North Pacific Fishery Management Council

North Pacific Fishery Management Council

NPFMC October 2019 - 246th

NPFMC Meetings
Open for comment until 09/30/2019 12:00 PM AKDT
All comments are part of the public record.
Meeting Time: 09/30/2019 08:00 AM AKDT


The North Pacific Fishery Management Council will meet September 30 to October 9, 2019, Land’s End, Homer, AK. SCHEDULE

Brief summary of all agenda items.  Meetings to be held during the week are: 

Scientific and Statistical Committee, Sep 30 - Oct 2, 2019 (M-W) – Quarter Deck, Land’s End, Oct.4, 2019 (Thursday) Harbor room, Land’s End
Advisory Panel, Oct 1 - Oct 5, 2019 – Williwaw, Best Western
Introduction to the Council Process, October 1, 2019 - Williwaw, Best Western
Legislative Committee, Oct 2, 2019 – 3pm-5pm – Harbor Room, Land's End EAgenda
Council, October 3 - October 9, 2019 - Quarter Deck, Land's End; NOTE: Thursday Start - Wednesday End
Cook Inlet Salmon Committee, Sep 30, 2019 – 9am-5pm – Williwaw, Best Western (T) EAgenda
Community Engagement Committee, Oct. 1, 2019 - 8am-5pm - Harbor Room, Land's End (T) EAgenda

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, September 27, 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.

A1 Comment Now (0) Agenda and Meeting Information Oath of office/Election of Officers/Approval of Agenda
Attachments: Schedule (LINK) -Uploaded: 07/01/2019 10:30 AM AKDT
Review Doc Schedule (LINK) -Uploaded: 07/24/2019 02:22 PM AKDT
A2 Comment Now (0) In Meeting Minutes (committee minutes and reports drafted during this meeting)
B1 Comment Now (0) B1 Executive Director’s Report (including updates on the State Mariculture Taskforce, Gulf Watch Alaska (T), and the 2019 decksorting EFP)
Attachments: B1 Szymkowiak GOA GPT Nomination -Uploaded: 08/08/2019 08:21 AM AKDT
B2 Comment Now (1) B2 NMFS Management Report
Attachments: B2 NPFC Update 2019 Annual Meeting -Uploaded: 08/08/2019 08:21 AM AKDT
B3 Comment Now (0) B3 NOAA General Counsel Report
Attachments: B3 UCIDA Motion to Enforce Judgment -Uploaded: 09/11/2019 03:50 PM AKDT
B4 Comment Now (0) B4 AFSC Report
B5 Comment Now (0) B5 ADF&G Report
Attachments: B5 3-river Chinook index to NMFS for 2019 -Uploaded: 09/16/2019 03:57 PM AKDT
B6 Comment Now (0) B6 USCG Report
B7 Comment Now (0) B7 USFWS Report
C1 Comment Now (0) C1 BSAI Halibut ABM PSC limits – Initial Review
Attachments: C1 Halibut ABM Draft Social Impact Assessment -Uploaded: 09/10/2019 08:39 AM AKDT
C1 Halibut ABM_DEIS Executive Summary -Uploaded: 09/12/2019 08:35 AM AKDT
C1 Halibut ABM Analysis -Uploaded: 09/12/2019 02:23 PM AKDT
C2 Comment Now (1) C2 Observer fee analysis – Final action, FMAC report
Attachments: C2 Obs Fee Analysis -Uploaded: 09/09/2019 11:00 AM AKDT
C3 Comment Now (0) C3 Observer 2020 Annual Deployment Plan – Review, FMAC report
Attachments: C3 Observer Deployment Plan -Uploaded: 09/19/2019 09:42 AM AKDT
C4 Comment Now (0) C4 BSAI Crab: a) ABC/OFL for 5 stocks (BBRKC, EBS snow crab, EBS tanner crab, SMBKC, PIRKC); b) Final 2018-2019 SAFE report; c) Crab Plan Team Report
C5 Comment Now (3) C5 BSAI Groundfish – Proposed harvest specifications, Preliminary Ecosystem Status Report (T), Joint Plan Team report, BSAI Groundfish Plan Team Report
C6 Comment Now (0) C6 GOA Groundfish – Proposed harvest specifications, GOA Groundfish Plan Team report
C7 Comment Now (0) C7 Sculpins to ecosystem component – Final Action
Attachments: C7 Action Memo -Uploaded: 09/18/2019 02:03 PM AKDT
C7 Sculpins Analysis -Uploaded: 09/05/2019 02:41 PM AKDT
C8 Comment Now (0) C8 BSAI parallel waters – Initial Review
Attachments: C8 Initial Review BSAI cod parallel limitation Review -Uploaded: 09/18/2019 04:24 PM AKDT
D1 Comment Now (0) D1 Trawl EM: a) Trawl EM EFP review, b) Trawl EM Committee Report
Attachments: D1a Trawl EFP Application and NMFS Review -Uploaded: 09/10/2019 01:57 PM AKDT
D1b EM Trawl Committee Report -Uploaded: 09/13/2019 11:59 AM AKDT
D2 Comment Now (0) D2 BSAI Pcod trawl/pot CV management – Scoping paper
Attachments: D2 Action Memo -Uploaded: 09/18/2019 02:09 PM AKDT
D2 BSAI cod LAPP Scoping Document -Uploaded: 08/29/2019 09:39 AM AKDT
D3 Comment Now (0) D3 Stranded BSAI and GOA Pcod – Discussion paper
Attachments: D3 Action Memo -Uploaded: 09/18/2019 02:09 PM AKDT
D3 Unused Pacific Cod Discussion Paper -Uploaded: 09/16/2019 03:16 PM AKDT
D4 Comment Now (0) D4 BSAI Pcod pot CP participation – Discussion paper
Attachments: D4 Action Memo -Uploaded: 09/18/2019 02:10 PM AKDT
D4 Pot CP Discussion Paper -Uploaded: 09/09/2019 02:59 PM AKDT
D5 Comment Now (0) D5 Cook Inlet Salmon FMP – Discussion paper, Committee report
E1 Comment Now (0) E1 Committees and Tasking – Review (incl updates on Recreational Fisheries Roundtable, Salmon FMP outreach, Community Engagement Committee)