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COMMISSION AGENDA April 25, 2000

Crab Bullett Brief summary of the Commission Actions from the April 25, 2000 Commission meeting

FINAL AGENDA

April 25, 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. DISCUSSION: Subcommittee report on consent procedures and civil charge matrix.

5. DIMITRIOS HIONIS, #00-0214, requests after-the-fact authorization to retain approximately ten (10) cubic yards of State-owned subaqueous bottom material mechanically dredged from the Lynnhaven River adjacent to Bubba's Marina in Virginia Beach. Continued from the March 28, 2000, Commission meeting.

6. HARBOR VIEW MARINA, #99-0493, requests after-the-fact authorization to retain a previously constructed 24-foot long by 16-foot wide fuel pier extension and two (2) fuel pumps in addition to two (2) 34-foot long by 6-foot wide L-head pier extensions at their facility situated along Deep Creek in the City of Newport News. Continued from the March 28, 2000, Commission meeting.

7. GEORGE B. LITTLE, #99-0350, requests after-the-fact authorization to retain 18 existing low-profile timber groins of various lengths, and two (2) existing timber jetties, constructed and continually maintained since 1972, adjacent to his property situated along the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay in Northumberland County. Continued from the March 28, 2000, Commission meeting.

8. JAMES B. DALTON, #00-0043, requests after-the-fact authorization to retain 12 existing low-profile timber groins of various lengths which have been continually maintained since their construction prior to 1980. Additional authorization is sought to construct two (2) low-profile timber groins which will extend 48 feet channelward of mean low water adjacent to his property situated along the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay in Northumberland County. Continued from the March 28, 2000, Commission meeting.

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9. CARTER FILER, #99-1739, requests after-the-fact authorization to retain a 66-foot long riprap crown reinforcement with a spur and a similar 50-foot riprap crown reinforcement over the top of two previously permitted low profile timber groins. Additional new installation to include the riprap crowning of three (3) existing low profile timber groins of various lengths with spurs, the installation of three (3) 68-foot long, spurred low-profile riprap groins with an 8-foot base and a 50-foot long, low-profile riprap groin with a 30-foot T-head and a 10-foot base width, adjacent to his property situated along Ingram Bay in Northumberland County. Continued from the March 28, 2000, Commission meeting.

10. BRUCE DEGINDER, #97-1469, requests authorization to construct a 34-foot long by 28-foot private, non-commercial, open-sided, dual slip, two-story boathouse adjacent to his property situated along the Chickahominy River in James City County. The project is protested by a property owner in the vicinity. Continued from the March 28, 2000, Commission meeting.

11. FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION, #00-0489, requests authorization to conduct archeological investigations at three (3) locations in tidal wetlands on property owned by the National Park Service, adjacent to the Potomac River in Alexandria (related to the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project). VMRC is acting as Wetlands Board.

12. VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, #00-0303, requests authorization to conduct investigations to evaluate subsurface conditions including test borings, penetration soundings, and dilatometer soundings in tidal wetlands adjacent to Hunting Creek, a tributary to the Potomac River, near the Route 1 and I-95 interchange, in Alexandria (related to the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project). VMRC is acting as Wetlands Board.

13. APPLICATION FOR REASSIGNMENT OF OYSTER PLANTING GROUND. Edward E. and Edward T. Kellam, Lease Number 7335, have applied for the reassignment of their leased ground, which contains 34.97 acres in The Gulf in Northampton County. The renewal is protested by Ms. Yvonne Bagwell.

14. REPEAT OFFENDERS.

15. DISCUSSION: Use of Commercial Hook-and-line at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel.

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16. DISCUSSION: Results of Crab Management Advisory Committee Meeting; request for public hearing.

17. PUBLIC HEARING: Consideration of amendments to Regulation 4 VAC 20-310-10 et. seq., "Pertaining to the Relaying of Shellfish" to establish procedures for the depuration of shellfish raised by aquaculture methods in condemned waters.

18. WILLY BOKELAAR: Review of elver harvest/aquaculture permit.

19. DISCUSSION: ASMFC Horseshoe Crab Fishery Management Plan.

20. CONSIDERATION of draft agreement with the City of Virginia Beach concerning a Lynnhaven Boat ramp project.

21. FAILURE TO REPORT.

22. Black drum permit transfers.

23. SUMMER FLOUNDER: Request for public hearing on amendments to set recreational fishing measures for the Potomac River Tributaries.

24. PUBLIC COMMENTS.

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 YOUR NEEDS.

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2A. NORFOLK NAVAL SHIPYARD, #00-0345, requests authorization to construct two (2) 42-foot long by 42-foot wide heavy weather mooring platforms and to install two (2) 150-foot long subaqueous electrical power cables adjacent to Pies #3 and #5 at their facility situated along the Southern Branch of the Elizabeth River in Portsmouth.

2B. J. H. MILES & COMPANY, #99-0035, requests authorization to modify an existing permit to include the placement of three (3) timber pilings to anchor a previously authorized 145-foot long outfall pipe at their facility situated along the Elizabeth River in the City of Norfolk.

2C. CITY OF ALEXANDRIA, #99-1482, requests authorization to modify a previously issued permit related to the rehabilitation of seven existing culvert tunnels within Cameron Run, a tributary to the Potomac River, specifically to revise the stream diversion and erosion and sediment control plan. Recommend approval under all conditions of the previously issued permit.

2D. JOE MORRIS, ET AL, #00-0158, requests authorization to hydraulically dredge approximately 6,111 cubic yards of subaqueous bottom material to provide maximum project 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 property situated along Cheswick Lane in Virginia Beach. Recommend approval with our standard dredge conditions and a royalty in the amount of $2,749.95 for the dredging of 6,111 cubic yards of State-owned subaqueous bottom material at a rate of $0.45 per cubic yard.

2E. STEPHEN TOBIAS, ET AL, #00-0159, requests authorization to hydraulically dredge approximately 5,305 cubic yards of intertidal and subaqueous bottom material to provide maximum project depths of minus four and one-half feet (-4.5) at mean low water with a six-inch overdredge tolerance to facilitate navigational access to the Western Branch Lynnhaven River municipal channel at property situated along Villier Court in Virginia Beach. Recommend approval with our standard dredge conditions and a royalty in the amount of $2,137.50 for the dredging of 4,750 cubic yards of State-owned subaqueous bottom material at a rate of $0.45 per cubic yard.

2F. VIRGINIA POWER, #00-0065, requests authorization to place 1,000 cubic yards of Class II riprap over an exposed portion of an 18-inch natural gas pipeline crossing the James River near the Chesterfield Power Station in Chesterfield County.

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