Louisiana Oyster Task Force Meeting

Release Date: 05/30/2014

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

Tuesday, June 3, 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 April 8 minutes and June 3 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 – (Patrick Banks)

       E.  Coastal Restoration – (Dan Coulon)

       F.  Marketing – (Ashley Roth)

       G.  Health – (Lance Broussard)

       H.  Sustainability- (LDWF)

       I. Professionalism- (LDWF)

V.   Old Business

  1. BP Oil Spill Remediation
       1. Claims Process
       2. Public Reef Remediation
       3. Oyster Lease Remediation

     B.   Survey Fee letter- LDWF                      

  1. New Business
    1. John Veazey- USFDA Shellfish Specialist
    2. 2014 Stock Assessment Workshop- Tom Soniat
    3. Washington D.C. – Louisiana Alive- Al Sunseri
  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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