Proposed Agenda

Washington Forum on Monitoring Salmon Recovery and Watershed Health

Regular Meeting

May 14, 2008

NRB Room 172, 1111 Washington Street SE, Olympia, Washington

 

Note: Opening sessions will commence as shown; all other times are approximate. If you need special accommodations to participate in this meeting, please notify us by May 7, 2008 at 360/902-3000 or TDD 360/902-1996.

 

9:00 am

Item#

1   

Call to Order

  • Introductions
  • Review and Approval of Agenda
  • Correspondence sent or received

Chair

9:15

Item#

2   

Approval of December and February Minutes

Action: Approval of minutes by motion

Chair

9:20

Item#

3   

Review and Discussion of Forum’s Role and Operational Structure:  How Do We Focus Collective Energy on Key Responsibilities?

 

  • Reviewing our key mission – where are we?
    • Making recommendations on biennial report of monitoring results (State of Salmon report)
    • Making recommendations to OFM and Legislature on agency budget requests regarding monitoring
  • Roundtable discussion
    • What is your vision for the Forum?
    • What are your priorities for the Forum?
    • What are the key decisions to make in the coming year and the next biennium?
  • What should our organizational structure be?
    • Executive steering committee?
    • Staff work teams to bring decisions back to the Forum?
    • Other?
  • Key Forum objectives for this and next biennium

 

Chair

 

 

Staff

 

 

 

 

 

Each Member

 

 

 

All

12:00

 

 

Lunch on your own

 

1:00 pm

Item#

4

Review and Discussion of Agency Monitoring Budget Requests for the 2009-2011 Biennium

  • Background – OFM and RCO instructions
  • Roundtable – preliminary discussion of funding for:
    • Existing and pending agency monitoring efforts
    • New agency monitoring proposals
  • Next steps

 

Chair

 

Staff

 

Each Member

2:45

Item#

5

2008 Forum Meeting Schedule

  • Revisions to the dates to address budget deadlines, conflicts, and changed direction to the Forum

 

2:55

Item#

6

Recognition of Bruce Crawford

 

3:00

 

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ADJOURN

Next Meeting: July 16, 2008

Chair