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DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Charles W. Turnbull Regional Public Library 4607 Tutu Park Mall
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands 00802

Office of the Commissioner
Telephone: (340) 774-3320
Fax: (340) 775-5706

PUBLIC NOTICE

Commissioner Jean-Pierre L. Oriol of the Department of Planning and Natural Resources informs the public that the following St. Thomas Coastal Zone Management (CZM) Committee Public Hearings are scheduled for Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 4:00 pm. In an effort to help to reduce the global spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this meeting will be held via the video conferencing platform Zoom.

The agenda is as follows:
1. Eastern Federal Lands Highway Division of the Federal Highway Administration in conjunction with the VI Department of Public Works (Federal Consistency Determination No. CZT-01-21(FC)) proposes to repair damage caused by Tropical Storms/Hurricanes Irma and Maria for 13 roadway sites on St. Thomas, 2 of which are anticipated to potentially impact the Coastal Zone Management Area.

The project is not anticipated to expand the footprint of the roadway for the sites, although there may be some temporary disturbance outside the existing footprint for construction. Roadways of interest are Route 30, MP .9 and Route 20 Black Point Hill, Daisy RB, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands.

The application documents are available for public review on the DPNR-CZM Website at https://dpnr.vi.gov/czm/programs-viczmp/coastal-zone-permitting-viczmp/. Further, these documents for the proposed project are on file for review by appointment only at the Department of Planning and Natural Resources, Division of CZM, Charles Wesley Turnbull Regional Public Library, 4607 Tutu Park Mall, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands (340) 774-3320, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., except holidays. Properly signed statements concerning the proposed project, addressed to the undersigned, will become part of the hearing record. Written statements must be submitted by April 6, 2021 via email to czm@dpnr.vi.gov.

Please note that this is a Public Hearing; therefore, public testimony will be heard. The following information should be used to view the meeting:

URL: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87065905615pwd=OVc5Tlg4SGFoUUY3VFBFeG1tOWx2Zz09

Meeting ID: 870 6590 5615

Password: 156672

Jean-Pierre L. Oriol
Commissioner