May – Quarterly Meeting of the Commission

Idaho Fish and Game Commission

Quarterly Meeting -- May 14, 2020, 9 a.m. MDT

Video/ Teleconference (Hosted by IDFG Director)


Event address for attendees: https://idfg.webex.com/idfg/onstage/g.php?MTID=e805f3c45a4ddca5e6899dc0996cd14a9
Event number: 962 371 254
Event password: meeting

 

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

May 14

Video/Teleconference

Time Order Description
9:00 am 1.

Opening Comments
--Chairman Jerry Meyers

9:05 am 2.

Agenda Changes
-- Chairman Meyers

9:10 am 3.

Review of Public Comment
-- Chairman Meyers

9:30 am 4.

Consent Calendar (Action)

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a. Minutes (Action)

b. Financial Report (Action)

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c. Waterfowl Season Date Correction, Light Geese and Scaup (Action)

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  5.

Action Items for Commission Approval
(Action Requested by Department)

9:40 am  

A. Wolf Depredation Control Board (Direction of Funds) (Action)
--Martha Wackenhut, Asst. Chief, Wildlife

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9:50 am  

B. Petition for Rulemaking (Action)
--Toby Boudreau, Chief, Wildlife 


1. Lighted Nocks (Action)

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2. Requirement for Signage for Trapping and Wolf Hunting Areas (Action)

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10:15 am  

C. 1. Horsethief Exchange (Action)
--Don Kemner, Wildlife Habitat Program Manager

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2. Lambros Acquisition (REMOVED 5/14)

--Don Kemner, Wildlife Habitat Program Manager



3. Ten Mile Conservation Easement (Action)

--Don Kemner, Wildlife Habitat Program Manager

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D. Spring Chinook Season Update and Modification (Action)
--Jim Fredericks, Chief, Fisheries

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Note: Amended 5/11 to add 5D.
10:30 am  6.

 

2021 Legislative Proposals
--Paul Kline, Deputy Director

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10:45 am  7.

 

Rulemaking Update
--Paul Kline, Deputy Director

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11:00 am   Break
11:15 am 8.

FY 22 Budget Direction Update
--Michael Pearson, Chief, Administration 

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11:30 am 9.

Idaho Fish & Wildlife Foundation Report, HQ Construction Update 
-- Hilarie Engle, Foundation Development Coordinator

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11:45 am 10.

iWILD System Update
-- Michael Pearson, Chief, Administration

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12:00 pm 11.

Briefing About Special Bighorn Sheep Lottery and Auction Tags 
--Jon Rachael, State Wildlife Manager 

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12:15 pm 12.

Briefing on 2nd Controlled Hunt Draw 
--Michael Pearson, Chief, Administration
--Toby Boudreau, Chief, Wildlife 

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12:30 pm 13.

Shed Antler Pick-Up Briefing 
--Jon Rachael, Statewide Wildlife Manager 

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12:45 pm 14.

Waterfowl Hunting Zone Recommendation Review
--Jeff  Knetter, Upland Game & Migratory Bird Coordinator

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Note: Amended 5/11 to add proposal.
1:00 pm 15.

Election of Commission Chair and Vice Chair (Action)
--Chairman Meyers

1:10 pm 16.

Directors Report
--Ed Schriever

1:30 pm 17.

Commissioner Reports
--Chairman Meyers

1:50 pm 18. Planning for Next Meeting
--Chairman Meyers
2:00 pm 19. Executive Session I.C. 74-206 (1)(c)(f) ) (Action Item—votes for convening/ending session; no final action will occur in executive session.)
   20. 

Position on Pending Litigation (Action) (if warranted)
--Kathleen Trever, Deputy Attorney General

Note: Amended 5/11 to add item 20.
   21. 

Address Governor’s directives for Rebound Idaho stages (Action – amendment to Agenda requiring vote)
--Ed Schriever, Director

Note: Amended 5/14 to add item 21.

 

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.
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