North Pacific Fishery Management Council

North Pacific Fishery Management Council

NPFMC October 2019 - 246th

NPFMC Meetings
Closed for comment at 09/30/2019 12:00 PM AKDT
76 Comments
Meeting Time: 09/30/2019 08:00 AM AKDT

DRAFT AGENDA

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.


A. CALL MEETING TO ORDER
A1 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
Brief summary of all agenda items -Uploaded: 10/02/2019 12:38 PM AKDT
A2 In Meeting Minutes (committee minutes and reports drafted during this meeting)
Attachments: Draft Legislative Committee Minutes -Uploaded: 10/03/2019 10:36 AM AKDT
Cook Inlet Salmon Committee Report -Uploaded: 10/07/2019 09:47 AM AKDT
SSC PRESENTATION C1 Halibut ABM -Uploaded: 10/04/2019 08:16 AM AKDT
SSC Minutes -Uploaded: 11/05/2019 11:08 AM AKST
SSC PRESENTATION Minus C1 -Uploaded: 10/04/2019 01:03 PM AKDT
AP Minutes -Uploaded: 10/10/2019 09:34 PM AKDT
Community Engagement Committee Report October2019 -Uploaded: 10/08/2019 02:01 PM AKDT
Recreational Fisheries Roundtable Report -Uploaded: 10/17/2019 04:31 PM AKDT
Council Summary October 2019 -Uploaded: 11/10/2019 12:51 PM AKST
B. REPORTS
B1 0 Comments B1 Executive Director’s Report (including updates on the State Mariculture Taskforce, Gulf Watch Alaska (T), and the 2019 decksorting EFP)
Attachments: B1 ED Report October 2019 -Uploaded: 09/25/2019 03:02 PM AKDT
B1 Szymkowiak GOA GPT Nomination -Uploaded: 08/08/2019 08:21 AM AKDT
B1 2019 ICC Protocol -Uploaded: 09/23/2019 11:13 AM AKDT
B1 Wheelhouse to Wheelchair Flyer -Uploaded: 09/24/2019 10:26 AM AKDT
B1 Industry Reception Flyer -Uploaded: 09/27/2019 12:39 PM AKDT
B1 Homer Harbor Tour Flyer -Uploaded: 09/24/2019 10:23 AM AKDT
B1 Alaska Seafood Party Flyer -Uploaded: 09/27/2019 07:56 AM AKDT
B1 Dining in Homer -Uploaded: 09/25/2019 02:55 PM AKDT
PRESENTATION Intro to the Council Process -Uploaded: 10/02/2019 12:30 PM AKDT
B1 PRESENTATION EFP Deck Sorting -Uploaded: 10/03/2019 08:33 AM AKDT
B1 PRESENTATION Mariculture Presentation -Uploaded: 10/03/2019 08:15 AM AKDT
B1 PRESENTATION Gulf Watch -Uploaded: 10/03/2019 08:16 AM AKDT
B1 PRESENTATION Warming Waters of Salmon -Uploaded: 10/03/2019 08:18 AM AKDT
B2 2 Comments B2 NMFS Management Report
Attachments: B2 NMFS Report -Uploaded: 09/30/2019 05:22 PM AKDT
B2 NPFC Update 2019 Annual Meeting -Uploaded: 08/08/2019 08:21 AM AKDT
B2 Golden Harvest Response -Uploaded: 09/22/2019 11:33 AM AKDT
B2 EFP Annual Process -Uploaded: 09/24/2019 01:36 PM AKDT
PRESENTATION B2 Bering Sea Sablefish Catch -Uploaded: 09/30/2019 04:54 PM AKDT
B3 0 Comments B3 NOAA General Counsel Report
Attachments: B3 UCIDA Motion to Enforce Judgment -Uploaded: 09/11/2019 03:50 PM AKDT
B3 Recusal Determinations -Uploaded: 09/24/2019 08:48 AM AKDT
B3 Designated Official -Uploaded: 09/24/2019 08:54 AM AKDT
B3 Dr. Balsiger Declaration -Uploaded: 10/02/2019 10:51 AM AKDT
B3 Opposition to Motion to Enforce Judgment -Uploaded: 10/02/2019 10:51 AM AKDT
B3 State's Oppostition Motion to Enforce Judgement -Uploaded: 10/03/2019 11:14 AM AKDT
B4 0 Comments B4 AFSC Report
Attachments: B4 AFSC REPORT -Uploaded: 10/02/2019 05:48 PM AKDT
B4 PRESENTATION Ecosystem -Uploaded: 10/03/2019 08:20 AM AKDT
B5 0 Comments B5 ADF&G Report
Attachments: B5 3-river Chinook index to NMFS for 2019 -Uploaded: 09/16/2019 03:57 PM AKDT
B5 ADFG Report -Uploaded: 10/02/2019 12:25 PM AKDT
B5 ADFG Presentation -Uploaded: 10/02/2019 12:26 PM AKDT
B6 0 Comments B6 USCG Report
Attachments: B6 USCG Report -Uploaded: 09/30/2019 01:15 PM AKDT
B6 USCG Presentation -Uploaded: 09/30/2019 01:18 PM AKDT
B7 0 Comments B7 USFWS Report
Attachments: B7 USFWS Report -Uploaded: 09/30/2019 10:00 AM AKDT
C. MAJOR ISSUES / FINAL ACTION ITEMS
C1 9 Comments C1 BSAI Halibut ABM PSC limits – Initial Review
Attachments: C1 Action Memo -Uploaded: 09/25/2019 01:26 PM AKDT
C1 Halibut ABM Analysis Executive Summary -Uploaded: 09/12/2019 08:35 AM AKDT
C1 Halibut ABM Analysis -Uploaded: 09/12/2019 02:23 PM AKDT
C1 Halibut ABM Draft Social Impact Assessment -Uploaded: 09/10/2019 08:39 AM AKDT
C1 ABM Errata -Uploaded: 09/25/2019 01:08 PM AKDT
C1 ABM Updated figures and tables -Uploaded: 09/26/2019 09:07 AM AKDT
C1 Halibut ABM webinar Q and A -Uploaded: 09/26/2019 09:07 AM AKDT
PRESENTATION C1 ABM_SSC -Uploaded: 09/30/2019 01:10 PM AKDT
PRESENTATION C1 ABM_AP -Uploaded: 10/01/2019 09:05 AM AKDT
HANDOUT C1 IPHC Letter to NPFMC -Uploaded: 10/01/2019 09:50 AM AKDT
PRESENTATION C1 ABM to Council -Uploaded: 10/03/2019 02:52 PM AKDT
DRAFT SSC MINUTES C1 -Uploaded: 10/03/2019 03:52 PM AKDT
AP MOTION C1 -Uploaded: 10/04/2019 07:52 AM AKDT
MOTION C1 -Uploaded: 10/04/2019 04:58 PM AKDT
C2 14 Comments C2 Observer fee analysis – Final action, FMAC report
Attachments: C2 Action Memo -Uploaded: 09/23/2019 04:14 PM AKDT
C2 Observer Fee Analysis Executive Summary -Uploaded: 09/25/2019 02:22 PM AKDT
C2 Observer Fee Analysis -Uploaded: 09/09/2019 11:00 AM AKDT
C2 FMAC report EXCERPT - fee analysis only -Uploaded: 09/27/2019 03:22 PM AKDT
C2 Table 11 from analysis, Possible Fee Revenues, as excel file -Uploaded: 09/27/2019 12:20 PM AKDT
C2 FMAC request - Modified Summary Table ES-2rev -Uploaded: 09/30/2019 12:50 PM AKDT
PRESENTATION C2 Obs Fee Analysis -Uploaded: 10/04/2019 04:13 PM AKDT
C2 AP Motion -Uploaded: 10/05/2019 08:59 AM AKDT
MOTION C2 Observer Fee Analysis Percentage -Uploaded: 10/05/2019 03:57 PM AKDT
MOTION C2 Observer Fee Analysis Priorities -Uploaded: 10/05/2019 04:45 PM AKDT
C3 3 Comments C3 Observer 2020 Annual Deployment Plan – Review, FMAC report
Attachments: C3 Action Memo -Uploaded: 10/04/2019 04:23 PM AKDT
C3 Observer Deployment Plan -Uploaded: 09/19/2019 09:42 AM AKDT
C3 FMAC report - Sep 2019 -Uploaded: 09/27/2019 03:29 PM AKDT
C3 FMAC request - Draft ADP Budget Scenarios 2020 -Uploaded: 09/30/2019 12:58 PM AKDT
PRESENTATION to SSC on ADP 2020 -Uploaded: 10/02/2019 08:18 AM AKDT
HANDOUT Structure of Council Monitoring Committees -Uploaded: 10/03/2019 09:26 AM AKDT
C3 AP Motion -Uploaded: 10/05/2019 01:47 PM AKDT
PRESENTATION to Council on ADP 2020 -Uploaded: 10/05/2019 02:22 PM AKDT
MOTION C3 ADP Recommendations -Uploaded: 10/05/2019 03:54 PM AKDT
MOTION C3 Observer Recruitment and Retention -Uploaded: 10/05/2019 04:01 PM AKDT
C4 2 Comments 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
Attachments: C4 Action Memo -Uploaded: 09/24/2019 04:09 PM AKDT
C4 CPT Report Sept 2019 -Uploaded: 09/25/2019 12:43 PM AKDT
C4 Crab SAFE Intro 2019 -Uploaded: 09/23/2019 01:30 PM AKDT
C4 1 Snow Crab SAFE 2019 -Uploaded: 09/23/2019 02:27 PM AKDT
C4 2 BBRKC SAFE 2019 -Uploaded: 09/23/2019 02:28 PM AKDT
C4 3 Tanner Crab SAFE 2019 -Uploaded: 09/23/2019 02:33 PM AKDT
C4 4 PIRKC SAFE 2019 -Uploaded: 09/23/2019 01:33 PM AKDT
C4 5 PIBKC SAFE 2019 -Uploaded: 09/23/2019 01:33 PM AKDT
C4 6 SMBKC SAFE 2019 -Uploaded: 09/24/2019 09:14 AM AKDT
C4 7 NSRKC SAFE 2019 (from_Feb_2019) -Uploaded: 09/23/2019 02:34 PM AKDT
C4 8 AIGKC SAFE 2019 -Uploaded: 09/23/2019 02:36 PM AKDT
C4 9 PIGKC SAFE 2019 (from_2017) -Uploaded: 09/24/2019 12:04 PM AKDT
C4 10 WAIRKC SAFE 2019 (from_2017) -Uploaded: 09/24/2019 12:04 PM AKDT
C4 Joint Crab GFPT EAgenda -Uploaded: 09/26/2019 04:02 PM AKDT
PRESENTATION SSC C4 C5 C6 Ecosystem Report -Uploaded: 10/01/2019 09:23 AM AKDT
PRESENTATION C4_1 SSC bottom trawl -Uploaded: 10/01/2019 09:16 AM AKDT
PRESENTATION C4_2 CPT report SSC -Uploaded: 10/01/2019 09:46 AM AKDT
PRESENTATION C4_3 TannerCrab_SSC -Uploaded: 10/01/2019 09:47 AM AKDT
PRESENTATION C4_4 CPT report SSC part 2 -Uploaded: 10/01/2019 09:47 AM AKDT
PRESENTATION C4 Crab Plan Team Report to Council -Uploaded: 10/04/2019 05:09 PM AKDT
C4 AP Motion -Uploaded: 10/06/2019 09:10 AM AKDT
C4 MOTION -Uploaded: 10/10/2019 02:40 PM AKDT
C5 13 Comments C5 BSAI Groundfish – Proposed harvest specifications, Preliminary Ecosystem Status Report (T), Joint Plan Team report, BSAI Groundfish Plan Team Report
Attachments: C5 Action memo -Uploaded: 09/26/2019 11:21 AM AKDT
C5 Joint Crab GFPT EAgenda -Uploaded: 09/26/2019 12:23 PM AKDT
C5 Joint Crab GFPT Minutes -Uploaded: 09/26/2019 11:21 AM AKDT
C5 GFPT EAgenda -Uploaded: 09/26/2019 12:21 PM AKDT
C5 Joint GFPT Minutes -Uploaded: 09/26/2019 04:25 PM AKDT
C5 BSAI GFPT Minutes -Uploaded: 09/26/2019 11:21 AM AKDT
C5 BSAI GF Tables -Uploaded: 09/25/2019 01:24 PM AKDT
PRESENTATION C5 SSC C4 C5 C6 Ecosystem Report -Uploaded: 10/01/2019 09:25 AM AKDT
PRESENTATION C5 BSAI Plan Team report SSC -Uploaded: 10/02/2019 10:02 AM AKDT
PRESENTATION C5 Joint Plan Team (2 GPTs only) report SSC -Uploaded: 10/02/2019 10:04 AM AKDT
PRESENTATION C5 Joint Plan Team (2 GPTs plus CPT) report SSC -Uploaded: 10/02/2019 10:14 AM AKDT
PRESENTATION C5 Joint GF and Crab Team reports Council -Uploaded: 10/06/2019 09:18 AM AKDT
PRESENTATION C5 BSAI Plan Team report Council -Uploaded: 10/06/2019 09:29 AM AKDT
ERRATA C5 BSAI Groundfish Tables -Uploaded: 10/06/2019 10:15 AM AKDT
C5 AP Motion -Uploaded: 10/06/2019 02:35 PM AKDT
C5 MOTION -Uploaded: 10/06/2019 02:07 PM AKDT
C6 1 Comment C6 GOA Groundfish – Proposed harvest specifications, GOA Groundfish Plan Team report
Attachments: C6 Action Memo -Uploaded: 09/25/2019 04:21 PM AKDT
C6 Gulf of Alaska Groundfish Tables -Uploaded: 09/25/2019 01:24 PM AKDT
C6 Sept GF PT Meeting EAgenda -Uploaded: 09/26/2019 04:01 PM AKDT
C6 Joint Crab GF PT EAgenda -Uploaded: 09/26/2019 04:02 PM AKDT
C6 Gulf of Alaska Groundfish PT Minutes -Uploaded: 09/26/2019 09:32 AM AKDT
PRESENTATION SSC C4 C5 C6 Ecosystem Report -Uploaded: 10/01/2019 09:26 AM AKDT
PRESENTATION C6 SSC GOA PT Report -Uploaded: 10/02/2019 12:14 PM AKDT
PRESENTATION C6 Council Gulf of Alaska -Uploaded: 10/06/2019 09:08 AM AKDT
C6 AP Motion -Uploaded: 10/06/2019 02:36 PM AKDT
C6 MOTION -Uploaded: 10/06/2019 02:23 PM AKDT
C7 1 Comment C7 Sculpins to ecosystem component – Final Action
Attachments: C7 Sculpins Action Memo -Uploaded: 10/04/2019 11:20 AM AKDT
C7 Sculpins Analysis -Uploaded: 09/05/2019 02:41 PM AKDT
C7 AP Motion -Uploaded: 10/06/2019 02:37 PM AKDT
C7 MOTION -Uploaded: 10/06/2019 02:32 PM AKDT
PRESENTATION C7 Sculpins -Uploaded: 10/31/2019 12:21 PM AKDT
C8 1 Comment C8 BSAI parallel waters – Initial Review
Attachments: C8 Action Memo -Uploaded: 09/23/2019 04:18 PM AKDT
C8 Initial Review BSAI cod parallel limitation Review -Uploaded: 09/18/2019 04:24 PM AKDT
C8 AP Motion -Uploaded: 10/07/2019 05:27 PM AKDT
C8 MOTION -Uploaded: 10/08/2019 03:52 PM AKDT
D. OTHER ISSUES
D1 1 Comment D1 Trawl EM: a) Trawl EM EFP review, b) Trawl EM Committee Report
Attachments: D1 Action Memo -Uploaded: 09/24/2019 04:09 PM AKDT
D1a Trawl EFP application and NMFS review -Uploaded: 09/24/2019 09:16 AM AKDT
D1b EM Trawl Committee Report -Uploaded: 09/13/2019 11:59 AM AKDT
PRESENTATION D1 EFP -Uploaded: 10/01/2019 08:43 AM AKDT
D1 MOTION -Uploaded: 10/10/2019 12:29 PM AKDT
D2 27 Comments 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: 10/07/2019 05:22 PM AKDT
D2 AP Motion -Uploaded: 10/07/2019 09:51 AM AKDT
PRESENTATION D2 Council -Uploaded: 10/07/2019 08:25 AM AKDT
D2 MOTION -Uploaded: 10/11/2019 08:15 AM AKDT
D3 0 Comments 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
D3 AP No Motion -Uploaded: 10/07/2019 05:39 PM AKDT
D4 1 Comment 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
D4 AP Motion -Uploaded: 10/08/2019 08:32 AM AKDT
D4 MOTION -Uploaded: 10/08/2019 03:55 PM AKDT
D5 0 Comments D5 Cook Inlet Salmon FMP – Committee report
Attachments: D5 Action Memo -Uploaded: 09/25/2019 04:22 PM AKDT
EAgenda -Uploaded: 09/22/2019 11:45 AM AKDT
REPORT Cook Inlet Salmon Committee -Uploaded: 10/07/2019 09:53 AM AKDT
D5 AP No Motion -Uploaded: 10/07/2019 05:39 PM AKDT
D5 MOTION -Uploaded: 10/10/2019 02:41 PM AKDT
E. STAFF TASKING
E1 0 Comments E1 Committees and Tasking – Review (incl updates on Recreational Fisheries Roundtable, Salmon FMP outreach, Community Engagement Committee)
Attachments: E Action Memo -Uploaded: 09/26/2019 11:58 AM AKDT
E Three Meeting Outlook - PRE MEETING -Uploaded: 09/26/2019 12:11 PM AKDT
E NPFMC Committees -Uploaded: 09/26/2019 11:45 AM AKDT
E Council Staff Responsibilities -Uploaded: 09/26/2019 12:00 PM AKDT
E Groundfish Workplan 2019-10 -Uploaded: 09/26/2019 11:56 AM AKDT
E IFQ Program Task List Sep 2019 -Uploaded: 09/26/2019 11:57 AM AKDT
E NMFS Rockfish Program Reauthorization -Uploaded: 09/26/2019 02:20 PM AKDT
E Observer Analytical Tasks -Uploaded: 10/03/2019 09:24 AM AKDT
E AP Motion -Uploaded: 10/08/2019 09:30 AM AKDT
E ThreeMeetingOutlook DURING MEETING -Uploaded: 10/09/2019 08:23 AM AKDT
E1 MOTION - Squid to Ecosystem Component -Uploaded: 10/10/2019 03:15 PM AKDT
E1 MOTION - AI Pacific Cod Management -Uploaded: 10/10/2019 03:15 PM AKDT
E1 MOTION - FMAC -Uploaded: 10/10/2019 03:53 PM AKDT
E1 MOTION - Rockfish Reauthorization -Uploaded: 10/10/2019 03:15 PM AKDT
E1 MOTION - Small Boat BSAI Cod -Uploaded: 10/10/2019 03:15 PM AKDT
E1 List of Appointments -Uploaded: 10/11/2019 03:19 PM AKDT
Three Meeting Outlook POST MEETING -Uploaded: 10/11/2019 04:30 PM AKDT
PRESENTATION E1 Humpback Critical Habitat -Uploaded: 10/31/2019 12:18 PM AKDT