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Fish and Wildlife Commission

Fish and Wildlife Commission Meeting

Date: August 18, 2022

Time: 7:00 - 8:05 p.m.

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MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC MAY NOT ATTEND THIS MEETING IN PERSON.

Members of the public can join the meeting by computer, tablet, smartphone application or phone:

PARTICIPATE BY COMPUTER, TABLET, OR SMARTPHONE APPLICATION:

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PARTICIPATE BY PHONE:

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Agenda

  1. Call to Order
    1. Roll Call
  2. Adoption of Minutes
    1. June 2022 Minutes
  3. Correspondence
    1. Fish and Game Commission Notices
  4. Financial Reports
    1. June and July 2022 Financial Reports for General Fund
  5. Old Business
    1. Funding for Nesting Support Project. Funding for Madrone Audubon Society’s nesting support project on West 9th Street in Santa Rosa consisting of creating fencing and a large area of straw mats underneath two median street trees, including covering closed asphalt traffic lanes.  Area is maintained at least three days per week by sweeping area and adjusting/replacing fencing and straw.  Madrone Audubon Society also manages an encroachment permit with City of Santa Rosa, interfacing with City of Santa Rosa Police, community members, and California Department of Fish & Wildlife.  $3,000.00.  Susan Kirks, Madrone Audubon Society, Sonoma County.  Second Reading.
    2. Annual Budget and Annual Report Timeline. Discuss annual budget and annual report timeline.
    3. Ongoing Interactions with Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office. Discuss ongoing interactions between Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office, Sonoma County Department of Agriculture/Weights & Measures, Sonoma County Fish & Wildlife Commission, and California Department of Fish & Wildlife. 
    4. Ongoing Discussion Regarding Commission Outreach. Discuss ongoing outreach and advertising efforts.
  6. New Business
    1. Avian Influenza Update. Ashton Kluttz, The Bird Rescue Center of Sonoma County.
  7. Reports/Comments
    1. Public
    2. Board
  8. Adjourn

Public Comment

Prior to the Meeting

Public comment may be submitted via recorded voice message or email.

Voice Recorded Public Comment: To submit public comment via recorded message, please call (707) 565-2029 by 5:00 pm Wednesday, the day prior to the meeting. State your name and the item number(s) on which you wish to speak. The recordings will be limited to three minutes. These comments may be played at the appropriate time during the hearing.

Email Public Comments: To submit an emailed public comment to the Fish & Wildlife Commission, email fishandwildlife@sonoma-county.org by 5:00 pm Wednesday, the day prior to the meeting. Please provide your name, the agenda number(s) on which you wish to speak, and your comment. These comments will be emailed to all Commissioners.

During the Meeting

Public Comment Using Zoom: Members of the public who join the Zoom meeting will be able to provide live public comment at specific points throughout the meeting. Please take the time to locate the raise hand feature in the app, press the Alt & Y keys together on your keyboard, or press *9 to raise and lower your hand when calling in. Your name, or phone number if you call in, will be announced when it's your turn to speak.

Email Public Comments: One may also email public comment to fishandwildlife@sonoma-county.org throughout the meeting. All emailed public comments will be forwarded to all Commissioners.

Disabled Accommodation

If you have a disability which requires an accommodation or an alternative format to assist you in observing and commenting on this meeting, please contact Michelle Johnson at (707) 565-2970 or by email michelle.johnson@sonoma-county.org by 12:00 pm Wednesday, the day prior to the meeting, to ensure arrangements for accommodation.