Board of Fish Agenda: God Save the King

Screenshot 2014-01-30 08.06.45 Alaska Board of Fisheries Agenda is set and this is your last chance to be heard.  Public Testimony begins Saturday, February 1st.  Read on to see the complete BOF tentative agenda.

ALASKA BOARD OF FISHERIES UPPER COOK INLET FINFISH January 31 – February 13, 2014 Egan Civic Center, -Anchorage TENTATIVE AGENDA1 Friday, January 31, 8:30 a.m.

OPENING BUSINESS Call to Order; Introductions of Board Members and Staff Board Member Ethics Disclosures STAFF REPORTS OTHER REPORTS 2 PUBLIC AND ADVISORY COMMITTEE ORAL TESTIMONY Saturday, February 1 PUBLIC TESTIMONY continued Sunday, February 2 morning PUBLIC TESTIMONY continued afternoon PUBLIC TESTIMONY continued 3 Organize for Board Committees and Public Panels Monday, February 3 morning COMMITTEE WORK Committee of the Whole (Group 1):

Upper Cook Inlet Stocks of Concern, and Upper Cook Inlet Management Plan BOARD DELIBERATIONS ON PROPOSALS WITHIN GROUP 1 mid-morning and afternoon COMMITTEE WORK Committee of the Whole (Group 2):

Kenai River Late-Run King Salmon Management Plan 1NOTE: This tentative agenda is subject to change throughout the course of the meeting.

This Tentative Agenda is provided to give a general idea to the public of the board’s anticipated schedule. The board will attempt to hold to this schedule; however, the board is not constrained by this Tentative Agenda. Those of you who wish to testify must sign-up by the deadline.

Public testimony will continue until those present at the meeting are heard; the board will continue working through its agenda immediately upon conclusion of public testimony. Deadline for SIGNING-UP TO TESTIFY will be 9:00 a.m. Saturday, February 1 Page 1 of 6 (updated 1/23/14)

Tuesday, February 4 morning COMMITTEE WORK Committee of the Whole (Group 3): Kenai River Early-Run King Salmon afternoon Management Plan COMMITTEE WORK Committee of the Whole (Group 4): Kenai River Early- and Late-Run King Salmon Sport Fishery BOARD DELIBERATIONS ON PROPOSALS FOR GROUPS 2-4

Thursday, February 6 COMMITTEE WORK (Committee A concurrent with Committee B) Committee A: Personal Use Fisheries Committee B: Cook Inlet Commercial Fishing

Friday, February 7 COMMITTEE WORK Committee of the Whole (Group 5): Kenai River Late-Run Sockeye Salmon Management Plan, Kasilof Sockeye Salmon Management Plan, and Commercial Fishing Seasons, Periods, and Permit Stacking

Saturday, February 8 COMMITTEE WORK Committee of the Whole (Group 6): Central District Drift Management Plan, Pink Salmon Management Plan, and Coho Salmon Commercial and Sport Fisheries

Sunday, February 9 BOARD DELIBERATIONS ON PROPOSALS FOR GROUPS 5-6

Monday, February 10 COMMITTEE WORK (Committee C concurrent with Committee D) Committee C: Kenai River Resident Species, Guides, Boundaries, and Habitat Committee D: Northern Cook Inlet Escapement Goals, and Commercial, Sport, and Subsistence Fishing

Tuesday, February 11 morning COMMITTEE WORK Committee E: Upper Cook Inlet/Kenai/Kasilof Sport Fish

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Wednesday, February 5  DELIBERATIONS ON PROPOSALS; specific order of committee groups to be announced at meeting Wednesday, February 12 through Thursday, February 13

BOARD DELIBERATIONS ON PROPOSALS continued MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS, including Petitions, Findings, Resolutions, Letters ADJOURN AGENDA NOTES: 1) This agenda is TENTATIVE and subject to change during the meeting. A list of staff reports and roadmap will be available at the meeting. Schedule updates will be posted at the meeting.

Daily sessions are scheduled to start at 8:00 a.m., or as announced by the chair during the meeting. 2) Testimony will be limited to three (3) minutes for individuals and groups and ten (10) minutes advisory committee representatives. These times may be changed by the chair in order to manage the volume of the workload. Advisory committee representatives may present reports either at the beginning or end of public testimony.

The representative should notify the board secretary whether they prefer the beginning or end of public testimony. 3) BOARD COMMITTEES AND PUBLIC PANELS: The board has established a number of board committees to provide additional review of proposals. Board committees are comprised of board members. The board selects public advisors to the committees from a list of qualified and interested members of the public compiled by the committee chairs following the oral testimony portion of the meeting. Advisory committee representatives are ex-officio advisors to all board committees and may move between board committees as they choose.

The purpose of the committee process is to: 1) broaden public participation in the regulatory process; 2) provide another forum for stakeholders to discuss resolution of contentious issues; and 3) provide additional detailed information relative to proposals.

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ALASKA BOARD OF FISHERIES UPPER COOK INLET FINFISH January 31 – February 13, 2014 Egan Civic Center, Anchorage TENATIVE COMMITTEE STRUCTURE (Note: Following is the boards anticipated committee schedule. The board will attempt to hold to this schedule. However, these time blocks are only an estimate. The actual dates of the committee meetings may change due to the progress of the meeting. Updated announcements and schedules will be posted at the meeting.)

DAY 4 – Approximately Monday, February 3 COMMITTEE of the Whole (Group 1): Upper Cook Inlet Escapement Stocks of Concern, and Upper Cook Inlet Management Plan (4 Proposals) Upper Stocks of Concern and Action Plans Upper Cook Inlet Salmon Management Plan (4 Proposals): 103, 104, 105, 106 COMMITTEE of the Whole (Group 2): Kenai River Late-Run King Salmon Management Plan (12 Proposals) Kenai River Late-Run King Salmon Management Plan, Sport, and Commercial Fisheries (12 Proposals): 207–218

DAY 5- Approximately Tuesday, February 4 COMMITTEE of the Whole (Group 3): Kenai River Early-Run King Salmon Management Plan (10 Proposals) Kenai River Early-Run King Salmon Management Plan (10 Proposals): 190, 186, 187, 188, 189, 191, 192, 193, 194, 196 COMMITTEE of the Whole (Group 4): Kenai River Early- and Late-Run King Salmon Sport Fishery (21 Proposals) Kenai River Early- and Late-Run Run King Salmon Sport Fishery (11 Proposals): 195, 197–206 Kenai River Late-Run Run King Salmon Sport Fishery (10 Proposals): 219–228

DAY 7 – Approximately Thursday, February 6 COMMITTEE A: Personal Use Fisheries (25 Proposals) Board committee members: Huntington – Chair; Morisky; Jeffery Personal Use Fisheries (25 Proposals): 269–280, 172, 281–291, 318 COMMITTEE B: Cook Inlet Commercial Fishing (13 Proposals) Board committee members: Kluberton – Chair; Jensen; Johnson

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Fishing Districts, Seasons, Periods, Gear, Gillnet specifications, Registration, Closed Waters, Reporting Requirements (9 Proposals): 121, 123, 124, 125, 81, 128, 129, 130, 133 West Side (2 Proposals): 134, 79 Northern Pike (2 Proposals): 181, 182

DAY 8 – Approximately Friday, February 7 COMMITTEE of the Whole (Group 5): Kenai River Late-Run Sockeye Salmon Management Plan, Kasilof Sockeye Salmon Management Plan, and Commercial Fishing Seasons, Periods, and Permit Stacking (31 Proposals) Kenai River Late-Run Sockeye Salmon Management Plan (15 Proposals): 157–171 Kasilof River Sockeye Salmon Management Plan (9 Proposals): 148–156 Permit Stacking, Fishing Seasons and Periods (6 Proposals): 126, 111–115, 118

DAY 9- Approximately Saturday, February 8 COMMITTEE of the Whole (Group 6): Central District Drift Plan, Pink Salmon Management Plan, and Coho Salmon Commercial and Sport Fisheries (39 Proposals) Central District Drift Gillnet Fishery Management Plan (13 Proposals): 135–147 Fishing Periods and Permit Stacking (2 Proposals): 122, 127 Cook Inlet Pink Salmon Management Plan (8 Proposals): 173–180 Coho Salmon – Commercial and Sport Fisheries (16 Proposals): 107, 108, 109, 110, 116, 117, 119, 120, 131, 132, 248, 263, 264, 265, 319, 320

DAY 11- Approximately Monday, February 10 COMMITTEE C: Kenai River Resident Species, Guides, Boundaries, and Habitat (22 Proposals) Board committee members: Johnson – Chair; Jeffery; Huntington Sport – Kenai River Resident Species (7 Proposals): 252–258 Guides – Kenai and Kasilof Rivers (7 Proposals): 259, 260, 261, 262, 266, 267, 268 Sport – Kenai River boundaries and habitat (8 Proposals): 229–236 COMMITTEE D: Northern Cook Inlet Escapement Goals, and Commercial, Sport, and Subsistence Fishing (32 Proposals) Board committee members: Jensen – Chair; Morisky; Kluberton Escapement Goals (6 Proposals): 300, 301, 309, 313, 315, 321 Northern District Commercial Salmon (4 Proposals): 292–295 Susitna River Drainage Sport Fisheries (9 Proposals): 296–299, 302–306 Subsistence – Susitna Salmon (2 Proposals): 307, 308 Sport Fisheries – Knik River Area, Anchorage Area (11 Proposals): 310, 311, 312, 314, 316, 317, 322, 323, 376, 324, 325

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DAY 12- Approximately Monday, February 10 COMMITTEE E: Upper Cook Inlet/Kenai/Kasilof Sport Fish (27 Proposals) Board committee members: Morisky – Chair; Kluberton; Jeffery Cook Inlet – Area Wide Sport Fisheries (13 Proposals): 47–54, 183, 55–56, 184, 185, 57 Sport – Kenai River Vessel Restrictions (7 Proposals): 237–243 Sport – Kenai and Kasilof Rivers Salmon (7 Proposals): 244–247, 249–251

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