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COMMISSION AGENDA August 24, 1999

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. FAIRFAX COUNTY PARK AUTHORITY, #96-1816, requests authorization to construct a 40 linear foot bottomless box culvert pedestrian trail crossing of Accotink Creek. The project is protested by several area residents.

5. JOHN W. GIBBS, JR., #99-0020, requests authorization to construct a 75-foot by

20-foot riprap breakwater and place 500 cubic yards of sandy material landward of the breakwater, as beach nourishment, adjacent to his property along the Rappahannock River in Middlesex County. The project is protested two by nearby property owners.

6. COMMISSION CONSIDERATION of a report from the Hearing Officer appointed by the Virginia Supreme Court regarding the ownership of two (2) abandoned Navy deck barges on State-owned submerged land in the Eastern Branch of the Elizabeth River in the City of Norfolk.

7. DISCUSSION: Proposed amendments for the Public Oyster Harvest Season, 1999-2000 to Regulation 4VAC 20-720-10 et. seq., "Pertaining to Restrictions on Oyster Harvest." Requesting approval to advertise for a public hearing to be held on September 28, 1999.

8. CASES pertaining to the failure to report commercial seafood harvests.

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9. DR. WILLIAM HARGIS (VIMS): Review of results from studies of oyster reef systems.

10. 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.

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2A. ALLEGHANY COUNTY, #99-0304, requests authorization to install 234 linear feet of pier-supported 18-inch outfall pipe in Karnes Creek under Interstate 64 to transport wastewater effluent from the Low Moore Wastewater Treatment Plant to the Jackson River in Allegheny County. Recommend standard instream construction conditions.

2B. VERN MICHAEL, #99-0487, requests authorization to construct a 120-foot long by 30-foot wide roadway bridge across Black's Run, a tributary to Cooks Creek, in the City of Harrisonburg. Recommend a royalty of $1,800.00 for the encroachment over 3,600 square feet of State-owned subaqueous bottom at a rate of 504 per square foot.

2C. EDWARD S. LOCKE, ET AL, #99-0711, requests authorization to hydraulically dredge approximately 3,838 cubic yards of intertidal and subaqueous bottom material to provide maximum project depths of minus five and one-half feet (-5.5) at mean low water with a six-inch overdredge tolerance to facilitate navigational access to the Western Branch Lynnhaven River municipal channel at property situated along an unnamed cove in Virginia Beach. Recommend approval with our standard dredge conditions and a royalty in the amount of $1,543.95 for the dredging of 3,431 cubic yards of State-owned subaqueous bottom material at a rate of $0.45 per cubic yard.

2D. OLD DONATION CREEK PROJECT, #99-0712, requests authorization to hydraulically dredge approximately 14,866 cubic yards of intertidal and subaqueous bottom material to provide maximum project depths of minus four and one-half feet (-4.5) at mean low water with a six-inch overdredge tolerance to facilitate navigational access to the Western Branch Lynnhaven River municipal channel at property situated along Old Donation Creek in Virginia Beach. Recommend approval with our standard dredge conditions and a royalty in the amount of $4,752.90 for the dredging of 10,562 cubic yards of State-owned subaqueous bottom material at a rate of $0.45 per cubic yard.

2E. SUSSEX SERVICE AUTHORITY, #99-1187, requests authorization to install, by open-cut excavation, a 54 linear foot submerged sewer line crossing under Coppahaunk Swamp within a VDOT right-of-way adjacent to the westbound lane of U.S. Route 460 two (2) miles east of Waverly. Recommend standard instream construction conditions.

2F. NAVAL MEDICAL CENTER, #98-1415, requests authorization to construct a 190 linear foot partially fixed and floating community pier with 15 wetslips, a 92-foot long by 16-foot wide community boatramp, a 45 linear foot timber groin and two (2) mooring dolphins adjacent to their facility situated along the Elizabeth River and Scotts Creek in the City of Portsmouth.

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2G. LEHIGH PORTLAND CEMENT CO., #99-0856, requests authorization to install a concrete mooring dolphin and two (2) timber pile clusters adjacent to a barge unloading area at their facility situated along Hampton Roads in the City of Norfolk. Recommend a royalty of $165.00 for encroachment over 165 square feet of State-owned subaqueous bottom at a rate of $1.00 per square foot.

2H. CITY OF HARRISONBURG, #98-1672, requests authorization to modify their existing permit to allow the relocation of a 170-foot raw water intake line to a point approximately 1,200 feet downstream from the Harrisonburg Hydroelectric Dam in the South Fork of the Shenandoah River in Rockingham County.

2I. TOWN OF SAXIS, #99-1124, requests authorization to construct a 190-foot long by 8-foot wide open-pile community fishing pier with a 100-foot long by 10-foot wide T-head that will extend into additional Public Ground in Pocomoke Sound, adjacent to the wharf area in the Town of Saxis.

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3A. COUNTY OF MATHEWS, #95-1208, requests after-the-fact authorization for the construction of a 16-foot long by 6-foot wide extension on an existing public pier situated on Milford Haven in Mathews County. The applicant has agreed to pay a civil charge of $600.00 in lieu of further enforcement action.

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