1. MINUTES of previous meeting.
** APPROVAL OF AGENDA.
2. PERMITS (Projects over $50,000 with no objections and with staff recommendation for approval).
3. EXECUTIVE SESSION (if necessary).
4. JOHN BENNETT, #99-0923, requests authorization to install 100 linear feet of quarry stone riprap and one 50-foot long low-profile groin adjacent to his property situated along Onancock Creek in the East Point area of Accomack County. A Coastal Primary Sand Dune and Beach permit is required.
5. TONY BEVILACQUA, #99-0816, requests authorization to construct and backfill 115 linear feet of vinyl bulkheading adjacent to his property situated along Onancock Creek in the East Point area of Accomack County. A Coastal Primary Sand Dune and Beach permit is required.
6. HARRY C. BEATTIE, IV, #99-0789, requests authorization to install a maximum of 125 linear feet of quarrystone riprap revetment, the toe of which is aligned ten (10) feet landward of mean low water, adjacent to his property situated along the Mattaponi River in King and Queen County. Wetlands permit required.
7. COMMISSION APPROVAL of a Deed conveying certain submerged lands in the James River between Amherst and Bedford Counties to the United States Forest Service in accordance with the provisions of House Bill 2590 to permit the construction of a pedestrian bridge crossing the Appalachian Trail.Agenda
8. REPEAT OFFENDERS.
9. PUBLIC HEARING: Consideration of proposed amendments to Regulation 4VAC 20-670-30 to eliminate the requirement that persons licensed to use a recreational gill net stay within 100 yards of the net when it is overboard.
10. Cases pertaining to the failure to report commercial seafood harvests.
11. PUBLIC COMMENTS:
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 YOUR NEEDS.Agenda
2A. CAMPBELL COUNTY UTILITIES AND SERVICE AUTHORITY,#98-2240, requests authorization to modify their existing permit to cross 110 linear feet of the Big Otter River with a submerged, concrete-encased, 16-inch sewer pipeline near the U. S. Route 29 bridge crossing in the Town of Altavista. The requested modification would relocate the installation of the pipeline to an alternate location 350 feet downstream of the currently permitted site.
2B. TOWN OF PENNINGTON GAP, #99-0684, requests authorization to construct a 12-inch thick concrete wall on an existing water intake structure to facilitate improvements and a 1 MGD raw water withdrawal increase for the water treatment plant situated adjacent to the Powell River and State Route 421 in Lee County. Recommend approval with our standard in-stream construction conditions, a 1 millimeter mesh screen size on the intake screens and a maximum intake velocity of 0.25 feet/second to minimize entrainment of eggs and larvae of resident fish populations.
2C. YORK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES, #99-0548, requests authorization to extend and enlarge two (2) existing stormwater outfalls adjacent to Yorktown Beach. Construction includes trenching, placing bedding stone in the trench, backfilling of the trench and installing pile bent support structures and armor stone at the terminus of the outfalls.
2D. ALLEGHANY COUNTY, #99-0759, requests authorization to construct waterline crossings of Dunlap Creek, Johnsons Creek and Ogle Creek in association with the Callaghan Water Project. Recommend our standard instream construction conditions.
2E. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS, #99-0941, requests authorization to place approximately 20,000 cubic yards of beach-quality sandy dredged material along 2,000 feet of the Rappahannock River shoreline immediately upriver of the mouth of Greenvale Creek in association with the regular maintenance dredging of the Greenvale Creek Federal navigation project channel in Lancaster County.
2F. CITY OF SUFFOLK, #98-2204, requests authorization to install a 1,300 linear foot eight-inch (8) diameter water treatment discharge pipeline and outfall diffuser with associated riprap scour protection into the Nansemond River approximately a half-mile upstream of the Route 125 bridge in the City of Suffolk.
2G. NORFOLK NAVAL SHIPYARD, #98-1064, requests authorization to modify a previously issued permit to include the construction of an additional 127 linear feet of concrete bulkhead adjacent to Berth 21 at their facility situated along the Southern Branch of the Elizabeth River in Portsmouth.
2H. CITY OF CHESAPEAKE, #95-1288, requests extension to May 31, 2002, of their permit to construct a 610-foot long concrete bridge downriver and parallel to the exiting Route 168 bridge crossing of the Nansemond River in the City of Chesapeake.
2I. SUFFOLK DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC UTILITIES, #99-0580, requests authorization to install a 24-inch diameter 1,013-foot long watermain crossing of Bennett's Creek in the City of Suffolk. The watermain will be attached to the Route 17 bridge crossing.
2K. LEE COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITY, #99-0484, requests authorization to construct an outfall structure in the Powell River approximately 260 feet south of the Route 58 Poteet Ferry Bridge and install a submerged 8-inch, diameter sewer force main beneath the Powell River and Station Creek at four locations to facilitate construction of the Town of Jonesville Waste Water Treatment Plant and its associated discharge line in Lee County. Recommend approval with our standard in-stream construction conditions and an April 1 to May 30 time-of-year restriction on instream construction activities to protect spawning bass populations.
2L. CITY OF BRISTOL, #99-0860, requests authorization to construct a 77-foot long by 18-foot wide concrete, box culvert or arch culvert bridge road crossing of Little Creek for vehicular access along West State Street in the City of Bristol. Recommend approval with our standard in-stream construction conditions.
2M. DEPARTMENT OF MINES, MINERALS AND ENERGY, #99-0795, requests authorization to remove 19,133 cubic yards of accumulated mine-related sediments, install 900 linear feet of riprap streambank protection and construct a low flow channel, 15 K-dams and 12 plunge pools to enhance instream aquatic habitat along 14,400 linear feet of Indian Creek adjacent to U.S. Route 23 near the Town of Pound in conjunction with the Indian Creek Sedimentation Project, Phase II, in Wise County. Recommend approval with our standard instream construction conditions.