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COMMISSION AGENDA September 24, 1996

1. MINUTES of previous meeting.

2. PERMITS (Projects over $50,000 with no objections and with staff recommendation for approval).

3. REGATTA POINT YACHT CLUB, #96-0467, requests authorization to redevelop and expand their existing marina situated along Broad Creek in Middlesex County through the relocation of 13 existing boat slips to a proposed 190-foot long boathouse and the construction of 12 new open slips. Also proposed is the construction of 1,418 linear feet of commercial pier including an attached 505 linear foot concrete wave screen, 405 linear feet of riprap revetment and the dredging of 14,100 yards of subaqueous material to a maximum depth of minus seven (-7) feet at mean low water. The project is protested by nearby property owners.

4. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, #96-1087, requests authorization to raise the Jones Creek bridge to + 17 feet mean high water. The project involves impacts to approximately 18,500 square feet of tidal wetlands along State Route 704 at Rescue in Isle of Wight County. The project is protested by area residents.

5. JOSEPHINE ERWIN, #96-1019, requests authorization to construct 129 linear feet of bulkhead approximately two (2) feet in front of an existing deteriorated bulkhead structure at her property situated along the Mattaponi River in King and Queen County. Wetlands permit required.

6. EVELYN'S TRUST, #96-0970, requests after-the-fact authorization for an approximately 160-foot long bulkhead constructed in wetlands on the Trust property situated along the Mattaponi River in King and Queen County. Wetlands permit required.

7. PUBLIC HEARING: Proposed 1996-97 Public Oyster Ground Season, amending Regulation 4 VAC 20-720-10.

8. PUBLIC HEARING: Consideration of proposed adoption of Emergency Regulation 4 VAC 20-560-10; "Pertaining to the York River, Poquoson River and Back River Shellfish Management Areas and the James River and York River Broodstock Management Areas," as a permanent regulation.

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9. PUBLIC HEARING: Consideration of adoption of a proposed amendment to

Regulation 4 VAC 20-620-10 et. seq., "Pertaining to Summer Flounder", as a permanent part of this regulation.

10. Consideration of cases involving Regulation 4 VAC 20-610 et. seq., for failure to report commercial seafood harvests.

11. Recommendations of the Commercial Fishing Advisory Board.

12. Discussion of management proposals for the 1997 striped bass fishery.

13. 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 GINNY CHAPPELL (804)247-2206) NO LATER THAN FIVE WORK DAYS PRIOR TO THE MEETING DATE AND IDENTIFY YOUR NEEDS.

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.



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2A. SOUTHERN STATES COOPERATIVE, INC., #96-1136, requests authorization to install a concrete pile/wood pile breasting dolphin at their ship berthing facility situated along the Southern Branch of the Elizabeth River in Chesapeake. Recommend a royalty in the amount of $53.40 for the encroachment over 178 square feet of State-owned subaqueous bottom at a rate of $0.30 per square foot.

2B. RIVER WALK DEVELOPMENT, INC., #90-1144, requests a modification to their previously approved marina project to allow for the additional dredging of 300 cubic yards of State-owned subaqueous material and the reconfiguration of 16 wet slips adjacent to their development situated along the Southern Branch of the Elizabeth River in Chesapeake. All dredged material will be transported to and placed in the Craney Island Disposal Facility. Recommend a revised annual royalty of $84.27 for the encroachment over 2,809 square feet of State-owned subaqueous bottom at $0.03 per square foot and a dredging royalty of $90.00 for the dredging of 300 cubic yards of new material at a rate of $0.30 per cubic yard.

2C. PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY PARK AUTHORITY, #96-0750, requests authorization to mechanically dredge 14,825 cubic yards of State-owned bottom material from the Occoquan River, install four (4) floating T-head commercial piers and associated mooring piles for 76 wet slips and construct in association with a 250 slip dry storage facility. Recommend approval with a time of year restriction so that dredging not be conducted from March 15 through October 31, and with the assessment of a $4,447.50 royalty for the dredging of 14,825 cubic yards of material at a rate of $0.30 per cubic yard and an annual royalty of $153.36 for the encroachment over 5,112 square feet of subaqueous bottom at a rate of $0.03 per square foot, payable upon transfer of the facility and property to a private interest.

2D. MARITIME ADMINISTRATION, #96-1132, requests authorization to install 475 feet of bulkhead adjacent to their facility at Ft. Eustis situated along the James River in the City of Newport News.

2E. SLEEPY POINT PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, #96-0591, requests authorization to construct a combination open-pile floating pier with gazebo, extend an existing boat ramp and associated launch piers and dredge 100 cubic yards of subaqueous material adjacent to the Association's property situated along the Nansemond River in Suffolk. Recommend a royalty of $677.00 for the encroachment over 2,256 square feet of subaqueous bottom at $0.30 per square foot, and a dredging royalty of $30.00 for the dredging of 100 cubic yards of new material at a rate of $0.30 per cubic yard.

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2F. AUGUSTA COUNTY, #96-1276, requests authorization to conduct emergency streambed restoration work within various streams as part of the U. S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service Emergency Watershed Protection and Rehabilitation Program.

2G. MADISON COUNTY, #96-1288, requests authorization to conduct emergency streambed restoration work within various streams as part of the U. S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service Emergency Watershed Protection and Rehabilitation Program.

2H. NELSON COUNTY, #96-1298, requests authorization to conduct emergency streambed restoration work within various streams as part of the U. S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service Emergency Watershed Protection and Rehabilitation Program.

2I. PAGE COUNTY, #96-1277, requests authorization to conduct emergency streambed restoration work within various streams as part of the U. S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service Emergency Watershed Protection and Rehabilitation Program.

2J. CITY OF STAUNTON, #96-1306, requests authorization to conduct emergency streambed restoration work within various streams as part of the U. S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service Emergency Watershed Protection and Rehabilitation Program.

2K. RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY, #96-1307, requests authorization to conduct emergency streambed restoration work within various streams as part of the U. S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service Emergency Watershed Protection and Rehabilitation Program.

2L. ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY, #96-1308, requests authorization to conduct emergency streambed restoration work within various streams as part of the U. S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service Emergency Watershed Protection and Rehabilitation Program.

2M. ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, #96-1309, requests authorization to conduct emergency streambed restoration work within various streams as part of the U. S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service Emergency Watershed Protection and Rehabilitation Program.

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2N. HIGHLAND COUNTY, #96-1310, requests authorization to conduct emergency streambed restoration work within various streams as part of the U. S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service Emergency Watershed Protection and Rehabilitation Program.

2O. TOWN OF WAYNESBORO, #96-1311, requests authorization to conduct emergency streambed restoration work within various streams as part of the U. S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service Emergency Watershed Protection and Rehabilitation Program.

2P. FREDERICK COUNTY, #96-1312, requests authorization to conduct emergency streambed restoration work within various streams as part of the U. S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service Emergency Watershed Protection and Rehabilitation Program.

2Q. WARREN COUNTY, #96-1343, requests authorization to conduct emergency streambed restoration work within various streams as part of the U. S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service Emergency Watershed Protection and Rehabilitation Program.

2R. GREENE COUNTY, #96-1348-3, requests authorization to conduct emergency

streambed restoration within various streams as part of the U. S. Department of

Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service Emergency Watershed Protection and Rehabilitation Program.

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