Louisiana Oysters Credit: Leslie Davis

Louisiana Oysters Credit: Leslie Davis

The Public Oyster Seed Ground Vessel Permit Appeals Board will meet on Wednesday, August 26, 2015. The meeting will convene at 10:00 a.m. in second floor conference room of the University of New Orleans’ Advanced Technology Center located at 2021 Lakeshore Drive in New Orleans.

Agenda items for the meeting of the Public Oyster Seed Ground Vessel Permit Appeals Board are as follows:

  1. Roll Call of Board Members
  2. Approval of Minutes from April 7, 2015 Meeting
  3. Hearing of New Renewal Permit Appeals
    1. Robert Nelson
    2. Todd Stipelcovich
  4. Update on Recommendations Made at April 7, 2015 Meeting
  5. Receive Public Comments
  6. Set next meeting date
  7. Adjournment

This Board was established by Act 922 of the 2008 Regular Legislative Session for the purpose of hearing appeals of vessel permit denials by LDWF. Act 922 requires that anyone commercially harvesting oysters on the public oyster seed grounds and reservations, except those in Calcasieu Lake and Sabine Lake, must do so from a vessel holding a public oyster seed ground vessel permit issued by LDWF.

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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