The Virgina Saltwater Recreational Fishing Development Fund (VSRFDF)
HEARING Virginia Recreational Fishing
Advisory Board Virginia Marine Resources
Commission Monday, September 12, 2005. 7:00
The Virginia Recreational Fishing Advisory Board (RFAB) requests public
comment on the projects listed below which are currently under
consideration for funding from the Virginia Saltwater Recreational
Fishing Development Fund (Saltwater Recreational Fishing License
funds). A public hearing on these proposals will be held on Monday,
September 12, 2005, at 7:00 p.m., at the Virginia Marine Resource
Commission, 2600 Washington Avenue, Fourth Floor, Newport News. Any
person may comment on these projects or any issue relating to the
license funds. 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
email@example.com 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
III. Review of Minutes from the July 2005 RFAB meeting.
IV. Multi-Year Projects for Renewal
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.
E. Artificial Fishing Reef
Structure Acquisition and Deployment. Mike Meier, VMRC.
F. 2006 Kiwanis Club Children's
Fishing Clinic (Year 5). J. Wesley Brown, Capital District
Kiwanis Club. $6,000
V. New Projects
Sheepshead Population Dynamics in Chesapeake Bay, Virginia (Year
1). Dr. Hongsheng Liao, Eric Robillard, Drs. Cynthia M. Jones,
Old Dominion University. $64,545.
H. Wallop-Breaux Matching
Funds. Jack Travelstead, VMRC. $291,583
I. Administration of the
Recreational Saltwater Boat Decals. Jane McCroskey, VMRC.
J. Item withdrawn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,
VI. Dates for Future 2005 RFAB Meetings:
Monday, November 14th Work Session and Final
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.