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DCTF Meeting- Oct. 21-23, 2009

Ukiah Valley Conference Center
Cabernet II Room
200 S School Street
Ukiah, CA 95482
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Day 1 – Oct 21st, 2009
9:30a.m.-7:00p.m.

1. Welcome, introductions, and agenda review
Facilitation Team (Dave Ceppos, Rich Wilson, Tegan Hoffmann)

2. Informational presentation and discussion – Qualitative and quantitative analysis of proposed California Dungeness crab fishery management measures
Chris Dewees Ph.D., Emeritus, Sea Grant California, and University of California, Davis

3. Informational presentation and discussion – Oregon industry coordination: 1) Dungeness crab marketing commission, 2) industry perspectives on pot limits; and 3) pre-season crab negotiation
Nick Furman, Director, Oregon Dungeness Crab Commission

4. General public comment

5. Lunch

6. Sport fishery workgroup report back on draft management measures
Facilitation Team, DCTF

7. Informational presentation and discussion on fishing cooperatives (tentative)
TBD

8. DCTF discussion of proposed management solutions and report back from ports / organizations
Facilitation Team, DCTF

9. General public comment 

10.  Adjourn 

Day 2 – Oct 22nd, 2009
7:30a.m.-4:30p.m.

11. Welcome and recap of Day 1
Facilitation Team

12. Convene DCTF port and organizational caucuses and/or workgroups for refinement and discussion of proposed management measures (including sport fishery)
Facilitation Team, DCTF

13. General public comment

 14. Lunch

 15. Continue DCTF Port and organizational caucuses and/or workgroups for refinement and discussion of proposed management measures
Facilitation Team, DCTF

16. DCTF discussion of proposed management solutions
Facilitation Team, DCTF

ACTION: Consideration and possible adoption of conditional and final recommendations on management measures, including regional and statewide pot limits, season opener dates, limited entry and latent permits definitions, changes to sport / commercial fishing regulations, and future data needs.

ACTION: Consideration and possible adoption of a recommendation to create a Dungeness crab marketing commission

 ACTION: Consideration and possible adoption of a recommendation to create a permanent Dungeness crab advisory committee

 ACTION: Straw Vote – DCTF next steps during calendar year 2009 and following January 2010

 17. General public comment

 18.  Adjourn

Day 3 – Oct 23rd, 2009 (if warranted)
7:30a.m.-4:30p.m.

19. Welcome and recap of Day 2
Facilitation Team

20. DCTF discussion continued of proposed management solutions
Facilitation Team, DCTF

21. General public comments

22. Lunch

23. DCTF continued discussion of proposed management solutions
Facilitation Team, DCTF

24. General public comment

25. Adjourn

* Please fill out a Request to Speak card to provide public comment.

**Agenda items may be taken out of order at the discretion of the facilitation team.

Questions about the meeting or agenda can be directed to mrcrabs@scc.ca.gov or 510-286-4172.

Any person who has a disability and requires reasonable accommodation to participate in this council meeting should contact Rachelle Fisher (rfisher@scc.ca.gov or 510- 286-4172) or Cina Loarie (cloarie@scc.ca.gov or 510-286-4092) no later than five days prior to meeting.

For more information about the DCTF please visit the Dungeness Crab Task Force website.

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