Louisiana Oysters

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Louisiana Oyster Task Force Meeting

John Tesvich, Chairman

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 1:00 p.m.

2021 Lakeshore Drive, suite 210

New Orleans




I.     Roll call and introduction of guests

II.    Approval of January 5, 2016 Meeting Minutes and February 2, 2016 agenda

III.   Treasury Report

A.      Oyster Tag Sales

B.      LOTF Financial Report


IV.  Committee Reports

A.      Public and Private Oyster Grounds Committee  (Mitch Jurisich)

B.      Enforcement (Captain Chad Hebert)

C.      Legislative (Jakov Jurisic)

D.      Research (Patrick Banks)

E.      Coastal Restoration (Dan Coulon)

F.      Marketing (LDWF)

G.     Health (Lance Broussard)

H.     Sustainability (LDWF)

I.       Professionalism (LDWF)

J.      Aquaculture

K.     Oyster Lease Moratorium Lifting Committee (John Tesvich)


VI.   New Business

A.     Update on oyster and water quality sampling related to the Bonnet Carre Spillway opening (LDWF Staff)        


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.  To listen in to the meeting via webinar register at