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AGENDA November 1, 2016

** APPROVAL OF AGENDA.

1. MINUTES of previous meeting.

2. PERMITS (Projects over $500,000.00 with no objections and with staff recommendation for approval).

3. CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS.

4. CLOSED MEETING FOR CONSULTATION WITH, OR BRIEFING BY, COUNSEL.

5. JEAN CASE, #16-1320 Commission review and appeal by 41 freeholders of the Mathews County Wetlands Board decision to authorize the installation of 525 linear feet of riprap revetment along the East River shoreline at 726 Turpin Lane in Mathews County.

6. GEORGE P. ARNOLD, #16-0863 Requests authorization to construct 63 linear feet of riprap revetment along a jurisdictional beach, construct a 200-foot long by 5-foot wide open-pile private pier with a 12-foot by 16-foot T-head platform, an 8-foot by 12-foot floating pier, and two (2) boatlifts along Willoughby Bay adjacent to 1119 Little Bay Avenue in the City of Norfolk. The project requires a dune/beach and subaqueous permit.

7. CHESAPEAKE LANDING HOME OWNERS ASSOCIATION, #16-1200 Requests authorization to install a 20-foot wide stone groin extending 70 feet channelward of mean low water with a 20-foot by 30-foot stone spur and place 50 cubic yards of beach nourishment upon 300 square feet of subaqueous bottom along the Chesapeake Bay shoreline near Thimble Shoals Court in the City of Hampton. The project requires a dune/beach and subaqueous permit.

8. G. H. GUY, III, #16-1373 Requests authorization to construct an armor stone sill, three (3) Class II stone breakwaters, four (4) stone spurs and place 1,630 cubic yards of sandy backfill along approximately 1,600 linear feet of shoreline to facilitate the establishment of 12,625 square feet of tidal wetlands and beach grass vegetation for the purpose of erosion control at property (432 Bellevue Lane) situated along the York River in King and Queen County. The project requires a dune/beach and subaqueous permit.

9. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, #15-1582 Requests authorization to replace the existing Route 460 bridge with a clear span bridge consisting of four (4) travel lanes and associated road shoulders over 20 linear feet of the Blackwater River, install a culverted crossing over 20 linear feet of Burnt Mills Swamp raising and widening the existing Route 460 highway to four (4) travel lanes with associated road shoulders, and install (4) four travel lanes and associated road shoulders over 750 linear feet of Ennis Mill Pond near Shiloh Drive and over 20 linear feet of Ennis Mill Pond between Shiloh Drive and the existing Route 460 highway as part of the Virginia Department of Transportation Route 460 Improvement Project in Isle of Wight County. The project is protested by an adjacent property owner and the City of Norfolk.

10. CUONG D. VU, #16-0309 Requests authorization to construct an 80-foot by 18-foot spur-breakwater extending from an existing revetment and a 145-foot by 18-foot riprap breakwater with 650 cubic yards of sand placed landward of the breakwater as beach nourishment adjacent to property situated along the York River at 8901 Cook Drive in Gloucester County. The project is protested by an adjoining property owner.

11. CITY OF VIRGINIA BEACH, #16-1273 Requests authorization to install two (2) new channel marker buoys in the Keelings Drain section of the City's Eastern Branch of the Lynnhaven River municipal channel. The proposal is protested by an adjacent oyster ground leaseholder.

12. PORTSMOUTH ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, #15-0769 Requests after-the-fact authorization for a temporary sheet-pile cofferdam installation for the replacement of a previously approved articulated concrete boat ramp with a concrete slab at the Portsmouth City Park along the Western Branch at the Elizabeth River in the City of Portsmouth.

13. MARK SANFORD, Oyster Planting Ground Application #2012-038 Requests authorization to lease approximately one (1) acre of oyster planting grounds within the Eastern Branch of the Lynnhaven River in the City of Virginia Beach. The application is protested.

14. PUBLIC COMMENTS

15. OFFENDERS

16. PUBLIC HEARING Amendments to Emergency Chapter 4 VAC 20-620-10 et seq., "Pertaining to Summer Flounder," to modify current commercial summer flounder management measures.

17. PUBLIC HEARING Amendments to Emergency Chapter 4 VAC 20-720-10 et seq., "Pertaining to Restrictions on Oyster Harvest," to clarify eligibility for transferring the oyster resource user fee.

18. PUBLIC HEARING To modify Chapter 4 VAC 20-490-10 et seq., "Pertaining to Sharks," to comply with Addendum IV to the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission's Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Coastal Sharks by January 1, 2017.

19. PUBLIC HEARING Amendments to Chapter 4 VAC 20-490-10 et seq., "Pertaining to Sharks," to establish an alternate trip limit for the commercial spiny dogfish fishery.

20. PUBLIC HEARING Proposed amendments to Chapter 4 VAC 20-252-10 et seq., "Pertaining to the Taking of Striped Bass" to streamline buyer reporting requirements.

21. REQUEST FOR PUBLIC HEARING Amendments to Chapter 4 VAC 20-252-10 et seq., "Pertaining to the Taking of Striped Bass," Chapter 4 VAC 20-510-10 et seq., "Pertaining to Amberjack and Cobia," and Chapter 4 VAC 20-1120-10 et seq., "Pertaining to Tilefish and Groupers," to streamline and standardize mandatory reporting requirements for recreational fisheries.

22. REQUEST FOR PUBLIC HEARING To increase commercial license fees.

FISHERY MANAGEMENT ITEMS WILL IMMEDIATELY FOLLOW THE HABITAT MANAGEMENT PROJECTS ON THIS AGENDA.



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