The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will meet January 29 – February 1, 2018 at the Hyatt Centric hotel, located at 800 Iberville Street, New Orleans, Louisiana. The meeting will convene on the following days and local times:
- Full Council Session from 8:30 – 9:00 on Monday
- Council Committees meet 9:00 – 4:30 on Monday
- Council Closed Session to meet 4:30 – 5:30 Monday
- Council Committees meet 8:30 – 5:30 on Tuesday
- Full Council meets 8:30 – 6:00 on Wednesday
- Full Council meets 8:30 – 4:00 on Thursday
The Committee and Council Agendas and meeting materials are posted on the Council website at www.gulfcouncil.org. Meeting materials will be posted as they become available.
Public testimony is scheduled on Wednesday from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Council meetings are open to the public and are broadcast live. Register for the webinar.
About the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council is one of eight regional Fishery Management Councils established by the Fishery Conservation and Management Act of 1976. The Council prepares fishery management plans, which are designed to manage fishery resources within the 200-mile limit of the Gulf of Mexico.
Submit comments and stay updated on fishery issues:
Check it out! Go to www.gulfcouncil.org and click on the thermometer in the middle of the page. From there you can read up on all the pending actions, watch the video presentations, read comments, and submit your own. All comments submitted through the online form are automatically posted on our web site for Council review. Other comments are manually posted every couple of days.