May – Quarterly Meeting of the Commission 2019

Idaho Fish and Game Commission
Special Meeting

May 16-17, 2019

Idaho Department of Fish and Game
Super 8 Grangeville and Other Locations as Stated
Grangeville, Idaho

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

May 16, Thursday

Time   Description
8:00 am   Commission Field Tour: Anadromous Fish Management, South Fork Clearwater and Flying B Ranch Overview
5:30 p.m.   Dinner
7:00 pm   Public Hearing

Public Meeting
Senior Center
108 Grangeville Truck Route
Grangeville, Idaho



May 17, Friday

Location of Meeting: Super 8 Grangeville, 801 W S 1st Street, Grangeville, ID

Time Order Description
8:00 am 1.

Opening Comments
-- Chairman Attebury

8:05 am 2.

Agenda Changes
-- Chairman Attebury

8:10 am 3.

Review of Public Comment
-- Chairman Attebury

8:35 am 4.

Consent Calendar (Action Item)
a. Minutes
b. Financial Report


Action Items for Commission Approval (Action)

8:45 am  

Items A-C: Adoption of Temporary and Proposed Rules

A. Reauthorize Fish and Game Administrative Rules (IDAPA 13 Omnibus Rulemaking for Temporary and Proposed Rules) (Action)
-- Paul Kline, Deputy Director
--Kathleen Trever, Deputy Attorney General
download gold sheet  summary of changes

9:15 am  

B. Adopt proposed rule revising issuance of disabled veterans special big game tags to comply with 2019 legislation (Senate 1088a) (Action)
-- Sharon Kiefer, Chief, Communications & Marketing
download gold sheet  proposal

9:20 am  

C. Petition for rulemaking to require hunters to carry bear spray in grizzly bear range in Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (Action)
-- Toby Boudreau, Chief, Wildlife
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9:30 am  

D. 2020 Legislative Proposals (Action)
--Paul Kline, Deputy Director
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9:45 am  

E. Commission Direction for Expenditure of Wolf Depredation Control Board Funds (Action)
-- Toby Boudreau, Chief, Wildlife
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9:55 am  

F. Season Setting: Summer Chinook (Action)
--Jim Fredericks, Chief, Fisheries
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10:10 am  

G. Approve Upland Game Management Plan (Action)
--Jeff Knetter, Upland Game & Migratory Bird Coordinator
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10:20 am  


10:35 am  

Items H-K: Land Transactions
--Gregg Servheen, Wildlife Program Coordinator

H. Acquisition: Antelope Creek (Action)
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I. Acquisition: Kepps Crossing (Action)
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J. Acquisition: Hoover (Action)
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K. Exchange re Eagle Hatchery Boundary (Action)
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10:50 am 6.

FY 21 Budget Direction and License System Updates
--Michael Pearson, Chief, Administration
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11:05 am 7.

Idaho Fish & Wildlife Foundation Report
-- Hilarie Engle, Foundation Development Coordinator
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11:15 am 8.

Large Tracts Program Update
--Sal Palazzolo, Wildlife Program Coordinator
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11:25 am 9.

Back Country Access Update to Include Airstrips, Trails, and Access Points
--Tom Curet, Regional Supervisor, Salmon
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12:00 pm  


1:00 pm 10.

Briefing About Special Bighorn Sheep Lottery and Auction Tags
--Jon Rachael, Statewide Wildlife Manager
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1:15 pm 11.

Moose Management (and Plan) Update
--Hollie Miyasaki, Wildlife Staff Biologist
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1:30 pm 12.

Draft Mule Deer and White-tailed Deer Plan Updates
--Daryl Meints, Natural Resources Program Coordinator Deer & Elk
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2:00 pm 13.

Wolf Management Update
--Toby Boudreau, Chief, Wildlife
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2:15 pm 14.

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

2:15 pm 15.

Director’s Report
--Ed Schriever, Director

2:45 pm  


3:00 pm 16.

Commissioner Reports
-- Chairman Attebury

3:30 pm 17.

Planning for Next Meeting
-- Chairman Attebury

3:40 pm 18.

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

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) 287-2764. 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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