislative Proposals – Follow Up and Possible Decision
Commissioners will be asked to approve the 2019-21 operating budget, supplemental 2019 budget, and the long-term spending plan.

Staff Report: Nate Pamplin, Policy Director and Raquel Crosier, Legislative Liaison

4:45 P.M. Recess

SATURDAY, AUGUST 11, 2018

8:00 A.M. 12. Future Meeting Planning – Discussion - TVW broadcast
Commissioners and staff will discuss upcoming meetings and conference calls.

- Year at a Glance
- Proposed 2019 Calendar
- Draft August 17, 2018 agenda
- Draft September 13-15, 2018 agenda

8:30 A.M. 13. Open Public Input
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.

9:00 A.M. 14. Pinniped Briefing – Briefing, Public Input and Possible Commission Guidance
Department staff will provide a briefing on pinniped management and the Commission will consider a position on the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) legislation potential and pinniped management  

- Summary - PDF Format (110 Kb)
- Presentation - PDF Format (5 Mb)
- Recent pinniped management correspondence
- Pinniped Facts Sheet

Staff Report: Nate Pamplin, Policy Director

PUBLIC INPUT (This item only)

11:00 A.M. 15. Miscellaneous and Meeting Debrief
The Commission will discuss items that arise immediately before or during the meeting and after the preliminary agenda is published.
11:30 A.M. Adjourn

 

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

Persons with disabilities who need reasonable accommodations to participate in the public meeting are invited to contact Dolores Noyes by phone (360-902-2349), TTY (360-902-2207), or email (dolores.noyes@dfw.wa.govl). Reasonable accommodation requests should be received at least three (3) business days prior to the meeting to ensure availability. Please provide two (2) weeks’ notice for requests for ASL/ESL interpretation services. For more information, see http://wdfw.wa.gov/accessibility/reasonable_request.html.