Marine Councils Meeting Schedule

Below are the meeting schedules of the Marine Fisheries Council and two Shellfisheries Sections.

The Marine Fisheries Council meets bi-monthly, usually on the first or second Thursday of the month. The two sections of the NJ Shell Fisheries Council (Delaware Bay and Atlantic Coast) meet monthly. The DBSC usually meets on the first Tuesday of the month. The ACSC usually meets on the third Monday of the month. The public is welcome to attend these meetings.

Approved Minutes

The monthly reports from each bureau and office are available online. To view these reports visit the About Us page.

Marine Fisheries Council
Meets at the Galloway Twp. Branch of the Atlantic Co. Library, 306 East Jimmie Leeds Rd., Galloway, NJ 08205, or the Stafford Twp. Administrative Office Bldg., 260 E. Bay Ave., Manahawkin, NJ 08050 at 5:00 p.m. unless noted otherwise. Please call 609-748-2020 to confirm date and time of meeting. (Directions to library)

January 6 - Held via GoToWebinar
   Meeting Notice/Agenda (pdf, 161kb)
   Meeting Minutes (pdf, 213kb)
   Meeting Documents (.zip file, 705kb)


April 7 - Held via GoToWebinar
   Meeting Notice/Agenda (pdf, 169kb)
   Meeting Minutes (pdf, 118kb)

May 12 at 5:00 PM - To be held as a hybrid meeting, both in person and via GoToWebinar

   Meeting Location:
   Atlantic County Library, Galloway Branch
   306 E Jimmie Leeds Rd
   Galloway, NJ 08205
   Directions to Location

   GoToWebinar Registration:
   The meeting will also be available online.
   To participate in the webinar, please register for the meeting at:
   After registering, you will receive a confirmation e-mail containing information about joining the webinar.
   To join the meeting you must connect via a computer, tablet, or smartphone. This may require the (free) download of the web viewer app.

   Meeting Notice/Agenda (pdf, 604kb)
   Meeting Documents (.zip file, 705kb)

July 14
September 8
November 3

Atlantic Coast Section of the Shellfisheries Council
Meeting location at Nacote Creek Law Enforcement Office, 360 New York Rd., Port Republic (Atlantic County) unless otherwise noted; meeting time is 7:00 p.m. To confirm date, time and location, and for directions, please call 609-748-2040 the day of the meeting.

January 10 - Held via GoToMeeting
   Tentative Agenda (pdf, 230kb)
   Secretary of State Notification (pdf, 336kb)
   Meeting Minutes (pdf, 276kb)

February 14 - CANCELLED

March 21 - Held via Microsoft Teams
   Tentative Agenda (pdf, 246kb)
   Secretary of State Notification (pdf, 370kb)
   Meeting Minutes (pdf, 183kb)

April 18 - CANCELLED

May 16 - Held via Microsoft Teams
   Tentative Agenda (pdf, 561kb)
   Secretary of State Notification (pdf, 337kb)

June 20 at 6:00 p.m. - CANCELLED

July 18
August 15
September 19
October 17
November 21
December 19
*All meetings will be held virtually until otherwise noted

Delaware Bay Section of the Shellfisheries Council
Meetings are normally held on Tuesdays at the Haskin Shellfish Research Lab, 6959 Miller Ave., Bivalve, in Cumberland County. All meetings start at 6:00 p.m. unless noted otherwise. To confirm date, time and location, and for directions, please call 856-785-0730 the day of the meeting.

January 4 at 6:00 p.m. - Held via GoToMeeting
   Secretary of State Notice (pdf, 418kb)
   Agenda (pdf, 142kb)

March 1 at 6:00 p.m. - Held via GoToMeeting
   Secretary of State Notice (pdf, 565kb)
   Agenda (pdf, 173kb)

May 3 at 6:00 p.m. - Held via Microsoft Teams
   Agenda (pdf, 157kb)

July 5 at 6:00 p.m. - To be held via in person at the Maurice River Township Municipal Building and via Microsoft Teams

   In person attendance:
   Maurice River Township Municipal Building
   590 Main St.
   Leesburg, NJ 08327

   Secretary of State Notice (pdf, 565kb)
   Agenda (pdf, 164kb)

   Click here to join the meeting
   Phone Access (toll free): 1-856-338-7040
   Access Code: 854 795 8#

September 6
November 1