The North Carolina Marine Fisheries Commission seeks two applicants for a new Shellfish Cultivation Lease Review Committee that will hear appeals of agency decisions regarding shellfish leases.
The three-member committee, authorized by a new state law, will be appointed by the chair of the Marine Fisheries Commission and comprised of one commission member, who will serve as the hearing officer, and two public members.
Applicants must have expertise or relevant experience in shellfish aquaculture or in coastal property or property assessment and be willing to meet periodically to hear contested cases. Committee members will be reimbursed for travel and other expenses incurred in relation to their official duties.
Applications are available online, at Division of Marine Fisheries’ offices, or by calling 252-808-8022 or 252-726-7021. Applications should be returned by March 13 to the Division of Marine Fisheries, P.O. Box 769, Morehead City, N.C. 28557, Attention: Dana Gillikin.