General Operating Procedures

At the January 19, 2021 Council meeting, the Trustee Council approved to shift the annual public meeting and funding process to five-year cycle. The five year cycle will maintain annual and final reporting for all projects, and also a biennial review of projects by entities including the Council’s staff, Science Panel and Public Advisory Committee. Please see Resolutions 21-02 for details. The current GOP is available below and will be revised to incorporate the information in Resolution 21-02.

This document directs the general operations of the Trustee Council. It discusses:

  • The Council's basic governing procedures, membership and meeting protocols.
  • Organizational Structure of the Council
  • Proposal Solicitation and Review Process
  • Habitat Protection and Acquisition
  • Public Participation, including information about the Public Advisory Committee

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