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Idaho Fish and Game Commission
Quarterly Meeting
July 10-11, 2013

Clarion Inn
1399 Bench Road
Pocatello, Idaho

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

8:00 a.m. Commission Field Tour of Bear River Watershed
5:30 p.m. Dinner at the Clarion Inn Board Room
7:00 p.m. Public Hearing – Clarion Inn, 1399 Bench Road Pocatello, Idaho

Note: The 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. field trip includes visits to Kackley Spring, Cove Dam Removal Site, Nathan Hale Estate, Chesterfield Reservoir, Pebble Creek, (time permitting), afternoon snack at Commissioner Budge's house and new Commissioner orientation re: administrative & legal responsibilities.

Meetings of the Commission during field trips and catered meals are open to public attendance, but additional arrangements may be involved for those who wish to attend. For more information on such arrangements, please contact Mary Boyer at (208) 334-3771. During field trips and catered meals, the Commission may engage in brainstorming activities and informal discussions of regional and general interest, but the Commission will not take up any item for action.

8:00 a.m. 1. Opening Comments – Recognize outgoing Chairman Randy Budge; introduction of new Commission members
8:05 a.m.2. Agenda Changes – Bob Barowsky, Commission Chairman
8:10 a.m.3.Consent Calendar (Action Requested by Department)
    1. Minutes
    2. Financial Report
8:15 a.m. 4. Review of Public Comment – Bob Barowsky, Commission Chairman
8:30 a.m.5. New Commissioner Orientation – Director Virgil Moore and Staff
9:30 a.m.6. Season Setting: Fall Chinook (Action Requested by Department) – Ed Schriever, Chief, Fisheries
9:45 A.M. - BREAK
10:00 a.m.7. Legislative / Revenue (Action Requested by Department) – Virgil Moore, Director
10:45 a.m.8. 2014 Legislative Proposals (Action Requested by Department) – Sharon Kiefer, Deputy Director
11:15 a.m.9. Refund and Rain Check Authority – Jim Unsworth, Deputy Director
11:30 a.m.10. Idaho Fish and Wildlife Foundation Report – Sharon Kiefer, Deputy Director
11:40 a.m.11. Land Acquisition - Tall Pines Access Easement (Action Requested by Department) – Gregg Servheen, Wildlife Program Coordinator
12:00 - LUNCH
1:00 p.m.12. Wildlife IDAPA Rules – Jeff Gould, Chief, Wildlife
1:30 p.m.13. Season Setting: Mourning Doves and Sandhill Cranes (Action Requested by Department) – Jeff Knetter, Gamebird Staff Biologist
1:45 p.m.14. 2013 Migratory Game Bird Season Briefing – Jeff Knetter, Gamebird Staff Biologist
1:55 p.m.15. Release of Bighorn Sheep Tags for Auction and Lottery – Jeff Gould, Chief, Wildlife
2:05 p.m.16. Commission Direction on Animal Damage Control Funds – Jeff Gould, Chief, Wildlife
2:20 p.m.17. Nonresident Deer and Elk Tag Quotas – Jeff Gould, Chief, Wildlife
2:25 p.m.18. Outfitter Set-Aside Quotas (Action Requested by Department) – Jeff Gould, Chief, Wildlife
2:30 p.m.19. Sage-grouse Season Setting Briefing – Don Kemner, Natural Resource Program Coordinator
2:50 P.M. - BREAK
3:05 p.m.20. Elk Plan Draft Review – Toby Boudreau, Wildlife Program Coordinator
3:50 p.m.21. Director's Report – Virgil Moore, Director
4:15 p.m.22. Commissioner Reports – Commissioners
4:45 p.m.23. Executive Session I.C. 67-2345(1) (b) (c) (f)