August 7 – 10, 2017

Marriott Plaza

LaVillita Ballroom
555 South Alamo Street

San Antonio, TX 78205

(210) 229-1000

AGENDA AND SUMMARY DOCUMENTS

Monday, August 7, 2017

COMMITTEE SESSIONS

10:30 am – 11:30 am: Administrative/Budget Committee (Tab G) – Robin Riechers, Vice-Chair

11:30 am – 12:00 pm: Outreach and Education Committee (Tab O) – Mr. Swindell, Chair

Lunch Recess

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm: Gulf SEDAR Committee (Tab I) – Ms. Bosarge, Chair

  • Adoption of Agenda (Tab I, No. 1) – Ms. Bosarge
  • Approval of Minutes (Tab I, No. 2) – Ms. Bosarge
  • Action Guide and Next Steps (Tab I, No. 3) – Mr. Gregory
  • Discussion of the 2017 Extended Recreational Red Snapper Season – Dr. Crabtree
    • Potential Impacts on the SEDAR Schedule
  • SEDAR Schedule Review (Tab I, No. 4) – Mr. Rindone Revised 7/26/17
    • SEFSC Input – Dr. Ponwith
    • Committee Recommendations
  • Other Business – Ms. Bosarge
Break

2:45 pm – 5:00 pm: Sustainable Fisheries Committee (Tab E) – Walker, Chair

Adjourn for the Day

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

COMMITTEE SESSIONS CONTINUED

8:30 am – 10:45 am: Reef Fish Management Committee (Tab B) – Capt. Greene, Chair

Break - 15 Minutes

11:00 am – 11:45 am: Reef Fish Management Committee (Tab B) – Capt. Greene, Chair

Lunch Recess

1:15 pm – 3:45 pm: Reef Fish Management Committee (Tab B) – Capt. Greene, Chair

Break - 15 Minutes

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Reef Fish Management Committee (Tab B) – Capt. Greene, Chair

Adjourn for the Day

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

COMMITTEE SESSIONS CONTINUED

8:30 am – 10:30 am: Reef Fish Management Committee (Tab B) – Capt. Greene, Chair

Break - 15 Minutes

FULL COUNCIL

      • 10:45 am – 10:50 am: Call to Order, Announcements, and Introductions – Ms. Bosarge
      • 10:50 am – 11:00 am: Adoption of Agenda and Approval of Minutes (Tab A, Nos. 3 and 4) – Ms. Bosarge
      • 11:00 am – 11:30 am: Review of Exempted Fishing Permit (EFP) Applications (Tab S) – Dr. Crabtree/ Ms. Bosarge/ Ms. Muehlstein
      • 11:30 am – 12:00 pm: Presentations
Lunch Recess
      • 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm: Public Comment – Ms. Bosarge
      • Agenda Testimony
        • Final Action – Framework Action – Greater Amberjack ACL and Management Measures
        • Final Action on Referendum Requirements for Reef Fish Amendment 42 – Reef Fish Management for Headboat Survey Vessels
        • Final Action on Referendum Requirements for Reef Fish Amendment 41 – Allocation-Based Management for Federally Permitted Charter Vessel
      • Open Testimony on any Other Fishery Issues or Concerns
Adjourn for the Day

Thursday, August 10, 2017

      • Committee Reports
        • 8:30 am – 10:30 am: Reef Fish (Tab B) – Capt. Green
Break - 15 Minutes
Lunch Recess
        • 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm: Vote on Exempted Fishing Permit (EFP) Applications (Tab S) – Ms. Bosarge
        • 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm: Supporting Agencies Update – (Tab R) – Ms. Bosarge
          • South Atlantic Council Liaison
          • Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission
          • U.S. Coast Guard
          • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
          • Department of State
        • 3:15 pm – 3:45 pm: Other Business – Ms. Bosarge
          • Update and Next Steps for Generic For-hire Electronic Reporting Amendment – Dr. Froeschke/ Ms. Gerhart
End of Meeting

Next Council Meeting

October 2-6, 2017

Beau Rivage Resort

Biloxi, MS