2. PERMITS (Projects over $50,000 with no objections and
with staff recommendation for approval).
3. JOHN C. READ. RESTORATION HEARING. Commission review
of a violation (Notice to Comply #96-04) and the extent of restoration
required for the unauthorized expansion of an existing commercial
pier situated along the James River in Isle of Wight County.
4. SEA HUNT, INC., #97-0163, requests authorization for
an exclusive permit to conduct underwater recovery operations
within two (2), six-square mile areas off Assateague Island in
the Atlantic Ocean to recover potential historic property.
5. J.P.M., INC., #96-1342, requests authorization to fill
10,750 square feet of tidal wetlands for an access road, construct
a 120-foot long bridge over Heartquake Creek with an associated
dock, and install culverts and fill for a road crossing of Plymouth
Creek at their property in King and Queen County. Wetland and
Subaqueous permits are required.
6. CHARLES P. DICKERMAN, #96-1782, requests authorization
to dredge for fill approximately 100 cubic yards of State-owned
subaqueous land adjacent to his property situated along the James
River in Charles City County.
7. CITY OF NEWPORT NEWS, #96-1686, requests authorization
to install a 440-foot long bridge, associated abutments and riprap
across Lucas Creek in the Denbigh Shores subdivision. The project
is protested by several nearby property owners.
8. PATUXENT WILDLIFE RESEARCH CENTER, #97-0285, requests
authorization to experimentally place approximately 4.5 cubic
yards of shell material on State-owned marsh in an effort to enhance
colonial waterbird nesting sites on Egging Marsh in Hog Island
Bay in Northampton Country. A wetlands permit is required.
9. TARMAC AMERICA, INC., #97-0022, requests authorization
to construct a denil fish passage to allow migratory fish to pass
between a tidal portion of Massaponax Creek and Ruffin's Pond,
a man-made impoundment in Spotsylvania County. The construction
will require the installation of 70 linear feet of quarry stone
riprap, revetment bank stabilization and the placement of 18 cubic
yards of associated fill material which will encroach on 494 square
feet of non-vegetated intertidal wetlands. A wetlands permit is
March 25, 1997
10. ERNEST C. WALTON, #97-0131, requests authorization
to construct 101 linear feet of bulkhead and a 30-foot long low-profile
timber groin at his property situated along the York River in
King and Queen County. Wetland and Subaqueous permits are required.
11. JAMES WALTON, #96-1439, requests authorization to install
180 linear feet of riprap at his property situated along Burnt
Mill Creek in King and Queen County. A wetlands permit is required.
12. RENEWAL of Oyster Ground Assignment in the name of
Charles G. Ward, Plat File 9571 for 9.99 acres in Occohannock
13. DISCUSSION: Realignment of Tangier Crab Scrape Sanctuary;
request for public hearing.
14. DISCUSSION: Update on Virginia Conch fishery, proposed
regulations; request for public hearing.
15. DISCUSSION: Status of Coastal Sharks; request for public
16. DISCUSSION: ASMFC Tautog Management Plan: establishment
of minimum size limit; request for public hearing.
17. APPEALS of crab pot and/or peeler pot license denials.
18. RESULTS of audits of Striped Bass Permits.
19. DISCUSSION: James River Clam Management Area regulations;
request for public hearing.
20. REQUESTS for Black Drum Permit exceptions.
21. RECOMMENDATIONS of the Recreational Fishing Advisory
22. ELMER WALDROUP: Request for netting restrictions
near Grandview Fishing Pier.
March 25, 1997
23. REPEAT OFFENDERS.
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
March 25, 1997
2A. COLUMBIA GAS TRANSMISSION CORP., #96-1251, requests
authorization to construct 7.3 miles of gas transmission pipeline
involving two (2) perennial stream crossings at Second Swamp and
Warwick Swamp in Prince George and Sussex Counties respectively.
Recommend a royalty in the amount of $67.00 for the crossing of
67 linear feet of subaqueous land at a rate of $1.00 per linear
2B. DEPARTMENT OF MINES, MINERALS AND ENERGY, #96-1508,
requests authorization to install two concrete, clearspan bridges,
two K-dam structures and one boulder complex and to riprap approximately
460 linear feet of streambank in conjunction with the Indian Creek
Sedimentation Project, Phase I, in Wise County.
2C. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS, #94-1284, requests authorization
to place approximately 7,000 cubic yards of sandy dredged material
obtained from the Narrows channel along 1,450 linear feet of the
First Landing Seashore State Park shoreline in Virginia Beach.
2D. CITY OF LYNCHBURG, #97-0063, requests authorization
to cross a total of 122 linear feet of Ivy Creek at six sites
with a submerged sewer line in conjunction with the CSO Interceptor
Project near Peaks View Park in the City of Lynchburg. Recommend
approval with our standard instream construction conditions.
2E. TARMAC AMERICA, INC., #97-0045, requests authorization
to install nine (9) 12-pile mooring dolphins adjacent to their
property situated along the Western Branch of the Elizabeth River
in the City of Portsmouth. Recommend a royalty in the amount of
$43.20 for the encroachment of the dolphin structures at $0.30
per square foot.
2F. GREENWOOD IRONWORKS, #95-1161, requests authorization
to modify an existing permit to allow for instream work to continue
during the March 1 - June 30 time-of-year restriction. The overall
project involves a rehabilitation of the Harvell Power Station
and the construction of a fish ladder at the Harvell Dam situated
along the Appomattox River in the City of Petersburg.