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DMR Advisory Council Meeting
Natural Resource Service Center
July 11, 2012, 1:00 p.m.

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1. Welcome

2. Approval of minutes (handout) Meeting – April 4, 2012 (PDF format, 40 kb, 5 pages)

3. Regulations - Action (voting) (handouts)

    (Rule change documents for the following can be found at

-Chapter 26 2012-2012 Urchin Season Zone 1 (PDF format, 432 kb, 9 pages)

-Chapter 26 2012-2013 Urchin Season Zone 2 Option A (PDF format, 1.40 kb, 23 pages)

-Chapter 26 2012-2013 Urchin Season Zone 2 Option B (PDF format, 1.40 kb, 21 pages)

-Chapter 90.20(1) Conservation Areas, Hancock County, Taunton Bay Management Area (Hancock, Sullivan, Franklin) (PDF format, 733 kb, 10 pages)

-Chapter 25.97 Management Framework for Island Limited Entry Program; Chapter 25.95 Monhegan Island Area Lobster Trap Regulation (PDF format, 760 kb, 13 pages)

-Chapter 41.30 Menhaden Program (PDF format, 474 kb, 7 pages)

-Chapter 55 Gear Restrictions (PDF format, 635 kb, 13 pages)

-Chapter 34.10(1) (B) Maine Groundfish Management Plan; Size, Possession and Gear Restrictions; Recreational Cod and Pollock Size and Limit Adjustments (PDF format, 190 kb, 5 pages)

-Chapter 37.09 Freshwater Fish Regulations; Bass Tournament Permits in Maine Coastal Waters (PDF format, 117 kb, 4 pages)

4. Proposed and Potential DMR Regulations Update

 -Chapters 9, 15-20; Shellstock Time and Temperature Compliance (PDF format, 138 kb, 20 pages)

-Chapter 11 Sea Scallop 2012-13 Harvesting Season     

5. Special License Application

-Darcie Couture and Evan Patierno, Resource Access International; Permission to collect naturally toxic molluscan shelfish species

6. Other Business   

Always call ahead to confirm that the meeting is being held: (207) 624-6573

Directions to the Natural Resource Service Center (NRSC) in Hallowell