Shrimp Task Force

Louisiana Shrimp Task Force Meeting Agenda for May 10

Release Date: 05/04/2011

May 4, 2011 – Next Tuesday, May 10, at 9:30 a.m. the Louisiana Shrimp Task Force will meet in Baton Rouge at the Capitol Park Welcome Center in Baton Rouge, located at 702 N River Road. 

  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call - Mark Schexnayder
  3. Selection of the Vice-Chairman
  4. Approval of Minutes from 4.21.11
  5. Review and Adoption of Amended Bylaws
  6. Discussion of Requesting Exemption of 99 mile travel limit
  7. Discussion on Shrimp Excise Tax
  8. Shrimp Management Opportunities
  9. Update from Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board
  10. Subcommittee Membership Discussion
    1. Seafood Promotion and Marketing Subcommittee
    2. Louisiana Certified Seafood Program Subcommittee
  11. Public Comment
  12. Other Business
  13. Next Meeting / Agenda
  14. Adjournment

The Louisiana Shrimp Task Force was created by Act 606 of the Louisiana Legislature to study and monitor the shrimp industry and to make recommendations to the state.

This meeting is open to the public.

For more information contact Laura Wooderson at ldeslatte@wlf.la.gov or (225) 610-2363.

Louisiana Shrimp Task Force to Meet Thursday, April 21

Release Date: 04/19/2011

April 19, 2011 – The Louisiana Shrimp Task Force will meet this Thursday at 9:30 am at Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Headquarters in the Louisiana Room. 

The agenda is as follows.

  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call and Introduction of Members – Mark Schexnayder
  3. Selection of the Chairman
  4. Review of Act 606 and charge of the Shrimp Task Force – Mark Schexnayder
  5. Filing of Personal Financial Disclosure Tier 2.1 Form with the Louisiana Board of Ethics –David Lavergne
  6. Adoption of Standard Operating Procedures – Mark Schexnayder
  7. Shrimp Promotion and Marketing Activities – Ewell Smith
    • Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board
    • Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission (GSMFC) Regional Plan
    • Nationwide Seafood Coalition
  8. Presentation of the Voluntary Shrimp Certification Program – Jon Bell
  9. Shrimp Management Opportunities – Mark Schexnayder
    • License Moratorium
    • Turtle Excluder Device (TED) regulations
  10. Public Comment
  11. Other Business
  12. Next Meeting / Agenda
  13. Adjournment

The Louisiana Shrimp Task Force was created by Act 606 of the Louisiana Legislature to study and monitor the shrimp industry and to make recommendations to the state. 

This meeting is open to the public.

For more information contact Laura Wooderson at ldeslatte@wlf.la.gov or (225) 610-2363.

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