The Sitka Fish and Game Advisory Committee will hold a public meeting in Sitka beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 17 on the first floor of the Sage Building.
Agenda items will include elections and other business, a news release stated.
According to a release, advisory committees are local groups that meet to discuss fishing and wildlife issues and to provide recommendations to Alaska Board of Fisheries and Alaska Board of Game. All meetings are open to the public. Advisory Committees are intended to provide a local forum on fish and wildlife issues. Their purpose includes: developing regulatory proposals; evaluating regulatory proposals and making recommendations to the appropriate board; providing a local forum for fish and wildlife conservation and use, including matters relating to habitat; advising the appropriate regional council on resources; and consulting with individuals, organizations and agencies.
If you are a person who needs a special accommodation in order to participate in any of these public meetings, contact Frances Leach at 907-465-4046 no later than 48 hours prior to the meeting, to make any necessary arrangements. For additional information contact Leach.