Gulf Council Meeting Agenda

August 10 - 13, 2015

Hilton Riverside
2 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA

Agenda and Summary Documents

Committee Sessions

Monday, August 10, 2015

8:30 am - 12:00 pm: Joint Administrative Policy and Budget/Personnel Committees (Tab G) - Robin Riechers and Doug Boyd, Chairs

-Recess-

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm: Mackerel Management Committee (Tab C) - Pam Dana, Chair

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Shrimp Management Collection Committee (Tab D) - Leann Bosarge, Appointed Chair

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Data Collection Committee Selection (Tab F) - Johnny Greene, Vice-Chair

-Recess-

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

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

-Recess-

Council Session

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

  • 8:30 pm - 8:45 pm: Call to Order and Introductions - Anson
  • 8:45 pm - 9:15 pm: Induction of New Council Members - Crabtree
  • 9:15 am - 9:30 am: Adoption of Agenda and Approval of Minutes (Tab A, No. 3 & 4) - Anson
  • 9:35 am - 10:00 am: Review and Vote on Exempted Fishing Permits (if any) (Tab I) - Crabtree/Anson
  • 10:00 am - 10:15 am: Review of the Council Coordinating Committee Meeting (Tab A, No. 6) - Simmons
  • 10:15 am - 10:30 am: Review of White Paper Evaluating Potential Artificial Reef Siting Criteria in the Gulf of Mexico (Tab A, No 7a) - Froeschke
  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am: Committee Reports

    - Recess -

  • 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm: Public Comment - Anson
    • Final Action on Reef Fish Amendment 28 - Red Snapper Allocation
    • Final Action on Red Snapper Commercial Quota Retention for 2016
    • Open Testimony on any Other Fishery Issues or Concerns
  • -Recess-

    Thursday, August 13, 2015

    • 8:30 am - 12:00 pm: Committee Reports

      - Recess -

    • 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm: Committee Reports continued
    • 2:00 pm - 2:15 pm: Vote on Exempted Fishing Permit Applications - Anson
    • 2:15 pm - 2:45 pm: Other Business- Anson
    • 2:45 pm - 3:00 pm: Election of Chair and Vice Chair - Donaldson

    - Adjourn -