Agendas and Minutes

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The Fish and Wildlife Commission normally meets quarterly on the fourth Thursday of the month at 6:00 PM in the County Engineering Building, Room 304, located at 123 East Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara, CA.

Hearings Schedule:    2021

Grant Information

Commission Members

  • Frank Abatemarco - 1st District
  • Phil Beguhl (Chair) - 2nd District
  • Molly Morrison (Vice-Chair) - 3rd District
  • Mark Gomes - 4th District
  • Vacant - 5th District
  • Jeff Landers - Santa Maria Sportsman's Association
  • Vacant - Santa Barbara Sport Fishing
  • Chris Miller - Commercial FIsherman
  • Vacant - Santa Ynez Valley Pistol and Bow Club

Hearing Support Contact 

Sharon Foster, Board Assistant


The Fish and Wildlife Commission shall advise the Board of Supervisors on fish and wildlife matters and make recommendations on all applications or proposals of individuals or organizations for expenditures of fish and wildlife fine revenues, apprise the Board on the current condition of fish and wildlife within the County, recommend projects for the conservation and propagation of fish and wildlife resources within the County, inspect and report on progress of fish and wildlife projects undertaken by the County, file an annual report with the Board of Supervisors summarizing the activities of the Committee for each fiscal year and setting forth the projects and amounts of monies expended on the same for each fiscal year, and review the monthly Controller's report on fine revenues collected by Santa Barbara County courts for infractions of the State Fish and Game Code, and disbursement thereof.