Briefing Book Archive: September 2016 Briefing Book

The Council meeting proposed agendas, agenda item situation summaries, and attachments, for the September 2016 Council Meeting are found below.

A. Call to Order

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B. Open Comment Period

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C. Habitat

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D. Ecosystem-Based Management

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E. Coastal Pelagic Species Management

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F. Groundfish Management

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G. Administrative Matters

  • Agenda Item G.2: West Coast Regional Operating Agreement Initial Review
    • Agenda Item G.2, Attachment 1: Operational Guideline for the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act Fishery Management Process
    • Agenda Item G.2, Attachment 2: Operating Agreement Among the Pacific Fishery Management Council; NOAA Fisheries Service West Coast Regional Office; NOAA Fisheries Service Northwest Fisheries Science Center; NOAA Fisheries Service Southwest Fisheries Science Center; NOAA Fisheries Service Office of Law Enforcement, Northwest; NOAA Fisheries Service Office of Law Enforcement, Southwest; NOAA General Counsel, Northwest Section; and NOAA General Counsel, Southwest Section

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H. Salmon Management

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I. Pacific Halibut Management

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J. Highly Migratory Species Management

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Ancillary Meetings (Advisory Body and Committee Agendas AND Committee Memos)

Ancillary Agendas

Advisory Body and Committee Memos

  • Supplemental Budget Committee Memo: Memo to Budget Committee (Electronic Only)
  • CPS Memo: Coastal Pelagic Species Management Team, Coastal Pelagic Species Advisory Subpanel, and Interested Persons
  • Ecosystem Memo: Ecosystem Advisory Subpanel, Ad Hoc Ecosystem Workgroup, and Interested Persons
  • Enforcement Memo: Enforcement Consultants
  • Groundfish Memo: Groundfish Advisory Subpanel, Groundfish Management Team, and Groundfish Interested Persons
  • HMS Memo: Highly Migratory Species Advisory Subpanel, Highly Migratory Species Management Team, and Interested Persons
  • Salmon Memo: Salmon Advisory Subpanel, Salmon Technical Team, Model Evaluation Workgroup, Sacramento River Winter Chinook Workgroup, and Interested Persons
  • SSC Memo: Scientific and Statistical Committee

Informational Reports, General Information, and Membership Roster

Informational Reports

  • Informational Report 1: Letter to PFMC from NOS re: Pending nomination of GFNMS-CBNMS-MBNMS for World Heritage Status
  • Informational Report 2: Letter to the Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States from RFMCs re: designation of marine national monuments using Antiquities Act
  • Informational Report 3: NMFS announces FY17 Saltonstall-Kennedy Federal Funding Opportunity
  • Informational Report 4: Pacific Halibut Bycatch in US West Coast Fisheries (2002-2015); NOAA Publication date: August 2016 (Electronic Only)
  • Informational Report 5: Limited Entry Fixed Gear Sablefish Fishery Data
  • Supplemental Informational Report 6: Oceana is inviting the public to a presentation (Discoveries from Southern California; Exploring the Living Seafloor) on Friday, September 16 from 6 pm to 7 pm
  • Supplemental Informational Report 7: 60-Day Notice of Intent to Sue: Violations of the Endangered Species Act and Marine Mammal Protection Act Related to the California Drift Gillnet Fishery and the California/Oregon/Washington Sablefish Pot Fishery
  • Supplemental Informational Report 8: Update: Marine Resources Education Program (MREP) Workshop, Santa Cruz
  • Supplemental Informational Report 9: Status Report of the 2016 Ocean Salmon Fisheries off Washington, Oregon, and California; Preliminary Data Through August 31, 2016

General Information, Chair’s Reception, Membership Roster

Protocol for Submitting Electronic Slide Presentation Materials at the Meeting

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