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Federal Board draft agenda–Rural Determination process is on the agenda. There is also a special session for tribal governments on the first day and prior to each section (I marked with asterisks below ***) This is a draft so stay tuned.

April 15 from 1:30 until completed is scheduled Section 6 when the Board will take up their discussion and recommendations to the Secretaries of Agriculture and Interior.

April 15–17, 2014
April 15, 2014 – 1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
April 16-17, 2014 – 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
U.S. Fish and Willdlife Service Gordon Watson Conference Room
1011 E. Tudor Rd. Anchorage, Alaska

On April 15th, prior to start of the Public Meeting, the Federal Subsistence Board will meet at 08:30 a.m. to conduct Tribal and ANCSA Corporation consultations on wildlife regulatory proposals, the Rural Determination process, and other agenda issues. The Public Meeting will start at 1:30 p.m.

Public Meeting
1. Call to Order and Introductions
2. Corrections/Additions to the Agenda
3. Board Chair – Information Sharing
4. Board Discussion with the Council Chairs or their Designees
5. Public Comment Period on Non-Agenda Items (This opportunity is available at the beginning of each day)

6. Rural Process Review
a. Summary of comments received following the Federal Register Notice (12/31/2012) requesting comments
b. Presentation of ISC Options
c. Board deliberation of ISC Alternatives and possible recommendations to the Secretaries of the Interior and Agriculture on the Rural determination process.

7. 2014–2016 Subparts C&D Proposals (Wildlife Regulations)
****a. Tribal and ANCSA Corporation Consultation Summary – Wildlife
b. Announcement of Consensus Agenda (see detailed agenda that follows)
c. Public Comment Period on Consensus Agenda Items (This opportunity is available at the beginning of each subsequent day prior to the final action)
d. Board deliberation and action on Non-Consensus Agenda items (see detailed agenda that follows)
e. Adoption of Consensus Agenda
8. Discussion of Special Action FSA 14-01 (Kuskokwim- Chinook)
9. Stikine River
a. Current Events – Pacific Salmon Commission
b. Proposal FP13-19 – Deferred from 2013 Fisheries Cycle
10. Discussion on the late Secretarial Appointments
11. Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Update
12. Other Business
13. Adjourn

Note: The meeting will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on April 16-17, 2014 or until the Board calls a recess for the day, or completes its work. The teleconference number and the link to connect to the meeting through internet streaming will be posted to the Federal Subsistence Management Program’s website (http://doi.gov/subsistence) approximately one week prior to the meeting. Updates on the Board’s progress through the agenda can be obtained on the internet stream or by calling 1-800-478-1456, or in Anchorage at 786-3888.