North Pacific Fishery Management Council

North Pacific Fishery Management Council

Council October 2020 - 251st

NPFMC Meetings
Open for comment until 09/30/2020 05:00 PM AKDT
All comments are part of the public record.
Meeting Time: 10/12/2020 08:00 AM AKDT

COUNCIL AGENDA - 251st Plenary Session

The North Pacific Fishery Management Council will meet October 2, 9, and 12-16, 2020, by webconference.The Council and related meetings are listed below:

Scientific and Statistical Committee: September 28 - October 2, 2020, 8 am - 3 pm Alaska time – MEETINGAGENDA

Advisory Panel: October 5-9, 2020, 8 am - 4 pm Alaska time – MEETING

Council: October 2nd, 1 pm - 4 pm Alaska time: C1 BSAI Crab Specs - MEETING

Council: October 9th, 8 am - 4 pm Alaska time: B Reports, SSC Report, AP report (C2 and C3) C2 and C3 agenda items - MEETING

Council: October 12-16, 2020, 8 am - 4 pm Alaska time: MEETING



All meetings are open to the public. Information on submitting comments in writing or in person will be found in the Public Comment Information to be attached in Item A1 below. The Council strongly encourages written public comment for this meeting, to avoid any potential for technical difficulties to compromise oral testimony. The deadline for written comments is 5:00 pm (AST) on Wednesday, September 30, 2020. Click on the comment link for the agenda item on which you wish to comment. All written materials, including motions, will be posted to this electronic agenda
The Council meeting will be held on Adobe Connect. 


A1 Comment Now Approval of Agenda
Attachments: SCHEDULE (link) -Uploaded: 08/05/2020 01:28 PM AKDT
Document Release Schedule -Uploaded: 08/21/2020 11:22 AM AKDT
Short Summary of Agenda Items -Uploaded: 09/18/2020 12:04 PM AKDT
Meeting Connection Instructions -Uploaded: 09/18/2020 12:22 PM AKDT
B1 Executive Director's Report
B2 NMFS Management Report
B3 NOAA General Council Report
Attachments: B3 Designated Officials -Uploaded: 09/16/2020 11:28 AM AKDT
B3 Recusal Determination -Uploaded: 09/17/2020 08:49 AM AKDT
B4 ADF&G Report
B5 USCG Report
B6 USFWS Report
B7 SSC Report
B8 AP Report
B9 Comment Now Public Comment on all B Items
C1 Comment Now C1 BSAI Crab 4 Stocks - Final Specifications, Crab Plan Team Report (SSC, Council only)
C2 Comment Now C2 BSAI and GOA Groundfish Harvest – Proposed Specifications, Plan Teams Report
Attachments: C2 Joint PT Minutes -Uploaded: 09/18/2020 01:51 PM AKDT
C2 BSAI PT Minutes -Uploaded: 09/18/2020 01:51 PM AKDT
C2 GOA PT Minutes -Uploaded: 09/18/2020 01:51 PM AKDT
C3 Comment Now C3 Sculpin/Squid Product Types – Final action
Attachments: C3 Squids and Sculpins Processing Restrictions -Uploaded: 09/04/2020 08:49 AM AKDT
C4 Comment Now C4 Cook Inlet Salmon FMP – Initial Review
Attachments: C4 Cook Inlet Salmon Initial Review -Uploaded: 09/08/2020 09:48 AM AKDT
C4 Appendix 11 -Uploaded: 09/08/2020 09:48 AM AKDT
C4 Appendix 12 -Uploaded: 09/08/2020 09:48 AM AKDT
C5 Comment Now C5 Observer 2021 ADP Plan – Review, PCFMAC report, Trawl EM Committee Report
C6 Comment Now C6 BSAI Halibut ABM – Initial Review and Discussion Paper
Attachments: C6 ABM Draft DEIS Analysis -Uploaded: 09/04/2020 07:04 PM AKDT
C6 ABM Discussion Paper -Uploaded: 09/18/2020 03:53 PM AKDT
C6 ABM Executive Summary -Uploaded: 09/04/2020 07:05 PM AKDT
C6 Appendix 1 Halibut ABM DEIS SIA -Uploaded: 09/08/2020 08:37 AM AKDT
C6 ABM Description of Alternatives -Uploaded: 07/24/2020 07:51 PM AKDT
Council October 2019 ABM Motion -Uploaded: 07/24/2020 02:05 PM AKDT
Council February 2020 ABM Motion - AM80 -Uploaded: 07/24/2020 02:37 PM AKDT
Council February 2020 ABM Motion - PSC -Uploaded: 07/24/2020 02:19 PM AKDT
D1 Comment Now D1 Survey Planning – AFSC report
Attachments: D1 NPFMC Letter to AFSC Re Surveys 2021 -Uploaded: 09/18/2020 05:37 PM AKDT
D1 AFSC Response Letter on Surveys 2021 -Uploaded: 09/18/2020 05:37 PM AKDT
D2 Comment Now D2 Seafood production Executive Order – Discuss (Council only)
E1 Comment Now E1 Committees, New Business, and Tasking