National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.
Notice of committee meeting.
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Observer Committee will meet in Seattle, WA.
The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. on Thursday, March 22, and continue through Friday, March 23.
The meeting will be held at the Alaska Fisheries Science Center, 7600 Sand Point Way NE, Building 4, Room 2039, Seattle, WA.
Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501-2252.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Nicole Kimball, North Pacific Fishery Management Council; telephone: 907-271-2809.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The committee’s agenda includes the following issues:
1. Review the specifics of a proposed no-cost contract module(s) which would establish a contractual relationship between NMFS and observer contractors for some portion of observer placements.
2. Review of overall program goals and objectives.
3. Discussion of potential long-term funding models for the observer program.
Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency.
These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Helen Allen, 907-271-2809, at least 5 working days prior to the meeting date.Start Signature
Dated: March 5, 2001.
Richard W. Surdi,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 01-5761 Filed 3-7-01; 8:45 am]
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