Council Actions

Reports, letters, plans, and other documented substantive council advice packages are listed below. For details about a particular council discussion session, refer to the meeting notes records.

2020

SAC and Staff Ratings Compilation Sheet for Management Plan Public Scoping Comments

2019

SAC Prioritized Work Topics & Management Plan Issues

SAC Scoping Comment Letter for CINMS Management Plan Revision Process

2018

SAC Prioritized Work Topics

Preventing the Spread of the Invasive Alga Undaria pinnatifida in the Santa Barbara

Letter to BOEM on OCS Leasing

2017

SAC Prioritized Work Topics with Year End Status

Letter to Sanctuary Superintendent on Executive Order 13795

2016

SAC Prioritized Work Topics with Year End Status

Council-approved SAC Marine Shipping Working Group Final Report

SAC-Approved Enforcement Support Letter for sign-on by CINMS Council Chair

Letter of Support for Goleta Point Buoy

2015

Letter of Support for UCSB Bren School Student Project

Letter of Support for marine debris project

2015 SAC Work Priorities

2014

Joint MPA Federal Advisory Committee and Sanctuary Advisory Council Chairs Call to Action on MPAs

SAC Approved Marketing Subcommittee Recommendations

2014 SAC Work Priorities

2013

Council Letter to Family of Fallen U.S. Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Horne

Council Letter and Research Activities Panel comments on a National Condition Report by the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries

Letter to NOAA Supporting Reactivation of Site Evaluation List Process for the National Marine Sanctuary System

2013 SAC Work Priorities

2012

2012 SAC Work Priorities

Letter of Support for UCSB Bren School Student Project

Letter of Support for B-WET funding

Letter of Support for CARB funds use

Letter of Support for Sanctuary Classic Fishing Tournament

2011

SAC Resolution on Plastic Bags

2011 SAC Work Priorities

Comment Letter on DOC and NOAA Aquaculture Policies

2010

2010 SAC Annual Highlights

2010 SAC Work Priorities

Letter of Support for UCSB Bren School Student Projec

Comment Letter to US Coast Guard on Port Access Route Study

Letter to ONMS Director regarding acoustics research

2009

Council-Endorsed Report: Ship Strike Recommendations Adopted by Sanctuary Advisory Council

SAC Work Plan 2009

Letter to NOAA regarding Twin Otter aircraft

Letter of support for CINMS MERITO Academy Program

2008

Council-Adopted Report: Ocean Acidification and the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary

Council-Endorsed Report: Reducing Ship Strikes on Large Cetaceans in the Santa Barbara Channel and Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary

2008 Advisory Council Work Plan

Letter of Support for UCSB Bren School Student Project

Letter to NOAA regarding local data buoys

Comment letter on CINMS Supplemental EIS on large vessel discharges

2007

Council-Endorsed Report: Open Ocean Aquaculture

2007 SAC Work Plan

Letter of support to Ocean Protection Council regarding SeaDoc Society marine debris program

Letter to Fish and Game Commission supporting Marine Reserves

2006

Comment letter on Draft Management Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement

Letter to Commerce Undersecretary in support of MPA monitoring

Comment letter on Marine Reserve Draft Environmental Impact Statement

2006 Sanctuary Advisory Council Workplan

2005

2005 Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Education Forum Summary Report

Council-Adopted Report: Water Quality Needs Assessment

2005 Sanctuary Advisory Council Workplan

2005 SAC Annual Report

Letter to Commerce Undersecretary regarding Marine Reserve implementation

Letter to Commerce Undersecretary regarding weather buoy repair and support

Letter to CINMS Superintendent regarding SAC resolution on oil and gas

Letter and resolution in support of the Collaborative Marine Research program

Letter to ONMS Director in support of NOAA aircraft funding

Letter to CINMS Superintendent regarding marine reserve monitoring

2004

Council-Adopted Report: Anthropogenic Noise in the Sanctuary

2004 Sanctuary Advisory Council Annual Report

2004 Sanctuary Advisory Council Workplan

Comment letter on the Staff Preliminary Working Draft Document for Consideration of Marine Reserves in CINMS

2003

2003 Sanctuary Advisory Council Annual Report

Comment letter regarding CINMS marine reserves

2002

2002 Sanctuary Advisory Council Highlights

2001

2001 Sanctuary Advisory Council Highlights

2000

SAC Military Working Group Public Forum meeting notes

1999

Council-Adopted Report on Agency Jurisdictions within CINMS