National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.
Notice; public meeting.
The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Start Printed Page 23774Recreational Advisory Panel to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate.
This meeting will be held on Monday, June 12, 2017 at 9 a.m.
The meeting will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, 4 Home Depot Drive, Plymouth, MA 02360; phone: (508) 830-0200.
Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465-0492.
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The Recreational Advisory Panel plans to discuss the 2017 Council Priority—Recreational management measures process, with a report from the Groundfish Plan Development and make recommendations to the Groundfish Committee. The Advisory Panel will also discuss Marine Recreational Information Program (MRIP) Strategic Plan and review a draft Council letter (inclusive of Council staff input) regarding feedback on the plan. They will provide additional feedback for review by the Groundfish Committee. Other business will be discussed as necessary.
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 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 Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, at (978) 465-0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.
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Dated: May 19, 2017.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director,Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2017-10609 Filed 5-23-17; 8:45 am]
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