June 7-13, 2018 Council Meeting

The Pacific Fishery Management Council and its advisory bodies will meet June 7-13, 2018 in Spokane, Washington at the following location:

DoubleTree by Hilton Spokane City Center
322 N. Spokane Falls Court
Spokane, WA 99201
Phone: 509-455-9600

The detailed agenda along with logistic information will be posted to this webpage as it becomes available.

In the interim, you may download the DRAFT Proposed June 2018 Council Meeting Quick Reference Agenda (version 04/11/18; 8:15 AM).   Please note, agenda items are subject to change at any time. Days May be Adjusted or Added Depending on Council Workload and Facilities Availability, or other unforeseen circumstances.

June 2018 advance briefing book public comment deadline:  Friday, May 11, 2018; 5 pm

  • Public comment materials received BY 5:00 pm (Pacific Time), Friday, May 11, 2018, will be mailed to Council members and appropriate advisory bodies prior to the June meeting.
  • You may email your comments to:
    pfmc.comments@noaa.gov or send to the Council office.

June 2018 supplemental public comment deadline:  Wednesday, May 30, 2018; 5 pm

  • Public comment materials received at the Council office after the Friday, May 11, 5:00 pm deadline, but BY 5:00 pm (Pacific Time), Wednesday, May 30, 2018 will be included in the supplemental materials distributed to the Council on the first day of the June meeting.
  • You may email your comments to:  pfmc.comments@noaa.gov or send to the Council office.
  • If your comments contain a PowerPoint or Video presentation, see “How to Submit PowerPoint Presentations or Videos below.

Public Comment Guidelines “After the May 30, 2018 5 PM” Deadline

  • Comments received AFTER the 5 pm May 30, date specified above will not be photocopied and distributed by the Council staff.
  • For late comments after the 5 pm May 30, date specified above, individuals need to hand deliver their comments to the Council Secretariat (Salon I Room) at the DoubleTree by Hilton Spokane City Center, no later than 5 p.m. the day before the corresponding agenda item is scheduled on the Council’s agenda. These written submissions should include the submitter’s name, the Council agenda item number, and the Council meeting date.
  • Comments will be accepted in electronic form and hard copy.

The public should be aware that the Council does not have time to thoroughly review extensive written comments submitted at the meeting. The Council’s advisory bodies may not have a chance to review such comment.   The Council will not pay for comments transmitted to the meeting hotel.   Comments submitted that are not in support of oral testimony will be included in the briefing materials for the next Council meeting.

How to Submit PowerPoint Presentations or Videos

If your comments contain a PowerPoint presentation or video, such PowerPoints and videos need to be turned in no later than 5 pm the day before the corresponding agenda item is scheduled on the Council’s agenda.  PowerPoints and videos must be sent to:  Kris.Kleinschmidt@noaa.gov.   Please see the Protocol Policy on submitting electronic slide presentation materials at the Council meetings for full direction, expectations, and equipment available for use during presentations.

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