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Quarterly Meeting Agenda - July 11-12-13, 2012


Kootenai River Inn
7169 Plaza St.
Bonners Ferry, ID

Note: Times on the agenda are approximate and subject to change.

JULY 11
Kootenai River Inn, 7169 Plaza St., Bonners Ferry, ID
TIME AGENDA ITEM
3:00 P.m. New Commissioner Orientation:
  • Legal – Kathleen Trever, Deputy Attorney General
  • Review of the Department Strategic Plan "Compass" – Mike Keckler, Chief, Bureau of Communications
  • Review of Current Fish and Wildlife Issues – Ed Schriever, Bureau of Fisheries / Jeff Gould, Chief, Bureau of Wildlife
  • Business Plan – Virgil Moore, Director
  • Wildlife Summit Update – Mark Gamblin, Supervisor, Southeast Region
  • Commission Review of Workshop – Commissioners
7:00 p.m. Public Hearing



JULY 12
Kootenai Wildlife Refuge, 287 Westside Road, Bonners Ferry, ID
TIME NO. AGENDA ITEM
8:00 a.m. 1. Opening Comments; Recognize Outgoing Chairman Tony McDermott; Introduction of New Commission Members
8:05 a.m.2. Agenda Changes – Randy Budge, Commission Chairman
8:10 a.m.3.Consent Calendar (Action Requested by Department)
  • a. Minutes
  • b. Financial Report
8:15 a.m.4. Review of Public Comment – Randy Budge, Commission Chairman
8:30 a.m.5. Wildlife Nonbiological Rules (Action Requested by Department) – Jeff Gould, Chief, Wildlife
9:15 a.m.6. Governor's Wildlife Partnership Tag Rules (Action Requested by Department) – Jeff Gould, Chief, Wildlife
9:30 A.M. - BREAK
9:50 a.m.7. Mentor Hunt Rules (Action Requested by Department) – Sharon Kiefer, Deputy Director
10:05 a.m.8. Release of Bighorn Sheep Tags for Auction and Lottery (Action Requested by Department) – Jeff Gould, Chief, Wildlife Bureau
10:20 a.m.9. Commission Direction on Expenditure of Animal Damage Control Funds (Action Requested by Department) – Jeff Gould, Chief, Wildlife
10:35 a.m.10. Nonresident Deer and Elk Tag Quotas (Action Requested by Department) – Jeff Gould, Chief, Wildlife
10:50 a.m.11. Nonresident Deer and Elk Outfitter Set Aside (Action Requested by Department) – Jeff Gould, Chief, Wildlife
11:05 a.m.12. Season Setting: Mourning Doves and Sandhill Cranes (Action Requested by Department) – Tom Hemker, Wildlife Habitat Program Manager
11:20 a.m.13. 2012 Migratory Game Bird Season Briefing – Tom Hemker, Wildlife Habitat Program Manager
11:35 a.m.14. 2012 Sage Grouse Season Briefing – Tom Hemker, Wildlife Habitat Program Manager
11:50 A.M. - LUNCH
12:45 p.m.15. Elk Management Survey Review – Dr. Krumpe and Dr. Sanyal, University of Idaho
1:15 p.m.16. OHV Rule Survey Review – Dr. Krumpe and Dr. Sanyal – Sharon Kiefer, Deputy Director
2:00 p.m.17. Policy Approval of 2013 Legislative Proposals (Action Requested by Department) – Sharon Kiefer, Deputy Director
2:15 p.m.18. Approve Rules to Implement New 2012 Laws (Action Requested by Department) – Sharon Kiefer, Deputy Director
2:30 p.m.19. Commercial Use of Lands Report – Tom Hemker, Wildlife Habitat Program Manager
2:45 p.m.20. Idaho Fish and Wildlife Foundation Report – Sharon Kiefer, Deputy Director
3:00 P.M. - BREAK
3:15 p.m.21. Season Setting: Fall Chinook Salmon (Action Requested by Department) – Ed Schriever, Chief, Fisheries
3:30 p.m.22. Commission Briefing of 2013/2015 Fishing Rule Proposals For Public Input – Jeff Dillon, State Fisheries Manager
3:45 p.m.23. Review of Draft 2013/2018 Statewide Fisheries Management Plan Prior to Public Comment Period – Ed Schriever, Chief, Fisheries
4:00 p.m.24. Director's Report
4:20 p.m.25. Commissioner Reports
4:50 p.m.26. Executive Session I.C. 67-2345(1) (c).



JULY 13
TIME AGENDA ITEM
  Commission Field Trip - Kootenai River