Gulf Council Meeting Agenda

October 17 - 20, 2016

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Biloxi, Mississippi

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Agenda and Summary Documents

Full Council Session

Monday, October 17, 2016

8:30 am - 9:00 am: Review and Adoption of Proposed 2016-2017 Council Committee Roster (Tab A, No. 2b) - Leann Bosarge, Chair

Committee Sessions

Monday, October 17, 2016

9:00 am - 12:00 am: Data Collection Committee (Tab F) - Greg Stunz, Chair

- Lunch Recess -

 

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm: Shrimp Committee (Tab D) - Leann Bosarge, Chair

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm: Administrative/Budget Committee (Tab G) - Leann Bosarge, Chair

3:15 pm - 4:45 pm: Mackerel Committee (Tab C) - Pamella Dana, Chair

4:45 pm - 5:45 pm: Full Council Closed Session

- Recess -

 

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - please note earlier meeting start time of 8:00 am

8:00 am - 12:00 pm: Reef Fish Management Committee (Tab B) - Johnny Greene, Chair

- Lunch Recess -

 

1:30 pm - 5:30 pm: Reef Fish Management Committee Continued (Tab B) - Johnny Greene, Chair

- Recess -

 

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - please note earlier meeting start time of 8:00 am

8:00 am - 9:30 am: Reef Fish Committee continued (Tab B) - Johnny Greene, Chair

9:30 am - 10:45 am: Joint Coral/Habitat Committee (Tab N) - Dale Diaz, Chair

- Break -

 

11:00 am - 11:30 am: Law Enforcement Committee (Tab L) - Doug Boyd, Chair

- Recess -

Council Session

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

  • 1:00 pm - 1:05 pm: Call to Order, Announcements, and Introductions - Bosarge
  • 1:05 pm - 1:10 pm: Adoption of Agenda and Approval of Minutes (Tab A, No. 3 & 4) - Bosarge
  • 1:10 pm - 1:15 pm: Review Exempted Fishing Permit (EFPs) Applications (if any) (Tab S) - Crabtree/Bosarge
  • 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm: Presentations - 2:30 pm - 2:45 pm: Break -

     

  • 2:45 pm - 5:30 pm: Public Comment - Bosarge
    • Final Action on Framework Amendment 5: To Remove the Prohibition on Retaining the Recreational King Mackerel Bag Limit with Commercial King Mackerel Permit
    • Final Action on Referendum Requirements for Reef Fish Amendment 42: Reef Fish Management for Headboat Survey Vessels
    • Proposed Fishing Regulations on the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary
    • Final Action on CMP Amendment 30: Atlantic Cobia Recreational Fishing Year
    • Open Testimony on any Other Fishery Issues or Concerns
  • - Recess -

     

    Thursday, October 20, 2016 - please note earlier meeting start time of 8:00 am