Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council); Public Meeting, 6950-6951 [2015-02565]

Download as PDF 6950 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 26 / Monday, February 9, 2015 / Notices Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in this notice 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 final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aid should be directed to M. Jan Saunders, (302) 526–5251, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: February 3, 2015. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2015–02508 Filed 2–6–15; 8:45 am] Amendment 2. Written public comments were submitted between October 10, 2014 and January 8, 2015 and in-person comments were provided at twelve public hearings held during November, December, and January. They will also begin the process of developing final preferred alternative recommendations for the full Council. They will discuss other business as necessary. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before these groups for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this notice 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 final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, at (978) 465–0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XD754 Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. AGENCY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Habitat Committee to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate. DATES: This meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 9 a.m. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meetings will be held at the Holiday Inn, 31 Hampshire Street, Mansfield, MA 02048; telephone: (508) 339–2200; fax: (508) 339–1040. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The committee will discuss comments on Omnibus Essential Fish Habitat Dated: February 3, 2015. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2015–02507 Filed 2–6–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:39 Feb 06, 2015 Jkt 235001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XD755 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council); Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a meeting of the Ecosystem Scientific and Statistical Committee. DATES: The meeting will be held from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Wednesday, February 25, 2015. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council Office, 2203 North Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dr. Morgan Kilgour, Fishery Biologist, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: (813) 348–1630; fax: (813) 348–1711; email: morgan.kilgour@ gulfcouncil.org. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The items of discussion on the agenda are as follows: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Ecosystem Scientific and Statistical Committee Agenda, Tuesday, February 25, 2015, 9 a.m. Until 5 p.m. 1. Introductions and Adoption of Agenda 2. Approval of Ecosystem portion of June 3–5, 2014 Standing, Special Reef Fish, and Ecosystem SSC summary minutes 3. Scope of Work 4. Selection of SSC representative at March 30–April 3, 2015 Council meeting (Biloxi, MS) 5. Madison-Swanson and Steamboat Lumps Marine Reserves Reports a. Protection of grouper and red snapper spawning in shelf-edge marine reserves of the northeastern Gulf of Mexico: Demographics, movements, survival and spillover effects (2011) b. NMFS monitoring report and work from Coral Reef Conservation Program c. Grouper and spawning aggregations and reserves 6. Report of the Ecosystem Based Fisheries Management Plan Working Group a. Goals and Objectives b. Ecosystem and Socioeconomic Information Needs c. Next Steps 7. Other Ecosystem SSC Business a. Summary on Lenfest Task Force Meeting —Adjourn— For meeting materials see folder ‘‘Ecosystem Scientific and Statistical Committee meeting—2015–02’’ on Gulf Council file server. To access the file server, the URL is https://public.gulf council.org:5001/webman/index.cgi, or go to the Council’s Web site and click on the FTP link in the lower left of the Council Web site (http://www.gulfcouncil.org). The username and password are both ‘‘gulfguest’’. The Agenda is subject to change. The meeting will be Webcast over the Internet. A link to the Webcast will be available on the Council’s Web site, http://www.gulfcouncil.org. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal E:\FR\FM\09FEN1.SGM 09FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 26 / Monday, February 9, 2015 / Notices action during this meeting. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. DoD actuarial methods and assumptions to be used in the valuations of the Education Benefits Fund, the Military Retirement Fund, and the Voluntary Separation Incentive Fund, in accordance with the provisions of Section 183, Section 2006, Chapter 74 (10 U.S.C. 1464 et. seq.), and 10 U.S.C. 1175. Special Accommodations Education Benefits Fund (July 16, 1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.) The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kathy Pereira at the Council Office (see ADDRESSES), at least 5 working days prior to the meeting. Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: February 4, 2015. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2015–02565 Filed 2–6–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary DoD Board of Actuaries; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting DoD. Meeting notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce a meeting of the DoD Board of Actuaries. This meeting will be open to the public. DATES: Thursday, July 16, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Friday, July 17, 2015, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: 4800 Mark Center Drive, Conference Room 4, Level B1, Alexandria, VA 22350. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathleen Ludwig at the Defense Human Resources Activity, DoD Office of the Actuary, 4800 Mark Center Drive, STE 05E22, Alexandria, VA 22350–7000. Phone: 571–372–1993. Email: Kathleen.A.Ludwig.civ@mail.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This meeting is being held under the provision of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C. Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b as amended), and 41 CFR 102–3.150. Purpose of the Meeting: The purpose of the meeting is for the Board to review mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:39 Feb 06, 2015 Jkt 235001 Agenda 1. Briefing on Investment Experience. 2. September 30, 2014, Valuation Proposed Economic Assumptions *. 3. September 30, 2014, Valuation Proposed Methods and Assumptions— Reserve Programs *. 4. September 30, 2014, Valuation Proposed Methods and Assumptions— Active Duty Programs *. 5. Developments in Education Benefits. Military Retirement Fund (July 17, 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.) 1. Briefing on Investment Experience. 2. September 30, 2014, Valuation of the Military Retirement Fund *. 3. Proposed Methods and Assumptions for September 30, 2015 Valuation of the Military Retirement Fund *. 4. Proposed Methods and Assumptions for September 30, 2014, Voluntary Separation Incentive (VSI) Fund Valuation *. 5. Recent and Proposed Legislation. * Board approval required. Public’s Accessibility to the Meeting: Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b and 41 CFR 102–3.140 through 102–3.165, and the availability of space, this meeting is open to the public. Seating is on a first come basis. The Mark Center is an annex of the Pentagon. Those without a valid DoD Common Access Card must contact Kathleen Ludwig at 571–372– 1993 no later than June 16, 2015. Failure to make the necessary arrangements will result in building access being denied. It is strongly recommended that attendees plan to arrive at the Mark Center at least 30 minutes prior to the start of the meeting. Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.105(j) and 102–3.140, and section 10(a)(3) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the public or interested organizations may submit written comments to the Board about its mission and topics pertaining to this public meeting. Committee’s Designated Federal Officer or Point of Contact: Persons desiring to attend the DoD Board of Actuaries meeting or make an oral PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 6951 presentation or submit a written statement for consideration at the meeting must notify Kathleen Ludwig at 571- 372–1993, or Kathleen.A.Ludwig.civ@mail.mil, by June 16, 2015. Dated: February 4, 2015. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2015–02564 Filed 2–6–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI), Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education. ADDRESSES: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education, 1990 K Street NW., Room 8072, Washington, DC 20006. ACTION: Opportunity for the public to make written comments concerning the NACIQI Policy Recommendations Report dated January 2, 2015, under Section 114(d)(2)(B) of the Higher Education Act (HEA) of 1965, as amended, 20 U.S.C. § 1011c(d)(2)(B). AGENCY: NACIQI’s Statutory Authority and Function: The NACIQI is established under Section 114 of the HEA of 1965, as amended, 20 U.S.C. 1011c. The NACIQI advises the Secretary of Education about: • The establishment and enforcement of the criteria for recognition of accrediting agencies or associations under Subpart 2, Part H, Title IV, of the HEA, as amended. • The recognition of specific accrediting agencies or associations or a specific State approval agency. • The preparation and publication of the list of nationally recognized accrediting agencies and associations. • The eligibility and certification process for institutions of higher education under Title IV, of the HEA, together with recommendations for improvement in such process. • The relationship between (1) accreditation of institutions of higher education and the certification and eligibility of such institutions, and (2) State licensing responsibilities with respect to such institutions. • Any other advisory function relating to accreditation and institutional eligibility that the Secretary may prescribe. 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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 26 (Monday, February 9, 2015)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XD755


Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council); Public 
Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a 
meeting of the Ecosystem Scientific and Statistical Committee.

DATES: The meeting will be held from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 
February 25, 2015.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Gulf of Mexico Fishery 
Management Council Office, 2203 North Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, 
FL 33607.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Morgan Kilgour, Fishery Biologist, 
Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: (813) 348-1630; 
fax: (813) 348-1711; email: morgan.kilgour@gulfcouncil.org.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The items of discussion on the agenda are as 
follows:

Ecosystem Scientific and Statistical Committee Agenda, Tuesday, 
February 25, 2015, 9 a.m. Until 5 p.m.

1. Introductions and Adoption of Agenda
2. Approval of Ecosystem portion of June 3-5, 2014 Standing, Special 
Reef Fish, and Ecosystem SSC summary minutes
3. Scope of Work
4. Selection of SSC representative at March 30-April 3, 2015 Council 
meeting (Biloxi, MS)
5. Madison-Swanson and Steamboat Lumps Marine Reserves Reports
    a. Protection of grouper and red snapper spawning in shelf-edge 
marine reserves of the northeastern Gulf of Mexico: Demographics, 
movements, survival and spillover effects (2011)
    b. NMFS monitoring report and work from Coral Reef Conservation 
Program
    c. Grouper and spawning aggregations and reserves
6. Report of the Ecosystem Based Fisheries Management Plan Working 
Group
    a. Goals and Objectives
    b. Ecosystem and Socioeconomic Information Needs
    c. Next Steps
7. Other Ecosystem SSC Business
    a. Summary on Lenfest Task Force Meeting
--Adjourn--

    For meeting materials see folder ``Ecosystem Scientific and 
Statistical Committee meeting--2015-02'' on Gulf Council file server. 
To access the file server, the URL is https://public.gulfcouncil.org:5001/webman/index.cgi, or go to the Council's 
Web site and click on the FTP link in the lower left of the Council Web 
site (http://www.gulfcouncil.org). The username and password are both 
``gulfguest''. The Agenda is subject to change.
    The meeting will be Webcast over the Internet. A link to the 
Webcast will be available on the Council's Web site, http://www.gulfcouncil.org.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come 
before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject 
of formal

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action during this meeting. Action will be restricted to those issues 
specifically identified in this notice and any issues arising after 
publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 
305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, 
provided the public has been notified of the Council's intent to take 
final action to address the emergency.

Special Accommodations

    The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to Kathy Pereira at the Council Office (see  
ADDRESSES), at least 5 working days prior to the meeting.

    Note:  The times and sequence specified in this agenda are 
subject to change.


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

    Dated: February 4, 2015.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2015-02565 Filed 2-6-15; 8:45 am]
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