October 2018 Council Meeting

Monday, October 1, 2018 - Thursday, October 4, 2018

Congress Hall
200 Congress Place
Cape May, NJ 08204
Telephone 609-884-8421

Public Comments: Written comments must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 19 to be included in the Council meeting briefing book. Comments received after this deadline but before 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 27 will be posted as “supplemental materials” on the Council meeting web page. After that date, all comments must be submitted using an online comment form available at available at http://www.mafmc.org/public-comment.

Webinar: For online access to the meeting, enter as a guest at: http://mafmc.adobeconnect.com/october2018.

Agenda Overview and Briefing Materials

Monday, October 1st

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Executive Committee Meeting - 2019 Implementation Plan

Tuesday, October 2nd

9:00 a.m. Council Convenes

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Spiny Dogfish Specifications - 2019-2021 Specifications

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Annual Update on GARFO/NEFSC Fishery Dependent Data Initiative Project (FDDI), David Gouveia and Barry Clifford, GARFO

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management Risk Assessment

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Risk Policy Framework

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 2020-2024 Strategic Plan

Wednesday, October 3rd

9:00 a.m. Council Convenes

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Squids and Butterfish Specifications

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Industry-Funded Monitoring Amendment

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00 p.m. -2:00 p.m. Illex Amendment

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Chub Mackerel Amendment

Thursday, October 4th

9:00 a.m. Council Convenes

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. South East Regional Office (SERO) Party/Charter Reporting Requirement, Rich Malinowski, SERO

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. HMS Permits and Law Enforcement Issues, Greg DiDomenico, Garden State Seafood Association

10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Business Session