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DMR Home > Councils > DMR Advisory > Agendas >September 17, 2008

DMR Advisory Council Meeting
September 17 , 2008 , 1:00 p.m.


1. Welcome (Chair)

2. Approval of minutes (handout) Meeting – May 21, 2008 (Chair)

3. Regulations - Action (voting) (handouts)

Chapter 8.20(O) Landings Program, Harvester Reporting, Scallop Harvest (H. Bray, T. Brawn)

Chapter 11.02 & 11.10(B) Technical changes (L. Churchill)

Chapter 15.37 Buying Station; and Chapter 15.03(B)(2) Regulated Activity (B. Chamberlain)

Chapter 34.10(1)(B)(4)(c)(i)(b) Whiting/silver hake (Merluccius bilinearis) Commercial Effort Restrictions, Season, Exemption (T. Stockwell, T. Brawn)

Chapter 25.93(F)(1)(b)(iv) Exit Ratios for Limited Entry Zones – Zone G (5:1, based on trap tags)
(S. Cotnoir, Dep. Comm. Etnier)

Chapter 25.93(F)(1)(b)(iii) Exit Ratios for Limited Entry Zones – Zone F (5:1, based on trap tags)
(S. Cotnoir)

Chapter 45.15 Shrimp traps (marking requirement) (S. Cotnoir, T. Stockwell)

4. Other Business

Paul Farmer – Special license for scallop spat collection for aquaculture and policy discussion (Samantha Horn Olsen)

Taunton Bay Management Plan – update (John Sowles)


Other Updates

** Directions to the Natural Resource Service Center (NRSC) from Augusta:
From the State House in Augusta, travel south on State Street for 1.7 miles. When entering the City of Hallowell, look for the first street on the right which is Winthrop Street; go up Winthrop Street to the top of the hill; on the right is a red sign that says "Hallowell Annex State Offices". Turn into this complex. DMR is the first brick building on the right. The NRSC is the second brick building on the right. Meetings will be held in the conference room at the NRSC, 6 Beech Street, Hallowell, which is the building located behind the main Department of Marine Resources Hallowell building. Access to conference room is on the ground level via the entrance up the ramp located at the rear of the building. There is additional parking just beyond the NRSC building.