October 26 – 28, 2020

***Council Meeting Agenda Modified Due to Anticipated Inclement Weather***

Meeting Time is Eastern Time Zone

via webinar (no need to pre-register – use this link daily to join the meeting)

Note:  These tabs will be updated on October 9, 16, and 23

Monday, October 26, 2020

FULL COUNCIL

9:00 AM – 9:15 AM EDT:  Full Council Session – Dr. Frazer

COMMITTEE SESSIONS

9:15 AM – 10:15 AM EDT:  Data Collection (Tab F) – Mr. Anson

Break - 15 Minutes

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM EDT:  Gulf SEDAR (Tab I) – Dr. Frazer

Lunch Recess

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM EDT:  Law Enforcement (Tab L) – Mr. Diaz

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM EDT: Sustainable Fisheries Committee (Tab E) – Mr. Diaz

Break - 15 Minutes

3:15 PM – 4:00 PM EDT:  Administrative/Budget (Tab G) – Mr. Dyskow

Adjourn for the Day

Florida Sea Grant Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic Greater Amberjack Research Program – Visioning Project

4:30 – 6:00 PM EDT

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Tuesday, October 27, 2020

COMMITTEE SESSIONS CONTINUED

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM EDT:  Reef Fish Committee (Tab B) – Ms. Guyas

Break - 15 Minutes

10:30 AM – 12:15 PM EDT:  Reef Fish Committee continued (Tab B) – Ms. Guyas

Lunch Recess

1:15 PM – 2:00 PM EDT:  Reef Fish Committee continued (Tab B) – Ms. Guyas

Break - 15 Minutes

1:15 PM – 2:00 PM EDT:  Reef Fish Committee continued (Tab B) – Ms. Guyas

Adjourn for the Day

After Council Meeting Q & A

*The Q&A Session has been cancelled due to the hurricane adjusted agenda*

Gulf Council and NOAA Fisheries

Virtual Question and Answer Session with the Public

featuring Dr. Frazer, Dr. Crabtree, Dr. Cass-Calay, and Dr. Porch

Tuesday, October 27, 4:30 – 6:00 PM EDT

Participants will be able to listen online through the Go-To-Webinar application or through the phone.  If you want to speak to ask a question, you must join the webinar online.  Alternatively, during the meeting, you can email questions to gulfcouncil@gulfcouncil.org or text them to 813-317-6220 and a staff member will ask on your behalf.

See link above to register to join the session online using your computer or smartphone.

To listen in by phone, call: (213) 929-4232, access code:  238 909 260

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

COMMITTEE SESSIONS CONTINUED

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM EDT:  Mackerel (Tab C) – Mr. Riechers

Break - 15 Minutes

FULL COUNCIL

All times listed are EDT

  • 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 – 12:00 PM:  Presentations

Lunch Recess

All times listed are EDT

  • 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM:  Public Comment – Dr. Frazer
    • Comments on Executive Order 13921
    • Open Testimony on Other Fishery Issues or Concerns

Break - 15 Minutes

All times listed are EDT

      • Committee Reports (Committee reports are posted to the website during the Council Meeting)

Adjourn for the Day

Thursday, October 29, 2020

FULL COUNCIL

All times listed are EDT

Break - 15 Minutes

All times listed are EDT

      • Committee Reports (Continued)
        • 10:45 AM – 11:00 AM:  Law Enforcement (Tab L) – Mr. Diaz
        • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM:  Reef Fish (Tab B) – Ms. Guyas (REVISED REPORT)

Lunch Recess

All times listed are EDT

      • Committee Reports (Continued)
        • 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM:  Reef Fish continued (Tab B) – Ms. Guyas
      • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM:  Supporting Agencies Update (Tab R) – Dr. Frazer
        • South Atlantic Council Liaison – Mr. Griner
        • NOAA Office of Law Enforcement (OLE) (Tab R, No. 2) – Lt. Scarpa
        • Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission – Mr. Donaldson
        • U.S. Coast Guard – Lt. Giancola
        • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
        • Department of State
      • 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM:  Other Business – Dr. Frazer
End of Meeting

Next Council Meeting

November 30 – December 1, 2020

Virtual Meeting via Webinar