Caribbean Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 15187-15188 [2017-06005]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 57 / Monday, March 27, 2017 / Notices Notice of solicitation for nominations for the National Sea Grant Advisory Board. ACTION: This notice responds the Sea Grant Program Improvement Act of 1976, which requires the Secretary of Commerce to solicit nominations at least once a year for membership on the National Sea Grant Advisory Board (Board), a Federal Advisory Committee that provides advice on the implementation of the National Sea Grant College Program. The NOAA intends to fill two expected vacancies on the Board in 2017 and another two in 2018 to apply for membership to the Board, applicants should submit a current resume, via the methodology discussed in the Contact Information Section of this notice. A cover letter highlighting specific areas of expertise relevant to the purpose of the Board is helpful, but not required. NOAA is an equal opportunity employer. DATES: Applications, there is no due date for applications. 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[FR Doc. 2017–06011 Filed 3–24–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–KA–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XF309 Caribbean Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The Caribbean Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold its 159th meeting. DATES: The meeting will be held on April 18–19, 2017. The Council will convene on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and will reconvene on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: Renaissance St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort & Spa, Estate Davis Bay, St. Croix, USVI 00850. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Caribbean Fishery Management Council, ˜ 270 Munoz Rivera Avenue, Suite 401, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00918, telephone: (787) 766–5926. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council will hold its 159th regular Council Meeting to discuss the items contained in the following agenda: SUMMARY: April 18, 2017, 9 a.m.–5:30 p.m. • Call to Order • Adoption of Agenda • Consideration of 158th Council Meeting Verbatim Transcriptions • Executive Director’s Report E:\FR\FM\27MRN1.SGM 27MRN1 15188 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 57 / Monday, March 27, 2017 / Notices • Scientific and Statistical Committee Report —February 6–10, 2017 Meeting —April 3–7, 2017 Meeting • District Advisory Panel Report from March 7–8, 2017 Meeting • Island-based Fishery Management Plans —Review and Comment on Final Draft of Goals and Objectives for each Island Group —Review of Proposed Actions and Alternatives —Action 1: Species to Manage (Final Draft Alternatives Complete) —Action 2: Species Groupings (Review Final Draft Alternatives) —Action 3: Reference Points (Review Final Draft Alternatives) —Action 4: Essential Fish Habitat —5-year Review Status and Timeline —Action 5: Framework Measures —Status and Suggested Additions —Select Preliminary Preferred Alternative(s) for each Action —Schedule Public Hearings —Next Steps/Roadmap • Regulatory Amendment 6 to the Reef Fish Fishery Management Plan: Triggering Accountability Measures in the Puerto Rico Exclusive Economic Zone —Review Proposed Action and Alternatives —Select Preferred Alternative • Review of Annual Catch Limit overages and resultant 2017 Accountability Measure-based Closures • Other Business Public Comment Period (5-minutes presentations) April 18, 2017, 5:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m. • Administrative Matters —CY 2017 —Closed Session April 18, 2017, 7 p.m.–8 p.m. • Public Hearings on Regulatory Amendment 6 to the Reef Fish Fishery Management Plan: Triggering Accountability Measures in the Puerto Rico Exclusive Economic Zone asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES April 19, 2017, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. —Results from Public Hearings —Next Step: Consider taking final action/Review codified text • Fishery Ecosystem Plan Status Report • Outreach and Education Report • Enforcement Issues: —Puerto Rico-DNER —U.S. Virgin Islands-DPNR —U.S. Coast Guard —1991 DNER/NMFS Memorandum of Understanding —NMFS/NOAA • Meetings Attended by Council Members and Staff Public Comment Period (5-minute presentations) • Other Business • Next Meeting(s) The established times for addressing items on the agenda may be adjusted as necessary to accommodate the timely completion of discussion relevant to the agenda items. To further accommodate discussion and completion of all items on the agenda, the meeting may be extended from, or completed prior to the date established in this notice. The meeting is open to the public, and will be conducted in English. Fishers and other interested persons are invited to attend and participate with oral or written statements regarding agenda issues. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, those issues may not be subjects for 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 Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided that 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. For more information or request for sign language interpretation and/other auxiliary aids, ´ please contact Mr. Miguel A. Rolon, Executive Director, Caribbean Fishery ˜ Management Council, 270 Munoz Rivera Avenue, Suite 401, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 00918, telephone (787) 766–5926, at least five days prior to the meeting date. • St. Thomas/St. John’s Fishery Management Update and Concerns—Julian Magras • Spiny Lobster Fisheries Workshop Report—Tony Iarocci • Electronic Reporting System Update— Dated: March 22, 2017. ´ Ricardo Lopez Jeffrey N. Lonergan, • Regulatory Amendment 6 to the Reef Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fish Fishery Management Plan: Triggering Accountability Measures Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2017–06005 Filed 3–24–17; 8:45 am] in the Puerto Rico Exclusive BILLING CODE 3510–22–P Economic Zone VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:02 Mar 24, 2017 Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Title: NOAA Space-Data Collection System (DCS) Agreements. OMB Control Number: 0648–0157. Form Number(s): None. Type of Request: Regular (extension of a currently approved information collection). Number of Respondents: 225. Average Hours per Response: 30 minutes. Burden Hours: 113. Needs and Uses: This request is for extension of an existing information collection. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 57 (Monday, March 27, 2017)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-06005]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XF309


Caribbean Fishery Management 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 Caribbean Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold 
its 159th meeting.

DATES: The meeting will be held on April 18-19, 2017. The Council will 
convene on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and will 
reconvene on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Renaissance St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort & Spa, Estate 
Davis Bay, St. Croix, USVI 00850.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Caribbean Fishery Management Council, 
270 Mu[ntilde]oz Rivera Avenue, Suite 401, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00918, 
telephone: (787) 766-5926.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council will hold its 159th regular 
Council Meeting to discuss the items contained in the following agenda:

April 18, 2017, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

 Call to Order
 Adoption of Agenda
 Consideration of 158th Council Meeting Verbatim Transcriptions
 Executive Director's Report

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 Scientific and Statistical Committee Report
    --February 6-10, 2017 Meeting
    --April 3-7, 2017 Meeting
 District Advisory Panel Report from March 7-8, 2017 Meeting
 Island-based Fishery Management Plans
    --Review and Comment on Final Draft of Goals and Objectives for 
each Island Group
    --Review of Proposed Actions and Alternatives
    --Action 1: Species to Manage (Final Draft Alternatives Complete)
    --Action 2: Species Groupings (Review Final Draft Alternatives)
    --Action 3: Reference Points (Review Final Draft Alternatives)
    --Action 4: Essential Fish Habitat
    --5-year Review Status and Timeline
    --Action 5: Framework Measures
    --Status and Suggested Additions
    --Select Preliminary Preferred Alternative(s) for each Action
    --Schedule Public Hearings
    --Next Steps/Roadmap
 Regulatory Amendment 6 to the Reef Fish Fishery Management 
Plan: Triggering Accountability Measures in the Puerto Rico Exclusive 
Economic Zone
    --Review Proposed Action and Alternatives
    --Select Preferred Alternative
 Review of Annual Catch Limit overages and resultant 2017 
Accountability Measure-based Closures
 Other Business

Public Comment Period (5-minutes presentations)

April 18, 2017, 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

 Administrative Matters
    --CY 2017
    --Closed Session

April 18, 2017, 7 p.m.-8 p.m.

 Public Hearings on Regulatory Amendment 6 to the Reef Fish 
Fishery Management Plan: Triggering Accountability Measures in the 
Puerto Rico Exclusive Economic Zone

April 19, 2017, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

 St. Thomas/St. John's Fishery Management Update and Concerns--
Julian Magras
 Spiny Lobster Fisheries Workshop Report--Tony Iarocci
 Electronic Reporting System Update--Ricardo L[oacute]pez
 Regulatory Amendment 6 to the Reef Fish Fishery Management 
Plan: Triggering Accountability Measures in the Puerto Rico Exclusive 
Economic Zone
    --Results from Public Hearings
    --Next Step: Consider taking final action/Review codified text
 Fishery Ecosystem Plan Status Report
 Outreach and Education Report
 Enforcement Issues:
    --Puerto Rico-DNER
    --U.S. Virgin Islands-DPNR
    --U.S. Coast Guard
    --1991 DNER/NMFS Memorandum of Understanding
    --NMFS/NOAA
 Meetings Attended by Council Members and Staff

Public Comment Period (5-minute presentations)

 Other Business
 Next Meeting(s)

    The established times for addressing items on the agenda may be 
adjusted as necessary to accommodate the timely completion of 
discussion relevant to the agenda items. To further accommodate 
discussion and completion of all items on the agenda, the meeting may 
be extended from, or completed prior to the date established in this 
notice.
    The meeting is open to the public, and will be conducted in 
English. Fishers and other interested persons are invited to attend and 
participate with oral or written statements regarding agenda issues.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come 
before this group for discussion, those issues may not be subjects for 
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 Fishery Conservation and 
Management Act, provided that 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. 
For more information or request for sign language interpretation and/
other auxiliary aids, please contact Mr. Miguel A. Rol[oacute]n, 
Executive Director, Caribbean Fishery Management Council, 270 
Mu[ntilde]oz Rivera Avenue, Suite 401, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 00918, 
telephone (787) 766-5926, at least five days prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: March 22, 2017.
Jeffrey N. Lonergan,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2017-06005 Filed 3-24-17; 8:45 am]
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