DCTF Executive Committee Conference Call – Monday, April 20, 2015

DCTF Executive Committee Conference Call
Monday, April 20, 2015

Call-in #: 1-626-677-3000
Participant Code for Public and Non-Executive Committee DCTF Members: 7927150

Meeting Agenda

Goal of the Executive Committee (EC) Conference Call: To begin addressing issues directed to the EC by the California Dungeness Crab Task Force (DCTF) at the October 29, 2014 DCTF meeting, as well as other topics that have arisen since that meeting. The EC may forward outcomes memos and/or proposals to the full DCTF for consideration and discussion at future DCTF meeting(s).

1. Welcome, introductions, agenda review

2. Updates

a. California Department of Fish and Wildlife staff (e.g., trap limit program accounting, status of appeals, etc.)
b. DCTF Administrative Team (e.g., work since the October 2014 DCTF meeting, potential legislation, etc.)
c. Ocean Protection Council staff
d. DCTF Executive Committee Members

3. Discussion about opportunities for California to collaborate with Oregon and Washington (e.g., insights on the evaluation of the California commercial Dungeness crab trap limit program, etc.)

4. Discussion of Dungeness crab gear recovery program (e.g., generating ideas surrounding the structure and function of the gear retrieval program, review and consideration of a proposals, etc.)

5. General public comment

6. Adjourn

Agenda items may be taken out of order at the discretion of the DCTF Administrative Team (Admin Team).

* Public Participation and Comment: All members of the public, including non-EC DCTF members, will be automatically placed on mute upon entering the call. Phone lines will be unmuted during the public comment periods. To help reduce background noise when the phone lines are open, please put your individual phone on mute. If your phone does not have a mute button, hit *6 on your keypad to mute yourself. When the Admin Team opens the call to public comment, you may press *6 to unmute yourself if you wish to speak.

Meeting materials will be posted to the DCTF website as they are available. A meeting summary will be made available via the DCTF website.

Questions about the meeting or agenda can be directed to info@dungenesscrabtaskforce.com or 805-845-9852. Any person who has a disability and requires reasonable accommodation to participate in this DCTF meeting should contact Rachelle Fisher (rachelle@strategicearth.com or 805-845-9852) no later than five days prior to meeting.

For more information about the DCTF please visit the DCTF website at https://opc.ca.gov/2009/04/dungeness-crab-task-force/

Categories: Dungeness Crab Task Force