Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, 10046-10047 [2019-05056]

Download as PDF 10046 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 53 / Tuesday, March 19, 2019 / Notices notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the MagnusonStevens 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. This meeting will be recorded. Consistent with 16 U.S.C. 1852, a copy of the recording is available upon request. 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: March 14, 2019. Rey Israel Marquez, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–05123 Filed 3–18–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XG891 New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public listening sessions. AGENCY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold seven listening sessions and one webinar to solicit public comments on a possible limited access program for the recreational party and charter fishery to the Northeast Multispecies (groundfish) Fishery Management Plan. DATES: Written public comments must be received on or before 5 p.m. EST, Friday, May 17, 2019. These meetings will be held between April 4, 2019 and May 10, 2019. For specific dates and times see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: The hearings will be held in Seabrook, NH, Avalon, NJ, Wells, ME, Narragansett, RI, Chatham, MA, Plymouth, MA and Gloucester, MA. For specific locations, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. Public comments: Mail to Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill #2, Newburyport, MA 01950. Mark the outside of the envelope SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:54 Mar 18, 2019 Jkt 247001 ‘‘Listening Sessions for the Recreational Northeast Multispecies (Groundfish) Party and Charter Fishery’’. Comments may also be sent via fax to (978) 465– 3116 or submitted via email to comments@nefmc.org with ‘‘Listening Sessions for the Recreational Northeast Multispecies (Groundfish) Party and Charter Fishery’’ in the subject line. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas Nies, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council is seeking public input on the possibility of developing a limited access program for the recreational groundfish party and charter fishery. After information is gathered through the listening sessions, the Groundfish Committee will consider possibly recommending to the Council an initiation of an amendment, with input from the Recreational Advisory Panel and Groundfish Plan Development Team, through a series of public meetings during 2019. The schedule is as follows: 1. Thursday, April 4, 2019 from 5:45 p.m.–7:45 p.m.; Seabrook Public Library, 25 Liberty Lane, Seabrook, NH; phone: (603) 474–2044. 2. Monday, April 8, 2019 from 6–8 p.m.; Icona Golden Inn, 7849 Dune Drive, Avalon, NJ; phone: (609) 368– 5155. 3. Thursday, April 18, 2019 from 5:45–7:45 p.m.; Wells Public Library, 1434 Post Road, Wells, ME; phone: (207) 646–8181. 4. Tuesday, April 23, 2019 from 6–8 p.m.; Corless Auditorium, University of Rhode Island, Graduate School of Oceanography, 215 South Ferry Road, Narragansett, RI 02882; phone: (401) 874–6222. 5. Tuesday, May 7, 2019 from 6–8 p.m.: Chatham Community Center, 702 Main Street, Chatham, MA 02633; phone: (508) 945–5175 6. Wednesday, May 8, 2019 from 6– 8 p.m.; Hampton Inn, 10 Plaza Way, Plymouth, MA; phone: (508) 747–5000. 7. Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 5:457:45 p.m.; Sawyer Free Library, 2 Dale Avenue, Gloucester, MA; phone: (978) 281–9763. 8. Friday, May 10, 2019 from 1–3 p.m.; Webinar Session; Register to participate https:// attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/ 8873736532644639746. Audio only call +1 (213) 929–4232; access code 494– 243–526. Additional information is available on the Council website, https:// www.nefmc.org/library/limited-accesslistening-sessions-for-recreational- PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 fisheries. The public also should be aware that the sessions will be recorded. Consistent with 16 U.S.C. 1852, a copy of the recording is available upon request. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Thomas Nies (see ADDRESSES), at least 5 working days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: March 14, 2019. Rey Israel Marquez, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–05122 Filed 3–18–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XG893 Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold its 177th Council meeting by teleconference and webinar to take actions on fishery management issues in the Western Pacific Region. The Council will also hold a Biological Opinion Review Advisory Panel meeting by teleconference and webinar. DATES: The Biological Opinion Review Advisory Panel meeting will be held on April 2, 2019, and the 177th Council meeting will be held on April 4, 2019. For specific times and agendas, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held by teleconference and webinar. The teleconference numbers are U.S. tollfree (888) 482–3560 or International Access: +1 (647) 723–3959, and Access Code: 5228220. The webinar can be accessed at: https://wprfmc.webex.com/ join/info.wpcouncilnoaa.gov. The host site for the Biological Opinion Review Advisory Panel meeting teleconference will be the Council Conference Room, 1164 Bishop St., Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI. The following venues will also be host sites for the 177th Council Meeting SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\19MRN1.SGM 19MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 53 / Tuesday, March 19, 2019 / Notices teleconference: Council Conference Room, 1164 Bishop St., Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI; Native American Samoa Advisory Council Office Conference Room, Pava‘ia‘i Village, Pago Pago, AS; Guam Hilton Resort and Spa, 202 Hilton Rd., Tumon Bay, GU; Department of Land and Natural Resources Conference Room, Lower Base Drive, Saipan, MP. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director, Western Pacific Fishery Management Council, (808) 522–8220 (voice) or (808) 522–8226 (fax). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Biological Opinion Review Advisory Panel meeting will be held on April 2, 2019, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. (Hawaii Standard Time (HST)). The 177th Council Meeting will be held on April 4, 2019, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (HST) and from noon to 3 p.m. (Samoa Standard Time (SST)), and on April 5, 2019, from 9 a.m. to noon (Chamorro Standard Time (ChST)). Agenda items noted as ‘‘Final Action Items’’ refer to actions that may result in Council transmittal of a proposed fishery management plan, proposed plan amendment, or proposed regulations to the U.S. Secretary of Commerce, under Sections 304 or 305 of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act). Opportunities to present oral public comment will be provided throughout the agendas. The order of the agenda may change, and will be announced in advance at the meetings. The meetings may run past the scheduled times noted above to complete scheduled business. Background documents for the 177th Council meeting will be available at http://www.wpcouncil.org. Written public comments for the 177th Council meeting should be received at the Council office by 5 p.m. (HST), April 1, 2019, and should be sent to Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director; Western Pacific Fishery Management Council, 1164 Bishop Street, Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI 96813; fax: (808) 522– 8226; or email: info.wpcouncil@ noaa.gov. 6. Advisory Panel Discussion and Recommendations 7. Other Business Agenda for 177th Council Meeting Thursday, April 4, 2019, 1 p.m.–4 p.m. (HST); Thursday, April 4, 2019, 12 p.m.–3 p.m. (ASST); Friday, April 4, 2019, 9 a.m.–12 p.m. (MST) 1. Welcome and Introductions 2. Approval of the 177th Agenda 3. Draft Biological Opinion for the Hawaii-based Shallow-set Longline Fishery 4. Biological Opinion Review Advisory Panel Report and Recommendations 5. Managing Loggerhead and Leatherback Sea Turtle Interactions in the Hawaii-based Shallow-set Longline Fishery (Final Action Item) 6. Public Hearing 7. Council Discussion and Recommendations 8. Other Business Non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before the Council for discussion and formal Council action during the 177th meeting. However, Council action on regulatory issues will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this document and any regulatory issue arising after publication of this document that requires 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. Special Accommodations These meetings are accessible to people with disabilities. Please direct requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids to Kitty M. Simonds (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section above) at least five days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: March 13, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–05056 Filed 3–18–19; 8:45 am] Agenda for the Biological Opinion Review Advisory Panel Meeting BILLING CODE 3510–22–P Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. (HST) DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 1. Introductions 2. Overview of the Advisory Panel Task 3. Overview of the Draft Biological Opinion for the Hawaii-based Shallow-set Longline Fishery 4. Advisory Panel Review of the Draft Biological Opinion 5. Public Comment VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:54 Mar 18, 2019 Jkt 247001 National Telecommunications and Information Administration Recruitment of First Responder Network Authority Board Members National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ACTION: 10047 Notice. The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) issues this Notice on behalf of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) to initiate the annual process to seek expressions of interest from individuals who would like to serve on the FirstNet Board. One of the 12 appointments of nonpermanent members to the FirstNet Board will expire in August 2019. NTIA issues this Notice to obtain expressions of interest in being appointed by the Secretary to the FirstNet Board. DATES: Expressions of interest must be postmarked or electronically transmitted on or before April 18, 2019. 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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 53 (Tuesday, March 19, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 10046-10047]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-05056]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XG893


Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings

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

ACTION: Notice of public meetings.

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SUMMARY: The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will 
hold its 177th Council meeting by teleconference and webinar to take 
actions on fishery management issues in the Western Pacific Region. The 
Council will also hold a Biological Opinion Review Advisory Panel 
meeting by teleconference and webinar.

DATES: The Biological Opinion Review Advisory Panel meeting will be 
held on April 2, 2019, and the 177th Council meeting will be held on 
April 4, 2019. For specific times and agendas, see SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION.

ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held by teleconference and webinar. The 
teleconference numbers are U.S. toll-free (888) 482-3560 or 
International Access: +1 (647) 723-3959, and Access Code: 5228220. The 
webinar can be accessed at: https://wprfmc.webex.com/join/info.wpcouncilnoaa.gov.
    The host site for the Biological Opinion Review Advisory Panel 
meeting teleconference will be the Council Conference Room, 1164 Bishop 
St., Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI. The following venues will also be host 
sites for the 177th Council Meeting

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teleconference: Council Conference Room, 1164 Bishop St., Suite 1400, 
Honolulu, HI; Native American Samoa Advisory Council Office Conference 
Room, Pava`ia`i Village, Pago Pago, AS; Guam Hilton Resort and Spa, 202 
Hilton Rd., Tumon Bay, GU; Department of Land and Natural Resources 
Conference Room, Lower Base Drive, Saipan, MP.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director, 
Western Pacific Fishery Management Council, (808) 522-8220 (voice) or 
(808) 522-8226 (fax).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Biological Opinion Review Advisory Panel 
meeting will be held on April 2, 2019, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. (Hawaii 
Standard Time (HST)). The 177th Council Meeting will be held on April 
4, 2019, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (HST) and from noon to 3 p.m. (Samoa 
Standard Time (SST)), and on April 5, 2019, from 9 a.m. to noon 
(Chamorro Standard Time (ChST)). Agenda items noted as ``Final Action 
Items'' refer to actions that may result in Council transmittal of a 
proposed fishery management plan, proposed plan amendment, or proposed 
regulations to the U.S. Secretary of Commerce, under Sections 304 or 
305 of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act 
(Magnuson-Stevens Act). Opportunities to present oral public comment 
will be provided throughout the agendas. The order of the agenda may 
change, and will be announced in advance at the meetings. The meetings 
may run past the scheduled times noted above to complete scheduled 
business.
    Background documents for the 177th Council meeting will be 
available at http://www.wpcouncil.org. Written public comments for the 
177th Council meeting should be received at the Council office by 5 
p.m. (HST), April 1, 2019, and should be sent to Kitty M. Simonds, 
Executive Director; Western Pacific Fishery Management Council, 1164 
Bishop Street, Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI 96813; fax: (808) 522-8226; or 
email: info.wpcouncil@noaa.gov.

Agenda for the Biological Opinion Review Advisory Panel Meeting

Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. (HST)

1. Introductions
2. Overview of the Advisory Panel Task
3. Overview of the Draft Biological Opinion for the Hawaii-based 
Shallow-set Longline Fishery
4. Advisory Panel Review of the Draft Biological Opinion
5. Public Comment
6. Advisory Panel Discussion and Recommendations
7. Other Business

Agenda for 177th Council Meeting

Thursday, April 4, 2019, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. (HST); Thursday, April 4, 2019, 
12 p.m.-3 p.m. (ASST); Friday, April 4, 2019, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. (MST)

1. Welcome and Introductions
2. Approval of the 177th Agenda
3. Draft Biological Opinion for the Hawaii-based Shallow-set Longline 
Fishery
4. Biological Opinion Review Advisory Panel Report and Recommendations
5. Managing Loggerhead and Leatherback Sea Turtle Interactions in the 
Hawaii-based Shallow-set Longline Fishery (Final Action Item)
6. Public Hearing
7. Council Discussion and Recommendations
8. Other Business
    Non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before 
the Council for discussion and formal Council action during the 177th 
meeting. However, Council action on regulatory issues will be 
restricted to those issues specifically listed in this document and any 
regulatory issue arising after publication of this document that 
requires 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.

Special Accommodations

    These meetings are accessible to people with disabilities. Please 
direct requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary 
aids to Kitty M. Simonds (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section 
above) at least five days prior to the meeting date.

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

    Dated: March 13, 2019.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2019-05056 Filed 3-18-19; 8:45 am]
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