Shrimp Task Force Meeting

Release Date: 01/08/2014

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

Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 10 a.m.

LDWF Headquarters, Louisiana Room

2000 Quail Drive, Baton Rouge


I.  Roll Call and introduction of guests

II.  For Approval of August 6, 2013 Minutes and January 14. 2014 Agenda

III. Treasury Report

    A.  Budget Report-LDWF

IV.  Old Business

    A.  Shrimp Management Sub- Committee Report—Clint Guidry

VI.  New Business

    A.  Professionalism Program-Thomas Hymel LSU Seagrant

    B.  Communication/Education programs for shrimp industry-Mark Abraham

    C.  Shrimp refrigeration grants- LDWF

    D. Shrimp Strategic Plan-LDWF

    E.  NOAA cost share program- Marty Bourgeois

    F.  Certified shrimp program-Mark Abraham

    G.  Shrimp Marketing in D.C.- Mark Abraham

    H.  2014 Legislative Session-LDWF

     I.  Sustainability-LDWF

    J.  Officer Elections and  Task Force Vacancies

  1. Public Comment
  2. Set Next Meeting
  3. 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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