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, non-governmental, events, please see the Water Central News Grouper post, Quick Guide to Virginia Water-related Events.
REGULAR MEETINGS OF STATEWIDE BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS
5/25/17, 9 a.m.: Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services. At the Patrick Henry Building, 1111 East Broad Street in Richmond.
5/31/17, 9 a.m.: Department of Health’s Sewage Handling and Disposal Appeals Review Board. At the Perimeter Center, Training Room 1A, 9960 Mayland Drive in Richmond.
6/1/17, 11 a.m.: Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers, and Landscape Architects/Regulatory Review Committee. At the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation, 9960 Mayland Drive in Richmond.
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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?171+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; click on “Public Notices” in the menu to the left to access upcoming meetings and public-comment periods. A search tool to find approved TMDL reports is available at http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Programs/Water/WaterQualityInformationTMDLs/TMDL/TMDLDevelopment/ApprovedTMDLReports.aspx.
5/25/17, 6 p.m., on the TMDL implementation plan for aquatic life and bacterial impairments in Butcher Fork, North Fork Powell River, South Fork Powell River, Powell River, and other Powell River tributaries, located in the Upper Tennessee River basin in Lee and Wise Counties. At Pennington Gap Community Center, 41670 West Morgan Avenue in Pennington Gap (Lee County). This is meeting of the Residential Working Group for this TMDL and is a duplicate of the 5/23/17 meeting that was held in Big Stone Gap.
5/25/17, 1 p.m., on the TMDL implementation plan for bacterial impairments in Upper Goose Creek, Cromwells Run, and Little River Watersheds, located in the Potomac River basin in Fauquier County. At Tri County Feeds, 7408 John Marshall Highway in Marshall.
6/5/17, 6 p.m., on the TMDL study of aquatic life (dissolved oxygen) and bacterial impairments in the Rudee Inlet watershed (including Lake Rudee, Lake Wesley, and Owl Creek, located in the Atlantic Ocean basin in the City of Virginia Beach. At W.T. Cooke Elementary, 1501 Mediterranean Avenue in Virginia Beach.
6/7/17, 1 p.m., on the TMDL study of aquatic life (benthic) impairments in Accotink Creek and Long Branch, located in the Potomac River basin in Fairfax County. At Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce Street in Springfield.
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MEETINGS ON OTHER SPECIFIC TOPICS
(topics listed alphabetically)
Coastal Zone Management
5/31/17, 1 p.m.: Virginia Coastal Zone Management Policies Advisory Group. At the College of William and Mary Law School, 613 South Henry Street in Williamsburg. This group is advising the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality on the development by the Virginia Coastal Policy Center (located at the College of William and Mary; online at http://law.wm.edu/academics/programs/jd/electives/clinics/vacoastal/index.php) of documents for potential coastal zone management program change submissions.
Resource Management Mapping and Planning
5/25/17, 10 a.m.: Virginia Geographic Information Network (VGIN) Advisory Board. At the Department of Conservation and Recreation, 600 East Main Street in Richmond. VGIN was established by the Virginia General Assembly in 1997 to help support the creation, development, and use of geographic information and related technology for state and local government agencies, colleges and universities, and other Commonwealth users of maps and geographic information. It’s coordinated by the Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA). More information is available online at http://www.vita.virginia.gov/isp/default.aspx?id=8482.