June Council Meeting Info

Key agenda items for the June 7-13 Council meeting in Spokane include:

  • Adopt Final Recommendations on the Electronic Monitoring Cost Allocation Policy Directive
  • New and Continuing Exempted Fishing Permit (EFP) Approval for 2019-2020
  • Adopt Final List and Schedule of Groundfish Stocks for Assessment in 2019, the Stock Assessment and Methodology Review Terms of Reference (TOR) for Groundfish and Coastal Pelagic Species, and the Rebuilding TOR for Overfished Groundfish Stocks
  • Adopt a Research and Data Needs Document for Public Review
  • Adopt Final Recommendations on Potential Regulatory Reform
  • Consider a Coastal Pelagic Species Fishery Management Plan Amendment for the Live Bait Fishery Allowance and Adopt a Purpose and Need Statement and Process Schedule, as Appropriate
  • Adopt Final Rebuilding Plan Revisions and Harvest Specifications for Yelloweye Rockfish and Final Preferred Management Measures for 2019-2020 Fisheries
  • Confirm a Range of Alternatives and Adopt a Preliminary Preferred Alternative for the Number of Permits to be Issued Under a Deep-Set Buoy Gear Limited Entry Program, for Public Review
  • Provide Guidance on Swordfish Management Project Planning, Review and Potentially Modify the Range of Alternatives for Increased Drift Gillnet (DGN) Monitoring, and Adopt a Preliminary Preferred Alternative, if Possible
  • Adopt Final Inseason Adjustments for 2018 as Necessary to Achieve but Not Exceed Annual Catch Limits and Other Management Objectives

Download the Briefing Book here and  full agenda here.