The next regular Commission Meeting will be held at 9:30 AM on Thursday, June 8, 2017, at the Wildlife and Fisheries Headquarters Building located at 2000 Quail Drive, Baton Rouge, La.


The following items will be discussed:


1.     Call to Order


2.     Pledge of Allegiance


3.     Roll Call


4.     Adoption of May 04, 2017 Commission Meeting Minutes


5.     Commission Special Announcements / Personal Privilege


6.     Enforcement Report May, 2017 – Captain Edward Skena


7.     Presentation of Enforcement Awards to Civilians – Captain Edward Skena


8.     Receive Legislative Update – Cole Garrett, Attorney and Legislative Liaison


9.     Receive an update on status of Federal Exempted Fishing Permit presented by LDWF to NOAA


10.  Receive an Update on the 2017 Master Plan from the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority – Bren Haase, Chief, Planning and Research Division, Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority


11.  Receive an Update and Report on the Potential for Special Artificial Reef Site (SARS) Development in Nearshore and Offshore Louisiana – Mike McDonough, Biologist, Artificial Reef Program Manager


12.  Receive a Summary Report of the 2016/2017 Public Seed Ground Oyster Season and Supplemental Information – Steve Beck, Biologist, Oyster Program Manager


13.  Consider a Notice of Intent for Proposed Waterfowl Hunting regulations for Black Bayou Game and Fish Preserve – Ronnie Festavan, Black Bayou Watershed Commission


14.  To discuss possible federal action to address historically short federal waters red snapper season 


15.  Set October, 2017 Commission Meeting Date


16.  Receive Public Comments


17.  Consider Holding an Executive Session, Pursuant to R.S. 42:17(A)(2) for discussion and consideration of settlement offer in the matter entitled Charles S. Reily, et al. v. State of Louisiana, et al., No. 81-42886-I, 15th Judicial District Court, Parish of Vermillion, Louisiana – Ryan M. Seidemann, Assistant Attorney General, and Daniel D. Henry, Jr., LDWF Deputy General Counsel


18.  Adjournment