North Pacific Fishery Management Council

North Pacific Fishery Management Council

NPFMC December 2019 - 247th

NPFMC Meetings
Closed for comment at 11/29/2019 12:00 PM AKST
59 Comments
Meeting Time: 12/02/2019 08:00 AM AKST

AGENDA - 247th Plenary Session

The North Pacific Fishery Management Council will meet December 2-10, 2019, at the Hilton Hotel, 500 W. 3rd Avenue, Anchorage, AK. Meetings to be held during the week are listed below. 

Scientific and Statistical Committee:  Dec. 2-4, 2019 – King Salmon/Iliamna

Advisory Panel:  Dec. 3-6, 2019 – Dillingham/Katmai

Council:  December 4-10, 2019 – Aleutian Room

Community Engagement Committee:  Monday, Dec. 2, 2019, 1-5pm – Fireweed AGENDA

Charter Halibut Management Committee:  Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, 10:30am-3pm – Birch/Willow AGENDA

Enforcement Committee:  Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, 10:30am-1pm – Fireweed AGENDA

All meetings are open to the public except for executive sessions. Information on submitting comments in writing or in person can be found in the Public Comment Information attached in Item A1 below. The deadline for written comments—online or received through mail—is 12:00 pm (AST) on Friday, November 29, 2019. Click on the comment link for the agenda item you wish to comment on or mail to: NPFMC, 605 W. 4th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501. The Council meeting is broadcast will be broadcast at https://npfmc.adobeconnect.com/december2019. Motions are posted following the meeting.


A. CALL MEETING TO ORDER
A1 0 Comments Approval of Agenda
Attachments: Schedule LINK -Uploaded: 10/31/2019 03:01 PM AKDT
Review Docs LINK -Uploaded: 10/31/2019 02:59 PM AKDT
Short Summary of Agenda Items -Uploaded: 11/15/2019 01:08 PM AKST
A2 0 Comments In Meeting Minutes (committee minutes and reports drafted during this meeting)
Attachments: PRESENTATION SSC C1 JPT, Specs Table, Sablefish & BSAI specs for Pollock & Cod -Uploaded: 12/05/2019 10:34 AM AKST
PRESENTATION SSC Balance of Report -Uploaded: 12/07/2019 08:27 AM AKST
C3 Charter Halibut Mgmt Committee Report Dec -Uploaded: 12/05/2019 03:09 PM AKST
SSC Draft Minutes -Uploaded: 12/06/2019 08:04 AM AKST
Enforcement Committee Minutes -Uploaded: 12/06/2019 08:59 AM AKST
AP Minutes -Uploaded: 12/12/2019 05:06 PM AKST
B. REPORTS
B1 0 Comments Executive Director's Report
Attachments: B1 ED Report -Uploaded: 11/22/2019 04:54 PM AKST
B1 A Olson Scallop PT Nomination -Uploaded: 11/17/2019 04:09 PM AKST
B1 Humpback Whale CH Draft letter -Uploaded: 11/22/2019 04:54 PM AKST
B1 Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Draft Letter -Uploaded: 11/22/2019 04:54 PM AKST
B1 MRFMA Draft Report to Congress V1 -Uploaded: 11/25/2019 10:38 AM AKST
B1 CCC November 2019 Report -Uploaded: 12/02/2019 09:38 AM AKST
B1 Reception Invitation -Uploaded: 11/29/2019 04:27 PM AKST
REPORT A80 Sector - Halibut -Uploaded: 12/02/2019 03:11 PM AKST
PRESENTATION UCB SeaState sablefish bycatch -Uploaded: 12/04/2019 09:52 AM AKST
B2 1 Comment NMFS Management Report
Attachments: B2 NMFS Report -Uploaded: 12/02/2019 09:26 AM AKST
B2 Report of the Bering Sea Convention Annual Conference -Uploaded: 11/20/2019 08:44 AM AKST
B2 FMP Amendments Approvals -Uploaded: 11/27/2019 09:39 AM AKST
B2 2020 ADP for Observers -Uploaded: 12/02/2019 12:27 PM AKST
PRESENTATION BSAI In-Season Mgmt -Uploaded: 11/29/2019 12:29 PM AKST
PRESENTATION GOA In-Season Management PPT -Uploaded: 11/29/2019 12:29 PM AKST
REPORT EFP Aleut Corp -Uploaded: 12/02/2019 01:43 PM AKST
PRESENTATION Aleut Corp EFP Interim Report -Uploaded: 12/04/2019 08:34 AM AKST
B3 1 Comment NOAA GC Report
Attachments: B3 Recusal Determinations -Uploaded: 11/25/2019 11:49 AM AKST
B3 Designated Officials -Uploaded: 11/25/2019 11:56 AM AKST
B4 0 Comments NOAA Enforcement Report
Attachments: B4 NOAA Enforcement Report -Uploaded: 11/27/2019 11:46 AM AKST
B4 NOAA Enforcement Presentation -Uploaded: 11/27/2019 11:45 AM AKST
B5 0 Comments ADF&G Report (including biennial Halibut Subsistence Report)
Attachments: B5 ADFG Halibut Subsistence Report -Uploaded: 11/22/2019 12:46 PM AKST
B5 ADFG Presentation -Uploaded: 12/04/2019 09:16 AM AKST
B5 ADFG Report -Uploaded: 12/04/2019 10:01 AM AKST
B6 1 Comment USCG Report
Attachments: B6 VHF-FM Radio Outages -Uploaded: 11/21/2019 08:41 AM AKST
B6 Coast Guard Council Report -Uploaded: 12/03/2019 04:07 PM AKST
B6 Coast Guard Enforcement Report PPT -Uploaded: 12/03/2019 04:38 PM AKST
B7 0 Comments USFWS Report
Attachments: B7 USFWS Report -Uploaded: 11/27/2019 12:48 PM AKST
B8 0 Comments IPHC Report
Attachments: B8 IPHC Report -Uploaded: 11/27/2019 11:57 AM AKST
B8 IPHC Report Presentation -Uploaded: 12/03/2019 08:38 AM AKST
C. MAJOR ISSUES / FINAL ACTION ITEMS
C1 5 Comments C1 BSAI Groundfish Specifications – a) BSAI Ecosystem Status Report, b) Joint Plan team Report, c) BSAI Groundfish Plan Team Report, d) Groundfish Harvest Specifications
Attachments: C1 Action Memo -Uploaded: 11/22/2019 02:41 PM AKST
C1 BSAI SAFE Intro Chapter -Uploaded: 11/21/2019 08:17 AM AKST
Link to all SAFE chapters -Uploaded: 11/20/2019 04:27 PM AKST
C1 BSAI PT Minutes Nov 2019 -Uploaded: 11/22/2019 12:14 PM AKST
C1 C2 Joint Minutes Nov 2019 -Uploaded: 11/22/2019 12:19 PM AKST
C1 BSAI Gfish Specs Tables -Uploaded: 11/27/2019 09:29 AM AKST
C1 Table 1 BSAI PT Recommendations EXCEL -Uploaded: 11/22/2019 02:38 PM AKST
C1 EBS Herring Biomass Estimate -Uploaded: 11/27/2019 10:48 AM AKST
PRESENTATION EBS Pcod_SSC and Council -Uploaded: 12/03/2019 08:14 AM AKST
TABLE SSC Recommended BSAI OFL and ABC 2020-2021 -Uploaded: 12/03/2019 02:30 PM AKST
PRESENTATION EBS pollock_SSC and Council -Uploaded: 12/03/2019 04:32 PM AKST
C1 AP Motions -Uploaded: 12/04/2019 11:20 AM AKST
PRESENTATION EBS Ecoystem_COUNCIL -Uploaded: 12/04/2019 02:53 PM AKST
HANDOUT EBS Ecosystem Brief -Uploaded: 12/04/2019 04:16 PM AKST
PRESENTATION BSAI Specs Tables 20-21 -Uploaded: 12/05/2019 08:25 AM AKST
PRESENTATION Joint PT_Council -Uploaded: 12/05/2019 09:02 AM AKST
PRESENTATION_Sablefish_Council -Uploaded: 12/05/2019 09:04 AM AKST
PRESENTATION BSAI Plan Team_Council -Uploaded: 12/05/2019 09:06 AM AKST
REPORT SSC C1 to Council -Uploaded: 12/05/2019 10:35 AM AKST
PRESENTATION SSC C1 to COUNCIL -Uploaded: 12/05/2019 05:14 PM AKST
MOTION Specifications -Uploaded: 12/05/2019 05:08 PM AKST
MOTION Risk Table -Uploaded: 12/06/2019 08:19 AM AKST
C2 4 Comments C2 GOA Groundfish Harvest Specifications – a) GOA Ecosystem Status Report, b) GOA Groundfish Plan Team Report, c) Groundfish Harvest Specifications
Attachments: C2 Action Memo -Uploaded: 11/27/2019 02:41 PM AKST
C2 GOA SAFE Intro Chapter -Uploaded: 11/27/2019 01:49 PM AKST
Link to all SAFE chapters -Uploaded: 11/20/2019 04:38 PM AKST
C2 Table 1 GOA Plan Team Recommendations EXCEL -Uploaded: 11/27/2019 02:39 PM AKST
C2 GOA PT Minutes Nov 2019 -Uploaded: 11/22/2019 01:45 PM AKST
C1 C2 Joint Minutes Nov 2019 -Uploaded: 11/22/2019 12:19 PM AKST
C2 GOA Groundfish Specs Tables -Uploaded: 11/22/2019 04:45 PM AKST
PRESENTATION GOA Ecosystem Status Report -Uploaded: 12/03/2019 05:05 PM AKST
TABLE GOA SSC Recommendations_EXCEL -Uploaded: 12/04/2019 10:52 AM AKST
PRESENTATION GOA Ecosystem_Council -Uploaded: 12/05/2019 08:18 AM AKST
HANDOUT GOA Ecosystem Brief -Uploaded: 12/05/2019 08:24 AM AKST
PRESENTATION GOA PT -Uploaded: 12/05/2019 03:14 PM AKST
PRESENTATION GOA PCOD_Council -Uploaded: 12/05/2019 03:16 PM AKST
PRESENTATION SSC Report C2 -Uploaded: 12/05/2019 05:15 PM AKST
C2 AP MOTION -Uploaded: 12/06/2019 10:17 AM AKST
MOTION GOA Specifications -Uploaded: 12/06/2019 02:16 PM AKST
MOTION POP CIE review -Uploaded: 12/06/2019 02:27 PM AKST
C3 6 Comments C3 2020 Charter Halibut Management Measures for Areas 2C and 3A
Attachments: C3 Action Memo -Uploaded: 11/27/2019 11:41 AM AKST
C3 Charter Halibut Managment Measures Analysis -Uploaded: 12/01/2019 01:47 PM AKST
C3 Charter Halibut Mgmt Committee Report -Uploaded: 12/05/2019 03:07 PM AKST
Link to Charter Halibut Committee and comments -Uploaded: 12/03/2019 08:17 AM AKST
PRESENTATION Management Measures -Uploaded: 12/06/2019 02:46 PM AKST
C3 AP Motion -Uploaded: 12/07/2019 08:25 AM AKST
MOTION C3 -Uploaded: 12/07/2019 02:12 PM AKST
C4 0 Comments C4 BSAI Parallel Waters – Final Action
Attachments: C4 Action Memo -Uploaded: 11/20/2019 11:50 AM AKST
C4 BSAI Cod Parallel Limitation Analysis -Uploaded: 11/18/2019 02:52 PM AKST
C4 AP Motion -Uploaded: 12/07/2019 01:15 PM AKST
C4 DRAFT Motion -Uploaded: 12/07/2019 02:19 PM AKST
C5 1 Comment C5 Crab Partial Deliveries – Final Action
Attachments: C5 Action Memo -Uploaded: 11/19/2019 05:27 PM AKST
C5 Crab Partial Offload Public Review Analysis -Uploaded: 11/13/2019 10:35 AM AKST
PRESENTATION C5 BSAI Crab Partial Offload -Uploaded: 12/07/2019 10:20 AM AKST
C5 AP Motion -Uploaded: 12/07/2019 03:38 PM AKST
MOTION C5 -Uploaded: 12/07/2019 03:33 PM AKST
C6 0 Comments C6 St. Matthew Blue King Crab Rebuilding Plan – Initial Review
Attachments: C6 Action Memo -Uploaded: 11/22/2019 11:28 AM AKST
C6 SMBKC Rebuilding Initial Review Analysis -Uploaded: 11/15/2019 10:42 AM AKST
C6 Appendix SMBKC SAFE -Uploaded: 11/15/2019 10:43 AM AKST
PRESENTATION SMBKC Rebuilding_Council -Uploaded: 12/05/2019 03:18 PM AKST
C6 AP Motion -Uploaded: 12/07/2019 03:38 PM AKST
MOTION C6 -Uploaded: 12/08/2019 05:02 PM AKST
C7 2 Comments C7 Central GOA Rockfish Reauthorization – Initial Review
Attachments: C7 Action Memo -Uploaded: 11/20/2019 12:17 PM AKST
C7 Rockfish Reauthorization - Initial Review Analysis -Uploaded: 11/15/2019 02:57 PM AKST
C7 Rockfish Reauthorization Social Impact Assessment -Uploaded: 11/18/2019 12:50 PM AKST
C7 AP Motion -Uploaded: 12/08/2019 10:00 AM AKST
C7 Addendum -Uploaded: 12/08/2019 10:29 AM AKST
MOTION C7 -Uploaded: 12/08/2019 11:50 AM AKST
C8 29 Comments C8 Unguided Halibut Rental Boat Registration – Initial Review
Attachments: C8 Action Memo -Uploaded: 11/22/2019 11:27 AM AKST
C8 Unguided Rental Vessels Analysis -Uploaded: 11/19/2019 05:27 PM AKST
Charter Halibut Mgmt Committee Report -Uploaded: 12/06/2019 08:16 AM AKST
C8 AP Motion -Uploaded: 12/08/2019 11:27 AM AKST
PRESENTATION C8 -Uploaded: 12/08/2019 11:33 AM AKST
MOTION C8 -Uploaded: 12/08/2019 03:55 PM AKST
D. OTHER ISSUES
D1 0 Comments D1 BSAI Halibut ABM Workplan
Attachments: D1 Action Memo -Uploaded: 11/20/2019 11:53 AM AKST
D1 BSAI Halibut ABM Workplan -Uploaded: 11/26/2019 04:37 PM AKST
D1 ABM alternatives excel workbook -Uploaded: 12/02/2019 10:22 AM AKST
MOTION D1 -Uploaded: 12/09/2019 07:49 AM AKST
D2 5 Comments D2 Sablefish Discards - Discussion Paper
Attachments: D2 Action Memo -Uploaded: 11/22/2019 11:28 AM AKST
D2 Small Sablefish Discarding Discussion Paper -Uploaded: 11/20/2019 02:18 PM AKST
D2 Errata -Uploaded: 12/03/2019 04:11 PM AKST
D2 AP Motion -Uploaded: 12/08/2019 03:35 PM AKST
PRESENTATION D2 -Uploaded: 12/08/2019 04:07 PM AKST
MOTION D2 -Uploaded: 12/09/2019 10:37 AM AKST
D3 0 Comments D3 Aleutian Islands Community Follow-up – Discussion Paper
Attachments: D3 Action Memo -Uploaded: 11/20/2019 02:11 PM AKST
D3 AI Cod Set-Aside Discussion Paper -Uploaded: 11/13/2019 07:59 AM AKST
D3 AP Motion -Uploaded: 12/09/2019 10:33 AM AKST
D4 0 Comments D4 Comments on the NS1 Tech. Guidance on ABC Control Rule Provisions (SSC Only)
Attachments: D4 Action Memo -Uploaded: 11/27/2019 01:00 PM AKST
D4 National Standard 1 Technical Guidance -Uploaded: 11/26/2019 04:40 PM AKST
E. STAFF TASKING / COMMITTEES
E1 4 Comments Committees and Tasking – Review
Attachments: E Action Memo -Uploaded: 11/25/2019 05:00 PM AKST
E Council staff one page -Uploaded: 11/25/2019 05:03 PM AKST
E NPFMC_Committees -Uploaded: 11/25/2019 05:03 PM AKST
E IFQ Program Task List -Uploaded: 11/25/2019 05:03 PM AKST
E Three Meeting Outlook PREMEETING -Uploaded: 11/25/2019 05:03 PM AKST
E Groundfish Workplan 2019-12 -Uploaded: 11/27/2019 09:13 AM AKST
E1 PIBKC Rebuilding letter from NMFS -Uploaded: 12/05/2019 02:37 PM AKST
E AP Motion -Uploaded: 12/09/2019 10:33 AM AKST
HANDOUT Three Meeting Outlook IN MEETING -Uploaded: 12/09/2019 02:27 PM AKST
HANDOUT Draft February 2020 Schedule -Uploaded: 12/09/2019 02:27 PM AKST
HANDOUT Appointments -Uploaded: 12/11/2019 03:15 PM AKST
MOTION E Cook Inlet Salmon FMP -Uploaded: 12/10/2019 04:40 PM AKST
MOTION E Crab PSC Limits -Uploaded: 12/10/2019 05:07 PM AKST