Notice of the Availability of an Environmental Assessment
The USDA, Rural Utilities Service has received an application for financial assistance from Westmoreland County. As required by the National Environmental Policy Act, the Rural Utilities Service has prepared two Environmental Assessments and an associated Addendum that evaluated the po- tential environmental effects and consequences of the proposed project. This notice announces the availability of the Environmental Assessments and the Addendum for public review and comment.
The proposal consists of installation of a low pressure wastewater collection system involving placement of collection lines, force mains and grinder pumps in the Glebe Harbor, Tidwells, Drum Bay and Cabin Point areas to transport waste to the existing Coles Point Wastewater Treatment Plant. In order to minimize potential impacts to environ- mental resources, the following mitigation mea- sures will be enforced:
1. The project will obtain all permits prior to the start of construction and strictly adhere to all permit requirements during construction activities.
2. Archaeological monitoring of construction lines #6, 16, 19 and 22 in Glebe Harbor in the vicinity of sites 44WM0039, 096- 0081, 44WM0199, 44WM0049, 096- 0008, 44WM0198 and 44WM0047 will occur during construction to ensure these sites are avoided.
3. If intact archaeological deposits are en- countered during construction, all work in the immediate area will cease and the monitoring official will be allowed to in- spect the discovery and the VA Department of Historic Resources will be contacted for guidance on treatment of the discovery.
4. No structures will be constructed in flood- plain or wetland areas.
5. Active eagle nests WE0205 and WE0312 are located within 660 feet of the project area. No construction activity with 660 feet of these nests will occur from Decem- ber 15 to July 15 of any given year.
The alternatives considered to the proposed proj- ect include: 1. Construction of a conventional gravity system that would include line installation and pump stations for conveyance, 2. Construc- tion of a vacuum sewer system that would include line installation, vacuum pumps and a vacuum sta- tion, and 3. The “no action” alternative.
Copies of the Environmental Assessments and Addendum are available for review at USDA, Rural Development, 1606 Santa Rosa Road, Suite 238, Richmond, VA 23229, or the Westmoreland County Administration Building, 111 Polk Street, Montross, VA 22520. For further information, contact Tara Delaney at (804) 287-1599, or tara.delaney@ va.usda.gov. Any person interested in comment- ing on this proposed project should submit com- ments to the address above by January 10, 2015.
A general location map of the proposal is available upon request.
WESTMORELAND COUNTY TRANSFER STATION & CONVENIENCE CENTER CLOSINGS
Notice is hereby given that all Westmoreland County waste disposal sites will be closed on Christmas Day, December 25th and New Year’s Day, January 1st. This includes the transfer station and all convenience center locations.
BY ORDER OF THE WESTMORELAND COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS NORM RISAVI, COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR
WESTMORELAND COUNTY OFFICES HOLIDAY CLOSINGS
Notice is hereby given that the Westmoreland County government offices will be closed on the following days in observance of Christmas and New Year’s:
CHRISTMAS – County offices will be closed on Wednesday, December 24th, Thursday, December 25th and Friday, December 26th.
NEW YEAR’S - County offices will be closed on Thursday, January 1st and Friday, January 2nd.
BY ORDER OF THE WESTMORELAND COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS NORM RISAVI, COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The Westmoreland County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Monday, January 5, 2015 in the General District Courtroom, in the George D. English, Sr. Memorial Building, 111 Polk Street, Montross, Virginia starting at 1:30 p.m. The Westmoreland County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing on Monday, January 12, 2015 in in the General District Courtroom, in the George D. English, Sr. Memorial Building, 111 Polk Street, Montross, Virginia starting at 6:30 p.m.
Interested parties may attend and present their views on the application under consideration for approval.
CASE # 1501-ZA-01. The proposed amendment to the Westmoreland County Zoning Ordinance, subsection 3-1.10 (B) (5) (b), will require that in- spections of on-site septic systems done pursuant to the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act be done by an operator or on-site soil evaluator licensed or certified under Chapter 23 (§ 54.1-2300 et seq.) of Title 54.1.
CASE # 1501-ZA-02. Proposed for consideration are amendments to the Westmoreland County Zon- ing Ordinance to adopt updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps and updated floodplain management regulations and procedures consistent with Federal law and Commonwealth of Virginia program guid- ance. The purpose of these regulations is to protect life and property and minimize hazards resulting from flooding. The maps are prepared by the Feder- al Emergency Management Agency and this update is required for property in the county to be eligible for Federal flood insurance. The amendments will change the provisions of Chapter 58 of the West- moreland County Code. The updated maps have an effective date of April 16, 2015
CASE # 1501-ZA-03. Proposed for consider- ation are amendments to the Westmoreland County Zoning Ordinance to adopt updated agritourism provisions consistent with changes to the Code of Virginia, Section 15.2-2288.6, in 2014 and specifi- cally for agritourism, farm breweries, and farm wineries, which are to be permitted uses in agricultur- ally zoned land use districts, and to otherwise have limited local regulation. Amendments are proposed in Article 12, definitions, Article 2, [Zoning] District Regulations, and Article 4, Supplemental Use Regu- lations and Standards.
Copies of the draft amendments are available for public review in the office of the Land Use Adminis- trator, in the George D. English, Sr. Memorial Build- ing, Montross, VA., during regular business hours.
The Westmoreland County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Monday, January 5, 2015 in the General District Courtroom, in the George D. English, Sr. Memorial Building, 111 Polk Street, Montross, Virginia starting at 1:30 p.m. at which time and place affected persons may appear and present their views on the following Bay Act Ex- ception application.
CASE# 1501-CBAE-01 Request by Michele Mor- ris, P.O. Box 137, Mt. Holly, VA 22524 for a Chesa- peake Bay Act Exception to allow construction of an addition to an existing home within the 100 foot Resource Protection Area, on property described as 261 Hickory Point Drive, also shown on zoning map 24A1, section 2, lot 31B, Cople Magisterial District.
Copies of the application listed above are available for public review in the office of the Land Use Ad- ministrator, in the George D. English, Sr. Memorial Building, Montross, VA., during regular business hours.
Individuals needing special accommodations should contact the Land Use Administration office ten (10) days prior to the hearing.
By Order of the Westmoreland County Planning Commission Robert Fink, Zoning Administrator
NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE – TWO PARCELS VSR 611, PECKATONE ROAD, KINSALE COPLE MAG. DIST., WESTMORELAND CO., VIRGINIA
In execution of a Credit Line Deed of Trust dated August 3, 2009, recorded in Deed Book 802, Page 397 in the Clerk’s Office of the Circuit Court of Westmoreland County, Virginia, default hav- ing been made in payment of the debt therein secured and, being required to do so by the noteholder, the undersigned William L. Lewis, Substitute Trustee, will offer for sale at public auction at the front steps of the
CIRCUIT COURTHOUSE MONTROSS, WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA FRIDAY, JANUARY 9, 2015 AT 3:30 P. M.
the following property, to-wit: Parcel 1: Tax Map 48-3B ALL that certain lot, piece or parcel of land situate, lying and being in Cople Magisterial District, Westmoreland County, Virginia, containing 1.5119 acres, more or less, consisting of 1.49595 acres, more or less, on the western side of VSR 611 and 0.1595 acres, more or less, on the eastern side of VSR 611, the metes and bounds of which are shown on a plat of survey, dated January 3, 2005, made by R. B. Allison, Jr., en- titled, “Plat Showing House Location on the Property of Linda J. Miller”, recorded in Deed Book 666, Page 5.
Parcel 2: Tax Map 48-4B ALL that certain lot, piece or parcel of land situate, lying and being in Cople Magisterial District, Westmoreland County, Virginia, containing 0.7166 acres, more or less, consisting of 0.677 acres, more or less, on the western side of VSR 611 and 0.0396 acres, more or less, on the eastern side of VSR 611, the metes and bounds of which are shown on a plat of survey, dat- ed January 3, 2005, made by R. B. Allison, Jr., entitled, “Plat Showing House Location on the Property of Linda J. Miller”, recorded in Deed Book 666, Page 5.
TERMS OF SALE: CASH. Deposit of $5,000.00 by cashier’s check or cash may be required. Settlement within fourteen (14) days at the office of Substitute Trustee. Procedures and terms of sale shall be announced at sale and shall be available from Substitute Trustee prior to sale. Sale subject to and together with all matters of title prior or superior to lien of deed of trust including all ease- ments of ingress and egress. Visit www.lewis-law.com for more information.
William L. Lewis, Substitute Trustee (804) 443-3373 VSB Lic. No. 16451
Notice is hereby given that Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Smalley have requested authorization to install 85 linear feet of riprap revetment against an existing bulkhead and aligned landward of mean low water adjacent to property situated along Jackson Creek at 1320 Creek Lane in Westmoreland County.
Send comments/inquiries within 15 days to: Marine Resources Commission, Habitat Management Division, 2600 Washington Avenue, 3rd Floor, Newport News, Virginia 23607.
Notice is hereby given that Turn-Key Homes, Inc. has requested authorization to install a 330 linear foot riprap revetment, portions of which will extend channelward of mean low water, and nourish the near-shore with 250 cubic yards of beach quality sand adjacent to property situated along Currioman Bay on Lots 6 & 7 in the Angus Overlook Subdivi- sion in Westmoreland County.
Send comments/inquiries within 15 days to: Marine Resources Commission, Habitat Management Divi- sion, 2600 Washington Avenue, 3rd Floor, Newport News, Virginia 23607.