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The Virgina Saltwater Recreational Fishing Development Fund (VSRFDF)

NOTICE

Virginia Recreational Fishing Advisory Board
Virginia Marine Resources Commission
Monday, November 14, 2005 
Work Session at 5:30 p.m. and Final Meeting at 7:00 p.m.

The Virginia Recreational Fishing Advisory Board (RFAB) will meet to review the projects listed below which are currently under consideration for funding from the Virginia Saltwater Recreational Fishing Development Fund (Saltwater Recreational Fishing License funds). The meetings on these proposals will be held on Monday, November 14, 2005, at 5:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., at the Virginia Marine Resources Commission, 2600 Washington Avenue, Fourth Floor, Newport News. Written comments on the proposals should be mailed to: Sonya Davis, VMRC Fisheries Management Division, 2600 Washington Avenue, 3rd Floor, Newport News, VA 23607 or E-mail sonya.davis@mrc.virginia.gov In November, the Recreational Fishing Advisory Board will provide its recommendations on projects to be funded to the Commission. This notice is also available on the Internet at http://www.mrc.virginia.gov/vsrfdf/index.htm

For more information, contact Sonya Davis, 
Telephone: 757-247-8155 
E-mail: sonya.davis@mrc.virginia.gov

Tentative Agenda

I. Introduction, announcements, comments.

II. Status of Fund.

III. Review of Minutes from the September 2005 RFAB meeting.

IV. Multi-Year Projects for Renewal.

A. 2005 Saxis Fishing Pier Youth Fishing Tournament (Year 4). Allen Evans, Eastern Shore of Virginia Angler's Club. $1,500

B. 2005 Morley's Wharf Youth Fishing Tournament (Year 4). Allen Evans, Eastern Shore of Virginia Angler?s Club. $1,500

C. 2006 Children's Fishing Clinic (Year 9). Rob Cowling, Newport News Rotary Club and Coastal Conservation Association. $6,000.

D. 2006 Virginia Game Fish Tagging (Year 12). Jon Lucy, VIMS and Claude Bain, VMRC. $60,823

E. Artificial Fishing Reef Structure Acquisition and Deployment. Mike Meier, VMRC. $200,000

F. 2006 Kiwanis Club Children's Fishing Clinic (Year 5). J. Wesley Brown, Capital District Kiwanis Club. $6,000

V. New Projects. 

G. Sheepshead Population Dynamics in Chesapeake Bay, Virginia (Year 1). Dr. Hongsheng Liao, Dr. Cynthia 

M. Jones, Old Dominion University. $64,545.

H. Wallop-Breaux Matching Funds. Jack Travelstead, VMRC. $261,583

I. Administration of the Recreational Saltwater Boat Decals. Jane McCroskey, VMRC. $30,976

J. Item withdrawn

K. 2005 Artificial Fishing Reef Pocket Location Guides. Mike Meier, VMRC. $50,000

L. Undercover Law Enforcement Funds for Covert Fisheries Operations. Lieutenant John Croft, VMRC. $25,000

VI. Discussion of Dates for the 2006 RFAB Meetings.


VMRC DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE AGANST INDIVIUALS WITH DISABILITIES; THEREFORE, IF YOU ARE IN NEED OF REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS DUE TO A DISABILITY, PLEASE ADVISE SONYA DAVIS (757) 247- 8155 NO LESS THAN 5 WORK DAYS PRIOR TO THE MEETING TIME AND IDENTIFY YOUR NEEDS.


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