Public oyster seed ground vessel permit appeals board to meet May 25


The Public Oyster Seed Ground Vessel Permit Appeals Board will meet on Tuesday, May 25, 2010.  The meeting will convene at 10 a.m. in Suite 200 of the University of New Orleans Advanced Technology Center located at 2021 Lakeshore Drive in New Orleans.

The agenda is as follows:

1.    Approval of Minutes From April 6, 2010 Meeting

2.    Hearing of Previously-Deferred Appeals

a.    Andrew Livings

b.    John Livings

c.    Donald Joost

d.    Tonci Gabre

e.    Lawrence Peterson

3.    Set next meeting date

4.    Adjourn

This Board was established by Act 922 of the 2008 Regular Legislative Session for the purpose of hearing appeals of vessel permit denials by LDWF.  Act 922 requires that anyone commercially harvesting oysters on the public oyster seed grounds and reservations, except Calcasieu Lake and Sabine Lake, must do so from a vessel holding a public oyster seed ground vessel permit issued by LDWF and no new applications for such vessel permits shall be accepted after December 31, 2009.

EDITORS:  For more information, please contact Laura Deslatte at 225-610-2363 or