2018 Set net election



The Copper River/Prince William Sound Marketing Association is conducting an election of the Prince William Sound salmon set gillnet fishery for the termination of the 1% seafood development tax. The proposed timeline for advertising, notification, and election under the requirements set forth by the State of Alaska is as follows:


Public Meeting


· Notice of public meeting mailed to eligible permit holders: November 22, 2017

· Public Notices of Meeting posted on Cordova Library, Cordova Scanner Channel, Cordova Harbormaster Bulletin Board, Homer Library, Homer Harbormaster Bulletin Board: December 12, 2017 – January 11, 2018

 · Posted on Member website

 · Advertising for Public Meeting: Cordova Times Newspaper, week of December 15, December 22, and December 29, 2017

 · Public Meeting: January 12, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. at CR/PWSMA office. Teleconference 1-800-791-2345 PIN 28095 


Notice of Election


 · Notice of Election mailed to Permit Holders: November 22, 2017

 · Public Notices of Election Posted: December 12, 2017 in at least 3 public places; Alaska Commercial Bulletin Board, Cordova Library, Cordova Harbormaster, Homer Harbormaster, Whittier Harbormaster.

 · 1st Ballot Mailed: January 19, 2018 (not more than 45 days before postmark date)

 · 2nd Ballot Mailed: February 9, 2018 (not less than 15 days before the ballots must be postmarked)




 · Ballot Postmark Date: March 2, 2018

 · Election Close Date: March 12, 2018

 · Election Certified By: March 22, 2018