National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.
Notice of public meetings.
The Caribbean Fishery Management Council (Council) and its Administrative Committee will hold meetings.
The meetings will be held on May 3 and 4, 2005. The Council will convene on Tuesday, May 3, 2005, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and the Administrative Committee will meet from 5:15 p.m. to 6 p.m. The Council will reconvene on Wednesday, May 4, 2005, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., approximately.
The meetings will be held at Frenchman's Reef and Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort, #5 Estate Bakkeroe, St. Thomas, USVI.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Caribbean Fishery Management Council, 268 Muńoz Rivera Avenue, Suite 1108, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00918-1920, telephone (787) 766-5926.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The Council will hold its 118th regular public meeting to discuss the items contained in the following agenda:
May 3, 2005
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Call to Order
Adoption of Agenda
Consideration of 117th Council Meeting Verbatim Minutes
Executive Director's Report
R/V Nancy Foster USVI Survey Update
Proposed rule for Acropora palmata/Acropora cervicornis
SFA Document-Final Action
CFMC Research Needs
5:15 p.m.- 6 p.m.
Administrative Committee Meeting
-Budget 2002, 2003, 2004/05
-Pending travel and Contracts
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8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
HMS Presentation-Russel Dunn
-US Virgin Islands
-US Coast Guard
Administrative Committee Recommendations from May 3, 2005
Meetings attended by Council members and staff
Next Council Meeting
The meetings are open to the public, and will be conducted in English. Fishers and other interested persons are invited to attend and participate with oral or written statements regarding agenda issues. 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. For more information or request for sign language interpretation and/other auxiliary aids, please contact Mr. Miguel A. Rolón, Executive Director, Caribbean Fishery Management Council, 268 Muńoz Rivera Avenue, Suite 1108, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 00918-2577, telephone (787) 766-5926, at least five days prior to the meeting date.Start Signature
Dated: March 30, 2005.
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E5-1480 Filed 4-1-05; 8:45 am]
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