Annual Meeting of the Commission 2019

Idaho Fish and Game Commission

Annual Meeting -- January 23-24, 2019

Idaho Department of Fish and Game
Trophy Room and Other Locations as Stated
600 South Walnut
Boise, Idaho

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

January 23

Location of Meeting: IDFG 600 S. Walnut

Time Description
9:00 am Potential: Discuss Items for Commission Meeting & Confirmation Hearings
11:00 am Executive Session I.C. 74-206 (1)(b)(c)(f)
12:00 pm Lunch

1:30 pm

Meet with Senate Resources & Environment Committee Confirmation Hearings
Commissioners Lane Clezie and Tim Murphy at the Statehouse

Following the confirmation hearing Commissioners will meet with the  House Resources and Conservation Committee 

5:00 pm


7:00 pm

Public Hearing

Location of Public Hearing:
Washington Group – Main Auditorium
720 East Park Blvd.
Boise, ID 83712

January 24

Location of Meeting, at 9:00 am on: IDFG 600 S. Walnut

Time Order Description
7:00 am   Breakfast with Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus
Idaho State Capitol
House Majority Caucus Room (4th floor)
9:00 am  

Posting of the Colors and Pledge of Allegiance
--Idaho Department of Fish and Game Honor Guard

Location: Idaho Fish and Game, 600 S. Walnut for remainder of meeting

9:05 am 1.

Opening Comments
--Chairman Attebury

9:10 am 2.

Agenda Changes
-- Chairman Attebury

9:15 am 3.

Review of Public Comment
--Chairman Attebury and Director Schriever

9:40 am 4.

Consent Calendar (Action Requested by Department)

  1. Financial Reports
  2. Minutes
  3. Winter Feeding Committee Appointments
    -Jon Rachael, State Wildlife Manager

Action Items for Commission Approval
(Action Requested by Department)

9:50 am  

A. Henrys Lake Hatchery Donation

B. Lee James Acquisition (Black Lake Ranch)
--Gregg Servheen, Wildlife Program Coordinator

10:00 am  

C. Season Setting: Moose, Bighorn Sheep and Mountain Goat
--Hollie Miyasaki, Wildlife Staff Biologist

10:30 am 6.

Legislative Update
--Sharon Kiefer, Communications


Briefings About Rule Proposals

10:45 am  
  1. Prohibitions on certain persons purchasing a capped zone tag on the first day sales.
    --Sharon Kiefer, Communications
10:55 am  
  1. Creating Commission authority to extend lethal trapping equipment check times in certain units via proclamation
    --Sharon Kiefer, Communications
11:00 am  
  1. Defining foot pounds of energy for airguns and alternative for public outreach for a foot pound minimum recommendation in the big game proclamation
    --Chris Wright, Assistant Chief, Enforcement
11:30 am 8.

Deer and Elk Status Update
-- Daryl Meints, Natural Resources Program Coordinator Deer & Elk

12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm 9.

Draft Upland Game Management Plan Update
-- Jeff Knetter, Upland Game & Migratory Bird Coordinator

1:15 pm 10.

Mountain Goat Management Plan Update
-- Hollie Miyasaki, Wildlife Staff Biologist

1:30 pm 11.

White-tailed Deer and Mule Deer Management Plan Update
-- Daryl Meints, Natural Resources Program Coordinator Deer & Elk

1:45 pm 12.

BLM Sage-grouse Plan Amendment
--Ann Moser, Wildlife Staff Biologist

2:00 pm 13.

Review of Big Game Season Setting Process
-- Jon Rachael, State Wildlife Manager

2:20 pm 14.

Director’s Report
FY 2018 Director’s Annual Report to the Commission 

--Director Schriever

2:50 pm Break
3:00 pm 15.

Commissioner Reports
--Chairman Attebury

3:30 pm 16.

Planning for Next Meeting
--Chairman Attebury

3:45 pm 17.

Executive Session I.C. 74-206 (1)(b)(c)(f)
(if needed)

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.