For Immediate Release:
July 19, 2023
Correction: This announcement has been corrected to clarify that the purpose of the Federal Subsistence Board executive session is to develop recommendations to the Secretaries of Interior and Agriculture for appointments to the Regional Advisory Councils.
The Federal Subsistence Board (Board) will hold a work session August 2-3, 2023, beginning at 9:00 a.m. daily until the Board has completed its work. The work session will be held in the Gordon Watson Conference Room of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Regional Office in Anchorage, at 1011 E. Tudor Road.
During the work session, the Board will review the Regional Advisory Council (Councils) FY22 annual report replies and the Councils’ charter change requests and receive briefings on the Regional Advisory Council Correspondence Policy and the Southeast Council letter to the Board on transboundary river watersheds. The Board may also discuss other business items.
The public is invited to participate in this work session via teleconference. To participate, dial toll-free (888)-244-7761 (passcode 4622241). The full agenda and meeting materials will be available online prior to the meeting at www.doi.gov/subsistence/board.
The Board will also hold an executive session on Thursday, August 3, 2023. This meeting will be closed to the public. The purpose of the meeting is to engage in attorney-client communications and discuss Councils appointment recommendations to the Secretaries of the Interior and Agriculture. A summary of the executive session will be made available to the Councils and, upon request, to the public.
Reasonable Accommodations: The Board is committed to providing access to these meetings for all participants. Please make requests in advance for sign language interpreter service, assistive listening devices, or other reasonable accommodations. Direct requests to Kayla McKinney, (907) 786-3888, firstname.lastname@example.org at least seven business days prior to the meeting you would like to attend to give the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service sufficient time to process your request. All reasonable accommodation requests are managed on a case-by-case basis.
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