November 13, 14 – Quarterly Meeting of the Commission

Idaho Fish and Game Commission
Quarterly Meeting

November 13-14, 2019

Idaho Department of Fish and Game
Southeast Regional Office
1345 Barton Road
Pocatello, Idaho

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

November 13, Wednesday

Time   Description
8:00 am   Commission Field Tour of Sterling WMA
3:30 p.m.   Executive Session I.C. 74-206 (1)(d)(f)
(Action Item — votes for convening/ending session; no final action will occur in executive session); second session at end of day on Nov. 14 may be convened if needed to complete discussion
6:00 pm   Dinner
7:00 pm   Public Hearing (Southeast Regional Office)

 

 

November 14, Thursday

Time Order Description
8:00 am 1.

Call to Order
-- Chairman Meyers

8:05 am 2.

Agenda Changes
-- Chairman Meyers

8:10 am 3.

Review of Public Comment
-- Chairman Meyers and Director Schriever

8:35 am 4.

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

  5.

Action Items for Commission Approval (Action)

8:40 am  

A. Dudley Land Parcel for Surplus List (Action)
-- Gregg Servheen, Wildlife Program Coordinator

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8:50 am  

B. Headquarters Office Resolution for Bonding Construction (Action)
-- Hilarie Engle, Foundation Development Coordinator

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9:10 am  

C. Ratification of Pending Rules (Action)

  1. Review of Public Comment on Proposed Rules (information)
    --Paul Kline, Deputy Director
  2. Omnibus Rulemaking (Action)
    --Kathleen Trever, Deputy Attorney General
  3. Independent Rulemaking (Action)
    --Kathleen Trever, Deputy Attorney General

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Nonfee Omnibus Chapters

Fee Omnibus Chapters

 

9:50 am  

D. Review of Commission Technical Comment Policy
--Kathleen Trever, Deputy Attorney General

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10:05 am  

Break

10:20 am  

E. Season Setting: Proposal to Extend Fishery Restrictions for Steelhead (Action)
-- Jim Fredericks, Chief, Fisheries

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Season proposal

10:35 am  

F. Discount for Lifetime License Certificate Holders for Resident Senior Hunting and Fishing Licenses (Action)
-- Michael Pearson, Chief, Administration

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Attachment

 

10:50 am 6.

a. Idaho Fish & Wildlife Foundation Report

b. Appoint IFWF Representative (Action Item)
-- Hilarie Engle, Foundation Development Coordinator

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11:00 am 7.

Legislative Update
-- Paul Kline, Deputy Director

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11:20 am 8.

Update About Revision to FY 21 Budget
-- Michael Pearson, Chief, Administration

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11:30 pm 9.

Update About Hunter Congestion / Hunter Survey
-- Dr. Kenneth Wallen, University of Idaho

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11:50 pm 10.

Discussion of House Bill 3742, Recovering America’s Wildlife Act of 2019
-- Rex Sallabanks and Jen Mock Schaeffer

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Discussion Gold Sheet

Bill text

State allocation estimate

Pamphlet

12:05 pm  

Lunch

1:00 pm 11.

AFWA “Ernest Thompson Seton Award”
--Chairman Meyers and Director Schriever

1:20 pm 12.

Moose Plan Update
-- Hollie Miyasaki, Wildlife Staff Biologist

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1:35 pm 13.

Moose Monitoring Update
-- Hollie Miyasaki, Wildlife Staff Biologist

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1:50 pm 14.

Furbearer and Upland Game Season Setting Preview
-- Jon Rachael, State Wildlife Manager

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2:05 pm 15.

Update on iWILD License System Procurement
-- Michael Pearson, Chief, Administration

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2:20 pm 16.

Big Game Tag Rain Check / Refund Update
-- Michael Pearson, Chief, Administration

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2:30 pm 17.

Update on 2nd Tag Sales
-- Michael Pearson, Chief, Administration

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2:40 pm 18.

Nonresident Tag Summary
-- Michael Pearson, Chief, Administration

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2:50 pm 19.

Review of IDFG Range Grant Program
-- Brenda Beckley, Hunter & Angler Recruitment Manager

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3:05 pm  

Break

3:20 pm 20.

Set the 2020 Commission Calendar
-- Chairman Meyers

3:35 pm 21.

Appoint Commission Representative to WAFWA (Action Item)
-- Chairman Meyers

3:40 pm 22.

Commission Budget Subcommittee
-- Paul Kline, Deputy Director

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3:50 pm 23.

Update on Tundra Swan Hunting Proposal
-- Jeff Knetter, Upland Game & Migratory Bird Coordinator

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4:05 pm 24.

Director’s Report
-- Director Schriever

4:30 pm 25.

Commission Reports
-- Commissioners

4:50 pm 26.

Planning for Next Meeting
-- Chairman Meyers

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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