North Pacific Fishery Management Council

North Pacific Fishery Management Council

NPFMC April 2019 - 244th

NPFMC Meetings
Closed for comment at 03/29/2019 12:00 PM AKDT
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Meeting Time: 04/01/2019 08:00 AM AKDT

AGENDA - 244th Plenary Session

The North Pacific Fishery Management Council will meet April 1-9, 2019, at the Hilton Hotel, 500 W 3rd Ave., Anchorage, AK. Meetings to be held during the week are: 

Scientific and Statistical Committee: April. 1-3, 2019 – King Salmon/Iliamna
Advisory Panel: April 2-6, 2019 – Dillingham/Katmai
Council: April 3-9, 2019 - Aleutian
IFQ Committee: April 1, 2019 – 9am-5pm, Dillingham/Katmai AGENDA
Ecosystem Committee: April, 1 2019 – 10:30am-5pm Birch/Willow AGENDA
Fishery Monitoring Advisory Committee: April 2, 2019 –  10am-4pm, Aspen/Spruce AGENDA
Cook Inlet Salmon Committee: April 2, 2019 – 9am-5pm, Birch/Willow AGENDA
Enforcement Committee: April 2, 2019 – 1-5pm, Cook Inlet Boardroom AGENDA

All meetings are open to the public except for executive sessions. Information on submitting comments in writing or in person can be found in the Public Comment Information attached under A1 below. The deadline for written comments—online or received through mail—is 12:00 pm (AST) on Friday, March 29, 2019. Click on the comment link for the agenda item you wish to comment on or mail to: NPFMC, 605 W. 4th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501. The Council meeting will be broadcast HERE. Motions are posted following the meeting.


A. CALL MEETING TO ORDER
A1 0 Comments Agenda and Meeting Information
Attachments: Review Doc Schedule (LINK) -Uploaded: 02/22/2019 04:54 PM AKST
Schedule (LINK) -Uploaded: 02/27/2019 01:32 PM AKST
Public Comment Info (LINK) -Uploaded: 02/27/2019 01:36 PM AKST
A2 0 Comments In Meeting Minutes (committee minutes and reports drafted during this meeting)
Attachments: Cook Inlet Salmon Committee Minutes -Uploaded: 04/04/2019 10:08 AM AKDT
FMAC Minutes -Uploaded: 04/04/2019 10:08 AM AKDT
SSC Minutes -Uploaded: 05/20/2019 11:03 AM AKDT
SSC Presentation -Uploaded: 04/05/2019 01:03 PM AKDT
Enforcement Committee Minutes -Uploaded: 04/05/2019 10:31 AM AKDT
Ecosystem Committee Minutes -Uploaded: 04/05/2019 03:34 PM AKDT
IFQ Committee Minutes -Uploaded: 04/10/2019 09:30 AM AKDT
AP Minutes -Uploaded: 05/20/2019 11:52 AM AKDT
B. REPORTS
B1 0 Comments B1 Executive Director's Report
Attachments: B1 ED report April 2019 -Uploaded: 03/29/2019 09:05 AM AKDT
B1 ACLIM SSC PRESENTATION -Uploaded: 04/01/2019 08:27 AM AKDT
B1 GOA Amendment Summaries 2019 -Uploaded: 04/02/2019 08:02 AM AKDT
B1 Zheng CPT Nomination -Uploaded: 03/22/2019 07:57 AM AKDT
B1 GOA Groundfish FMP Presentation -Uploaded: 04/03/2019 07:54 AM AKDT
B1 PRESENTATION Ocean Acidification -Uploaded: 04/03/2019 08:44 AM AKDT
B2 0 Comments B2 NMFS Management Report (including reports on annual cost recovery, annual EFH consultation, decksorting (T), seabird bycatch workgroup)
Attachments: B2 NMFS report -Uploaded: 04/01/2019 08:38 AM AKDT
B2 EFH 2022 5 Year Review Approach -Uploaded: 03/22/2019 01:10 PM AKDT
B2 EFH Consultation Report -Uploaded: 03/22/2019 10:23 AM AKDT
B2 PRESENTATION Pebble DEIS -Uploaded: 04/02/2019 01:48 PM AKDT
B2 Cost Recovery Reports -Uploaded: 03/29/2019 02:40 PM AKDT
B2 PRESENTATION Seabird Working Group Update -Uploaded: 04/02/2019 11:18 AM AKDT
B3 0 Comments B3 Alaska Fisheries Science Center Report
Attachments: B3 AFSC PRESENTATION -Uploaded: 04/03/2019 07:59 AM AKDT
B4 1 Comment B4 NOAA General Counsel Report
Attachments: B4 Amendment 113 Order -Uploaded: 03/28/2019 08:58 AM AKDT
B4 Amendment 113 Summary Judgment Opinion -Uploaded: 03/28/2019 08:58 AM AKDT
B4 Designated Officials & Recusal Determination -Uploaded: 03/29/2019 09:04 AM AKDT
B5 0 Comments B5 ADF&G Report
Attachments: B5 ADFG Report -Uploaded: 04/02/2019 02:38 PM AKDT
B5 ADFG Presentation -Uploaded: 04/03/2019 08:51 AM AKDT
B6 1 Comment B6 USCG Report
Attachments: B6 USCG Report -Uploaded: 03/28/2019 08:29 AM AKDT
B6 USCG Presentation -Uploaded: 03/28/2019 08:29 AM AKDT
B7 0 Comments B7 USFWS Report
Attachments: B7 USFWS Report -Uploaded: 04/01/2019 03:32 PM AKDT
B8 0 Comments B8 NIOSH Report
Attachments: B8 NIOSH Report & Presentation -Uploaded: 03/29/2019 08:30 AM AKDT
B9 0 Comments B9 US Navy Report on Northern Edge 2019
Attachments: B9 Action Memo -Uploaded: 03/25/2019 04:30 PM AKDT
B9 US Navy Report on Northern Edge -Uploaded: 03/27/2019 04:22 PM AKDT
B Public Testimony Sign Up Sheet & Handouts -Uploaded: 05/13/2019 10:11 AM AKDT
C. MAJOR ISSUES / FINAL ACTION ITEMS
C1 0 Comments C1 IFQ medical, beneficiary lease provision – Final Action
Attachments: C1 Action Memo -Uploaded: 03/19/2019 12:32 PM AKDT
C1 IFQ Transfer Provisions -Uploaded: 03/08/2019 03:48 PM AKST
C1 February 2019 AP Minutes on IFQ Lease Provisions -Uploaded: 03/19/2019 12:29 PM AKDT
C1 February 2019 Council Motion on IFQ Lease Provisions (LINK) -Uploaded: 03/19/2019 12:30 PM AKDT
C1 MOTION -Uploaded: 04/06/2019 09:46 AM AKDT
C1 Public Testimony Sign Up Sheet -Uploaded: 05/13/2019 10:11 AM AKDT
C2 4 Comments C2 Fixed gear CV rockfish retention – Final Action
Attachments: C2 Action Memo -Uploaded: 03/25/2019 10:12 AM AKDT
C2 Rockfish Full Retention Final Action April 2019 -Uploaded: 03/08/2019 02:51 PM AKST
C2 PRESENTATION Rockfish Retention -Uploaded: 04/04/2019 07:59 AM AKDT
C2 MOTION -Uploaded: 04/06/2019 09:40 AM AKDT
C2 Public Testimony Sign Up Sheet -Uploaded: 05/13/2019 10:11 AM AKDT
C3 7 Comments C3 BSAI Trawl CV Pacific cod mothership adjustments – Final Action
Attachments: C3 Action Memo -Uploaded: 03/19/2019 12:36 PM AKDT
C3 BSAI Pcod Trawl Public Review -Uploaded: 03/08/2019 11:08 AM AKST
C3 BSAI Pcod SIA Appendix -Uploaded: 03/08/2019 11:08 AM AKST
C3 AP Motion -Uploaded: 04/05/2019 09:50 AM AKDT
C3 UCB PUBLIC COMMENT -Uploaded: 04/04/2019 01:40 PM AKDT
C3 MOTION -Uploaded: 04/06/2019 09:42 AM AKDT
C3 Public Testimony Sign Up Sheet & Handout -Uploaded: 05/13/2019 10:11 AM AKDT
C4 0 Comments C4 Scallop SAFE report – ABC/OFL specifications, Scallop Plan Team Report
Attachments: C4 Action Memo -Uploaded: 03/08/2019 03:49 PM AKST
C4 Scallop SAFE 2019 Final -Uploaded: 03/08/2019 03:46 PM AKST
C4 Scallop Plan Team Report 2019 Final -Uploaded: 03/08/2019 02:51 PM AKST
C4 SSC PRESENTATION Scallop -Uploaded: 04/01/2019 11:02 AM AKDT
C4 AP PRESENTATION Scallop -Uploaded: 04/03/2019 09:10 AM AKDT
C4 COUNCIL PRESENTATION Scallop SAFE -Uploaded: 04/04/2019 08:35 AM AKDT
C4 SSC Report -Uploaded: 04/04/2019 03:43 PM AKDT
C4 MOTION -Uploaded: 04/05/2019 10:01 AM AKDT
C5 1 Comment C5 Bering Sea Snow Crab bycatch – Data Report / Initial Review
Attachments: C5 Action Memo -Uploaded: 03/25/2019 01:46 PM AKDT
C5 BSAI Snow Crab Bycatch Data Report -Uploaded: 03/20/2019 11:21 AM AKDT
C5 Data Report Addendum -Uploaded: 03/22/2019 08:36 AM AKDT
C5 December 2018 BSAI Snow Crab Analysis (LINK) -Uploaded: 03/18/2019 01:31 PM AKDT
C5 Snow Crab PSC Data Report PRESENTATION -Uploaded: 04/02/2019 02:39 PM AKDT
C5 MOTION -Uploaded: 04/05/2019 02:38 PM AKDT
C5 Public Testimony Sign Up Sheet -Uploaded: 05/13/2019 10:12 AM AKDT
C6 6 Comments C6 CQE Fish-up in 3A – Initial Review
Attachments: C6 Action Memo -Uploaded: 03/25/2019 10:13 AM AKDT
C6 CQE Fish-up in Area 3A analysis -Uploaded: 03/22/2019 07:18 PM AKDT
C6 MOTION -Uploaded: 04/06/2019 09:37 AM AKDT
C6 Public Testimony Sign Up Sheet -Uploaded: 05/13/2019 10:12 AM AKDT
C7 3 Comments C7 Observer Program Fees – Initial Review and FMAC report
Attachments: C7 Action Memo -Uploaded: 03/26/2019 02:23 PM AKDT
C7 Observer Program Fee -Uploaded: 03/25/2019 05:03 PM AKDT
C7 PRESENTATION Observer Fee Analysis -Uploaded: 04/03/2019 11:31 AM AKDT
C7 PRESENTATION Fee Analysis -Uploaded: 04/05/2019 10:25 AM AKDT
C7 EXCEL Fee Revenues by Fee Pct and Gear -Uploaded: 04/03/2019 11:41 AM AKDT
C7 April FMAC REPORT -Uploaded: 04/04/2019 09:54 AM AKDT
C7 MOTION Fee Analysis -Uploaded: 04/07/2019 03:37 PM AKDT
C7 MOTION FMAC Report -Uploaded: 04/07/2019 03:37 PM AKDT
C7 Public Testimony Sign Up Sheet & Handout -Uploaded: 05/13/2019 10:12 AM AKDT
D. OTHER ISSUES
D1 0 Comments D1 Cooperative Reports (AFA, A80, CGOA Rockfish, BSAI Crab)
Attachments: D1 Action Memo April 2019 -Uploaded: 03/27/2019 04:43 PM AKDT
LINK to all Cooperative Reports - continually updated -Uploaded: 03/13/2019 02:09 PM AKDT
D1 PRESENTATION - Staff Introduction -Uploaded: 04/06/2019 10:24 AM AKDT
D1 PRESENTATION PCC HSCC -Uploaded: 04/06/2019 08:34 AM AKDT
D1 PRESENTATION GOA Rockfish -Uploaded: 04/06/2019 08:35 AM AKDT
D1 PRESENTATION ICE -Uploaded: 04/06/2019 08:35 AM AKDT
D2 0 Comments D2 Cook Inlet Salmon – Committee report, SSC review
Attachments: D2 Action Memo -Uploaded: 03/26/2019 02:16 PM AKDT
D2 Cook Inlet Salmon Cmte Report March 2019 -Uploaded: 03/22/2019 06:51 PM AKDT
D2 Cook Inlet Salmon Cmte Report April 2019 -Uploaded: 04/04/2019 08:17 AM AKDT
D2 (SSC Review) Salmon FMP Disc. Paper -Uploaded: 03/19/2019 01:37 PM AKDT
D2 (SSC Review) Overcompensation analysis -Uploaded: 03/28/2019 11:10 AM AKDT
D2 SSC PRESENTATION -Uploaded: 04/01/2019 08:04 AM AKDT
D2 SSC SDC PRESENTATION -Uploaded: 04/01/2019 08:04 AM AKDT
D2 (SSC Review) Overcompensation analysis errata -Uploaded: 04/03/2019 05:02 PM AKDT
D2 MOTION -Uploaded: 04/07/2019 11:11 AM AKDT
D2 Public Testimony Sign Up Sheet -Uploaded: 05/13/2019 10:13 AM AKDT
D3 0 Comments D3 Sculpins to ecosystem component – Discussion paper
Attachments: D3 Action Memo -Uploaded: 03/26/2019 03:31 PM AKDT
D3 Sculpin Management BSAI GOA -Uploaded: 03/21/2019 03:06 PM AKDT
D3 PRESENTATION SCULPINS -Uploaded: 04/03/2019 09:58 AM AKDT
D3 MOTION -Uploaded: 04/07/2019 11:52 AM AKDT
D3 Public Testimony Sign Up Sheet -Uploaded: 05/13/2019 10:13 AM AKDT
D4 0 Comments D4 BSAI Halibut ABM – Review of operating model and scenarios for analysis (SSC only)
Attachments: D4 Action Memo -Uploaded: 03/27/2019 01:47 PM AKDT
D4 Halibut Operating Model Parameters and Analytical Assumptions -Uploaded: 03/27/2019 04:36 PM AKDT
D4 Draft EIS Ch2 - Description of alternatives -Uploaded: 03/27/2019 04:36 PM AKDT
NPFMC Halibut ABM Stakeholder webpage (LINK) -Uploaded: 03/29/2019 03:35 PM AKDT
D4 SSC PRESENTATION HALIBUT ABM -Uploaded: 04/02/2019 02:49 PM AKDT
D5 1 Comment D5 Economic Data Reports – Discussion paper
Attachments: D5 Action Memo -Uploaded: 03/25/2019 12:27 PM AKDT
D5 EDR Discussion Paper -Uploaded: 03/22/2019 07:04 PM AKDT
D5 EDR PRESENTATION -Uploaded: 04/07/2019 01:09 PM AKDT
D5 MOTION -Uploaded: 04/07/2019 03:49 PM AKDT
D5 Public Testimony Sign Up Sheet -Uploaded: 05/13/2019 10:13 AM AKDT
D6 1 Comment D6 IFQ eligibility criteria – Discussion paper
Attachments: D6 Action Memo -Uploaded: 03/26/2019 02:17 PM AKDT
D6 IFQ Eligibility Discussion Paper -Uploaded: 03/25/2019 11:01 AM AKDT
D6 February 2018 Council Motion of IFQ Committee Proposals (LINK) -Uploaded: 03/25/2019 01:41 PM AKDT
D6 PRESENTATION IFQ Eligibility -Uploaded: 04/05/2019 08:02 AM AKDT
D6 MOTION -Uploaded: 04/08/2019 08:36 AM AKDT
D6 Public Testimony Sign Up Sheet & Handout -Uploaded: 05/13/2019 10:14 AM AKDT
D7 8 Comments D7 IFQ committee report
Attachments: D7 Action Memo -Uploaded: 03/28/2019 01:43 PM AKDT
D7 IFQ Committee Agenda -Uploaded: 03/29/2019 02:44 PM AKDT
D7 IFQ Program Task List -Uploaded: 03/26/2019 05:27 PM AKDT
D7 IFQ Committee Minutes APRIL 2019 -Uploaded: 04/29/2019 10:02 AM AKDT
D7 Public Testimony Sign Up Sheet -Uploaded: 05/13/2019 10:14 AM AKDT
D8 0 Comments D8 Sablefish discards – Discussion paper
Attachments: D8 Action Memo -Uploaded: 03/26/2019 02:17 PM AKDT
D8 Sablefish Discard Allowance DiscPaper -Uploaded: 03/22/2019 07:07 PM AKDT
D8 MOTION -Uploaded: 04/08/2019 10:51 AM AKDT
D8 Public Testimony Sign Up Sheet -Uploaded: 05/13/2019 10:14 AM AKDT
D9 0 Comments D9 Economic SAFE Report – Review (SSC only)
Attachments: D9 Action Memo -Uploaded: 04/08/2019 10:10 AM AKDT
D9 Economic Groundfish SAFE -Uploaded: 04/17/2019 12:27 PM AKDT
D9 Economic Crab SAFE 2018 -Uploaded: 04/02/2019 08:36 AM AKDT
D9 PRESENTATION ECONOMIC SAFE -Uploaded: 04/02/2019 02:30 PM AKDT
E. STAFF TASKING
E1 4 Comments E Staff Tasking
Attachments: E Action Memo -Uploaded: 03/28/2019 12:19 PM AKDT
E NPFMC Committees -Uploaded: 03/26/2019 02:19 PM AKDT
E Community Engagement Committee Report -Uploaded: 03/28/2019 04:16 PM AKDT
E Three Meeting Outlook - Pre meeting -Uploaded: 03/28/2019 12:19 PM AKDT
E Council staff responsibilities -Uploaded: 03/28/2019 12:19 PM AKDT
E Groundfish Workplan April 2019 -Uploaded: 03/27/2019 11:22 AM AKDT
E Observer related analytical tasks -Uploaded: 03/26/2019 02:17 PM AKDT
E1 REPORT Sablefish Depredation -Uploaded: 04/07/2019 08:41 AM AKDT
E Three Meeting Outlook - In Meeting -Uploaded: 04/08/2019 10:53 AM AKDT
E IN-MEETING TASKING LIST -Uploaded: 04/08/2019 12:55 PM AKDT
E1 MOTION - Limit BSAI Pcod Parallel Fishery -Uploaded: 04/08/2019 03:29 PM AKDT
E1 MOTION - AM 113 -Uploaded: 04/08/2019 03:54 PM AKDT
E1 MOTION - Deck Sorting -Uploaded: 04/08/2019 04:07 PM AKDT
E1 MOTION - RQE Motion -Uploaded: 04/08/2019 04:28 PM AKDT
E1 MOTION - Trawl CDQ_non-CDQ Haul Clarification -Uploaded: 04/08/2019 04:46 PM AKDT
E Three Meeting Outlook - Post Meeting -Uploaded: 04/15/2019 12:12 PM AKDT
E1 Public Testimony Sign Up Sheet -Uploaded: 05/13/2019 10:14 AM AKDT