National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Start Printed Page 59589Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.
Notice of a public meeting.
The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Research Steering Committee in October 2003. Recommendations from the committee will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate.
The meeting will held on Thursday, October 30, 2003 at 9:30 a.m.
The meeting will be held at the Peabody Marriott Hotel, 8A Centennial Drive, Peabody, MA 01960; telephone: (978) 977-6478.
Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Newburyport, MA 01950.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Paul J. Howard, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465-0492.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The agenda will include an update on projects funded through NOAA Fisheries Cooperative Research Partners Initiative, further deliberations on a process to incorporate the results of cooperative research projects into the Council management process, and planning for 2004initiatives.
Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this Council for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal Council action during this meeting. Council action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council's intent to take final action to address the emergency.
This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Paul J. Howard (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 days prior to the meeting dates.Start Signature
Dated: October 9, 2003.
Richard W. Surdi,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 03-26198 Filed 10-15-03; 8:45 am]
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