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Marine Fisheries - 02 2019 MFC Audio

Marine Fisheries

Williamston NC

N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission Business Meeting
Senator Bob Martin Eastern Agricultural Center, Williamston
Feb. 20-22, 2019

8-point rule

 

Audio Presentations
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Feb. 20

Public Comment Period

Feb. 21

Call to Order
Moment of Silence and Pledge of Allegiance
Conflict of Interest Reminder
Roll Call
Approval of Agenda
Approval of Meeting Minutes
Public Comment Period

Chairman’s ReportPart 1 | Part 2 | Part 3  |  Part 4 Part 5 (Motions)

  • Letters
  • Ethics Training and Statement of Economic Interest Reminder
  • 2019 Meeting Schedule
  • Commission Committee Assignments
  • Wildlife Resources and Marine Fisheries Commission’s Joint Committee on Delineation of Fishing Waters
  • Discussion and Endorsement of Proposed Legislative Changes
  • Illustration of Definition of Overfished and Overfishing
  • Fiscal Analysis of Rules Associated with N.C. Wildlife Federation’s Petition for Rulemaking
  • Shrimp Fishery Management Plan Amendment 2
    Continued discussion from November meeting on goals and objectives for the next plan amendment
  • Open Meetings Law Overview – Shawn Maier

Committee Reports

  • N.C. Commercial Fishing Resource Fund Committee – William Brantley
  • Southern Flounder Fishery Management Plan Advisory Committee
  • Blue Crab Fishery Management Plan Advisory Committee
  • Coastal Recreational Fishing License Advisory Committee

Director’s Report Part 1 (ASMFC MAFMC Chris Batsavage)| Part 2
– Director Steve Murphey
Reports and updates on recent Division of Marine Fisheries activities

  • Division of Marine Fisheries Quarterly Update
  • Ongoing Status of Rule Development to Clarify Standard Commercial Fishing
  • License Transfers and Assignments – Stephanie McInerny
  • Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission – Chris Batsavage
  • Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council Update – Chris Batsavage
  • South Atlantic Fishery Management Council Update Steve Poland
  • Highly Migratory Species – Randy Gregory
    • Update on bluefin tuna season/quotas
  • Informational Materials
    • Landings Update for Red Drum and Southern Flounder
    • Protected Resources Update
      • Observer Program
      • Incidental Take Permit Updates
    • Rules Suspension Update
    • Report on January 2018 Cold Stun Impact on Spotted Seatrout

Rulemaking Update
– Catherine Blum

  • Periodic Review and Expiration of Existing Rules per G.S. 150B-21.3A
    • 15A NCAC 18A report update
    • 15A NCAC 03 rule readoption update
      • 2018-2019 annual rulemaking cycle
      • 2019-2020 annual rulemaking cycle – tarpon rule issue paper

Feb. 22

Fishery Management PlansPart 1  |  Part 2

Presentation: Consideration of Striped Bass Supplement A

  • Status of ongoing plans – Catherine Blum
  • Blue Crab Fishery Management Plan Amendment 3 Update
    — Jason Rock and Corrin Flora
  • Supplement A to Estuarine Striped Bass Fishery Management Plan Amendment 1
    — Charlton Godwin
    Review temporary management measure for a no possession limit for striped bass in the Central Southern Management Area to protect important year classes while the next plan amendment is being developed
    • Vote on supplement

Coastal Habitat Protection Plan Overview and Implementation
– Jimmy Johnson
Presentation: 2019 CHPP Commission Update

Issues from Commissioners
Meeting Assignments and Preview of Agenda Items for May Meeting
– Nancy Fish
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