April 1 – 4, 2019

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AGENDA AND SUMMARY DOCUMENTS

Monday, April 1, 2019

CLOSED SESSION * FULL COUNCIL * CLOSED SESSION

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM: Closed Session (Tab T) – Dr. Frazer

  • Selection of Data Collection Advisory Panel (AP) Members
  • Selection of Coral Advisory Panel (AP) Members
  • Selection of 2018 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
  • 2015 – 2018 Funding and Expenditures
Break - 15 Minutes

COMMITTEE SESSIONS

10:15 AM – 11:15 AM: Administrative/Budget Committee (Tab G) – Mr. Boyd

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM: Data Collection Committee (Tab F) – Dr. Stunz

Lunch Recess

1:45 PM – 3:00 PM: Sustainable Fisheries Committee (Tab E) – Mr. Diaz

Break - 15 Minutes

3:15 PM – 5:00 PM: Sustainable Fisheries Committee continued (Tab E) – Mr. Diaz

Adjourn for the Day

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

COMMITTEE SESSIONS CONTINUED

8:30 AM – 10:30 AM: Reef Fish Committee (Tab B) – Ms. Guyas

Break - 15 Minutes

10:45 AM – 12:00 PM: Reef Fish Committee continued (Tab B) – Ms. Guyas

Lunch Recess

1:30 PM – 3:15 PM: Reef Fish Committee continued (Tab B) – Ms. Guyas

Break - 15 Minutes

3:30 PM – 5:30 PM: Reef Fish Committee continued (Tab B) – Ms. Guyas

Adjourn for the Day

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

COMMITTEE SESSIONS CONTINUED

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM: Habitat Protection/Restoration Committee (Tab P) Mr. Banks

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM: Shrimp Committee (Tab D) Ms. Bosarge

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM: Law Enforcement Committee (Tab L) Mr. Boyd

Break - 15 Minutes when appropriate

FULL COUNCIL

  • 10:45 AM – 10:50 AM: Call to Order, Announcements, and Introductions – Dr. Frazer
  • 10:50 AM – 11:00 AM:  Adoption of Agenda and Approval of Minutes (Tab A, Nos. 3 and 4) – Dr. Frazer
  • 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM:  Review of Exempted Fishing Permit (EFP) Applications – Dr. Crabtree / Dr. Frazer
  • 11:30 AM – 11:35 AM:  Review of Public Comments on EFP Applications, if any (Tab S, No. 2) – Ms. Muehlstein
  • 11:35 AM – 12:00 PM:  Presentation
Lunch Recess
  • 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM: Public Comment – Dr. Frazer
    • Final Action:  Amendment 50:  State Management Program for Recreational Red Snapper and Individual State Amendments
    • Final Action:  Generic Amendment:  Carryover the ACL of Unharvested Quota
    • Final Action:  Red Grouper Framework Action to Modify Annual Catch Limits and Annual Catch Targets
    • Final Action:  Shrimp Amendment 18:  Evaluation of Shrimp Effort Threshold Reduction in the Area Monitored for Juvenile Red Snapper Bycatch
    • Final Action:  Replacement of Historical Captain Permits with Standard Federal For-Hire Permits
    • Open Testimony on Fishery Issues or Concerns
Adjourn for the Day

Thursday, April 4, 2019

FULL COUNCIL

      • Committee Reports (Committee reports are posted to the website during the Council Meeting)
        • 8:30 AM – 8:45 AM: Shrimp (Tab D) – Ms. Bosarge
        • 8:45 AM – 9:00 AM: Administrative / Budget (Tab G) – Mr. Boyd
        • 9:00 AM – 9:15 AM: Data Collection (Tab F) – Dr. Stunz
        • 9:15 AM – 9:45 AM: Sustainable Fisheries (Tab E) – Mr. Diaz
        • 9:45 AM – 10:00 AM: Habitat Protection and Restoration (Tab P) – Mr. Dyskow
        • 10:00 AM – 10:15 AM: Law Enforcement (Tab L)  – Mr. Dyskow – (covered in Full Council Session April 3))
        • 10:15 AM – 10:20 AM:  Announcement of 2018 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year  – Mr. Boyd
Break - 15 Minutes
      • Committee Reports (Continued)
        • 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM: Reef Fish (Tab B) – Ms. Guyas
Lunch Recess
End of Meeting

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June 3-6, 2019

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