Louisiana Crab Task Force to Meet

Louisiana blue crab.

Louisiana Crab Task Force Meeting

Pete Gerica, chairman

Tuesday, February 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.

UNO Advanced Technology Center

2021 Lakeshore Dr., Room 210

New Orleans, Louisiana 70122



I.            Roll Call and Introduction of Guests

II.           Approval of December 12, 2016 minutes and February 7, 2017 agenda

III.          Financial Report

IV.          New Business

A.     Discussion of Upcoming Crab Trap Cleanups- Jeff Marx

B.     Discussion of Upcoming Crab Closures, Selling Crabs during Closed Trap Season -LDWF

C.     Discussion of MSC Sustainability Certification Assessment- Damon Morris

D.     Discussion of Task Force Financial Procedures- Cara Tyler / Yvetter Buckner

E.    To Consider Funding for Jazz in the Park Treme Crab Festival- Emanuel Lain

F.     Discussion of Crab Marketing Opportunities – Thomas Hymel

G.    Officer Elections


VI.           Public Comment

VII.          Set Next Meeting

VIII.         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



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