Chesapeake Bay Commission to Meet November 10-11, 2016, in Virginia’s Westmoreland State Park

The Chesapeake Bay Commission will meet Nov. 10-11, 2016, at Westmoreland State Park, 1650 State Park Road in Montross, Va. (Westmoreland County).  The agenda is available online (as a PDF) at http://lis.virginia.gov/161/oth/Agenda.CBC.1110-1116.pdf.

According to the “Mission” link at Commission’s Web site, http://www.chesbay.us/index.htm, the Commission “is a tri-state legislative commission created in 1980 to advise the members of the General Assemblies of Maryland, Virginia, and Pennsylvania on matters of Bay-wide concern.  The commission serves as the legislative arm of the multi-jurisdictional Chesapeake Bay Program (http://www.chesapeakebay.net/), and acts in an advisory capacity to [the states’] General Assemblies.”  The commission has 21 members, including 15 from the legislatures of the three states, the three state natural-resource cabinet secretaries, and three citizen representatives.

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