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

  • 10:15 am – 10:20 am: Call to Order, Announcements, and Introductions – Bosarge
  • 10:20 am – 10:30 am: Adoption of Agenda and Approval of Minutes (Tab A, No. 3 & 4) – Bosarge
  • 10:30 am – 11:00 am: Review Exempted Fishing Permit (EFPs) Applications (if any) (Tab S) – Crabtree/Bosarge
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm: Presentations

– 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

END OF MEETING

– Adjourn –