Shrimp Task Force to Meet January 16 at 10:00 a.m.

Release Date: 01/11/2019

Shrimp Task Force Meeting

The following is the agenda for the Louisiana Shrimp Task Force Meeting. The public is invited to attend.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 10:00 a.m.

Terrebonne Council Meeting Room

8026 Main Street, Houma, LA 70360




I.                    Pledge of Allegiance

II.                 Roll call and Introduction of Guests

III.               Approval of the December 5, 2018 meeting minutes and of the January 16, 2019 Agenda

IV.               Treasury Report

     A.      Budget Report- LDWF

V.                  Federal Shrimp Permit Report- STF

VI.               New Business

     A.      To Hear an Update on the Coastal Fisheries Industry Adaptation Workgroup (CFIAW)- Patrick Banks, Fisheries Assistant Secretary- LDWF

     B.      To Discuss the Importance of the Shrimp Sustainability Program and the Bycatch Study- Audubon G.U.L.F.

     C.       To Discuss and Consider Shrimp Task Force Seat Vacancy Nominations- STF

     D.      Officer Elections

VII.             Public Comment

VIII.          Adjourn

The meeting will be held in compliance with Louisiana’s Open Meetings Law as defined by Louisiana R.S. 42:11, et seq.  The public is invited to attend.  To listen in to the meeting via webinar register at

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