DCTF Executive Committee Meeting – September 9, 2020

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September 4, 2020: Cancelled due to lack of quorum

DCTF Executive Committee Conference Call

September 9, 2020 at 11:00am
Listen only/call-in: (669) 900 6833 | Meeting ID: 830 2548 4301
Zoom access link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83025484301

Meeting Agenda

Goal of the Executive Committee (EC) Conference Call: To provide updates on topics directly impacting the Dungeness crab fishery, and discuss and consider topics and priorities for the DCTF. Identify DCTF priorities

1. Welcome, introductions, agenda overview.

2. Public comment on matters not on the agenda.

3. Updates on issues involving the Dungeness crab fishery, including, but not limited to, the status of the DCTF recommendations identified during the October 2019 in-person meeting, the Dungeness crab account, DCTF budget, etc.

4. Presentation from CDFW of domoic acid biotoxin management areas including updates on collection and processing capacity/procedures.

5. Update on state discussions and considerations related to Tri-state preseason quality testing protocols and discussion about the availability of processors and observers for the 2020-21 season.

6. Learn about and discuss the California Dungeness Crab Fishing Gear Working Group and broader efforts to reduce marine life entanglement risk including, an update on the Department’s proposed Risk Assessment and Mitigation Program (RAMP) regulations and anticipated implications for the 2020-21 fishing season, line-marking, the Conservation and Incidental Take Plans, California’s potential listing of leatherback sea turtles, etc.

7. Adjourn

Agenda items may be taken out of order at the discretion of the DCTF Administrative Team (Admin Team).

*Public Participation and Comment: All members of the public, including non-EC DCTF members, will be automatically placed on mute upon entering the call. Phone lines will be opened during public comment periods. When the Admin Team opens the call to public comment, you may press *6 to unmute yourself if you wish to provide comments.

Meeting materials will be posted to the DCTF website as they are available. A meeting summary will be made available via the DCTF website.

Questions about the meeting or agenda can be directed to info@dungenesscrabtaskforce.com or 805-845-9852. Any person who has a disability and requires reasonable accommodation to participate in this DCTF meeting should contact Rachelle Fisher (rachelle@strategicearth.com) or 805-845-9852) no later than five days prior to meeting.

For more information about the DCTF please visit the DCTF website at http://www.opc.ca.gov/2009/04/dungeness-crab-task-force/