Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, 68787 [E9-30766]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 248 / Tuesday, December 29, 2009 / Notices Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Paul J. Howard, Executive Director, at (978) 465–0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: December 22, 2009. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E9–30715 Filed 12–28–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene a web based meeting of the Socioeconomic Panel. DATES: The webinar meeting will convene at 10 a.m. eastern time on Thursday, January 21, 2010 and is expected to end at 12 p.m. ADDRESSES: The webinar will be accessible via internet. Please go to the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council’s website at www.gulfcouncil.org for instructions. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 N. Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607. pwalker on DSK8KYBLC1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Assane Diagne, Economist; Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: (813) 348–1630. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene its Socioeconomic Panel to discuss economic analyses included in a regulatory amendment considering adjustments to the red snapper total allowable catch. Copies of the agenda and other related materials can be obtained by calling (813) 348–1630. Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come before the Socioeconomic Panel for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens 19:02 Dec 28, 2009 Jkt 220001 Special Accommodations This webinar is accessible to people with disabilities. For assistance with any of our webinars contact Tina O’Hern at the Council (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 working days prior to the webinar. Dated: December 23, 2009. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E9–30763 Filed 12–28–09; 8:45 am] RIN 0648–XT49 VerDate Nov<24>2008 Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions of the Working Group will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in the agenda and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under Section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take action to address the emergency. BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XT54 Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice advises the public that the Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will have public workshops to discuss fishery management issues, including catch shares and annual catch limits. DATES: The workshops will be held January 16, 2010, in Kona; January 23, 2010, on Molokai; February 6, 2010, on Maui; February 13, 2010, in Honolulu; February 20, 2010, on Kauai; and February 27, 2010 in Hilo. For the specific times and the agenda for the workshops see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: The workshops will be held at the King Kamehameha Hotel, 75– 5660 Palani Road, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740; Mitchell Pauole Center, 90 Ainoa Street, Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI 96748; Maui Beach Hotel, 170 Kaahumanu Road, Kahului, HI 96732; Ala Moana Hotel, 410 Atkinson Drive, Honolulu, HI 96814; Kauai Beach Resort, 4331 Kauai PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 68787 Beach Drive, Lihue, HI 96766; Naniloa Hotel, 93 Banyan Drive, Hilo, 96720. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director; telephone: (808) 522–8220. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The times and agenda for all meetings are as follows: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Fisher’s Forum: Fishery monitoring and Community Opportunities, with booths pertaining to Aha Moku, tagging, monitoring, grant opportunities, and Council programs. 10 a.m. - 12 noon Workshop 1: Federal Fishery Initiatives 1. Welcome and Introductions 2. Presentation on monitoring stocks 3. Overview of new MagnusonStevens Act provisions a. Annual Catch Limits b. Non-commercial data / information initiatives and alternatives c. Limited Access Privilege Programs / Catch Shares d. Marine Spatial Zoning e. Round-table discussion of presented topics 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Workshop 2: Community-based monitoring, management, and programs 1. Report on local issues raised at previous moku meetings 2. Community opportunities a. CDPP b. Marine education and training c. Hawaii seafood promotion d. Community monitoring 3. Other issues Times and agenda are the same for each location. The order in which agenda items are addressed may change. Public comment will be accepted during the workshops. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kitty M. Simonds, (808) 522–8220 (voice) or (808) 522– 8226 (fax), at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: December 23, 2009. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E9–30766 Filed 12–28–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S E:\FR\FM\29DEN1.SGM 29DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XT54


Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice advises the public that the Western Pacific 
Fishery Management Council (Council) will have public workshops to 
discuss fishery management issues, including catch shares and annual 
catch limits.

DATES: The workshops will be held January 16, 2010, in Kona; January 
23, 2010, on Molokai; February 6, 2010, on Maui; February 13, 2010, in 
Honolulu; February 20, 2010, on Kauai; and February 27, 2010 in Hilo. 
For the specific times and the agenda for the workshops see 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

ADDRESSES: The workshops will be held at the King Kamehameha Hotel, 75-
5660 Palani Road, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740; Mitchell Pauole Center, 90 
Ainoa Street, Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI 96748; Maui Beach Hotel, 170 
Kaahumanu Road, Kahului, HI 96732; Ala Moana Hotel, 410 Atkinson Drive, 
Honolulu, HI 96814; Kauai Beach Resort, 4331 Kauai Beach Drive, Lihue, 
HI 96766; Naniloa Hotel, 93 Banyan Drive, Hilo, 96720.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director; 
telephone: (808) 522-8220.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The times and agenda for all meetings are as 
follows:

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    Fisher's Forum: Fishery monitoring and Community Opportunities, 
with booths pertaining to Aha Moku, tagging, monitoring, grant 
opportunities, and Council programs.

10 a.m. - 12 noon

Workshop 1: Federal Fishery Initiatives

    1. Welcome and Introductions
    2. Presentation on monitoring stocks
    3. Overview of new Magnuson-Stevens Act provisions
    a. Annual Catch Limits
    b. Non-commercial data / information initiatives and alternatives
    c. Limited Access Privilege Programs / Catch Shares
    d. Marine Spatial Zoning
    e. Round-table discussion of presented topics

1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Workshop 2: Community-based monitoring, management, and programs

    1. Report on local issues raised at previous moku meetings
    2. Community opportunities
    a. CDPP
    b. Marine education and training
    c. Hawaii seafood promotion
    d. Community monitoring
    3. Other issues
    Times and agenda are the same for each location. The order in which 
agenda items are addressed may change. Public comment will be accepted 
during the workshops.

Special Accommodations

    These meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other 
auxiliary aids should be directed to Kitty M. Simonds, (808) 522-8220 
(voice) or (808) 522-8226 (fax), at least 5 days prior to the meeting 
date.

    Authority:  16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.

    Dated: December 23, 2009.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E9-30766 Filed 12-28-09; 8:45 am]
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