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State of California
SPECIAL MEETING OF
THE FISH AND GAME COMMISSION
AND THE MLPA BLUE RIBBON TASK FORCE
(916) 653-4899 or (916) 654-2506
www.fgc.ca.gov and www.dfg.ca.gov/mrd/mlpa
Meeting of Resources Building Auditorium1
May 25, 2006 1416 Ninth Street, First Floor
1:00 p.m. Sacramento
ALL MEETINGS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
1. INTRODUCTIONS AND WELCOME.
2. CENTRAL COAST MPA PACKAGES FORWARDED TO THE CALIFORNIADEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME BY THE MLPA BLUE RIBBON TASK FORCE (BRTF).
A. SUMMARY OF THE BRTF PROCESS.
B. APPROACH USED BY THE MASTER PLAN SCIENCE ADVISORY TEAMAND BRTF IN UTILIZING THE BEST AVAILABLE SCIENCE IN THE MLPA PROCESS.
C. DESCRIPTION OF THE CENTRAL COAST MPA PACKAGESRECOMMENDED BY THE BRTF.
D. STAKEHOLDER PANEL TO DISCUSS RECOMMENDED CENTRAL COASTMPA PACKAGES.
3. CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME PROCESS FOR BRINGINGRECOMMENDATIONS TO THE CALIFORNIA FISH AND GAME COMMISSION
1 These facilities are accessible to persons with disabilities. To request reasonable accommodations for a disability, please contact
California Relay Service at 1 (800) 735-2929 (TT) or 1 (800) 735-2922 (Voice) and ask them to contact the California Fish and Game
Commission at (916) 653-4899.
2 The public is encouraged to comment on any item on the agenda. In order for the Commission to adequately consider public comments,
the public is requested to submit written comments no later than eight days prior to the meeting. Written comments received fewer
than eight days preceding the meeting will be submitted to the Commission at the meeting; however, Commission staff is unable to
deliver material received one day before and on the day of the meeting to the Commissioners when the meeting is not in Sacramento.
Please send your comments to be received no later than two days before the meeting.
If you decide to speak at the Commission meeting, please begin by giving your name and affiliation (if any) and the number of people
represented by your organization. Then tell the Commission your concerns in five minutes or less. Time allotted for each agenda item
depends upon the number of speakers for each item and the length of the agenda. The Commission is interested in your views; don't
worry about how to say them. If several people have spoken, try not to be repetitious. If there are several with the same concerns,
please try to appoint a spokesperson. The Commission is particularly interested in the specific reasons you are for or against a proposal
because the Commission's decision needs to be based on specific reasons. If you would like to present handouts/written material to the
Commission at the meeting, please provide eighteen (18) copies.