2018 Commission Annual Meeting

Idaho Fish and Game Commission

Annual Meeting -- January 16-17, 2018

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 16

Location of Meeting: IDFG 600 S. Walnut

Time Description
3:00 pm
Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Briefing (agenda item #7)

-- Toby Boudreau, Asst. Bureau Chief, Wildlife

4:00 pm

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

5:00 pm

Dinner

7:00 pm

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

January 17

Location of Meeting: IDFG 600 S. Walnut

Time Order Description
8:00 am
Posting of the Colors and Pledge of Allegiance

--Idaho Department of Fish and Game Honor Guard

8:05 am
1. Opening Comments

--Chairman Lane Clezie

8:10 am
2. Agenda Changes

-- Chairman Clezie

8:15 am
3. Review of Public Comment

--Chairman Clezie and Director Moore

8:40 am
4. Consent Calendar (Action Requested by Department)
  1. Financial Reports
  2. Winter Feeding Committee Appointments

--Jon Rachael, State Wildlife Manager

 

5. Action Items for Commission Approval

(Action Requested by Department)

8:50 am  
A. Rule Briefing and Season Setting
  1. Briefing about trapping rule: Public trail definition (IDAPA 13.01.13.010.06) and placement of traps (IDAPA 13.01.16400.03.e)

--Sharon Kiefer, Deputy Director

  1. Season Setting: Upland Game Furbearers & turkey

-- Jeff Knetter, Upland Game & Migratory Bird Coordinator

9:20 am  
B. Sawtooth Elk Tag Sale Guidance for Scoping

-- Jon Rachael, State Wildlife Manager

9:35 am  
C. Kesler Land Acquisition

--Gregg Servheen, Wildlife Program Coordinator

9:50 am
6. Legislative Update

--Sharon Kiefer, Deputy Director

10:10
Break
10:30 am
7. CWD Response Plan Update

-- Toby Boudreau, Asst. Bureau Chief, Wildlife

11:00 am
8. 2017 Angler Opinion Survey and Revision of the Statewide Fisheries Management Plan (information only)

-- Jeff Dillon, Fisheries State Manager

11:20 am
9. Statewide Deer and Elk Status Update

--Daryl Meints, Natural Resources Program Coordinator Deer & Elk

11:50 am
10. Shed Antler Hunting Briefing

-- Jon Rachael, State Wildlife Manager

12:05 pm
Lunch
1:00 pm
11. FY 2017 Director’s Annual Report to the Commission

--Director Moore

1:15 pm
12. Update about Species Management Planning: deer (mule/whitetail) moose and mountain goat

--Jon Rachael, State Wildlife Manager

1:35 pm
13. Discussion About Returning to a One Year Proclamation for Big Game Seasons

--Jon Rachael, Statewide Game Manager

2:05 pm
14. Discussion About Live Streaming of Commission Meetings

--Bob Ross, Chief, Information Technology

2:15 pm
15. Director’s Report

--Virgil Moore

2:45 pm
Break
3:00 pm
15. Commissioner Reports

--Chairman Clezie

3:30 pm
16. Planning for Next Meeting

--Chairman Clezie

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.