New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 8245 [2018-03836]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 38 / Monday, February 26, 2018 / Notices telephone: (813) 348–1630, and Mr. Steve Vanderkooy, Inter-jurisdictional Fisheries Coordinator, Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission; svanderkooy@gsmfc.org, telephone: (228) 875–5912. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The items of discussion on the agenda are as follows: Joint Gulf Council’s Law Enforcement Technical Committee and Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Law Enforcement Committee Meeting Agenda, Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 8:30 a.m. Until 5 p.m. 1. Introductions and Adoption of Agenda 2. Approval of Minutes (Joint Meeting October 18, 2017) Gulf Council LETC Items 3. Spiny Lobster Amendment 13 (revised actions) 4. Coral Amendment 9—New SSC recommendation 5. Recreational Red Snapper State Management Programs—updated delegation action 6. Review of List of Authorized Fisheries and Gear 7. Discussion of a Possible Team of the Year Award GSMFC LEC Items 8. Future of JEAs and JEA Funding Discussion 9. Potential Updating of Two-Year Operations Plan 2019–20 10. IJF Program Activity a. Cobia Profile b. Officers’ Pocket Guide c. Annual License and Fees d. Law Summary (red book) 11. State Report Highlights a. Florida b. Alabama c. Mississippi d. Louisiana e. Texas f. USCG g. NOAA OLE h. USFWS 12. Other Business daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Jkt 244001 This 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 Gulf Council Office (see ADDRESSES), at least 5 working days prior to the meeting. Dated: February 21, 2018. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XG 049 New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The Agenda is subject to change. The latest version of the agenda along with other meeting materials will be posted on the Council’s file server, which can be accessed by going to the Council website at http://www.gulfcouncil.org and clicking on File Server under Quick Links. For meeting materials see folder ‘‘LETC Meeting–2018–03’’ on Gulf Council file server. The username and password are both ‘‘gulfguest’’. The Law Enforcement Technical Committee consists of principal law enforcement officers in each of the Gulf 17:58 Feb 23, 2018 Special Accommodations [FR Doc. 2018–03837 Filed 2–23–18; 8:45 am] Meeting Adjourns VerDate Sep<11>2014 States, as well as the NOAA Law Enforcement, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the U.S. Coast Guard, and the NOAA General Counsel for Law Enforcement. Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come before this group for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions 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 Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take action to address the emergency. The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a four-day public meeting to undertake an independent review to assess past Council performance and solicit suggestions for improvement. Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate. DATES: This meeting will be held from Tuesday, March 13 through Friday, March 16, 2018, beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday and at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday through Friday. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 8245 ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, Boston Logan, 100 Boardman Street, Boston, MA 02128; phone: (617) 567–6789. 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: Agenda The New England Fishery Management Council is conducting an independent review to: (1) Assess past performance; (2) gather feedback on strengths and weaknesses of the Council process and operations; and (3) identify potential areas for improvements. The review will be conducted by an independent six-member panel of fishery managers and scientists from other regions. Each member has a strong understanding of U.S. federal fisheries management but no recent affiliation with the New England Council. Some also have international experience. NonExecutive sessions will be open to the public. Conclusions and recommendations of the panel will be presented to the Council at a future meeting. Additional information on the review is available on the Council website, www.nefmc.org. The public also should be aware that the meeting will be recorded. Consistent with 16 U.S.C. 1852, a copy of the recording is available upon request. 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. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: February 21, 2018. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2018–03836 Filed 2–23–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P BUREAU OF CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION Consumer Advisory Board Subcommittee Meetings Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\26FEN1.SGM 26FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XG 049


New England 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 New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is 
scheduling a four-day public meeting to undertake an independent review 
to assess past Council performance and solicit suggestions for 
improvement. Recommendations from this group will be brought to the 
full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate.

DATES: This meeting will be held from Tuesday, March 13 through Friday, 
March 16, 2018, beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday and at 8:30 a.m. 
Wednesday through Friday.

ADDRESSES: 
    Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, 
Boston Logan, 100 Boardman Street, Boston, MA 02128; phone: (617) 567-
6789.
    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:

Agenda

    The New England Fishery Management Council is conducting an 
independent review to: (1) Assess past performance; (2) gather feedback 
on strengths and weaknesses of the Council process and operations; and 
(3) identify potential areas for improvements. The review will be 
conducted by an independent six-member panel of fishery managers and 
scientists from other regions. Each member has a strong understanding 
of U.S. federal fisheries management but no recent affiliation with the 
New England Council. Some also have international experience. Non-
Executive sessions will be open to the public. Conclusions and 
recommendations of the panel will be presented to the Council at a 
future meeting.
    Additional information on the review is available on the Council 
website, www.nefmc.org. The public also should be aware that the 
meeting will be recorded. Consistent with 16 U.S.C. 1852, a copy of the 
recording is available upon request.

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.

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

    Dated: February 21, 2018.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2018-03836 Filed 2-23-18; 8:45 am]
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