Salmon Recovery Funding Board Meeting Agenda


December 10-11, 2009

Room 172, Natural Resources Building, Olympia, WA 98504


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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 December 1, 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 October 2009 Meeting Minutes (Decision)




9:10 a.m.

 1.   Management Status Report

a.     Director’s Report

b.    Financial Report

c.     Policy Report

d.    Governor’s Government Reform Efforts

e.     Update on PCSRF 2010

f.     2010 SRFB Work Plan

g.    RCO Work Plan Update


Kaleen Cottingham

Mark Jarasitis

Steve McLellan

Steve McLellan

Kaleen Cottingham

Rebecca Connolly

Rebecca Connolly


General Public Comment: Please limit comments to 3 minutes


9:30 a.m.

2.   Salmon Recovery Management Reports

a.     Grant Management

b.    Governor’s Salmon Recovery Office

c.     Update on Monitoring Forum

d.    Budget Update


Brian Abbott

Phil Miller

Ken Dzinbal

Rachael Langen

10:20 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.   2011 Project Conference Planning and Budget Request (Decision)

Brian Abbott

11:30 a.m.

5.   Aquatic Habitat Guidelines Reallocation of Funding (Decision)

Brian Abbott

Sara LaBorde

11:45 a.m.

6.   Monitoring Contracts (Decision)

a.    Status and Trends: Habitat remote sensing and web access for database

b.    Nearshore Monitoring

Ken Dzinbal

Sara Laborde

Paul Cereghino

12:30 p.m.

WORKING LUNCH (provided for board members)


12:45 p.m.





2:15 p.m.


2:30 p.m.


7.  2009 Grant Round (Briefing and Decisions)

a.     Overview

b.    Review Panel Comments

c.     Staff Recommendation




d.    Regional Area Comment Period (15 minutes per region)

1. Snake

4. Upper Columbia

7. Hood Canal

2. Lower Columbia

5. Northeast

8. Puget Sound

3. Middle Columbia

6. Coastal Region



e.     Public Comment: Please limit comments to 3 minutes


Board Decision: 2009 Grant Funding (SRFB and PSAR funds)


Brian Abbott

Steve Leider

Brian Abbott




Regional Directors


5:00 p.m.





9:00 a.m.

Call to Order


9:05 a.m.

8.   Status Report on Assessments (Briefing)

a.     Briefing on Report Submitted in Response to SHB 2157

b.    Update on Approach to Assessment Required by Sec. 304 of Operating Budget

Megan Duffy

9:30 a.m.

9.   Policy Revisions Regarding Scope Changes for Acquisition Projects (Decision)

Dominga Soliz

9:50 a.m.

10. Policy Revisions to Align SRFB Grants with Puget Sound Partnership Action Agenda (Decision)

Dominga Soliz

10:10 a.m.

11.  Proposed Changes to Manual 18 for 2010 Grant Cycle (Briefing)

Brian Abbott

11:00 a.m.



11:15 a.m.

12. WDFW Presentation: Follow-up to Board Questions in August (Briefing)

a.     WDFW hatchery and harvest policy

b.    Update on selective fishing trials

Sara Laborde

11:45 a.m.



Next Meeting: February 18-19, 2010 in Olympia