Louisiana Oyster Task Force Meeting

Release Date: 11/07/2013

The following is the agenda for the Louisiana Oyster Task Force Meeting. The public is invited to attend.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 1 p.m.

UNO Advanced Technology Center, 2021 Lakeshore Drive, Suite 210, New Orleans


I.  Roll Call and  introduction of guests

II.  Approval of  Agenda and September 17, 2013  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   - (Sammy Martin)

           C.  Legislative - (Jakov Jurisic)

           D.  Research – (John Supan)

           E.  Coastal Restoration – (Dan Coulon)

           F.  Marketing – (Ashley Roth)

           G.  Health – (Tenney Sibley)

           H. Sustainability-(LDWF)

V.  Old Business

          A.  ISSC Conference/Proposals

          B.  Let the World Be Your Oyster/LA Alive Washington D.C.

          C.  Oyster Tag color on trip tickets

          D.  VMS Update- Jason Froeba, LDWF

          E.  Oyster Reef Educational Tour report- John Tesvich  

          F.   BP Oil Spill Remediation

               1.  Claims Process

               2.  Public Reef Remediation

               3.  Oyster Lease Remediation    

VI.  New Business

       A.  Go To Meeting- LDWF

       B.  Alternative Oyster Culture- John Supan

VII.  Public Comment

VIII.  Set Next Meeting

 IX.    Adjourn

The meeting will be held in compliance with Louisiana’s Open Meetings Law as defined by Louisiana R.S. 42:11, et seq.  The public is invited to attend.

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