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|A. Call to Order|
|A3||0 Comments||Executive Director's Report|
|B. Open Comment Period|
|B1||6 Comments||Comments on Non-Agenda Items|
|C. Administrative Matters|
|C1||1 Comment||Report of the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS)|
|C2||1 Comment||Marine Planning Update|
|C3||0 Comments||Legislative Matters|
|C4||0 Comments||Approval of Council Meeting Record|
|C5||0 Comments||Membership Appointments and Council Operating Procedures|
|C6||1 Comment||Future Council Meeting Agenda and Workload Planning|
|D. Habitat Issues|
|D1||0 Comments||Current Habitat Issues|
|E. Salmon Management|
|E1||1 Comment||National Marine Fisheries Service Report|
|E2||0 Comments||Reintroduction of Salmon Above Grand Coulee Dam|
|E3||2 Comments||Review of 2020 Fisheries and Summary of 2021 Stock Forecasts|
|E4||1 Comment||Identify Management Objectives and Preliminary Definition of 2021 Management Alternatives|
|E5||1 Comment||Recommendations for 2021 Management Alternative Analysis|
|E6||0 Comments||Further Direction for 2021 Management Alternatives|
|E7||0 Comments||Further Direction for 2021 Management Alternatives|
|E8||0 Comments||Adopt 2021 Management Alternatives for Public Review|
|E9||0 Comments||Appoint Salmon Hearing Officers|
|F. Pacific Halibut Management|
|F1||0 Comments||Annual International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC) Meeting Report|
|F2||0 Comments||Incidental Catch Recommendations: Options for Salmon Troll and Final Action on Recommendations for Fixed Gear Sablefish Fisheries|
|G. Groundfish Management|
|G1||1 Comment||National Marine Fisheries Service Report|
|G2||1 Comment||Workload and New Management Measure Priorities|
|G3||0 Comments||Pacific Whiting Utilization in the Mothership Sector|
|G4||0 Comments||Inseason Adjustments – Final Action|
|G5||2 Comments||Electronic Monitoring Program Update|
|G6||0 Comments||Emergency Action to Consider Changing Seasonal Processing Limitations in the At-Sea Whiting Fishery– Final Action|
|H. Highly Migratory Species Management|
|H1||0 Comments||National Marine Fisheries Service Report|
|H2||1 Comment||Review of Essential Fish Habitat – Phase 2|
|H3||0 Comments||Recommend International Management Activities|
|H4||5 Comments||Deep-Set Buoy Gear Permit Clarifications|
|H5||0 Comments||Biennial Harvest Specifications and Management Measures|
|I. Ecosystem Management|
|I1||1 Comment||California Current Ecosystem and Integrated Ecosystem Assessment (IEA) Report and Science Review Topics|
|I2||3 Comments||Climate and Communities Initiative Workshop Report|
|I3||1 Comment||Fishery Ecosystem Plan (FEP) Five-Year Review – Final Action|