Louisiana Oyster Task Force to Meet in New Orleans

Release Date: 01/03/2012

January 3, 2012 – The Louisiana Oyster Task Force will meet in New Orleans next Tuesday, January 10 at 1 p.m. at the UNO Advanced Technology Building in the second floor conference room. 

The agenda for the meeting is as follows:

I.  Roll Call

II.  Approval of  August 23, 2011 MINUTES

III.  Treasury Report

   A. Oyster Tag Sales

   B. LOTF Financial Report

IV.  Committee Reports

   A.  Public and Private Oyster Grounds Committee – (Buddy Pausina)

   B.  Enforcement   - (Steve McManus)

   C.  Legislative - (Jakov Jurisic)

   D.  Research – (John Supan)

   E.  Coastal Restoration – (Dan Coulon)

   F.  Marketing - (Dana Brocato)

   G.  Health – (Glenn Cambre)

V.  Old Business

   A.  BP Oil Spill Remediation

        1. Claims Process

        2. Public Reef Remediation

        3. Oyster Lease Remediation

VI. New Business

    A.   Deep Water Horizon Oil Spill Legal Update: Irma Espino with Baron and Budd, P.C. and Philip Cossich with Cossich Law

   B.   Early Restoration Plan presentation-Drue Banta

   C.   Ratification of Bylaws

   D.   Officer Elections

VII. Set Next Meeting

VIII. Adjourn

Public and Private Grounds Committee will also meet in New Orleans

The Louisiana Oyster Task Force Public and Private Grounds Committee will meet on January 10, at 10 a.m. in suite 310 of the UNO Advanced Technology Center, 2021 Lakeshore Drive.

The agenda is as follows:

1)  Amendment to seed ground permit system

2) Seed restoration set aside areas

These meetings are open to the public.

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