1. MINUTES of previous meeting.
** APPROVAL OF AGENDA
2. PERMITS (Projects over $50,000 with no objections and with staff recommendation for approval).
3. JOHN F. SLOAN, #01-1589, requests authorization to dredge approximately 465 cubic
yards of subaqueous material to create a 292-foot long by 30-foot wide channel possessing depths of minus six (-6) feet at mean low water adjacent to his property at the mouth of Moran Creek in Lancaster County. The project is protested by the oyster planting ground leaseholder at the site.
4. THOMAS A. DINGLEDINE, #01-1262, requests authorization to construct a 12' x 10' covered porch located 73 feet channelward of mean low water on an existing pier situated along Horn Harbor in Mathews County. The project was continued from the October 23, 2001, hearing, at the request of the applicant.
5. STEVE THACKER, #01-0354, requests after-the-fact authorization to retain riprap revetment and to complete the partial construction of a dual slip open-sided boathouse and a marginal wharf adjacent to his property situated along Diascund Creek, a tributary to the Chickahominy River in James City County.
6. PUBLIC COMMENTS
7. Recommendations of the Recreational Fishing Advisory Board
8. Public Hearing: Proposed amendments to Regulation 4VAC20-620-10 et seq., Pertaining to Summer Flounder, to adjust the fourth quarter commercial harvest trip limits.
9. Public Hearing: Proposed amendments to Regulation 4VAC20-610-10 et seq., Pertaining to Commercial Fishing and Mandatory Harvest Reporting to require reporting of certain offshore catches.
10. Crab Dredge License exemption requests.
11. Report of the Striped Bass Task Force.
PAGE 2 ITEMS (Projects over $50,000 with no objections and with staff recommendation for approval)
2A. VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, #01-1720, requests authorization to replace an existing deteriorated rock fill and concrete dam with a 110-foot long concrete dam spanning Kimberling Creek in Bland County. Approximately 23 cubic yards of material will be removed from the creek bed to facilitate installation, the up-and down-stream sides of the structure will be armored with a total of 80 linear feet of riprap, and 35 linear feet of riprap will be installed to protect the existing raw water intake structure. Recommend approval with partial removal of the existing dam and our standard instream construction conditions.
2B. CITY OF NORFOLK, #01-1943, requests authorization to extend an existing breakwater by 120 linear feet and to place 3,100 cubic yards of sand for beach nourishment in a 220' x 50' area behind an existing breakwater adjacent to their property situated along the Chesapeake Bay.
2C. SEA SEA AND COMPANY, ET AL, #01-0471-20, requests authorization to widen the existing timber boardwalk at Riverwalk from 6 feet to 12 feet in width, to construct a 12-foot wide boardwalk from Riverwalk to the Mamie Davis Park Wharf, and to construct a 15-foot wide boardwalk from the Mamie Davis Park Wharf to the channelward end of an existing rock jetty situated along the Occoquan River in the Town of Occoquan, Prince William County. This project was approved by the Commission as a page 2 item at the September 25, 2001, meeting; however, a portion of the boardwalk was incorrectly described as 12 feet in width.
2D. COLONNA YACHTS, #01-1391, requests authorization to dredge, by clamshell method, approximately 87,000 cubic yards of maintenance material and 10,800 of new State-owned subaqueous bottom to a maximum depth of -20 feet below mean low water adjacent to their facility situated along the Eastern Branch of the Elizabeth River in Norfolk. All materials will be disposed of at the Craney Island Disposal Facility.