1. MINUTES of previous meeting.
** APPROVAL OF AGENDA.
2. PERMITS (Projects over
$50,000 with no
objections and with staff recommendation for approval.)
3. CLOSED SESSION.
McDONOUGH, #02-1839. Restoration hearing to consider the
unauthorized construction of 83 linear feet of replacement vinyl
bulkhead aligned up to five and one-half (5.5) feet channelward of an
existing bulkhead and three and one-half (3.5) feet farther than that
permitted at his property situated along Chincoteague Channel.
The VMRC permit authorized the construction of a 64-foot long vinyl
replacement bulkhead, aligned a maximum of two (2) feet channelward of
the deteriorating bulkhead. Continued from the May 25th meeting.
5. DEEP WATER MARINA, LLC, #03-0636, requests authorization to construct a commercial marina with 29 wetslips requiring the construction of three (3) piers, a launch platform and a connecting boardwalk adjacent to their property situated along the Great Wicomico River at Glebe Point in Northumberland County. The project is protested by adjacent and nearby property owners.
6. HENRY MILLER, IV, #04-0186, requests authorization to construct a private, noncommercial pier extending 200 feet channelward of mean high water, with 642 square feet of open-pile deck area located at the channelward end of the pier, and to install a single piling 100 feet channelward of the pier adjacent to his property situated along the Rappahannock River in Middlesex County. The project is protested by an adjoining property owner.
7. MR. & MRS. ROBERT SUTTON, #02-2076. Restoration hearing for an unauthorized bridge and marsh walkway that extends from the Sutton upland over State-owned subaqueous bottom of two tidal channels and onto land belonging to others on an unnamed cove off of the Rappahannock River near Weems in Lancaster County.
8. WILLIAM COOPER, #04-0470, requests authorization to install an uncovered boat lift at the channelward end of an existing private, open-pile pier at property situated along Rainey Gut in Virginia Beach.
9. PUBLIC COMMENTS
10. VIRGINIA BEACH DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS, #03-0641. Commission update by City representatives regarding the status of their permit to undertake improvements to the Rudee Inlet infrastructure to reduce shoaling in the inlet, improve navigation and increase the efficiency of maintenance dredging operations.
11. Black Drum: Review of Regulation 4VAC 20-320-10 et seq, recommendations of FMAC, request for public hearing.
12. Update on Experiments and Events Related to C. ariakensis.
2A. RIVER'S REST
MOTEL & MARINA L.C., #04-0189, requests authorization to
install floating piers to create a total of 60 wetslips at their
existing facility situated along the Chickahominy River in Charles City
County. Recommend a royalty of $5,771.00 for the encroachment
over 11,542 square feet of State-owned subaqueous land.
2B. RICHMOND DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC UTILITIES, #02-1288, requests to modify their existing permit to include the option for an alternative installation method. This option would include the installation of an aggregate causeway up to 55 percent across the river with 15-foot wide openings on 150 -foot intervals and the installation of parallel downstream cofferdams to create contained workspace zones impacting a 100-foot wide area to facilitate installation of a 30-inch water main, during high water levels, within the James River in the City of Richmond and Henrico County.
2C. YORK RIVER YACHT HAVEN, #04-0693, requests authorization to renovate their existing ships store and re-align an open-pile pier located along the north side of the store and restaurant at their marina situated along Sarah Creek in Gloucester County. With the exception of the redesigned open-pile walkway, the work was previously authorized under VMRC #94-1293, which has expired. The re-designed walkway will not result in any additional encroachment beyond that which had previously been authorized.
VMRC DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE AGAINST INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES; THEREFORE, IF YOU ARE IN NEED OF REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS DUE TO A DISABILITY, PLEASE ADVISE KATHY LEONARD (757-247-2200) NO LATER THAN FIVE WORK DAYS PRIOR TO THE MEETING DATE AND IDENTIFY YOUR NEEDS.
FISHERY MANAGEMENT ITEMS WILL IMMEDIATELY FOLLOW THE HABITAT MANAGEMENT PROJECTS ON THIS AGENDA.