Aug. 17, 2011
Contact: Michele Walker, 919-715-4074
N.C. Coastal Resources Commission will meet Aug. 24-25 in Beaufort
RALEIGH – The N.C. Coastal Resources Commission, or CRC, will meet Aug. 24-25 at the NOAA/NCNERR Administration Building, 101 Pivers Island Road, in Beaufort.
The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. Aug. 24 and 9 a.m. Aug. 25. The meeting is open to the public.
The following are some of the main items on the CRC’s agenda:
Terminal Groins – CRC Study and Recommendations, Legislation and Permit Process – Staff members with the N.C. Division of Coastal Management, or DCM, will discuss recent legislation allowing up to four terminal groins in North Carolina inlets (S.L. 2011-387), the CRC’s terminal groin study and the permitting process for terminal groins.
Marsh Sill and Estuarine Shoreline Stabilization – The Estuarine and Ocean Systems Subcommittee will hold a panel discussion on the use of marsh sills for stabilizing estuarine shorelines.
Sandbag Stakeholder Recommendations – The Ocean Hazard Subcommittee will consider recommendations for revising sandbag rules.
Estuarine Shoreline Mapping – DCM staff will present preliminary results from the division’s Estuarine Shoreline Mapping Project.
Contested Case/Variance Request – The CRC will consider one contested case and one variance request.
Land Use Plans – The CRC will consider a land use plan amendment for Brunswick County and a land use plan certification for Jacksonville.
A full meeting agenda is posted on the N.C. Division of Coastal Management’s website at www.nccoastalmanagement.net.
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