Monday June 24th @ 7:30pm- SDCC General Meeting – Presentation on Cape Henry Beach Replenishment

Click here for a printable version of the agenda – 6.24.19 SDCC Agenda

SDCC General Meeting Agenda
Monday June 24, 2019 from 7:30 to 9:00pm
Ocean Park Volunteer Rescue Squad Hall – 3769 East Stratford Rd
(parking in back, on side streets and across Shore Drive)

Special Presentation – Cape Henry Beach Replenishment Project

Mr. Rommel Tamayo, City Coastal Project Manager, and Mr. Chris Tolson, U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers’ project manager, will provide an update on the project that will dredge the Lynnhaven Inlet and pump the beach quality sand on the beach between the Lesner Bridge and the State Park. The presentation will be followed by a question and answer session.

Officer’s Reports
Secretary – Kathleen Damon
Treasurer’s Report –Tim Solanic
Vice President – Vacant
President – Todd Solomon

Old Business-
4th of July Fireworks for Cape Henry Beach – No response from Councilman Wood, Deputy City Manager Cover or Mayor Dyer since the March meeting to request the City take over the event. It appears the City has no interest in making this happen for 2019 and time has run out. Cape Story by the Sea Civic Association officers will continue to pursue this request for next year and provide updates.
Shore Drive Improvements in Ocean Park – Work has begun at the intersection of East Stratford and Shore Drive. Updates will be provided.
Cape Henry Ditch Volunteer Clean Out Corps Proposal – A meeting with the City’s Public Works Director, CBF organizer and SDCC/Cape Story rep has been requested. Events of 5/31 has put this temporarily on hold.
Virginia Conservation Assistance Program (VCAP) – An urban cost-share program that provides financial incentives (usually 75%) and technical and educational assistance to property owners. SDCC is obtaining answers to the questions asked at last month’s meeting and will provide any response received.
Dewberry Report Sea Level Rise and Stormwater – Community forums planned for public input into Dewberry’s Draft document were postponed due to events of 5/31. SDCC has asked for the new dates/locations and will provide updates when received.
Route 35 Bayfront to Oceanfront Shuttle – Service has begun and will run through Labor Day weekend. The additional stop at the Fort Story gate has been removed. Tickets to ride HRT Route 35 can be purchased at both Food Lions on Shore Drive. Adult fares can also be bought using the new GoHRT mobile ticket app.

New Business –
Floatopia Event on Ocean Park Beach – Ocean Park representatives will provide an update on their meetings with the City and plans to prevent/prohibit this event from taking place again at Ocean Park or any Bayfront beach in the future.
BAC public input meeting – The Bayfront Advisory Commission held a public input meeting on June 20th to ask community leaders to identify their group’s greatest concerns. A meeting update will be provided.

Community Concerns– Please share any issues or concerns your groups/organizations may have at this time.

***Next SDCC Meeting – Monday July 29, 2019***


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