Public Oyster Seed Ground Vessel Permit Appeals Board to Meet in New Orleans

Release Date: 01/03/2012

January 3, 2012 - The Public Oyster Seed Ground Vessel Permit Appeals Board will meet on Tuesday, January 10, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at the UNO Advanced Technology Building in suite 210.

Agenda items for the meeting of the Public Oyster Seed Ground Vessel Permit Appeals Board are as follows:

1. Approval of Minutes From November 15, 2011 Meeting

2. Hearing of New Appeals

    a. Emmett J. Adolph, Jr.

    b.  Wilfred Cross, Jr.

3.  Hearing of New Permit Requests

     a. Charles Lapeyrouse

4. Set next meeting date

5. Adjourn

This Board was established by Act 922 of the 2008 Regular Legislative Session for the purpose of hearing appeals of vessel permit denials by LDWF. Act 922 requires that anyone commercially harvesting oysters on the public oyster seed grounds and reservations, except Calcasieu Lake and Sabine Lake, must do so from a vessel holding a public oyster seed ground vessel permit issued by LDWF and no new applications for such vessel permits shall be accepted after December 31, 2009.

For more information please contact Laura Wooderson at lwooderson@wlf.la.govor (225)610.2363.