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COMMISSION AGENDA June 27, 2000

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. MAGGIE G. RABEY, #99-2240. Commission review on appeal of the May 15, 2000, decision by the Virginia Beach Wetlands Board to deny a permit to construct approximately 700 linear feet of timber bulkhead, roadway and utility extensions, a storm water structure and the necessary grading for the construction of a three-story duplex involving a beach and coastal primary sand dune.

5. BRUCE B. MILLS, #99-2239. Commission review on appeal of the May 15, 2000, decision by the Virginia Beach Wetlands Board to deny a permit to construct approximately 700 linear feet of timber bulkhead, roadway and utility extensions, a storm water structure and the necessary grading for the construction of a three-story duplex involving a beach and coastal primary sand dune.

6. MR. AND MRS. CHARLES B. FEGAN, #99-1915. Commission review on appeal of the April 20, 2000, decision by the Accomack County Wetlands Board to deny a permit to construct and backfill 50 linear feet of timber bulkhead, impacting 500 square feet of wetlands, at their property situated along Chincoteague Bay.

7. DR. AND MRS. ALEXANDER J. PAPAS, #99-1831. Commission review on appeal of the April 20, 2000, decision by the Accomack County Wetlands Board to deny a permit to construct and backfill 50 linear feet of timber bulkhead, impacting 500 square feet of wetlands, at their property situated along Chincoteague Bay.

8. MR. AND MRS. JAMES D. KAZLAUSKY, #99-1830. Commission review on appeal of the April 20, 2000, decision by the Accomack County Wetlands Board to deny a permit to construct and backfill 50 linear feet of timber bulkhead, impacting 500 square feet of wetlands, at their property situated along Chincoteague Bay.

 

AGENDA
JUNE 27, 2000
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9. DEWEY WILLIS, ET AL, #99-2026. Commission review on appeal of the May 15, 2000, decision by the Virginia Beach Wetlands Board to approve in modified form a request to mechanically dredge approximately 1,029 cubic yards of bottom material involving 3,002 square feet of wetlands to provide navigable access to three properties situated adjacent to Brock Cove in Virginia Beach.

10. JEFF HARRIS, #00-0138, requests authorization to construct a 40-foot long by 16-foot wide open-sided boathouse adjacent to his property situated along the Poquoson River in York County. The project is protested by both adjacent property owners.

11. DANNY STRADER, #99-2212, requests authorization to construct a 34-foot long by 18-foot wide, private, noncommercial, open-sided timber boathouse adjacent to his property situated along Whays Creek in Northumberland County. The project is protested by the adjacent property owners.

12. HARRY LEE SELF, #99-1185, requests authorization to install 80 linear feet of quarry stone riprap marsh toe stabilization and two (2) ten (10)-foot long, low-profile riprap groins adjacent to his property situated along Bridge Creek in Northumberland County. The project is protested by an adjacent oyster ground leaseholder.

13. BARNEY McLAUGHLIN, #00-0673, requests authorization to construct a 77-foot long, by 20-foot wide, concrete seaplane ramp adjacent to his property situated along the Walthall channel of the Appomattox River in Chesterfield County. The project requires both wetland and subaqueous permits.

14. DISCUSSION: Consideration of Mr. Roger McKinley's failure to remit the civil charges agreed to by the Commission in November 1999.

15. OYSTER GROUND APPLICATION: Joseph A. Boulter has applied for 10.00 acres of oyster planting ground in Burtons Bay in Accomack County. The application is protested by Stuart P. Bell and a group of petitioners.

16. PUBLIC HEARING: Consideration of proposed amendments to Regulation 4 VAC 20- 910-10 et. seq., Pertaining to scup (Porgy)" to modify the summer period commercial quota.

17. PUBLIC HEARING: Consideration of proposed regulations to establish a blue crab sanctuary and to eliminate certain cull ring requirements for crab pots.

 

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JUNE 27, 2000
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18. DISCUSSION: Alternate methods for measuring minimum size limits of channeled whelk.

19. DISCUSSION: Use of bait bags in the channeled whelk pot fishery. Request for public hearing.

20. RECOMMENDATIONS of the Recreational Fishing Advisory Board.

21. WILLIBRORDUS BOKELAAR: Review of Elver Harvest/Aquaculture Permit.

22. FAILURE TO REPORT.

23. PUBLIC COMMENTS.

 

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AGENDA
JUNE 27, 2000
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2A. BUCHANAN CREEK PROJECT, #00-0743, requests authorization to hydraulically dredge approximately 87,115 cubic yards of intertidal and subaqueous bottom material to provide maximum project to depths of minus five feet (-5) at mean low water with a six-inch overdredge tolerance to facilitate navigational access to the Western Branch Lynnhaven River municipal channel at properties situated along Buchannan Creek in Virginia Beach. Recommend approval with our standard dredge conditions and a royalty in the amount of $21,856.05 for the dredging of 48,569 cubic yards of State-owned subaqueous bottom material at a rate of $0.45 per cubic yard.

2B. JOE MORRIS, ET AL, #00-0158, requests a modification to their previously issued dredge permit to allow for minor alignment shifts and channel deletions within their proposed navigation channel which will connect to the Western Branch Lynnhaven River municipal channel in Virginia Beach. Recommend a revised royalty in the amount of $2,681.55 to reflect the net reduction of subaqueous bottom material to be dredged, from 6,111 cubic yards to 5,959 cubic yards, at a rate of $0.45 per cubic yard.

2C. ST. CHARLES WATER AND SEWER AUTHORITY, 00-0853, requests authorization to install a submerged, concrete-encased, ductile iron sewer line beneath 109 linear feet of Straight Creek at three (3) locations, 250 linear feet of Stone Creek at four (4) locations and an aerial sewer line over 52 linear feet of Straight Creek at two (2) locations to facilitate installation of a public sewer system from St. Charles to the Pennington Gap Wastewater Treatment Plant in Lee County. Recommend approval with our standard instream permit conditions.

2D. NEWPORT NEWS SHIPBUILDING AND DRY DOCK CO., #00-0699, requests authorization to construct two (2) 14-foot long by 14-foot wide concrete heavy weather mooring platforms approximately 300 feet downstream of Pier #2 and 240 feet channelward of an existing bulkhead at their facility situated along the James River in Newport News. Recommend a royalty of $392.00 for encroachment over 392 square feet of State-owned subaqueous bottom at a rate of $1.00 per square foot.

2E. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS, #91-0133, requests authorization to reactivate and extend their permit to place 50,000 cubic yards of beach quality sand along several beaches along the Chesapeake Bay in Mathews County.

2F. JAMESTOWN-YORKTOWN FOUNDATION, #00-0804, requests authorization to construct a 48-foot long by 20-foot wide covered deck adjacent to their property situated along the James River in James City County.

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JUNE 27, 2000
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2G. LUCY'S COVE PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, #00-0210, requests authorization to maintenance dredge and deepen, by hydraulic method, the 1,040-foot long by 30-foot wide entrance channel to Moores Creek to provide maximum allowable project depths of minus seven (-7) feet at mean low water with a six-inch overdredge tolerance, add a layer of armor stone over the existing riprap jetties, and extend the western jetty in a southerly direction 166 feet along the Piankatank River in Middlesex County. Recommend approval with our standard dredge conditions, as well as a time of year restriction prohibiting dredging between December 1 and March 15 and between July 1 and September 30, and a requirement to utilize a sediment curtain around the beach disposal area to minimize impacts to nearby shellfish resources. A royalty in the amount of $769.05 is recommended for the new dredging of 1,709 cubic yards of subaqueous material at a rate of $0.45 per cubic yard.

2H. FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION AND VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, #99-2108, request authorization for numerous construction activities associated with the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Replacement Project. These include the following: the dredging of approximately 4,000 cubic yards of State-owned subaqueous bottomlands in the Potomac River adjacent to Jones Point Park; the construction of 454 feet of concrete bulkhead; backfilling of no more than 0.30 acres of subaqueous bottomlands adjacent to the proposed bulkhead; the building of an 11-foot by 168-foot marginal wharf, one (1) 19-foot by 30-foot pier and one (1) 11-foot by 6-foot pier with a 9-foot by 62-foot "T" head, also adjacent to Jones Point Park; and the construction of bridge roadways impacting l.70 acres of subaqueous bottomland in the Potomac River and Cameron Run in Alexandria and 0.03 acres in Cameron Run in Fairfax County. The l.70 acres of impact in Alexandria includes 0.80 acres of SAV impact. The applicants also propose to construct three (3), 250-foot breakwaters spaced 50 feet apart which will result in filling of 22,500 square feet of State bottomland, adjacent to Mason Neck Wildlife Refuge and two (2) 300-foot breakwaters, spaced 50 feet apart which will result in the filling of 18,000 square feet of State bottomlands, adjacent to Mason Neck State Park. Both locations are in Occoquan Bay in Fairfax County.

 

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