December 9-10, 2015 Meeting Documents

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Day 1 – December 9, 8:30 a.m.

  1. Call to order/roll call to establish quorum
  2. Approve agenda and order of items
  3. Public forum for items not on the agenda

CONSENT ITEMS

  1. Authorize publication of notice of intent to amend ocean salmon sport fishing regulations
    • (A) Season dates, size limits, and daily bag limits for April 2016 (Subsection 27.80(c), Title 14, CCR)
    • (B) Season dates, size limits, and daily bag limits for May-November 2016 (Subsection 27.80(d), Title 14, CCR)
  2. Receive request from Charles Friend Oyster Company to amend State Water Bottom Lease No. M-430-04 to add new aquaculture cultivation methods
  3. Receive request from Tomales Bay Oyster Company to amend State Water Bottom Lease No. M-430-05 to add new aquaculture cultivation methods
  4. Approve request from Hog Island Oyster Company to renew State Water Bottom Lease No. M-430-15 for aquaculture

  1. Marine Resources Committee
    • (A) Meeting summary
      • I. Receive and adopt recommendations
    • (B) Work plan development  
      • I. Update on work plan and draft timeline
      • II. Discuss and approve new topics
  2. Tribal Committee
    • (A) Discuss items identified for a proposed rulemaking to allow tribal take exemptions in select marine protected areas 
    • (B) Work plan development  
      • I. Update on work plan and draft timeline
      • II. Discuss and approve new topics
  3. Adopt proposed changes to marine protected areas regulations (Section 632, Title 14, CCR)
  4. Request for authorization to publish notice of intent to amend Pacific halibut sport fishing regulations (Section 28.20, Title 14, CCR)
  5. Receive draft Spiny Lobster Fishery Management Plan
  6. Receive proposed final Master Plan for Marine Protected Areas pursuant to the Marine Life Protection Act
  7. Approve request for an extension of time to transfer Mr. Thomas L. Ptak’s transferable nearshore fishery permit and nearshore fishery trap endorsement for the Nearshore Fishery South Coast Regional Management Area
  8. Approve request for an extension of Santa Barbara Mariculture’s State Water Bottom Lease No. M-653-02 for aquaculture
  9. Receive informational update on electronic reporting and pilot program for commercial passenger fishing vessel log books
  10. Request for authorization to publish notice of intent to amend Commission meeting procedures regulations (Section 665, Title 14, CCR)
  11. Approve Commission Conflict of Interest Code pursuant to the requirements of the Political Reform Act
  12. Announce results from Executive Session 
  13. Receive presentation on state agencies’ climate change policies and provide direction for development of Commission policy
  14. Items of interest from previous meetings 
    • (A) Action on petitions for regulation change received at the October 2015  meeting
    • (B) Action on non-regulatory requests received at the October 2015 meeting
    • (C) Update on domoic acid in recreational and commercial crab fisheries
    • (D) Update on schedule and approach to sea urchin regulatory change proposal
  15. Department informational items
    • (A) Director’s report
    • (B) Wildlife and Fisheries Division, and Ecosystem Conservation Division
    • (C) Law Enforcement Division
    • (D) Marine Region
    • (E) Other
  16. Other informational items
  17. Recess

Day 2 – December 10, 2015, 8:00 a.m.

  1. Call to order
  2. Public forum for items not on the agenda

CONSENT ITEM

  1. Receive the Department’s 90-day evaluation report on the petition to list the Humboldt marten (Martes caurina humboldtensis) as an endangered species under the California Endangered Species Act (Pursuant to Section 2073.5, Fish and Game Code)

  1. Wildlife Resources Committee
    • (A) Work plan development  
      • I. Update on work plan and draft timeline
      • II. Discuss and approve new topics
      • III. Make appointments to Predator Policy Workgroup
  2. Approve proposed amendments to Commission Designated Wild Trout Waters Policy
  3. Adopt proposed changes to endangered or threatened animals regulations to add gray wolf (Canis lupus) to the list of endangered species (Section 670.5, Title 14, CCR)
  4. Consider the petition, Department’s evaluation report, and comments received to determine whether listing the tricolored blackbird (Agelaius tricolor) as a threatened or endangered species may be warranted (Pursuant to Fish and Game Code, Section 2074.2).
  5. Sport fishing regulations (Section 1.05, et al., Title 14, CCR)
    • (A) Certify California Environmental Quality Act document
    • (B) Adopt proposed changes to regulations
  6. Request for authorization to publish notice of intent to amend Central Valley salmon sport fishing regulations (Subsection 7.50(b)(5), (68) and (156.5), Title 14, CCR)
  7. Request for authorization to publish notice of intent to amend Klamath River salmon sport fishing regulations (Subsection 7.50(b)(91.1), Title 14, CCR)
  8. Fisheries at risk (Section 8.01, Title 14, CCR)
    • (A) Consider and re-adopt emergency regulations regarding special measures for fisheries at risk due to drought conditions.
    • (B) Request for authorization to publish notice of intent to adopt permanent regulations regarding special measures for fisheries at risk
  9. Request for authorization to publish notice of intent to amend mammal hunting regulations (Sections 265, et al., Title 14, CCR)
  10. Request for authorization to publish notice of intent to amend waterfowl hunting regulations (Sections 502 and 507, Title 14, CCR)
  11. Discuss and act on future Commission meeting items
  12. Adjournment