Salmon Recovery Funding Board Meeting Agenda


October 16, 2009

Room 172, Natural Resources Building, Olympia, WA 98504


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


Order of Presentation:

In general, each agenda item will include a presentation, followed by board discussion and then public comment. The board makes decisions following the public comment portion of the agenda item.


Public Comment:

If you wish to comment at a meeting, please fill out a comment card and provide it to staff. Please be sure to note on the card if you are speaking about a particular agenda topic. The chair will call you to the front at the appropriate time.


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


Special Accommodations:

If you need special accommodations to participate in this meeting, please notify us by October 9, 2009 at 360/902-3086 or TDD 360/902-1996.





9:00 a.m.

Call to Order

         Determination of Quorum

         Review and Approval of Agenda (Decision)

         Approval of August 2009 Meeting Minutes (Decision)

         Approval of September 2009 Special Meeting Minutes (Decision)




9:05 a.m.

†1.† †Management Status Report

a.     Directorís Report

b.    Financial Report

c.     Follow-up on 2157 Assessments

d.    RCO Work Plan Update

Kaleen Cottingham




General Public Comment: Please limit comments to 3 minutes


9:30 a.m.

2. ††Salmon Recovery Management Reports

a.     Grant Management and Project Presentations

b.    Governorís Salmon Recovery Office

c.     Update on Monitoring Forum

d.    Budget Update: Lead Entity Support


Brian Abbott

Phil Miller

Ken Dzinbal

Rachael Langen

10:15 a.m. ††BREAK

10:30 a.m.

3. ††Reports from Partners

a.     Council of Regions Report

b.    Lead Entity Advisory Group Report

c.     Board Roundtable: Other Agency Updates


Steve Martin

Richard Brocksmith

SRFB Agency Representatives

OTHER BOARD BUSINESS (Briefings and Decisions)


11:15 a.m.

4. †Dates and locations for 2010 (Possible Decision)

Rebecca Connolly

11:30 a.m.

5. †Early Round Puget Sound Acquisition and Restoration (PSAR) Grant Awards (Possible Decision)


a.     RCO# 09-1446A, State Parks, Kiket Island (Skagit Watershed Council Lead Entity)

b.    RCO# 09-1379C, Stillaguamish Tribe, Klein Farm (Stillaguamish Lead Entity)

c.     RCO# 09-1482A, Whidbey Camano Land Trust, Skagit Bay (Island County Lead Entity)

d.    RCO# 09-1277R, Tulalip Tribe, Qwuloolt Estuary (Snohomish Lead Entity)

Brian Abbott


Working Lunch (provided for board members)


12:20 p.m.

6. †National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) Small Grant Program

(Possible Decision)


Cara Rose, NFWF

1:00 p.m.

7. †Monitoring Forum Recommendations on SRFB-Funded Monitoring (Briefing)


Ken Dzinbal

2:30 p.m.

Continuation of Item 7: Monitoring Contracts (Briefing and Possible Decisions)


Possible Board Decisions:

a.      Intensively Monitored Watersheds

b.      Effectiveness Monitoring

c.      Fish-in/Fish-Out Monitoring

d.      Proposal for Rapid Assessment Nearshore Protocols


Briefing and Discussion:

e.      Implementation Monitoring

f.       Process for allocating remaining monitoring funds

Ken Dzinbal

Paul Cereghino

4:00 p.m. ††BREAK

4:15 p.m.

8. †Discussion of Upcoming Policy Changes (Briefing)


a.     Scope changes for acquisition projects

b.    Puget Sound Partnership Alignment

c.     Acquisition Criteria

d.    Changes to Manual 18 for 2010 Grant Cycle




Dominga Soliz

Brian Abbott

5:30 p.m.



Next Meeting: December 10-11, 2009, Olympia, WA