For more information, click on underlined meeting dates. Click here for the Commonwealth Calendar listing of all government meetings open to the public, and here for the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall listing of all government meetings of a regulatory nature.
For other events, please see the “Announcements” posts at the Virginia Water Monitoring Council Web site, http://www.vwmc.vwrrc.vt.edu/.
REGULAR MEETINGS OF STATEWIDE BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS
9/19/19, 1 p.m.: Board of Conservation and Recreation/Scenic Resources Subcommittee. At the Department of Conservation and Recreation, 600 East Main Street in Richmond.
9/20/19, 10 a.m.: Air Pollution Control Board. At the Bank of America Building, 3rd Floor Conference Room, 1111 East Main Street in Richmond.
9/24/19, 9:30 a.m.: Marine Resources Commission. At 380 Fenwick Road in Ft. Monroe (adjacent to the City of Hampton).
9/25/19, 9 a.m.: Sewage Handling and Disposal Appeal Review Board. At the Perimeter Center, Training Room 1A, 9960 Mayland Drive in Richmond.
9/25/19, 10 a.m.: Soil and Water Conservation Board. At Old Dominion Electric Cooperative, 4201 Dominion Boulevard in Glen Allen (Henrico County). The Board’s Audit Subcommittee meets that day at 9 a.m. at the same location.
9/26/19, 10 a.m.: Virginia Outdoors Foundation Board of Trustees. At Germanna College, Workforce Center Room 105A, 10000 Germanna Point Drive in Fredericksburg.
10/3/19 (start time not identified in Commonwealth Calendar notice): Board of Forestry. At Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center, 1267 4-H Camp Road in Appomattox (Appomattox County).
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VIRGINIA GENERAL ASSEMBLY WATER-RELATED MEETINGS
For meetings of legislative committees and commissions, see http://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?191+oth+MTG. Links to information about General Assembly commissions, councils, and special interim committees coordinated by the Division of Legislative Services are available online at http://dls.virginia.gov/commissions.html.
None during this period.
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MEETINGS ABOUT TOTAL MAXIMUM DAILY LOADS (or TMDLs) for IMPAIRED WATERS
For more information about TMDLs in Virginia, click here for the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality TMDL Web site. TMDL reports are available at http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Programs/Water/WaterQualityInformationTMDLs/TMDL/TMDLDevelopment/ApprovedTMDLReports.aspx.
None during this period.
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MEETINGS ON OTHER SPECIFIC TOPICS
(topics listed alphabetically)
Agriculture and Forestry
9/24/19, 9:30 a.m.: Department of Conservation and Recreation’s (DCR) Agricultural Best Management Practices Cost-share Program Technical Advisory Committee/Stream Protection Subcommittee. At the DCR Regional Office at 12 Sunset Boulevard in Staunton. On 9/30/19, 10 a.m., the Animal Waste Subcommittee meets at the Virginia Department of Forestry Fire Protection Conference Room, 900 Natural Resources Drive in Charlottesville. On 10/1/19, 1:30 p.m., the Programmatic Subcommittee meets at the Orange County Farm Bureau Office, 13438 James Madison Highway in Orange. On 10/3/19, 10 a.m., the Cover Crop Subcommittee meets at the Virginia Farm Bureau Office, 12580 West Creek Parkway in Richmond.
10/1/19, 6:30 p.m.: Air Pollution Control Board/Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) public hearing on a permit-modification application by WestRock CP LLC in West Point (King William County). At Pamunkey Regional Library, 721 Main Street in West Point. The proposed permit would combine permit terms and conditions of four existing permits into a single permit document for equipment in the Powerhouse and Kraft Pulp Mill areas. The pertinent section of the Virginia Administrative Code is 9 VAC 5-80-1915.
9/19/19, 9:30 a.m.: Virginia Soil and Water Conservation Districts Dam Owner Workgroup. At the Prince Edward County Agriculture and Natural Resources Building, 100 Dominion Drive in Farmville.
Energy – Solar
9/23/19, 10 a.m.: Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Regulatory Advisory Panel Meeting on the Small Renewable Energy (Solar) Permit by Rule. At the DEQ Piedmont Regional Office Training Room, 4949-A Cox Road in Glen Allen (Henrico County). According to the Regulatory Town Hall notice for the September 23 meeting, this panel “will assist the Department of Environmental Quality in development of amendments to the regulation to address issues such as but not limited to permit fees, compliance and enforcement, and public participation procedures.” The pertinent section of the Virginia Administrative Code is 9 VAC 15-60.
9/19/19, 1 p. m.: Fort Monroe Authority Board of Trustees At the Paradise Ocean Club, 490 Fenwick Road in Fort Monroe (adjacent to the City of Hampton). In 2011, the Virginia General Assembly (Senate Bill 1400) established the Fort Monroe Authority to manage the historic areas of Fort Monroe and Old Point Comfort—at the confluence of Hampton Roads with the Chesapeake Bay—after the federal government closed its military facilities there. Fort Monroe had been a U.S. military base since 1836. In 2011, the area was designated as Fort Monroe National Monument (http://www.nps.gov/fomr/index.htm). More information about Fort Monroe and the Authority is available online at http://www.fmauthority.com/.
9/30/19, 10 a.m.: Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services/Office of Plant Industry Service’s Noxious Weeds Advisory Committee. At the Department of Forestry, 900 Natural Resources in Charlottesville. According to the Regulatory Town Hall notice for the September 30 meeting, “as required by 2 VAC 5-317-100 [in the Virginia Administrative Code], the Noxious Weeds Advisory Committee must meet at least once annually to assist the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services in the evaluation and risk assessment of plants that may be declared noxious weeds.”
Land and Watershed Management
10/3/19, 1 p.m.: Salt Management Strategy (SaMS) – Non-traditional Best Management Practices Workgroup. At the Northern Virginia Regional Commission, 3040 Williams Drive in Fairfax. According to the Regulatory Town Hall notice for this meeting, “[a] chloride TMDL has been developed for the Accotink Creek watershed located in Fairfax County. Additionally, water quality patterns throughout the Northern Virginia region show that the chloride pollution issues observed in the Accotink Creek watershed are not isolated to that watershed, but instead widespread throughout the region. Therefore, the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) in partnership with a broad coalition of stakeholders that make up the SaMS Stakeholder Advisory Committee have begun the development of a comprehensive strategy that aims to provide recommendations for more efficient and effective use of salts during winter weather management.”
9/24/19, 9 a.m.: Virginia Port Authority Board of Commissioners. At 101 West Main Street, Suite 600, in Norfolk. On 9/23/19 at 101 West Main Street, Suite 600, in Norfolk, the board’s Growth and Operations Committee, Finance and Audit Committee, and Executive Committee meet at 2 p.m., 3:45 p.m., and 5 p.m., respectively.
9/19/19, 12 p.m.: Historic Falls of the James Scenic River Advisory Board. At Richmond City Hall, 900 East Broad Street.
State Parks and Preserves
9/19/19, 6 p.m.: Department of Conservation and Recreation update on the Chippokes Plantation State Park Master Plan. At Chippokes Plantation State Park, Jones-Steward Mansion Conference Room, 695 Chippokes Park Road in Surry (Surry County).
9/25/19, 6 p.m.: Department of Conservation and Recreation update on the False Cape State Park Master Plan. At First Landing State Park Trail Center, 2500 Shore Drive in Virginia Beach.
9/30/19, 6 p.m.: Department of Conservation and Recreation update on the Smith Mountain Lake State Park Master Plan. At Smith Mountain Lake State Park Visitor Center, 1235 State Park Road in Huddleston (Bedford County).
9/30/19, 10 a.m.: Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Regulatory Advisory Panel on Consolidation of Erosion/Sediment Control Regulations and Stormwater Management Regulations. At the DEQ’s Piedmont Regional Office, 4949 Cox Road in Glen Allen (Henrico County). According to the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall notice for the September 30 meeting, the panel is to “assist the Department of Environmental Quality in the development of regulations to consolidate the Virginia Erosion and Sediment Control Program and the Virginia Stormwater Management Program and create the Virginia Erosion and Stormwater Management Program. Chapters 758 and 68 of the 2016 Acts of Assembly (House Bill 1250 and Senate Bill 673) combine the existing Virginia Stormwater Management Act and Virginia Erosion and Sediment Control Law to create the Virginia Erosion and Stormwater Management Act. The Department is required to initiate a regulatory action in order for this legislation to become effective.”