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Edmund G. Brown, Jr., Governor

Valerie Termini, Executive Director
Eric Sklar, President
Saint Helena
Jacque Hostler-Carmesin, Vice President
Anthony C. Williams,
Huntington Beach
Russell E. Burns,
Peter S. Silva,
Chula Vista 

Fish and Game Commission

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Wildlife Heritage and Conservation
Since 1870

1416 Ninth Street, Room 1320
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 653-4899

  August 24, 2016

Lake Natoma Inn Hotel & Conference Center
702 Gold Lake Drive, Folsom

The meeting will be live streamed at

NOTE: * Agenda Items 4 and 14 have been revised; revisions are in bold font.
See important meeting deadlines and procedures at the end of the agenda.

DAY 1 – AUGUST 24, 2016, 8:30 A.M.
 Call to order/roll call to establish quorum
 Approve agenda and order of items     Motion and Vote
 Public forum for items not on agenda
The Commission may not discuss or take action on any matter raised during this item, except to decide whether to place the matter on the agenda of a future meeting. (Sections 11125, 11125.7(a), Government Code)
 Commission recognition of former Executive Director Sonke Mastrup for his commitment and service to the California Fish and Game Commission
 CONSENT ITEMS         Motion and Vote
Approve request from Neushul Mariculture to transfer state water bottom lease No. M-654-03 to PharmerSea, LLC
Approve request from Grassy Bar Oyster Company to transfer state water bottom lease Nos. M-614-01 and M-614-02 to Grassy Bay Oyster Company, Inc.
Authorize publication of notice of intent to amend recreational groundfish regulations (Sections 27.25, 27.30, 27.35, 27.40, 27.45, 27.50, 28.27, 28.49 and 28.55, Subsections 27.20(a) and 27.20(b), and add section 28.47, Title 14,CCR)
Adopt proposed changes to commercial hagfish trap regulations (Subsection 180.6(b), Title 14, CCR)
 Marine Resources Committee

(A)     July 21, 2016, meeting summary
  1. Receive and adopt recommendations
(B)     Work plan development
  1. Update on work plan and draft timeline
  2. Discuss and approve new topics
 Motion and Vote
 Tribal Committee

(A)     Work plan development
  1. Update on work plan and draft timeline
  2. Discuss and approve new topics
(B)     Participation in California Native American Day 
 Master Plan for Marine Protected Areas

(A)     Discuss and approve text related to traditional ecological knowledge 
(B)     Adopt proposed final Master Plan for Marine Protected Areas and the Marine Life Protection Program pursuant to the Marine Life Protection Act (Pursuant to Section 2850, et seq., Fish and Game Code)
 Motion and Vote
 Authorize publication of notice of intent to amend regulations concerning tribal take in marine protected areas 
(Section 632, Title 14, CCR)
 Motion and Vote 
 Announce results from Executive Session
 Marine items of interest from previous meetings

(A)     Update on lessons learned from the Dungeness and rock crab emergency closures and planning for future harmful algal blooms
(B)     Other
 Marine petitions for regulation change and non-regulatory requests from previous meetings

(A)     Action on petitions for regulation change
(B)     Action on non-regulatory requests 
(C)     Update and possible action on pending petitions and requests referred to staff and the Department for review
 Motion and Vote 
 Other informational items

(A)     Staff report
(B)     Legislative update and possible action
  1. Proposition 67 - A referendum to overturn the statewide ban on single-use plastic bags
        Motion and Vote
(C)    Federal agencies report
(D)    Other
 Department informational items

(A)     Director’s report
(B)     Wildlife and Fisheries Division, and Ecosystem Conservation Division
(C)     Law Enforcement Division
(D)     Marine Region
(E)     Other
 Discuss and act on future Commission meeting items

(A)      Adopt proposed meeting dates and locations for 2017       Motion and Vote
(B)      Next meetings         Motion and Vote
(C)      Rulemaking calendar updates         Motion and Vote
(D)      New business
(E)     Other