The Code of Virginia states that the Cape Charles Wetlands Board, “shall keep a full public record of its proceedings and shall submit a report of its activities to the local governing body at least once each year.” The following is the board’s report to the town:
Bill Prickett was appointed to the Board for a term expiring November 12, 2021 (July 21, 2016 Town Council action).
Approved, an application for 184 linear feet of revetment stone and beach access steps at a residential property located at 3 Bay Vistas Way (lots 83A1-18-BV1 and -BV2). A public hearing and meeting were held on Wednesday July 27 at 6:00 pm.
Approved, an application for the construction of five floating finger piers and ten moorings on a commercial property located at 1011 Bayshore Road (lot 83A3-A-19). A public hearing and meeting were held on Wednesday July 27 at 6:00 pm.
Approved, an application for the construction of a stormwater outfall pipe extension and approximately 300 square-feet of riprap on for Town-owned property at the beachfront corner of Bay and Mason Avenues (lot 83A3-A-4). A public hearing and meeting were held on Monday November 14 at 4:00 pm.
Other Assigned Duties
The Town Council directed the Board to research beach sand and dune management practices and make recommendations based on that research. This directive resulted from the addition of over 120,00 cubic yards of sand deposited on the town beach by the US Army Corps of Engineers as part of to the Federal Harbor and Channel dredging project. The Board finalized those recommendations and presented them to Town Council at the Council’s regular monthly meeting on September 16, 2016