October 19-20, 2016, Meeting Documents

 

Day 1 – October 19, 2016, 10:00 A.M..

  1. Approve agenda and order of items
  2. Public forum for items not on agenda

CONSENT ITEM
  1. Approve Commission Conflict of Interest Code pursuant to the requirements of the Political Reform Act
    (Add Section 782.1, Title 14, CCR)

  1. Marine Resources Committee
    • (A) Work plan development   
      • I. Update on work plan and draft timeline
      • II. Discuss and approve new topics
  2. Tribal Committee
    • (A) October 18, 2016, 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
  3. Resolution recognizing National Disability Employment Awareness Month
  4. Discuss proposed changes to regulations concerning tribal take in marine protected areas (Section 632, Title 14, CCR)
  5. Discuss proposed changes to recreational groundfish regulations for 2017-2018 for consistency with federal rules (Sections 27.25, 27.30, 27.35, 27.40, 27.45, 27.50, 28.27, 28.49 and 28.55, subsections 27.20(a) and 27.20(b), and add section 28.47, Title 14,CCR)
  6. Re-adoption of emergency regulations regarding closure of recreational razor clam fishing due to elevated levels of domoic acid (Section 29.45, Title 14, CCR)
  7. Announce results from Executive Session 
  8. Marine items of interest from previous meetings
    • (A) Update on domoic acid
    • (B) Update on preliminary abalone survey results and possible need for regulatory action
    • (C) Update on Spiny Lobster rulemaking
    • (D) Other
  9. Marine petitions for regulation change and non-regulatory requests from previous meetings
    • (A) Action on petitions for regulation change
    • (B) Action on non-regulatory requests
    • (C) Update on pending petitions and requests referred to staff and the Department for review
  10. Staff presentation concerning the Commission’s rulemaking authority under the California Administrative Procedure Act
  11. Other informational items
  12. California Department of Fish and Wildlife informational items
    • (A) Director’s report
    • (B) Wildlife and Fisheries Division, and Ecosystem Conservation Division
    • (C) Law Enforcement Division
      • I. Presentation concerning efforts to remediate environmental damage from illegal marijuana grows
    • (D) Marine Region
    • (E) Other

Recess

 Day 2 – October 20, 2016, 8:00 a.m. 

  1. Public forum for items not on agenda

CONSENT ITEMS

  1. Petition to list Lassics lupine (Lupinus constancei) as an endangered species under the California Endangered Species Act
    • (A) Receive petition from the Center for Biological Diversity (Pursuant to Section 670.1(c), Title 14, CCR)
    • (B) Approve Department’s request for a 30-day extension of time to complete its evaluation of the petition(Pursuant to Section 2073.5, Fish and Game Code)
  2. Receive Department’s 90-day evaluation report on the petition to list coast yellow leptosiphon (Leptosiphon croceus) as an endangered species
    (Pursuant to Section 2073.5, Fish and Game Code)

  3. Receive Department’s one-year status report and recommendation on the petition to list flat-tailed horned lizard (Phrynosoma mcallii) as an endangered species (Pursuant to Section 2074.6, Fish and Game Code)
  4. Ratify findings on the decision to list Livermore tarplant (Deinandra bacigalupii) as an endangered species Pursuant to Section 2075.5, Fish and Game Code)
  5. Ratify findings on the decision to not list Townsend’s big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii) as a threatened or endangered species(Pursuant to Section 2075.5, Fish and Game Code)
  6. Receive Department’s annual report on the status and progress of the Coho salmon recovery strategy (Pursuant to Section 2113, Fish and Game Code)

  1. Wildlife Resources Committee
    • (A) September 21, 2016, 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. Adopt proposed regulations to establish an upland game bird special hunt drawing and fee (Section 702 and add Section 715, Title 14, CCR)
  3. Adopt proposed changes to non-game animal regulations (Section 472, Title 14, CCR)
  4. Authorize publication of notice of intent to amend regulations concerning use of GPS collars for hunting dogs (Section 265, Title 14, CCR)
  5. Discuss proposed changes to sport fishing regulations for 2017 (Sections 1.74, 5.05, 5.40, 5.60, 7.00, and 7.50, and subsections 29.45(a)(1), 43(c), 671(c)(3), and 671(c)(7), Title 14, CCR)
  6. Discuss proposed changes to falconry regulations (Section 670, Title 14, CCR)
  7. Approve proposed amendments to Commission Designated Wild Trout Waters Policy (Pursuant to Section 1727, Fish and Game Code)
  8. Informational presentations on bat conservation  
    • (A) Scott Osborn, Department of Fish and Wildlife, concerning the California Bat Conservation Plan
    • (B) Dr. Dave Johnston, H.T. Harvey & Associates, concerning the status of pallid bats in California
  9. Non-marine items of interest from previous meetings
  10. Non-marine petitions for regulation change and non-regulatory requests from previous meetings
    • (A) Action on petitions for regulation change
    • (B) Action on non-regulatory requests
    • (C) Update on pending petitions and requests referred to staff and the Department for review
  11. Discuss and act on future Commission meeting items

Adjournment