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Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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AGENCY:

National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Commerce.

ACTION:

Notice of public meetings.

SUMMARY:

The Pacific Council and its advisory entities will hold public meetings.

DATES:

The Pacific Council and its advisory entities will meet October 30-November 5, 2009. The Council meeting will begin on Saturday, October 31, 2009 at 11 a.m., reconvening each day through Thursday, November 5, 2009. All meetings are open to the public, except a closed session will be held from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 31 to address litigation and personnel matters. The Council will meet as late as necessary each day to complete its scheduled business.

ADDRESSES:

The Pacific Council and advisory body meetings will be held at the Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa, 3050 Bristol Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92626; telephone: (714) 540-7000.

Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Dr. Donald O. McIsaac, Executive Director, telephone: (866) 806-7204 or (503) 820-2280; or access the Pacific Council website, www.pcouncil.org for the current meeting location, proposed agenda, and meeting briefing materials.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The following items are on the Pacific Council agenda, but not necessarily in this order:

A. Call to Order

1. Opening Remarks

2. Roll Call

3. Report of the Executive Director

4. Adopt Meeting Agenda

B. Open Comment Period

1. Comments on Non-Agenda Items

C. Pacific Halibut Management

1. 2010 Pacific Halibut Fishery Regulations

D. Ecosystem Management

1. Ecosystem Based Fishery Management Plan

E. Habitat

1. Current Habitat Issues

F. Highly Migratory Species Management

1. National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Report

2. Recommendations to the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission

3. Fishery Management Plan Amendment 2: Annual Catch Limits and Accountability Measures

G. Groundfish Management

1. NMFS Report

2. Stock Assessments and Rebuilding Plans for 2011-12 Groundfish Fisheries

3. Council Recommendations for Exempted Fishing Permits

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5. Part 1 - Management Recommendations for 2011-12 Groundfish Fisheries

6. Fishery Management Plan Amendment 23 - Annual Catch Limits and Accountability Measures

7. National Catch Share Task Force Report

8. Fishery Management Plan Amendment 20 - Trawl Rationalization

9. Part 2 - Management Recommendations for 2011-12 Fisheries

10. Part 2 - Inseason Adjustments to 2009 and 2010 Groundfish Fisheries

H. Salmon Management

1. 2009 Salmon Methodology Review

I. Coastal Pelagic Species Management

1. Sardine Stock Assessment and Management Measures

2. Amendment 13: Annual Catch Limits and Accountability Measures

J. Administrative Matters

1. Fiscal Matters

2. Approval of Council Meeting Minutes

3. Membership Appointments and Council Operating Procedures

4. Future Council Meeting Agenda and Workload Planning

SCHEDULE OF ANCILLARY AND ADVISORY BODY MEETINGS

Friday, October 30, 2009
Scientific and Statistical Committee8 a.m.
Habitat Committee8:30 a.m.
Highly Migratory Species Advisory Subpanel1 p.m.
Highly Migratory Species Management Team1 p.m.
Pacific Council Office1 p.m.
Saturday, October 31, 2009
Pacific Council Office7 a.m.
California State Delegation7 a.m.
Oregon State Delegation7 a.m.
Washington State Delegation7 a.m.
Groundfish Advisory Subpanel8 a.m.
Groundfish Management Team8 a.m.
Highly Migratory Species Advisory Subpanel8 a.m.
Highly Migratory Species Management Team8 a.m.
Scientific and Statistical Committee8 a.m.
Habitat Committee8:30 a.m.
Enforcement Consultants10 a.m.
Sunday, November 1, 2009
Pacific Council Office8 a.m.
California State Delegation8 a.m.
Oregon State Delegation8 a.m.
Washington State Delegation8 a.m.
Highly Migratory Species Advisory Subpanel8 a.m.
Highly Migratory Species Management Team8 a.m.
Scientific and Statistical Committee8 a.m.
Enforcement Consultants9:30 a.m.
Groundfish Advisory Subpanel9:30 a.m.
Groundfish Management Team9:30 a.m.
Coastal Pelagic Species Advisory Subpanel and Management in Joint Session1 p.m.
Annual Awards Banquet6 p.m.
Monday, November 2, 2009
Pacific Council Office7 a.m.
California State Delegation7 a.m.
Oregon State Delegation7 a.m.
Washington State Delegation7 a.m.
Coastal Pelagic Species Advisory Subpanel8 a.m.
Coastal Pelagic Species Management Team8 a.m.
Enforcement Consultants8 a.m.
Groundfish Advisory Subpanel8 a.m.
Groundfish Management Team8 a.m.
Tuesday, November 3, 2009
Pacific Council Office7 a.m.
California State Delegation7 a.m.
Oregon State Delegation7 a.m.
Washington State Delegation7 a.m.
Coastal Pelagic Species Management Team8 a.m.
Enforcement Consultants8 a.m.
Groundfish Advisory Subpanel8 a.m.
Groundfish Management Team8 a.m.
Wednesday, November 4, 2009
Pacific Council Office7 a.m.
California State Delegation7 a.m.
Oregon State Delegation7 a.m.
Washington State Delegation7 a.m.
Enforcement Consultants8 a.m.
Groundfish Advisory Subpanel8 a.m.
Groundfish Management Team8 a.m.
Thursday, November 5, 2009
Pacific Council Office7 a.m.
California State Delegation7 a.m.
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Oregon State Delegation7 a.m.
Washington State Delegation7 a.m.

Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before the Pacific 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 Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council's intent to take final action to address the emergency.

Special Accommodations

These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Ms. Carolyn Porter at (503) 820-2280 at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

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Dated: October 9, 2009.

Tracey L. Thompson,

Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service.

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[FR Doc. E9-24741 Filed 10-14-09; 8:45 am]

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