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Coastal Resources Commission :: September 2008 Meeting Agenda


NC COASTAL RESOURCES COMMISSION
September 24-26, 2008
Sea Trail Resort & Convention Center
Sunset Beach, NC

Sept. 2008 CRC meeting materials (PDF)
Sept. 2008 CRAC Meeting Materials (PDF)

Wed., Sept. 24

3:00       COMMISSION CALL TO ORDER (Jones Byrd Salons 2&3) - Bob Emory, Chair

  • Roll Call

VARIANCES

  • Butler – (CRC-VR-08-46) Emerald Isle, Septic in oceanfront setback – Amanda Little

  • Town of Kure Beach – (CRC-VR-08-45) Kure Beach, Oceanfront setback -  Amanda Little

  • Wilmington Light Infantry Beach Club - (CRC-VR-08-47) Wrightsville Beach, Combined finger piers, T’s and decks exceed four sq.ft. per linear foot of shoreline - Amanda Little     

  • NC Aquarium (CRC-VR-08-50) Nags Head, Pier House in oceanfront setback - Christine Goebel

  • Ocean Isle Beach (CRC-VR-08-51) Sandbag structure dimensions - Christine Goebel

6:00       Executive Committee Meeting (Hotel Lobby) - Bob Emory, Chair

Thurs., Sept. 25

8:00 COMMISSION CALL TO ORDER - Bob Emory, Chair

  • Roll Call

  • Approval of July 23-25, 2008 Meeting Minutes

  • Executive Secretary’s Report - Jim Gregson

  • Chairman's Comments - Bob Emory

  • South Carolina Coastal Program – S.C. Coastal Issues Update - Carolyn Boltin, Deputy Commissioner, SC OCRM

CONTESTED CASES

  • Cowell/Dressler v. DCM & Westphal; 06 EHR 1185 - Christine Goebel

  • NC Coastal Federation v. DCM & Wind Over Waves, LLC; 07 EHR 0345 - Christine Goebel

10:00  PRESENTATIONS

  • CRAC Report - Dara Royal

  • Offshore Wind Energy - Bob Leker, State Energy Office

  • Offshore Wind Energy in NC: Legal Framework - Lisa Schiavinato, NC Sea Grant; Joe Kalo, UNC Law School

  • Overview of Local Wind Ordinances - Paul Quinlan,  NC Sustainable Energy Assoc.

  • Environmental Management Commission’s Renewable Energy Committee - Steve Smith, EMC

ACTION ITEMS - Bob Emory

  • Currituck County Land Use Plan Amendment (CRC-08-37)

  • Carolina Beach Land Use Plan Amendment (CRC-08-38)

12:15  LUNCH

 

1:15    PRESENTATIONS

  • Wind Energy Panel Presentations  - Steve Smith, EMC
    - Audubon, DMF, DOA, DCM, WRC, State Energy Office, Marine Corps, Carteret County, NCSEA

3:00       PUBLIC HEARINGS - Bob Emory, Chair

  • 15A NCAC 7H .0205 Coastal Wetlands

  • 15A NCAC 7H .1401, .1402, .1404, .1405 GP for Construction of Groins in Estuarine & Public Trust Waters

  • 15A NCAC 7H .2101, .2102, .2104, .2105 GP for Marsh Enhancement Breakwaters

  • 15A NCAC 7H .2401, .2402, .2404, .2405 GP for Placement of Riprap for Wetland Protection

  • 15A NCAC 7J .0701, .0703 Variance Petitions

  • 15A NCAC 7M .0301, .0302, .0303, .0306, .0307 Shorefront Access Policies

3:30      Wind Energy Panel Discussion, cont.

 

Friday, Sept. 26

8:00   COMMISSION CALL TO ORDER - Bob Emory, Chair

PRESENTATIONS   

  • CAMA Major Permit and Dredge & Fill Review Process (CRC-08-39) - Doug Huggett

  • CHPP Shoreline Stabilization Subcommittee Update - Bob Emory

  • Ocean Policy Study Committee Update (CRC-08-40) - Scott Geis

  • Beach and Inlet Management Plan Update (CRC-08-41) - Steve Underwood

  • Public Comment Summary -15A NCAC 7H .0306 General Use Standards for Ocean Hazard Areas & 15A NCAC 7J .1200 Static Line Exception Procedures (CRC-08-42) - Jeff Warren

  • Staff Recommendations -15A NCAC 7H .0306 General Use Standards for Ocean Hazard Areas & 15A NCAC 7J .1200 Static Line Exception Procedures (CRC-08-43) - Jeff Warren

11:00   PUBLIC INPUT AND COMMENT

ACTION ITEMS - Bob Emory

  • Adopt 15A NCAC 7H .0306 General Use Standards for Ocean Hazard Areas

  • Adopt 15A NCAC 7J .1200 Static Line Exception Procedures

OLD/NEW BUSINESS - Bob Emory

  • CRAC Nominating Committee

  • Future Agenda Items

12:00   ADJOURNMENT

 NEXT MEETING:
November 19-21, 2008
Crystal Coast Civic Center
Morehead City, NC


Last Modified: July 14, 2008

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