John Tesvich, Chairman

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 1 p.m.UNO Advanced Technology Center, 2021 Lakeshore Drive, suite 210, New Orleans

Roll call and introduction of guests

Approval of January 13 meeting minutes and February 24 agenda

III. Treasury Report

Oyster Tag Sales

LOTF Financial Report

Committee Reports

Public and Private Oyster Grounds Committee (Buddy Pausina)

Enforcement (Lt. Colonel Sammy Martin)

Legislative (Jakov Jurisic)

Research (Patrick Banks)

Coastal Restoration (Dan Coulon)

Marketing (Ashley Roth)

Health (Lance Broussard)

Sustainability (LDWF)

Professionalism (LDWF)

Old Business

Recreational inshore artificial reef plan update- LDWF

Mini Sack/Half Sack options-LDWF

In-shell versus meat weight conversion table-LDWF

VMS Discussion-LDWF

Trip Ticket and Excise Tax Update

Consider opening of public seed grounds North of MRGO to Mississippi state line

Public oyster seed ground damage evaluation board Discussion

New Business

Status update of the public oyster grounds-Patrick Banks

“Oyster Reef for a Cleaner Gulf” video-Al Sunseri

Seed Ground Vessel  Permit Appeals Board- Sam Slavich

Tom Soniat- VMS update

Incidental harvesting of clams- Rusty Gaude

VII.  Public Comment

VIII.  Set Next Meeting


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