Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee: Intercessional Meeting
The Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC) will conduct an intercessional meeting so that a working group may discuss Task Statement 76, entitled ``Review of Performance Measures (Assessment Criteria).'' This meeting will be open to the public.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Snake Creek, Islamorada, FL
The Commander, Seventh Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of Snake Creek Bridge, mile 0.5, across Snake Creek, in Islamorada, Florida. The regulation is set forth in 33 CFR 117.331. The deviation is necessary due to the high volume of vehicle traffic anticipated during the Annual Nautical Flea Market, which will be held in Islamorada, Florida on February 25, 2012 and February 26, 2012. The deviation will result in the bridge only opening to navigation at the top of the hour from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. daily on February 25, 2012 and February 26, 2012. At all other times on February 25, 2012 and February 26, 2012, the bridge will open on demand.
Security Zone, East River and Bronx Kill; Randalls and Wards Islands, NY
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary security zone on the waters of the East River and Bronx Kill, in the vicinity of Randalls and Wards Islands, New York. This security zone is necessary to ensure the safety of the President of the United States, members of his official party, and other senior government officials. The zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of the East River and Bronx Kill when public officials are scheduled to arrive and depart the area. Persons or vessels may not enter this security zone without permission of the Captain of the Port New York (COTP) or the COTP's designated on- scene representative.