12 / 13 COMMISSION MEETING LOCATION CHANGE

12 / 13 COMMISSION MEETING LOCATION CHANGE

I not sure if all caught the location change for the Commission meeting this weekend and Saturday the 13th is the day Willapa issues are to be on the agenda.


Preliminary Meeting Announcement
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FISH AND WILDLIFE COMMISSION MEETING

SPECIAL MEETING - December 11, 2014
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REGULAR MEETING - December 12-13, 2014

Capital Events Center – 6005 Tyee Drive SW Tumwater WA 98512

www.capitaleventcenter.org/domain/97


Capital Event Center
6005 Tyee Dr SW
Tumwater, WA 98512


Driving Directions from I-5 Southbound
1. Take exit 102 (Trosper Rd/Black Lake)
2. Proceed through traffic light onto Tyee Drive SW
3. Pass Fred Meyer and Costco on your right
4. Enter into ESD entrance on right (approximately 100 yards past Costco)



Driving Directions from I-5 Northbound

1. Take exit 102 (Trosper Rd/Black Lake)
2. Left left onto Trosper Rd SW/54th Avenue SW
3. Turn left onto Tyee Dr SW
4. Pass Fred Meyer and Costco on your right
5. Enter into ESD entrance on right (approximately 100 yards past Costco)
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2014


8:00 A.M.
11. Open Public Input
The Commission is a direct link between the citizens of Washington and the Department of Fish and Wildlife. Comments on Department programs and topics of concern are welcome during this portion of the meeting.
NOTE: During this portion of the meeting, the public is encouraged to comment on issues that do not already have public input time on the agenda.


8:30 AM
12. Hatchery Scientific Review Group Willapa Bay Planning Model – Briefing
A member of the Hatchery Scientific Review Group will brief the Commission on the principles of hatchery reform and a planning model developed to analyze options for the Willapa Bay Salmon Management Policy.
Briefing: Andy Appleby, Hatchery Scientific Review Group


9:00 AM
13. Willapa Bay Salmon Management Policy – Briefing and Public Hearing
The Department will brief the Commission on Willapa Bay Salmon Management challenges, describe the public process, and seek guidance on draft policy sideboards.
Staff Report: Steve Thiesfeld, Region 6 Fish Program Manager

PUBLIC INPUT (This item only)


11:00 AM
Break

11:15 AM
14. Lower Columbia River Sturgeon Population Status and Management Annual Review – Briefing
Department staff will provide an annual review regarding management and population status of Lower Columbia River sturgeon to the Commission as set forth per policy C-3001.
Staff Report: Brad James,


12:00 PM
15. Director Recruitment Discussion – Discussion
Commissioners will discuss the qualifications of finalists for the position of Director.

1:00 PM
16. Miscellaneous and Meeting Debrief
The Commission will discuss items that arise immediately before or during the meeting and after the preliminary agenda is published.

1:15 PM
Adjourn