June 2007 Briefing Book

OVERALL AGENDA

TAB 1 - SCIENTIFIC AND STATISTICAL COMMITTEE

SSC Agenda and Roadmap
Biological Subcommittee Agenda
Socio-economic Subcommittee Agenda

December 2006 SSC Minutes
December 2006 Biological Subcommittee Minutes
December 2006 Socioeconomic Subcommittee Minutes

Attachment 1A - New MSFCMA Requirements Affecting the SSC

Attachment 1B - SEDAR Guidelines V14 September 2006

Attachment 2A - Gag SSC Terms of Reference

Attachment 2B - Gag Council Discussion September 2006

Attachment 2C - SEDAR 10 SAR (Gag Grouper)  Background Material Available fromn the Council Office on CD Upon Request

Attachment 2D - Gag Evaluation Panel Report

Attachment 3A - Vermilion Snapper Terms of Reference

Attachment 3B - SEDAR 2 SAR (Vermilion)

Attachment 3C - Vermilion Assessment Update

Attachment 3D - Vermilion Update Comments May 2007

Attachment 3E - Comparisons with OY 75% MFMT Snapper (Excel File)

Attachment 4 -- SG Amendment 15

Read Me First Document

Snapper Grouper Amendment 15
Appendix A - Rejected Alternatives
Appendix B - Glossary
Appendix C - EFH and EBM
Appendix D - Equipment Regulations
Appendix E - Careful Release Protocols
Appendix F - Estimations of Discards
Appendix G - Sea Turtle Release Placard
Appendix H - Sawfish Placard

Attachment 5A - Public Hearing Draft Mackerel Amendment 18

Attachment 6A - Draft Amendment 19 Scoping Document March 2007

Attachment 6B - Draft Scoping Document V5 May 2007

Attachment 7A - SAFMC Research and Monitoring Plan

Attachment 7B - Consolidated SEDAR Workshop Recommendations for Research and Monitoring

Attachment 8 - NMFS Comparison: Electronic vs Paper Logbooks vs State Trip Ticket Data (Not Received)

Attachment 9 - Miscellaneous
SEDAR 2 Black Sea Bass
SEDAR Update Black Sea Bass Process #1
Red Porgy Update Assessment May 2006
Red Porgy Advisory Report
Consesus Summary of SARC Stock Assessment
SEDAR 1 Red Porgy
SEDAR 4 SAR (Deep Water Snapper Grouper)

Attachment 10 - SEDAR
Appointments, Meetings and Reviews (Excel file)
SEDAR Plan Schedule May 2007
SEDAR Guidelines V15

Attachment 11 - Response to December 2006 SSC Report
Staff/Team Responses to Amendment 15 Report
SSC Responses to Items Identified in Roadmap

TAB 2 - SOPP'S COMMITTEE

Agenda

June 2004 Minutes
NMFS Presentation on SOPP's Status to CCC

TAB 3 - ECONOMICS COMMITTEE

Agenda and Overview

March 2007 Minutes

Attachment 1 - Draft Socioeconomic Guidance Document

Socioeconomic Documents

Additional Background Documents Available on CD from the Council Office Upon Request

Working Waterfronts
North Carolina's Waterfront Access Study Committee Final Report
Access to the Waterfront: Issues and Solutions Across the Nation
Southport Newspaper Article: Waterfront Slipping Away
Florida's Coastal Partnership Initiative
Florida Senate Working Waterfronts Document
The Florida Senate: Interim Summary Report
Working Waterfronts in Alabama and Mississippi
Waterfronts: Preserving Access in Florida
Maine: Working Waterfront Initiative
Maine: The Working Waterfront
Working Waterfronts – Fernandina Beach
Conserving working Waterfronts in Maine

TAB 4 - PERSONNEL COMMITTEE (CLOSED SESSION)

Agenda

TAB 5 - LIMITED ACCESS PRIVILEGE PROGRAM WORKING GROUP

Agenda and Overview

April 2007 Minutes

Attachment 1 - Draft Gulf Grouper IFQ Outline

Attachment 2 - Overview of SE IFQ Fisheries

Attachment 3 - LAP Program Exploratory Workgroup Working Document

Attachment 4 - April 26, 2007 Summary Workgroup Report

Data
1986-2006 Landings (Excel file)
Revised Logbook Data (Excel file)
Permits Data Summary By State and City (Excel file)
Snapper Grouper Ownership
Summary Amendment Table (Excel file)

TAB 6 - SNAPPER GROUPER COMMITTEE

Agenda and Overview

March 2007 Minutes

Attachment 1 - Gag Stock Assessment Report

Attachment 2 - Gag Evaluation Panel Report

Attachment 3 - Final SEDAR Grouper Review Report

Attachment 4 - Vermilion Assessment Update

Attachment 5 - Final Snapper Grouper Amendment 14

Attachment 6 - Snapper Grouper Amendment 15

Amendment 15

Appendix A - Rejected Alternatives
Appendix B - Glossary
Appendix C - EFH and EBM
Appendix D - Equipment Regulations
Appendix E - Careful Release Protocols
Appendix F - Estimations of Discards
Appendix G - Sea Turtle Release Placard
Appendix H - Sawfish Placard
 

Attachment 7 - Discard Analysis

Attachment 8 - Golden Tilefish Letter

TAB 7 - SHRIMP COMMITTEE

Agenda and Overview

March 2007 Minutes

Attachment 1 - Preliminary Options Paper

Rock Shrimp AP Minutes (May 2007)

TAB 8 - MACKEREL COMMITTEE

Agenda and Overview

March 2007 Minutes

Attachment 1 - Revised Final Report Mackerel Meeting

Attachment 2A - Public Comments
Sachau, Netto, Jones, Cowper, Directed Shark Fisheries
Oden, Helms, Nemeth, Buse, Kane, Blackard, Press Coverage
West, Starling, Brinkley, Fohrde

Attachment 2B - Mackerel AP Comments
Hartig, Pelosi

Attachment 2C - Public Hearing Minutes
Marathon, FL
North Myrtle Beach, NC
Stuart, FL
Charleston, SC
Hatteras, NC
Jekyll Island, GA
Morehead City, NC
St. Augustine, FL
Wrightsville Beach, NC
Mackerel Regulatory Amendment Hearing

Attachment 2D - SSC Recommendations (The SSC Written Report Will Be Available at the Council Meeting)

Attachment 2E - Post Public Hearing Mackerel Amendment 18

Attachment 3 - Draft Scoping Documents V5 May 10, 2007

Attachment 4A - SEDAR 16 Terms of Reference Draft 3

Attachment 4B - SSC Input for Mackerel SEDAR Terms of Reference

Attachment 4C - SEDAR 16 Memo Alternative Data Workshop Dates

Attachment 4D - SEDAR 16 Schedule Draft

TAB 9 - JOINT SPINY LOBSTER COMMITTEE AND ADVISORY PANEL

Agenda and Overview

September 2002 Minutes

Scoping Results
NEPA Scoping Meeting December 2002
March 2001 Committee Minutes
June 2002 Scoping Minutes
December 2002 Scoping Minutes

TAB 10 - LAP PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Agenda and Overview

March 2007 Minutes

Attachment 1 - Summary Workgroup Report April 26, 2007

Attachment 2 - Exploratory Workgroup Working Document

TAB 11 - JOINT HABITAT AND ECOSYSTEM-BASED MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

Agenda and Overview

March 2007 Minutes

Attachment 1A - Council Member Comments on Draft SAFMC Aquaculture Policy
Read Me
Crabtree - Rubino, Florida FWC, Currin, Robson, NOAA, Boyles, Shipman, Iarocci

Attachment 1B - Draft SAFMC Aquaculture Policy, March 2007

National Aquaculture Act 2007

2007 Bill Sectional Analysis
Bill Highlights
Background
Quick Statistics
NOAA News Release
NOAA Stakeholder Announcement
Frequently Asked Questions

Attachment 1C - Proposed Revisions to SAFMC Aquaculture Policy

TAB 12 - SEDAR COMMITTEE

Agenda and Overview

March 2007 Minutes

CV Dr. Frank Hester

Attachment 1 - SEDAR SC Meeting Summary Final February 2007

Attachment 2A - Consolidated Research Recommendations April 2007

Attachment 2B - SA Research and Monitor Priorities

Attachment 3A - SEDAR 15 SA Participation Request

Attachment 3B - SEDAR 15 Terms of Reference Draft

Attachment 3C - SEDAR 15 Schedule Draft

Attachment 4 - Mutton Snapper SEDAR 15 Data Workshop Memo

Attachment 5A1 - SEDAR 16 SAGOM Planning 1

Attachment 5A2 - SEDAR 16 Preliminary Council Responsibilities

Attachment 5B - SEDAR 16 Terms of Reference Draft 3

Attachment 5C - SSC Recommendations for Mackerel SEDAR May 2007

Attachment 5D - Alternative Date SEDAR 16 Data Workshop Memo

Attachment 5E - SEDAR 16 Schedule Draft

Attachment 6 - SEDAR Meetings May 2007 (Excel File)

Attachment 7A - Vermilion Assessment Update

Attachment 7B - Vermilion Update Comments

Attachment 8A - Gag Stock Assessment

Attachment 8B - Gag Evaluation Panel Report

SEDAR Plan Schedule May 2007

SEDAR Guidelines v15

TAB 13 - JOINT EXECUTIVE AND FINANCE COMMITTEE

Agenda

March 2007 Minutes

Attachment 1 - Approved FMP Amendment Framework Timelines 2007

Attachment 2A - Proposed CY 2007 Activities Schedule (Excel file)

Attachment 2B - CY 2007 SEDAR Activities Schedule (Excel file)

Attachment 3 - Proposed CY 2007 Budget

Attachment 4 - Ad Hoc MRFSS Advisory Panel

TAB 14 - COUNCIL SESSION

Agenda

March 2007 Minutes

Attachment 1A - BWFA Comments and Documents
BWFA EFP Application
BWFA Open Letter on Perspective on Losing Swordfish Quota
BWFA Letter on EFP Request
NC DMF Comments on BWFA EFP Request
NMFS Notice Reopening EFP Comment Period

Attachment 1B - SC Aquarium EFP Request

Attachment 2 - CCC Meeting Agenda

Attachment 3 - Annual Catch Level Materials (Presentation will be Available at the Council Meeting)

Attachment 4 - NMFS Landings Status Report May 18, 2007

Attachment 5 - Upcoming Events