Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, 10883 [2017-03119]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 31 / Thursday, February 16, 2017 / Notices Washington State Delegation 7 a.m. Groundfish Advisory Subpanel 8 a.m. Groundfish Management Team 8 a.m. Highly Migratory Species Advisory Subpanel 8 a.m. Highly Migratory Species Management Team 8 a.m. Salmon Advisory Subpanel 8 a.m. Salmon Technical Team 8 a.m. Enforcement Consultants Ad Hoc Tribal Policy Group Ad Hoc Tribal and Washington Technical Group Ad Hoc Day 6—Sunday, March 12, 2017 California State Delegation 7 a.m. Oregon State Delegation 7 a.m. Washington State Delegation 7 a.m. Highly Migratory Species Advisory Subpanel 8 a.m. Highly Migratory Species Management Team 8 a.m. Salmon Advisory Subpanel 8 a.m. Salmon Technical Team 8 a.m. Enforcement Consultants Ad Hoc Tribal Policy Group Ad Hoc Tribal and Washington Technical Group Ad Hoc Day 7—Monday, March 13, 2017 California State Delegation 7 a.m. Oregon State Delegation 7 a.m. Washington State Delegation 7 a.m. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this Pacific Council for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal Council action during this meeting. Council 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 Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the Pacific Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt, at 503–820–2280, ext. 411 (see ADDRESSES) at least ten business days prior to the meeting date. Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: February 10, 2017. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2017–03089 Filed 2–15–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:05 Feb 15, 2017 Jkt 241001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XF226 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public hearings and Webinar. AGENCY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold five public hearings and Webinar to solicit public comments on Draft Amendment 46; the Gray Triggerfish Rebuilding Plan. DATES: The meetings and Webinar will convene Monday, March 6, 2017; starting at 6 p.m. and will adjourn on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, no later than 9 p.m., to view the agenda see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: The public hearings will be held in Destin and St. Petersburg, FL, Corpus Christi and Galveston, TX, and Spanish Fort, AL. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 N. Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607; (813) 348–1630 or on their Web site, at www.gulfcouncil.org. Public comments: Written comments must be received on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, before 5 p.m. Comments may also be submitted online through the Council’s public portal by visiting www.gulfcouncil.org and clicking on ‘‘CONTACT US’’. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Douglas Gregory, Executive Director, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: (813) 348–1630. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Agenda The agenda for the following five hearings and Webinar are as follows: Council staff will brief the public on the results of the gray triggerfish stock assessment and rebuilding status. Council staff will also provide an overview of the actions and alternatives considered in the amendment including the Council preferred alternatives. The Council is currently considering modifications to: The rebuilding time period, commercial and recreational annual catch limits (ACLs) and annual catch targets (ACTs), recreational management measures including modifications to the fixed closed seasons, and bag limit and minimum PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 10883 size limits. The Council is also considering modifying the commercial trip limit while maintaining the current fixed closed season of June 1, 2017 through July 31, 2017. Staff and a Council member will be available to answer any questions and the public will have the opportunity to provide testimony on the amendment and other related testimony. The schedule is as follows: Locations Monday, March 6, 2017; Hilton Garden Inn, 6717 S. Padre Island Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78412; telephone: (361) 991–8200; Five Rivers Delta Resource Center, 30945 Five Rivers Boulevard, Spanish Fort, AL 36527; telephone: (251) 625–0814. Tuesday, March 7, 2017; Destin Community Center, 101 Stahlman Ave, Destin, FL 32541; telephone: (850) 654– 5184; Courtyard by Marriott, 9550 Seawall Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77554; telephone: (409) 497–2850. Thursday, March 9, 2017; Hilton St. Petersburg Carillon Park, 950 Lake Carillon Drive, St. Petersburg, FL 33716; telephone: (727) 540–0050. Wednesday, March 15, 2017, Webinar will convene at 6 p.m., at https:// attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/ 2003305067287307265. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kathy Pereira (see ADDRESSES), at least 5 business days prior to the meeting date. Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: February 13, 2017. Tracey L. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XF226


Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings

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

ACTION: Notice of public hearings and Webinar.

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SUMMARY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council) will 
hold five public hearings and Webinar to solicit public comments on 
Draft Amendment 46; the Gray Triggerfish Rebuilding Plan.

DATES: The meetings and Webinar will convene Monday, March 6, 2017; 
starting at 6 p.m. and will adjourn on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, no 
later than 9 p.m., to view the agenda see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

ADDRESSES: The public hearings will be held in Destin and St. 
Petersburg, FL, Corpus Christi and Galveston, TX, and Spanish Fort, AL.
    Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 N. 
Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607; (813) 348-1630 or on their 
Web site, at www.gulfcouncil.org.
    Public comments: Written comments must be received on Tuesday, 
February 28, 2017, before 5 p.m. Comments may also be submitted online 
through the Council's public portal by visiting www.gulfcouncil.org and 
clicking on ``CONTACT US''.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Douglas Gregory, Executive Director, 
Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: (813) 348-1630.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Agenda

    The agenda for the following five hearings and Webinar are as 
follows: Council staff will brief the public on the results of the gray 
triggerfish stock assessment and rebuilding status. Council staff will 
also provide an overview of the actions and alternatives considered in 
the amendment including the Council preferred alternatives. The Council 
is currently considering modifications to: The rebuilding time period, 
commercial and recreational annual catch limits (ACLs) and annual catch 
targets (ACTs), recreational management measures including 
modifications to the fixed closed seasons, and bag limit and minimum 
size limits. The Council is also considering modifying the commercial 
trip limit while maintaining the current fixed closed season of June 1, 
2017 through July 31, 2017. Staff and a Council member will be 
available to answer any questions and the public will have the 
opportunity to provide testimony on the amendment and other related 
testimony.
    The schedule is as follows:

Locations

    Monday, March 6, 2017; Hilton Garden Inn, 6717 S. Padre Island 
Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78412; telephone: (361) 991-8200; Five Rivers 
Delta Resource Center, 30945 Five Rivers Boulevard, Spanish Fort, AL 
36527; telephone: (251) 625-0814.
    Tuesday, March 7, 2017; Destin Community Center, 101 Stahlman Ave, 
Destin, FL 32541; telephone: (850) 654-5184; Courtyard by Marriott, 
9550 Seawall Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77554; telephone: (409) 497-2850.
    Thursday, March 9, 2017; Hilton St. Petersburg Carillon Park, 950 
Lake Carillon Drive, St. Petersburg, FL 33716; telephone: (727) 540-
0050.
    Wednesday, March 15, 2017, Webinar will convene at 6 p.m., at 
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2003305067287307265.
    After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing 
information about joining the Webinar.

Special Accommodations

    These meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other 
auxiliary aids should be directed to Kathy Pereira (see ADDRESSES), at 
least 5 business days prior to the meeting date.
    Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject 
to change.

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

    Dated: February 13, 2017.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
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