Public Hearing Participation Information for Chapter 42: Striped Bass, and Chapter 43: Bluefish Proposed Rulemaking

Date: June 24, 2021

Time: 5:00 pm and 5:15 pm

Location: Remote meeting via Teams video conference

Town: Remote

The public hearings listed below will be conducted remotely using Microsoft Teams. You can participate in the public hearing via computer, smartphone, or telephone using the access information for the respective hearing. The purpose of the hearings is to take public comment on the rule proposals. The hearings will begin with a brief overview of the proposal and participants will have the opportunity to ask clarifying questions about the proposed changes before providing a comment. DMR is also accepting written comments on the proposals, so if you wish to submit your feedback in writing, please mail or email your comments to DMR by the deadline specified in the applicable rule notice. Comments submitted in writing are given the same deference as comments submitted at a public hearing. To view the complete rule proposals (including comment deadlines), please visit: https://www.maine.gov/dmr/laws-regulations/proposed-rulemaking.html

If you haven't participated in a Teams Meeting before, here is some information on how to join:

  • If joining the Teams Meeting from your smartphone, download the free Microsoft Teams app in advance of the meeting. You will be able to login to the app as a "guest," and it will prompt you to enter your name. Allow Microsoft Teams to use your audio and microphone when prompted so that you will be able to participate in the meeting.

  • If joining this meeting from your computer, just click on the Join Microsoft Teams Meeting link for the respective hearing listed below. When a webpage opens and asks how you want to join the meeting, click Join on the web instead. You can use any browser except Safari.

  • You can call the number below, if you prefer to dial in directly. Please see the conference ID below.

  • We encourage you to join the meeting 5 minutes before the start time to ensure your computer audio and video are properly functioning.

The striped bass hearing will be held first, immediately followed by the bluefish hearing. Anyone wanting to only attend the bluefish hearing should join that proceeding by 5:15 p.m. using the access information below.

Chapter 42: Striped Bass The public hearing will begin at 5:00 p.m. on June 24, 2021

Chapter 43: Bluefish The public hearing will begin at 5:15 p.m. on June 24, 2021

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