Next commission meeting is May 15 in Phoenix

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May 11th, 2009

The next meeting of the Arizona Game and Fish Commission will be held Friday, May 15,
at the Arizona Game and Fish Department headquarters at 5000 W. Carefree Highway in Phoenix (1.5 miles west of I-17).

The meeting begins with an executive session at 8 a.m., followed by the public session. The public is invited to attend the meeting at the Phoenix headquarters or view the meeting via a videoconference feed at any of the department’s regional offices in Pinetop, Flagstaff, Kingman, Yuma, Tucson and Mesa. For a list of office addresses, visit www.azgfd.gov/offices.

Items on the agenda include:

  • Request for Commission approval on the Northern Arizona Regional Shooting Facility objectives, timeline and budget commitment.
  • Request for commission approval for the department to acquire BLM patents for the Usery Mountain Shooting Range in Maricopa County, the Sierra Vista Shooting Range in Cochise County, and the Region IV administrative office in Yuma.
  • An update on the status of the department’s e-commerce activities. The update will include information for online watercraft registration renewals, license sales and big game applications.
  • Presentation to the commission of a final list of award categories for the 2009 Commission Awards (for awards to be presented in January, 2010).
  • Updates on legislative, lands, nongame, shooting sports, and information/education/watchable wildlife activities.
  • Hearings on license revocations for violations of Game and Fish codes and civil assessments for the illegal taking and/or possession of wildlife.

The commission may vote to take action or provide the department with direction on the agenda items. For a complete agenda, visit www.azgfd.gov/commission and click on the “commission agenda” link.

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