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Phone: 360-902-2267
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Larry Carpenter, Chair
Barbara Baker, Vice Chair


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October 15, 2018 Agenda | Meeting Minutes Audio Transcripts

Meeting Agenda
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October 15, 2018

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


8:30 A.M. 1. Amending Coastal Recreational Crab Rules – Decision
Department staff will request approval from the Commission on proposed regulations for providing coastal recreational crab fishing opportunities.

- Revised Summary - PDF Format (899 Kb)
- Revised Presentation - PDF Format (822 Kb)

Staff Report: Heather Reed, Intergovernmental Ocean Policy Coordinator

9:00 A.M. 2. Columbia River Basin Salmon Management Policy C-3620 (Part 2) – Briefing, Panel Discussion, Public Comment and Next Steps
Department staff will brief the Commission on the performance of the 2013-2017 Columbia River basin salmon fisheries, managed through an extended transitional period of guiding principles and actions within policy C-3620, and seek guidance and next steps.

- Summary Sheet - PDF Format (11 Mb)
- Comprehensive Review - PDF Format (12 Mb)
- Revised Presentation - PDF Format (2 Mb)
- Revised Columbia River Policy Review Executive Summary

Staff Report: Bill Tweit, Special Assistant and Ryan Lothrop, Columbia River Policy Coordinator

PUBLIC INPUT (This item only)

1:00 P.M. Lunch
2:00 P.M. 3. Commission’s Annual Meeting with the Governor
Location: Governor’s Office, Legislative Building, Olympia

In accordance with RCW 77.04.055, the Commission will meet with Governor Inslee to review and prescribe basic goals and objectives, and review the performance of the Department in implementing fish and wildlife policies

In case any of you are interested in watching the TVW coverage.

2:45 P.M. Adjourn

Contact the Fish and Wildlife Commission Office for further information:
Phone (360) 902-2267

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