October 17, 2018

8:30 am – 5:00 pm Central

Isla Grand Beach Resort

South Padre Island, TX

AGENDA

  • 1.   Introductions and Adoption of Agenda – S. Bannon (LETC Chair) / C. Hebert (LEC Vice-Chair)
  • 2.   Approval of Minutes (Joint Meeting March 13, 2018) – Bannon and Hebert
  • 3.   Election of Joint Committee Chair and Vice-Chair – All

Gulf Council LETC Items

  • 4.   State Management Amendments – Lasseter
  • 5.   Commercial IFQ Program Modifications – Lasseter
  • 6.   Coral 9 HAPCs Update on Final Action – Lasseter
  • 7.   New “Fish Rules” Regulations App – Lasseter / Muehlstein
  • 8.   GMFMC Enforcement Team of the Year Award

Joint LETC/LEC Items

  • 9.   2019-2020 Operations Plan – Vanderkooy
  • 10. Overview of Current IUU Fishing Issues – All
    • a. Texas/Mexico Lanchas
    • b Domestic Fishing

GSMFC LEC Items

  • 11. Future of JEAs and JEA Funding Discussion
  • 12. Fish Attracting Devices (FADs); Misuse and Management
  • 13. IJF Program Activity
    • a. Cobia Profile
    • b. New Species TBD
    • c. Annual License and Fees
    • d. Law Summary (red book)
  • 14. State Report Highlights – All
  • 15. Other Business
End of Meeting