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Idaho Fish and Game Commission Quarterly Meeting Agenda
May 9-10, 2012


Salmon Rapids Lodge
Best Western
1010 S. Main Street
Riggins, ID


Note: Times on the agenda are approximate and subject to change.
May 9
9:00 a.m.  — Commissioners – Salmon River Bighorn Sheep Tour
3:00 p.m.  — Wildlife Summit Workshop – Fish and Game Staff
7:00 p.m.  — Public Hearing – Salmon Rapids Lodge Best Western, 1010 S. Main Street, Riggins, ID
May 10
8:00 a.m.  — 1. Opening Comments
– Tony McDermott, Commission Chairman
8:05 a.m.  — 2. Agenda Changes
– Chairman McDermott
8:10 a.m.  — 3. Review of Public Comment
– Chairman McDermott
8:25 a.m.  — 4. Consent Calendar (Action Requested by Department)
– a. Minutes
– b. Financial Report
8:30 a.m.  — 5. Season Setting: Chinook Salmon Fishery (Action Requested by Department)
– Peter Hassemer, Anadromous Fish Manager
8:50 a.m.  — 6. Idaho Fish and Wildlife Foundation Report
– Sharon Kiefer, Deputy Director
9:05 p.m.  — 7. Nampa Fisheries Research / Idaho Falls Office Approval of Lease Amendment (Action Requested by Department)
– Sharon Kiefer, Deputy Director
9:15 a.m.  — 8. Auction/Lottery Tags Information Update   Senate Bill 1256
– Jeff Gould, Chief, Wildlife Bureau

10:00 a.m. — BREAK 

10:20 a.m.  — 9. FY 2014 Budget Direction
– Michael Pearson, Chief, Administration
10:40 a.m.  — 10. Final Legislative Update — House Bills — Senate Bills
– Sharon Kiefer, Deputy Director
11:10 a.m.  — 11. Land Acquisitions (Action Requested by Department)
Robinson Creek Habitat Segment, Hayman Acquisition
Salmon Region – Lower Lemhi Donation
– Gregg Servheen, Wildlife Program Coordinator
11:25 a.m.  — 12. Oil & Gas Lease on Payette River WMA (Action Requested by Department)
– Tom Hemker, Wildlife Habitat Program Manager
11:40 a.m.  — 13. Election of Commission Chair and Vice Chair (Action Requested by Department)
– Chairman McDermott

11:50 a.m. — LUNCH 


1:00 p.m.  — 14. Private Land Survey Update IOGLB
– Jake Howard, Executive Director ,IOGLB
– Dr. Richard L. Gardner, Boot Strap Solutions
1:30 p.m.  — 15. Senate Bill 1321a Policy Guidance (Winter Feeding Set-Aside Account)
(Action Requested by Department)
– Sharon Kiefer, Deputy Director
2:00 p.m.  — 16. Wildlife Nonbiological Rules Update
– Jeff Gould, Chief, Wildlife
2:20 p.m.  — 17. Motorized Hunting Rule Scoping/Rule Revision Update
– Sharon Kiefer, Deputy Director

2:50 p.m. — BREAK 


3:10 p.m.  — 18. Director's Report
– Virgil Moore, Director
3:35 p.m.  — 19. Commissioner Reports
– Commissioners
4:15 p.m.  — 20. Executive Session to discuss land acquisitions I.C. 67-2345(1) (c).