1. MINUTES of previous meeting.
2. PERMITS (Projects over $50,000 with no objections and
with staff recommendation for approval).
3. CONSENT ORDERS (Commission approval of consent agreement).
4. GWYNN ISLAND CONDO UNIT OWNERS ASSOCIATION, #96-1172,
requests authorization to extend their existing community pier
an additional 24 feet channelward and construct a T-head that
will support a maximum of 14 wet slips adjacent to their riparian
property situated along Milford Haven in Mathews County. The project
is protested by several nearby residents.
5. DISCUSSION ITEM: Commission review of royalty situation.
6. DISCUSSION ITEM: Request by Mr. Robert Simon for Commission
re-evaluation of his status as an agent.
7. DISCUSSION: The proposed 1997 Oyster Replenishment Program
8. PUBLIC HEARING: Consideration of Proposed Amendments
to Regulation 4 VAC 20-620-10 et. seq., "Pertaining to Summer
Flounder; "Regulation 4 VAC 20-910-10 et. seq., "Pertaining
to Scup (Porgy);" and Regulation 4 VAC 20-252-10 et. seq.,
"Pertaining to the Taking of Striped Bass" and proposed
Regulation 4 VAC 20-950-10-et. seq., "Pertaining to Black
9. CONSIDERATION of striped bass hardship exception applications.
10. CONSIDERATION of results of audits of striped bass
11. PUBLIC HEARING: Consideration of proposed amendments
to Regulation 4 VAC 20- 500-10 et. seq., "Pertaining to the
Catching of Eels."
12. PUBLIC HEARING: Consideration of proposed amendments
to Regulation 4 VAC 20- 380-10 et. seq.," Pertaining to Grey
13. PUBLIC HEARING: Consideration of proposed amendment
to Regulation 4 VAC 20- 430-40; upriver white perch and striped
bass gill net marking requirements.
February 25, 1997
14. SHAD RESTORATION PROGRAM: Approval of program
15. JOSHUA MERRITT: Request to allow clamming on
Sunday at Seaside, Eastern Shore.
16. REPEAT OFFENDERS.
17. KENNETH BLANCHARD: Dredging on public rock.
18. DOAN TAN NGUYEN: Appeal of crab pot license denial.
VMRC DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE AGAINST INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES;
THEREFORE, IF YOU ARE IN NEED OF REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS DUE
TO A DISABILITY, PLEASE ADVISE LAVERNE LEWIS (757) 247-2261) NO
LATER THAN FIVE WORK DAYS PRIOR TO THE MEETING DATE AND IDENTIFY
FISHERY AGENDA ITEMS WILL BE CONSIDERED BY THE COMMISSION AT
APPROXIMATELY 12:00 NOON AND WILL BE FOLLOWED WITH THE REMAINDER
OF THE HABITAT PERMIT CASES.
February 25, 1997
2A. MORRIS REALTY AND DEVELOPMENT, #96-1693, requests authorization
to install two (2) 10-foot by 8-foot box culverts adjacent to
their property situated along Jackson Creek in Chesterfield County.
2B. NORWOOD DAVIS, #87-1727, requests authorization to
modify his previously issued permit to allow the dredging of 425
additional cubic yards of subaqueous material to provide maximum
depths of minus four (-4) feet at mean low water, from an area
near the landward end of his dredged channel adjacent to his property
along the Piankatank River on Stove Point in Middlesex County.
Recommend assessment of an additional royalty in the amount of
$127.50 for the dredging of 425 additional cubic yards of State-owned
submerged land at a rate of $0.30 per cubic yard.
2C. TOWN OF WEST POINT, #96-0938, requests authorization
to construct two (2) bike path bridges over Glass Island Creek
(West Point Creek) at the end of 12th Street and adjacent to Chelsea
2D. COUNTY OF HENRICO, #88-0898, requests authorization
to modify their existing permit for the installation of two (2)
raw water pipelines and the construction of a bridge over Tuckahoe
Creek to include the installation of three (3) additional four-inch
diameter ductile iron pipes within the stream bed at the same
stream crossing near the end of Gaskins Road. The pipelines will
deliver water and chemicals to the backwash control buildings
for the previously approved river intake structure.
2E. NORFOLK DEPARTMENT OF UTILITIES, #96-1807, requests
authorization to dredge 47,500 cubic yards of subaqueous land
and to replace 140 linear feet of riprap in order to install approximately
1,870 linear feet of 30-inch diameter water main across Edgewater
2F. MR. AND MRS. W. T. MURPHY, JR., #97-0020, request authorization
to install six (6) offshore, gapped, quarry stone riprap, headland
breakwaters totaling 560 linear feet, and place 350 cubic yards
of sandy beach nourishment material adjacent to their property
situated along the Potomac River in Westmoreland County.
2G. CHESAPEAKE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS, #96-1683, requests
authorization to install 180 square feet of a sidewalk/pedestrian
bridge adjacent to an existing bridge located over St. Julian
2H. NAVAL FACILITIES ENGINEERING COMMAND, #96-1606, requests
authorization to install a 450-foot long by 18-inch diameter effluent
outfall pipe at the Craney Island fuels depot situated along the
Elizabeth River in the City of Portsmouth.
February 25, 1997
3. GEORGE FOWLER, #96-1735, requests after-the-fact authorization
to retain 230 linear feet of timber bulkhead and associated backfill
and approximately 50 linear feet of timber groin illegally constructed
adjacent to his property situated along the James River in James
City County. Mr. Fowler has agreed to pay a $500.00 civil charge,
triple royalties and triple permit fees in lieu of any further