Opportunity for the public to provide brief comments on items relevant to Council business but not listed on the agenda; please note, a revised Council policy calls for individuals to sign up to comment during this period and limit remarks to 3-5 minutes
After consideration of recommendations from its Recreational Advisory Panel, develop recommendations for proactive accountability measures for Gulf of Maine haddock and Gulf of Maine cod for fishing year 2014
Omnibus Essential Fish Habitat Amendment 2 - Review the associated Draft Environmental Impact Statement, identify preferred alternatives and approve the DEIS for initial submission to NOAA
Times listed next to the agenda items are estimates and are subject to change.
The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities.
Council member financial disclosure forms are available for examination at the meeting
Although other non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this Council for discussion, those issues may not be the subjects of formal 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 Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council's intent to take final action to address the emergency.
Documents pertaining to Council actions are available for review prior to a final vote by the Council. Please call (978) 465-0492 for copies or check the Council website - www.nefmc.org.
Submitting Comments? If you plan to submit written comments to be included in the materials for Council consideration at this meeting, they must be received at the NEFMC office by 12 p.m. EST on Thursday, February 20, 2014. If using email, please send to firstname.lastname@example.org.