• NMFS, it must be made available, upon request, to the public. The public hearing held by the Governor will serve as the public hearing for purposes of NMFS review under paragraph (c) of this section.
  • (3)  

    Council consultation. Before sending his/her recommendations for approval of CDPs to NMFS, the Governor must consult with the Council, and make available, upon request, CDPs that are not part of the Governor's recommendations.

  • (b)  

    CDP application. The Governor, after consultation with the Council, shall include in his or her written findings to NMFS recommending approval of a CDP, that the CDP meets the requirements of these regulations, the Magnuson Act, the Alaska Coastal Management Program, and other applicable law. At a minimum, the submission must discuss the determination of a community as eligible; information regarding community development, including goals and objectives; business information; and a statement of the managing organization's qualifications. For purposes of this section, an eligible community includes any community or group of communities that meets the criteria set out in paragraph (d) of this section. Applications for a CDP must include the following information:

  • (1)  

    Community development information. Community development information includes:

    • (i.)  

      Project description. A description of the CDP projects that are proposed to be funded by the CDQ and how the CDP projects satisfy the goals and purpose of the CDQ program.

    • (ii.)  

      Allocation request. The allocation of each CDQ species requested for each subarea or district of the BSAI, as defined at Sec. 679.2 and for each IPHC regulatory area, as prescribed in the annual management measures published in the Federal Register pursuant to Sec. 300.62 of chapter III of this title.

    • (iii.)  

      Project schedule. The length of time the CDQ will be necessary to achieve the goals and objectives of the CDP, including a project schedule with measurable milestones for determining progress.

    • (iv.)  

      Employment. The number of individuals to be employed under the CDP, the nature of the work provided, the number of employee-hours anticipated per year, and the availability of labor from the applicant's community(ies).

    • (v.)  

      Vocational and educational programs. Description of the vocational and educational training programs that a CDQ allocation under the CDP would generate.



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