NOTE: During the Groundfish Committee report, the Council will not be approving the DEIS and selecting preliminary preferred alternatives for Amendment 23 as initially intended. Instead, the Council will use the time at this meeting to gain a detailed understanding of the alternatives and analyses in order to facilitate future decision-making.

Management Status

1. Groundfish Committee Motions for the Council meeting

2. Presentation: Council staff
a. Presentation: Cost Efficiency Analysis

3. Framework 59: Specifications

a. Memo from Groundfish PDT to SSC re Georges Bank yellowtail flounder ABCs, including a memo from the Scallop PDT, Aug. 15, 2019

b. Memo from Groundfish PDT to Groundfish Committee re development of alternatives for Framework Adjustment 59: Specifications, Sept. 4. 2019

c. Presentation: TRAC 2019 Summary (U.S. TRAC Co-Chair/NEFSC)

d. TRAC Status Report 2019 – Georges Bank Yellowtail Flounder

e. TRAC Status Report 2019 – Eastern Georges Bank Haddock

f. Presentation: TMGC 2019 Summary (U.S. TMGC Co-Chair)

4. Amendment 23/Groundfish Monitoring- Draft Environmental Impact Statement

a. PART 1 – Sections 1-6 (Introduction, Background, Alternatives, Affected Environment)

b. PART 2 – Section 7 (Impacts Analysis)

c. PART 3 – Appendices (Supporting Analysis)

5. Meeting Summaries

a. Groundfish Advisory Panel and Groundfish Committee, meeting motions, Aug. 6, 2019

b. Groundfish Advisory Panel, meeting motions, Sept. 16, 2019

c. Groundfish Committee, meeting motions, Sept. 17, 2019

6. Correspondence

a. Additional Correspondence

7. Groundfish Catch Share Review

a. Presentation: Catch share review - update from the technical workgroup, MRAG

b. Presentation: Catch share review - overview of the port meetings, GMRI

c. All Groundfish Catch Share Comments Received