State coastal commission to meet in Manteo April 24-25

Dare County Administration Building. (Dare County)

The N.C. Coastal Resources Commission (CRC) will meet April 24-25 at the Dare County Government Center, 954 Marshall C. Collins Drive, Manteo. The meeting will begin at 3 p.m. on April 24 and resume at 9 a.m. on April 25. A public input and comment period is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. on April 25. At the chair’s discretion, comments may be limited to 3 minutes per person. The public may attend the CRC meeting in-person or join online.

The Coastal Resources Advisory Council (CRAC) will meet April 24 at 1 p.m. at the same location. This meeting will be in-person only.

Agenda items for the commission meeting include:

April 24

  • Presentations on Sea Level Rise Context, Impacts and Panel Overview; NC Sea Level Rise and High Tide Flooding Projections; Sunny Day Flood Monitoring; Southeast Coastal Ocean Observing Regional Association (SECOORA) Water Level Monitoring

April 25

  • Consideration of variance requests regarding pier length in Kitty Hawk; and Urban Waterfront use in Wilmington
  • Resilient Coastal Communities Program Updates; Contractor Role & Technical Assistance; Town of Belhaven Resiliency Efforts
  • Update on Objection from Rules Revision Commission (discussion in closed session)
  • Recommendations for Permanent Rulemaking: 15A NCAC 07J .0203 Standards for Work Plats; 15A NCAC 07J .0204 Processing the Application; 15A NCAC 07J .0206 Public Notice Requirements; 15A NCAC 07J .0207 Review of Major Development and Dredge & Fill Applications; 15A NCAC 07J .0208 Permit Conditions; 15A NCAC 07M .0703 Mitigation Projects; 15A NCAC 07H .0508 Jockey’s Ridge Area of Environmental Concern; 15A NCAC 07H .0313 Installation and Maintenance of Wheat Straw Bales for Sand Fencing
  • Update on Litigation of Interest to the Commission

A full meeting agenda and briefing materials can be found on the CRC website. Times indicated on the agenda for individual items are subject to change.