Louisiana Oyster Task Force Meeting

Release Date: 12/30/2013

Tuesday, January 7, 2014, 1 p.m.

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


I.  Roll Call and  introduction of guests

II. Approval of November 12, 2013 minutes and January 7 agenda

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.  LDWF/DHH report

    B.  ISSC Conference/Proposals

    C.  BP Oil Spill Remediation

       1.Claims Process

       2. Public Reef Remediation

       3. Oyster Lease Remediation                      

VI.  New Business

   A.  Legislation regarding weights and measures- Al Sunseri

   B.  Officer Elections

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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