Gulf Council Meeting Agenda

April 3 - 6, 2017

Hyatt Regency

1000 Riverchase Galleria

Birmingham, AL 35244

(205) 705-1234

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Agenda and Summary Documents

Committee Session - CLOSED SESSION

Monday, April 3, 2017

8:30 am - 9:30 am: Law Enforcement Committee (Tab L) - Doug Boyd, Chair

  • Download all (available) of Tab L - HERE
  • Adoption of Agenda (Tab L, No. 1) - Boyd
  • Approval of Minutes (Tab L, No. 2) - Boyd
  • Action Guide and Next Steps (Tab L, No. 3) - Atran
  • Selection of Recipient for Officer of the Year Award (Tab L, No. 4) - Boyd / Atran / Muehlstein
  • Other Business - Boyd

Council Session - CLOSED SESSION

9:30 am - 10:30 am: Advisory Panel Selection

  • Appointments to the Coastal Migratory Pelagics Advisory Panel

 

Committee Sessions

10:30 am - 11:30 am: Data Collection Committee (Tab F) - Greg Stunz, Chair

- Lunch Recess -

 

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm: Joint Coral/Habitat Protection & Restoration Committees (Tab N) - John Sanchez and Dale Diaz, Chairs

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm: Sustainable Fisheries Committee (Tab E) - David Walker, Chair

2:45 pm - 3:15 pm: Spiny Lobster Committee (Tab K) - Martha Guyas, Chair

- Break -

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm: Administrative/Budget Committee (Tab G) - Kelly Lucas, Chair

- End of Day Recess -

 

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

8:30 am - 5:00 pm: Reef Fish Management Committee (Tab B) - Johnny Greene, Chair

- Break -

- Lunch Recess -

- Break -

- End of Day Recess -

 

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

8:30 am - 10:00 am: Shrimp Management Committee (Tab D) - Dale Diaz, Chair

- Break -

 

    Council Session

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

- Lunch Recess -

  • 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm: Public Comment - Bosarge
    • Final Action on Reef Fish Amendment 46 - Modify the Gray Triggerfish Rebuilding Plan
    • Final Action on Reef Fish Amendment 36A - Modifications to the Commercial IFQ Programs
    • Final Action on Shrimp Amendment 17B - Yield, Threshold Number of Permits, and Transit Provisions
    • Final Action on Framework Action - Modify Mutton Snapper ACL and Management Measures and the Commercial Gag Minimum Size Limit
    • Options Paper - Update Assessment and Framework Action to Adjust Greater Amberjack Annual Catch Limits (ACL)
    • Open Testimony on any Other Fishery Issues or Concerns

- End of Day Recess -

 

Thursday, April 6, 2017