(1) If nonfixed allocation is proposed for a river, the department and the commission shall seek input from a citizen advisory committee and the general public regarding the following:
(a) overall amount of use that would be allocated to individual river users or parties of river users; and
(b) the methods used to distribute the opportunities to use the river.
(2) When river allocation is nonfixed:
(a) service providers and their employees may not apply for opportunities to use the river for any reason other than to use the river as a private user; and
(b) the commission may consider exceptions for a nonfixed allocation that allows a river service provider to submit an application form on behalf of a known client as long as that client is present at the time of use.