North Pacific Fishery Management Council

North Pacific Fishery Management Council

Council October 2020 - 251st

NPFMC Meetings
Closed for comment at 09/30/2020 05:00 PM AKDT
200 Comments
Meeting Time: 10/02/2020 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 - to participate please log in on the link above, and have the meeting call you.  

If you cannot get online in the Council room, you can dial 1-800-832-0736 room number 6558632# 

 

To sign up to testify in front of the Advisory Panel, click here 

 


A. CALL MEETING TO ORDER
A1 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
Meeting Connection Instructions -Uploaded: 09/18/2020 12:22 PM AKDT
Short Summary of Agenda Items -Uploaded: 09/21/2020 10:24 AM AKDT
AP Minutes October 2020 -Uploaded: 10/12/2020 07:14 AM AKDT
Audio Files (hyperlink) -Uploaded: 10/26/2020 08:53 AM AKDT
B. REPORTS
B1 Executive Director's Report
Attachments: B1 ED Report -Uploaded: 09/29/2020 10:48 AM AKDT
B1 CEQ Fact Sheet -Uploaded: 10/08/2020 11:07 AM AKDT
B1 NOAA - CEQ NEPA Regulations Fact Sheet -Uploaded: 10/08/2020 11:10 AM AKDT
B1 CCC Press Release September 2020 -Uploaded: 10/05/2020 09:25 AM AKDT
B1 Alaska Native Culture and History Syllabus -Uploaded: 09/21/2020 01:15 PM AKDT
B1 Request to Support EO 13921 -Uploaded: 10/08/2020 11:23 AM AKDT
B2 NMFS Management Report
Attachments: B2 NMFS Management Report -Uploaded: 09/30/2020 01:09 PM AKDT
B2 NMFS EFH Consultation Report -Uploaded: 09/30/2020 01:26 PM AKDT
B2 Emergency Rule Extension - Observer Waivers 2020 -Uploaded: 09/30/2020 01:08 PM AKDT
B2 AM 50 SMBKC Approval to Council -Uploaded: 10/13/2020 09:41 AM AKDT
B3 NOAA General Council Report
Attachments: B3 Designated Officials -Uploaded: 09/16/2020 11:28 AM AKDT
B3 Recusal Determination -Uploaded: 10/08/2020 11:01 AM AKDT
B4 ADF&G Report
Attachments: B4 ADFG Report -Uploaded: 10/01/2020 12:09 PM AKDT
B4 ADFG Chinook Index 2020 Letter -Uploaded: 09/21/2020 12:23 PM AKDT
B5 USCG Report
Attachments: B5 USCG Report -Uploaded: 10/02/2020 03:12 PM AKDT
B5 USCG Brief - Russian Military Interactions -Uploaded: 10/02/2020 03:12 PM AKDT
PPT B5 Russia US EEZ Incident -Uploaded: 10/05/2020 02:27 PM AKDT
B6 USFWS Report
Attachments: B6 USFWS Report -Uploaded: 10/06/2020 03:50 PM AKDT
B7 SSC Report
Attachments: B7 Draft SSC Report October 2020 -Uploaded: 10/08/2020 10:23 AM AKDT
PPT Council B7 Balance of SSC Report -Uploaded: 10/09/2020 07:15 AM AKDT
B8 AP Report
Attachments: B8 AP Minutes October 2020 -Uploaded: 10/12/2020 07:14 AM AKDT
PPT B8 AP Report C2 & C3 -Uploaded: 10/08/2020 09:38 AM AKDT
PPT B8 AP Report C4 C5 D1 E -Uploaded: 10/10/2020 12:08 PM AKDT
PPT B8 E Staff tasking - AP -Uploaded: 10/08/2020 02:31 PM AKDT
B9 7 Comments Public Comment on all B Items
C. MAJOR ISSUES / FINAL ACTION ITEMS
C1 3 Comments C1 BSAI Crab 4 Stocks - Final Specifications, SAFE Report, Crab Plan Team Report (SSC, Council only)
Attachments: C1 Action Memo -Uploaded: 09/22/2020 04:19 PM AKDT
C1 Crab Plan Team Report Sept 2020 -Uploaded: 09/24/2020 02:30 PM AKDT
C1 BSAI Crab SAFE Intro -Uploaded: 09/22/2020 10:17 AM AKDT
C1 1 Snow Crab SAFE -Uploaded: 09/21/2020 09:10 PM AKDT
C1 2 BBRKC SAFE -Uploaded: 09/22/2020 05:03 PM AKDT
C1 3 Tanner Crab SAFE -Uploaded: 09/22/2020 11:24 AM AKDT
C1 4 PIRKC SAFE -Uploaded: 09/22/2020 11:24 AM AKDT
C1 5 PIBKC SAFE -Uploaded: 09/22/2020 11:25 AM AKDT
C1 6 SMBKC SAFE -Uploaded: 09/22/2020 05:03 PM AKDT
C1 7 NSRKC SAFE -Uploaded: 09/22/2020 03:34 PM AKDT
C1 8 AIGKC SAFE -Uploaded: 09/22/2020 03:34 PM AKDT
C1 9 PIGKC SAFE -Uploaded: 09/22/2020 03:36 PM AKDT
C1 10 WAIRKC SAFE -Uploaded: 09/22/2020 03:38 PM AKDT
PPT Council C1 BSAI Crab -Uploaded: 10/02/2020 08:00 AM AKDT
PPT SSC Report - C1 -Uploaded: 10/02/2020 09:16 AM AKDT
C1 BSAI Specs - SSC Recommendations -Uploaded: 10/08/2020 10:35 AM AKDT
C1 Motion -Uploaded: 10/12/2020 07:16 AM AKDT
C2 14 Comments C2 BSAI and GOA Groundfish Harvest – Proposed Specifications, Plan Team Reports
Attachments: C2 Action Memo -Uploaded: 09/23/2020 02:35 PM AKDT
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
C2 BSAI Proposed Specs Tables -Uploaded: 10/05/2020 04:33 PM AKDT
C2 GOA PT Proposed Specs Tables -Uploaded: 09/25/2020 09:08 AM AKDT
C2 ADFG Chinook Index 2020 Letter -Uploaded: 09/21/2020 12:24 PM AKDT
PPT AP C2 GOA PT Report -Uploaded: 10/05/2020 07:35 AM AKDT
PPT AP C2 Joint PT Report -Uploaded: 10/08/2020 10:56 AM AKDT
PPT AP COUNCIL C2 BSAI PT Report -Uploaded: 10/06/2020 09:56 AM AKDT
PPT Council C2 GOA Plan Team Report -Uploaded: 10/08/2020 05:02 PM AKDT
PPT Council C2 Joint Plan Team Report -Uploaded: 10/08/2020 05:03 PM AKDT
C2 GOA Specs Council Motion -Uploaded: 10/09/2020 03:16 PM AKDT
C2 BSAI Specs Council Motion -Uploaded: 10/09/2020 03:23 PM AKDT
C3 6 Comments C3 Sculpin/Squid Product Types – Final action
Attachments: C3 Action Memo -Uploaded: 09/23/2020 06:16 PM AKDT
C3 Squids and Sculpins Processing Restrictions -Uploaded: 09/04/2020 08:49 AM AKDT
PPT AP Council C3 Sculpin and Squid -Uploaded: 10/08/2020 10:54 AM AKDT
C3 Council Motion -Uploaded: 10/12/2020 07:40 AM AKDT
C4 10 Comments C4 Cook Inlet Salmon FMP – Initial Review
Attachments: C4 Action Memo -Uploaded: 09/24/2020 01:49 PM AKDT
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
C4 Council Motion from June 2020 -Uploaded: 09/23/2020 02:40 PM AKDT
PPT AP C4 Cook Inlet Salmon -Uploaded: 10/08/2020 10:52 AM AKDT
PPT Council C4 Cook Inlet Salmon -Uploaded: 10/11/2020 04:39 PM AKDT
C4 Motion -Uploaded: 10/12/2020 10:02 AM AKDT
C5 3 Comments C5 Observer 2021 ADP Plan – Review, PCFMAC report, Trawl EM Committee Report
Attachments: C5 Action Memo -Uploaded: 09/29/2020 07:47 AM AKDT
C5 Draft 2021 ADP -Uploaded: 09/29/2020 07:48 AM AKDT
C5 PCFMAC September 2020 Meeting Report -Uploaded: 09/29/2020 07:50 AM AKDT
C5 Trawl EM Committee Report -Uploaded: 09/30/2020 11:08 AM AKDT
PPT C5 PCFMAC Report -Uploaded: 10/05/2020 07:20 AM AKDT
PPT TEMC Report -Uploaded: 10/05/2020 01:26 PM AKDT
PPT AP C5 2021 Draft ADP -Uploaded: 10/05/2020 01:33 PM AKDT
PPT Council C5 2021 Draft ADP -Uploaded: 10/13/2020 08:13 AM AKDT
C5 Motion - Observer ADP -Uploaded: 10/14/2020 09:24 AM AKDT
C5 Motion - Trawl EM -Uploaded: 10/14/2020 09:08 AM AKDT
C6 128 Comments C6 BSAI Halibut ABM – Initial Review and Discussion Paper
Attachments: C6 Action Memo -Uploaded: 09/23/2020 02:36 PM AKDT
C6 ABM Draft DEIS Analysis -Uploaded: 09/22/2020 04:55 PM AKDT
C6 REVISED 9-30-20 Executive Summary -Uploaded: 09/30/2020 03:05 PM AKDT
C6 Errata Revised Section 6.4.4_9-30-20 -Uploaded: 09/30/2020 03:03 PM AKDT
C6 ABM Discussion Paper -Uploaded: 09/18/2020 03:53 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
C6 Supplemental Errata for Halibut ABM DEIS -Uploaded: 09/30/2020 04:38 PM AKDT
PPT AP C6 Discussion Paper -Uploaded: 10/06/2020 01:50 PM AKDT
PPT C6 ABM DEIS AP -Uploaded: 10/07/2020 06:59 AM AKDT
PPT Council C6 ABM DEIS -Uploaded: 10/11/2020 05:15 PM AKDT
PPT Council C6 ABM Discussion Paper -Uploaded: 10/11/2020 05:27 PM AKDT
C6 Council Motion -Uploaded: 10/13/2020 03:27 PM AKDT
D. OTHER ISSUES
D1 4 Comments D1 Survey Planning – AFSC report
Attachments: D1 Action Memo -Uploaded: 09/23/2020 04:27 PM AKDT
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
D1 Final Report of SSC Survey Subgroup -Uploaded: 10/06/2020 10:51 AM AKDT
PPT D1 AFSC Surveys -Uploaded: 10/06/2020 07:13 AM AKDT
D2 6 Comments D2 Seafood production Executive Order – Discuss (Council only)
Attachments: D2 Action Memo -Uploaded: 09/21/2020 01:44 PM AKDT
D2 Request to Support EO 13921 -Uploaded: 10/08/2020 10:08 AM AKDT
PPT D2 Promoting American Seafood -Uploaded: 10/08/2020 10:41 AM AKDT
D2 Motion -Uploaded: 10/14/2020 12:29 PM AKDT
E. STAFF TASKING / COMMITTEES
E1 19 Comments E1 Committees, New Business, and Tasking
Attachments: E Action Memo -Uploaded: 09/28/2020 03:11 PM AKDT
E1 ThreeMeetingOutlook - PRE-MEETING -Uploaded: 09/28/2020 03:12 PM AKDT
E1 NPFMC Committees -Uploaded: 10/08/2020 11:36 AM AKDT
E1 Council Staff Expertise -Uploaded: 09/28/2020 02:59 PM AKDT
E1 Observer Analytical Tasklist Sept 2020 -Uploaded: 09/28/2020 02:50 PM AKDT
E1 Groundfish Workplan 2020 -Uploaded: 09/28/2020 03:02 PM AKDT
E1 EDR Update -Uploaded: 10/06/2020 10:52 AM AKDT
E1 Draft December 2020 Agenda -Uploaded: 09/28/2020 03:12 PM AKDT
PPT E1 Staff tasking -Uploaded: 10/14/2020 07:19 AM AKDT
E1 ThreeMeetingOutlook 2020 OCT - DURING-MEETING -Uploaded: 10/14/2020 07:28 AM AKDT
E1 Motion - December Priorities -Uploaded: 10/14/2020 04:34 PM AKDT
E1 ThreeMeetingOutlook 2020 OCT - POST-MEETING -Uploaded: 10/20/2020 10:38 AM AKDT