January 29 – February 1, 2018

Hyatt Centric

D.H. Holmes Room
800 Iberville Street

New Orleans, LA 70112

(504) 586-0800

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AGENDA AND SUMMARY DOCUMENTS

Monday, January 29, 2018

FULL COUNCIL

COMMITTEE SESSIONS

9:00 am – 10:00 am: Spiny Lobster Committee (Tab K) – Ms. Guyas

Break - 15 Minutes

10:15 am – 11:15 am: Administrative/Budget Committee (Tab G) – Dr. Mickle

Lunch Recess

12:45 pm – 4:30 pm: Sustainable Fisheries Committee (Tab E) – Dr. Mickle

Break - 15 Minutes

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm: Sustainable Fisheries Committee, Continued (Tab E) – Dr. Mickle

FULL COUNCIL - CLOSED SESSION

      • 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm: Closed Session
        • Selection of Ad Hoc Red Snapper and Grouper-Tilefish IFQ AP Members
        • Hiring of New Executive Director
Adjourn for the Day

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

COMMITTEE SESSIONS CONTINUED

8:30 am – 10:30 am: Reef Fish Management Committee (Tab B) – Capt. Greene

Break - 15 Minutes (when appropriate)

10:45 am – 12:00 pm: Reef Fish Management Committee (Tab B) – Capt. Greene

Lunch Recess

1:30 pm – 3:15 pm: Reef Fish Management Committee (Tab B) – Capt. Greene, Chair

Break - 15 Minutes

3:30 pm – 5:30 pm: Reef Fish Management Committee (Tab B) – Capt. Greene

Adjourn for the Day

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

FULL COUNCIL

Break - 15 Minutes
Lunch Recess
Break - 15 Minutes

If you’d like to provide or read comment(s) on Exempted Fishing Permits (EFP) please do so below.

Comments on Exempted Fishing Permits (EFP) must be received by 6:00 pm EST, Monday, January 29, 2018 to be included in the January 2018 Council Meeting materials.

      • 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm: Public Comment – Ms. Bosarge
      • Open Testimony on any Other Fishery Issues or Concerns
Adjourn for the Day

Thursday, February 1, 2018

      • Committee Reports
        • 8:30 am – 11:00 am: Reef Fish (Tab B) – Capt. Greene
Lunch Recess
End of Meeting

Next Council Meeting

April 16-19, 2018

Marriott Courtyard

Gulfport, MS