PROPOSED

Salmon Recovery Funding Board Meeting Agenda

October 16 and 17, 2008

 

Room 172, Natural Resources Building, Olympia, WA 98504

 

 

Times: Opening sessions will begin as shown; all other times are approximate.

Special Accommodations: If you need special accommodations to participate in this meeting, please notify us by October 9, 2008 at 360/902-3086 or TDD 360/902-1996.

Public Comment: If you wish to comment at the meeting, please fill out a comment card and provide it to staff. Please be sure to note on the card which topic you will address. The Chair will call on you during the discussion of that topic. You also may submit written comments to the Board by mailing them to the RCO, attn: Rebecca Connolly, Board Liaison at the address above or at rebecca.connolly@rco.wa.gov.

 

 

Thursday, October 16, 2007

 

 

 

 

 

9:00 a.m.

Item #

 

1                      

Call to Order

  • Opening and Welcome
  • Determination of Quorum
  • Review and Approval of Agenda

 

Chair

 

Item #

 

2                      

Approval of July 2008 Meeting Minutes

 

Chair

9:10 a.m.

Item #

 

3                      

Update on 2008 Grant Round and Review Panel Check-In

Presentation, Board Discussion, Public Comment

 

Brian Abbott

9:30 a.m.

Item #

 

4                      

Governor’s Salmon Recovery Office (GSRO) Report

Presentation, Board Discussion, Public Comment

 

Chris Drivdahl

 

 

 

Item #

5                      

Large Woody Materials Conference Report

Presentation, Board Discussion, Public Comment

Lloyd Moody

10:30 a.m.

 

 

BREAK

 

 

10:45 a.m.

Item #

 

6                      

Council of Regions Report

Presentation, Board Discussion, Public Comment

 

Steve Martin

 

11:15 a.m.

Item #

 

7                      

Lead Entity Advisory Group Report

Presentation, Board Discussion, Public Comment

 

Richard Brocksmith

11:45 a.m.

Item #

8                      

Allocation Task Force Update

Presentation, Board Discussion, Public Comment

 

David Troutt

12:15

 

 

LUNCH

 

12:45 p.m.

Item #

9a

Strategic Planning Overview

Presentation and Board Discussion

  • Relationship of planning, projects, and monitoring in adaptive management cycle
  • General policy and budget implications

Jim Fox

 

1:00 p.m.

 

9b

Programmatic Funding Practices

Presentation and Board Discussion

  • Staff report and follow-up analysis, including feedback from regions and lead entities

 

Brian Abbott

1:30 p.m.

 

9c

Infrastructure Capacity for Salmon Recovery

Presentation and Board Discussion

  • Overview and general findings
  • Core functions supported by SRFB
  • LEAG and RCO survey findings

 

Megan Duffy

 

2:00

 

 

BREAK

 

2:15

9c, cont.

Infrastructure Capacity for Salmon Recovery

Presentations and Board Discussion

  • Regions’ capacity and needs
  • Lead entities’ capacity and needs
  • Sponsors’ capacity and needs   

 

 

 

Julie Morgan/Alex Conley

Richard Brocksmith

Brian Abbott & Sponsor Representatives

3:45 p.m.

 

 

BREAK

 

4:00 p.m.

 

 

Public Comment and Comment Regarding Item #9

 

4:30 p.m.

 

 

Strategic Planning Wrap-up and Board Discussion of Item #9

Presentation and Board Discussion

  • Summary of presentations and next steps
  • Board discussion of presentation and direction to staff re: strategic plan

 

Jim Fox

 

5:30 p.m.

 

 

ADJOURN MEETING

 

 

Friday, October 17, 2008

 

9:00 a.m.

 

 

 

RECONVENE MEETING

 

Chair

 

 

Item #

 

10                  

Management Status Report

a.       Director’s Report

b.       Recreation & Conservation Office Quarterly Work Plan Update

c.       Berk Report Update

 

 Kaleen Cottingham

 

 

 

 

 

Item #

11                  

Project Management Report and Review of Select Projects

Presentation, Board Discussion, Public Comment

 

Brian Abbott

 

Item #

12                  

Dabob Bay Waiver/Match Issue

Presentation, Board Discussion, Public Comment

  • Board Action: Consider Approval of Waiver

 

Brian Abbott

10:00 a.m.

 

 

BREAK

 

10:10 a.m.

Item #

13                  

Updates on Budget and Available Funds

Presentation, Board Discussion, Public Comment

a.         Budget

b.         Overview of available funds for programmatic activities and 2008 grant round

 

 

 

Mark Jarasitis

Jim Fox

10:30 a.m.

Item #

14                  

Contract Renewal for Department of Ecology Intensively Monitored Watersheds

Presentation, Board Discussion, Public Comment

  • Follow-up report on Lower Columbia IMW
  • Discussion of DOE contract renewal
  • Board Action: Consider Approval of Contract Renewal

 

 

 

Jeff Breckel, LCFRB

Bill Ehinger, Dept. of Ecology

11:10 a.m.

Item #

15                  

Contract Renewal for Department of Fish and Wildlife Smolt Monitoring

Presentation, Board Discussion, Public Comment

  • Board Action: Consider Approval of Contract Renewal

 

Tim Smith, WDFW

11:30 a.m.

Item #

16                  

Policy Summit Report

Presentation, Board Discussion, Public Comment

 

Julie Morgan

 

Noon

Item #

17                  

2009 Board Meeting Schedule and Work Plan

Presentation, Board Discussion, Public Comment

  • Board Action: Consider Approval of Schedule and Work Plan

 

Rebecca Connolly

12:15 p.m.

 

 

ADJOURN MEETING

       Next Regular Board Meeting:  December 11 & 12, Olympia