Agenda for Fort Bragg Meeting of the Board of Forestry

      BOARD AGENDA

      EXECUTIVE AND REGULAR SESSION
      June 7, 2007

Location: Fort Bragg Town Hall
363 North Main Street
Fort Bragg, California

Time: 8:00 a.m.

1. Call to Order

2. Adjourn to Executive Session

Executive Session: (Closed to the Public) Discussion of Matters Related to Foresters Licensing such as Certifications; Voluntary Relinquishments; and/or Revocations of RPF Licenses/CRM Certifications Under Section 11126 (c)(1), (c)(2), (c)(3) of the Government Code; Employee Evaluation Under 11126 (a)(1); also Discussion of Pending and Potential Litigation Under Section 11126 (e) of the Government Code. (The Executive Session may be reconvened if determined necessary.)

3. Reconvene Regular Session

4. Announcement of Actions taken in Executive Session

5. Approval of Minutes from the Regular Meeting of May 3, 2007.

6. Report of the Chairman.

7. Report of the Director/Department. Review of the Departmentís Mission Statement.

8. Report of Boardís Advisory Committees

  1. - California Oak Mortality Task Force (COMTF)
  2. - Forest Pest Council (CFPC)
  3. - Range Management Advisory Committee (RMAC)
  4. - Monitoring Study Group (MSG)
  5. - Professional Foresters Examining Committee (PFEC)

      Possible Action Items: Issuance of RPF Licenses/CRM Certifications, Withdrawals, Reinstatements, Voluntary Relinquishments, Suspensions, Revocations, or other Actions.

9. Report of the USFS. Deputy Regional Forester, Jim Pena.

10. Informational report on Climate Change and Forestry. Dr. William Stewart, UC College of Natural Resources.

11. Status and Update of the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for Jackson Demonstration State Forest (JDSF) Draft Management Plan. The Board will take comment on the Recirculated DEIR for Alternative G.

12. Report of Forest Practice, Policy, Management, and Resource Protection Committees. Note: Committee Chairpersons will report on the outcomes of Committee meetings. The Board may act in response to Committee recommendations. Possible Action Items: Recommendations to Board (See Committee Agendas which are incorporated as though fully set forth herein.)

13. Report of the Regulations Coordinator.

Note: The Boardís Regulations Coordinator will report on ongoing regulatory matters. The Board may act in response to requests of the Regulations Coordinator on items presented in the report. Possible Action Items: Recommendations to Board for Regulatory Actions (See Committee Agendas).

14. Report of Executive Officer: Discussion of the Proposed Memorial Trees for Air Attack 410.

Note: The Boardís Executive Officer will report on ongoing administrative matters, proposed state or federal legislation or programs, or new items coming before the Board. Possible Action Items: The Board may act in response to requests of the Executive Officer on items presented in the report.

15. Public Forum

Note: Members of the public may address the Board on any topic within its jurisdiction not otherwise on the agenda. Submittal of written comments is encouraged to ensure that all comments will be included in the record before the Board. Please be prepared to summarize comments to three minutes in length, or otherwise at the discretion of the chairman. Submit your request to address the Board under this item via supplied speaker cards prior to the item being called.

16. Adjournment

 

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