4. CLOSED MEETING FOR CONSULTATION WITH, OR BRIEFING BY, COUNSEL.
5.NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, #17-0921 Requests authorization to fill approximately 4.5 acres of State-owned submerged land to reconstruct and restore approximately 5.45 acres of Dyke Marsh, adjacent to the Potomac River and immediately south of the Belle Haven Marina, by the construction of a riprap breakwater structure, associated stone sills and tidal wetland creation, as part of the Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve Marsh Restoration/Protection Plan, in Fairfax County. The project is protested by multiple people.
6.MOUNTAIN VALLEY PIPELINE, LLC, #17-1609 Requests authorization to install a natural gas pipeline beneath the bed of 18 streams and/or rivers with drainage areas of greater than five (5) square miles, which are considered to be State-owned subaqueous bottomlands of the Commonwealth, along the designated pipeline corridor in Giles, Montgomery, Franklin, Roanoke and Pittsylvania Counties for the Mountain Valley Project (MVP). The pipeline is protested by numerous citizens along its route.
8.PUBLIC HEARING Proposal to amend Chapter 4 VAC 20-1120-10 et seq., "Pertaining to Tilefish and Grouper," to increase the recreational possession limit for golden tilefish.
9.DISCUSSION Extension of the Public Oyster Harvest Season in Rappahannock River Rotation Area 6 and Rappahannock River Area 7.
10.REQUEST FOR PUBLIC HEARING Proposal to amend Chapter 4 VAC 20-960-10 et seq., "Pertaining to Tautog," to modify the recreational and commercial seasons and the recreational possession limit.
11.REQUEST FOR PUBLIC HEARING Proposed amendments to Chapter 4 VAC 20-950-10 et seq.,"Pertaining to Black Sea Bass," to establish the commercial back sea bass fishery quota for 2018, and modify the bycatch trip limit.
12.REQUEST FOR PUBLIC HEARING Proposal to amend Chapter 4 VAC 20-510-10 et seq., "Pertaining to Amberjack and Cobia," to adopt commercial and recreational fishing regulations consistent with the recently approved Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission management plan for cobia.
13.REQUEST FOR PUBLIC HEARING Proposal to amend Chapter 4 VAC 20-910-10 et seq., "Pertaining to Scup (Porgy)," to set commercial scup landing period dates, establish the 2018 commercial summer period quota, and vessel trip limit.
A.WESTROCK CP, LLC, #17-1698 Requests authorization to install a fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) veneer system along the channelward face of 927 linear feet of existing steel sheetpile bulkheading and inject cementitious epoxy grout or foam between the two walls to facilitate repairs to the North Bulkhead at their facility situated along the Pamunkey River in the Town of West Point. Staff recommends approval with a royalty of $355.00 for the encroachment of the veneer facing system over approximately 71 square feet of State-owned subaqueous bottom at a rate of $5.00 per square foot.
B.CITY OF NORFOLK, DEPARTMENT OF UTILITIES, #17-1833 Requests authorization to install approximately 991 linear feet of 42-inch steel water main approximately 30 feet below the Nansemond River, using horizontal directional drilling methods, entering from uplands at the terminus of Sleepy Hollow Road and exiting in uplands near Godwin Boulevard in the City of Suffolk. Staff recommends approval with adherence to our standard erosion and sediment control measures and to the contingency/clean-up plan for potential frac-outs included in the permit application.
C.CITY OF NORFOLK, DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC UTILITIES, #17-1832 Requests authorization to install approximately 190 linear feet of 36-inch raw water main at least 30 feet below the substrate of Baines Creek, using horizontal directional drilling methods. The site will be accessed from Clifford Street to the west and Powhatan Avenue to the east in the City of Portsmouth. Staff recommends approval with adherence to our standard erosion and sediment control measures and to the contingency/clean-up plan for potential frac-outs included in the permit application.
FISHERY MANAGEMENT ITEMS WILL IMMEDIATELY FOLLOW THE HABITAT MANAGEMENT PROJECTS ON THIS AGENDA.