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Oct. 2014 Agenda

NC Coastal Resources Commission
October 22-23, 2014
Hilton Wilmington Riverside
Wilmington, NC 


Oct. 2014 Meeting Materials Packet (not including variances -- see below)

Variance Materials:


Wednesday, October 22

10:00 COMMISSION CALL TO ORDER* (Magnolia Room) - Frank Gorham, Chair

  • Roll Call
  • Chairman’s Comments -  Frank Gorham, Chair
  • Introduction New Commissioners - Frank Gorham, Chair

10:15  VARIANCES

  • Palm Cove LLC - (CRC-VR-14-09) Sunset Beach, Pier in IHA - Holley Snider, Christine Goebel
  • Town of Carolina Beach - (CRC-VR-14-10),Oceanfront setback - Robb Mairs, Jill Weese
  • Topsail Reef HOA – (CRC-VR-14-11) North Topsail Beach, Sandbags - Tara McPherson, Christine Goebel

12:00  LUNCH

1:15 VARIANCES

  • Bugg - (CRC- VR-14-12) Salter Path, Oceanfront setback -  Roy Brownlow, Jill Weese
  • Toloczko - (CRC- VR-14-13) Nags Head, Oceanfront setback - Frank Jennings, Jill Weese 

2:30   BREAK 

2:45  PETITION FOR RULEMAKING

  • Petition for Rulemaking Procedures (CRC-14-27) -Tancred Miller
  • Petition for Rulemaking – Amend 15A NCAC 7H .0208(6) Piers and Docking Facilities – Second story use - Warren Eadus, Quible & Assoc., Brian Rowe
  • DCM Staff Recommendation (CRC-14-28) - David Moye

3:45  BREAK

4:00  Governor McCrory Comments to Coastal Resources Commission 

         Presentation of Coastal Issues to Governor McCrory - Frank Gorham

  • Panel Presentations
    • Dr. Chris Dumas, UNC Wilmington – Economic Value of the Coast
    • Harry Simmons,Mayor, Town of Caswell Beach  – Reduced Funding for Coastal Projects
    • Ken Wilson, Client Program Manager CB&I – Dredging Policies
    • Layton Bedsole, New Hanover Co. Shore Protection Coordinator – Dredging Policies
    • Willo Kelly – Flood & Wind Insurance
    • Todd Rosessler – Increasing Federal Regulations
    • Frank Gorham – Concerns with Offshore Drilling
  • Commission Discussion

5:30 RECESS

5:45  CRC EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING (Magnolia Room)


Thursday, October 23

9:00  COMMISSION CALL TO ORDER* (Magnolia Room) -  Frank Gorham, Chair

  • Approval of July 30-31, 2014 Meeting Minutes  - Frank Gorham, Chair
  • Executive Secretary’s Report - Braxton Davis
  • Chairman’s Comments - Frank Gorham, Chair
  • CRAC Report - Debbie Smith, CRAC Chair

9:30  ACTION ITEMS

  CRC Rule Development

  • Fiscal Analysis 15A NCAC 7K .0208 Single Family Residences Exempted (CRC-14-30) -  Mike Lopazanski
  • Fiscal Analysis High Hazard Flood AEC 15A NCAC 7H .0304(2) and Repeal of 15A NCAC 7K .0213 Single Family Residences Exempted from CAMA Permits Requirements within the High Hazard Flood AEC (CRC-14-31) -  Mike Lopazanski
  • 15A NCAC 7H .0205 Coastal Wetlands – Occasional Flooding Criteria (CRC-14-32)  - David Moye

11:30  PUBLIC INPUT AND COMMENT

11:45  LUNCH

1:00  Land Use Planning

  • Proposed Amendments to 15A NCAC 7B CAMA Land Use Planning Guidelines & 7L Land Use Planning Grants  -  Mike Lopazanski

2:00 Inlet Management

  • Inlet Management Study Priorities  - Draft Final Report (CRC-14-34) - Mike Lopazanski
  • Static Vegetation Line Alternatives (CRC-14-35) - Ken Richardson

3:00  BREAK

3:15 Inlet Management Cont.

  • State Ports Inlet Management Areas of Env. Concern – Draft Rule Language (CRC-14-36) -  Heather Coats
  • Dredging Window Study Update -  Suzanne Dorsey
  • Commission Discussion

4:15   NC Coastal Reserve Program - Neal Andrew

  • Program Overview -  Braxton Davis
  • Historical Perspectives  - Dr. Jim Leutze

4:45  OLD/NEW BUSINESS -  Frank Gorham, Chair

5:00  ADJOURN