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PRESS RELEASE: HRPDC HOSTS PUBLIC MEETINGS FOR NORFOLK AND VIRGINIA BEACH JOINT LAND USE STUDY

PRESS RELEASE: HRPDC HOSTS PUBLIC MEETINGS FOR NORFOLK AND VIRGINIA BEACH JOINT LAND USE STUDY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

CONTACT:

Ben McFarlane
Senior Regional Planner
Hampton Roads Planning District Commission
757-420-8300
bmcfarlane@hrpdcva.gov

 

HAMPTON ROADS PLANNING DISTRICT COMMISSION HOSTS PUBLIC MEETINGS FOR NORFOLK AND VIRGINIA BEACH JOINT LAND USE STUDY

CHESAPEAKE, VA (July 22, 2019) – The Hampton Roads Planning District Commission (HRPDC) is hosting two public meetings for the Hampton Roads Region – Norfolk and Virginia Beach Joint Land Use Study (JLUS). The meetings will be held in Norfolk on August 12 and Virginia Beach on August 13. The public review period for the draft study has been extended to August 15, 2019.

Meeting Details:

August 12, 2019

6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Big Blue Room

Ted Constant Convocation Center

4320 Hampton Blvd.

Norfolk, VA 23529

August 13, 2019

6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Miller Room

Sandler Center for the Performing Arts

201 Market St. Suite 1

Virginia Beach, VA 23462

 

The Norfolk and Virginia Beach JLUS is the result of a cooperative planning process between Norfolk, Virginia Beach, and four U.S. Navy Installations in Hampton Roads: Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Naval Air Station Oceana, Naval Station Norfolk, and Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads. The study specifically considers how flooding and sea level rise affect community assets and infrastructure and how those effects impact military operations and readiness in Hampton Roads. The study identifies several projects and policies that the cities can pursue to mitigate the adverse impacts of flooding and sea level rise on Navy operations.

The draft study is available for download via the HRPDC’s website at https://www.hrpdcva.gov/departments/joint-land-use-studies/norfolk-va-beach-joint-land-use-study/. The public is invited to provide comments by August 15, 2019. Comments should be sent to bmcfarlane@hrpdcva.gov. For more information of if you need special assistance, please contact 757-420-8300.

The Hampton Roads Region – Norfolk and Virginia Beach Joint Land Use Study was prepared under contract with the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission, with financial support from the Office of Economic Adjustment, Department of Defense. The content reflects the views of the HRPDC and does not necessarily reflect the views of the Office of Economic Adjustment.

The Hampton Roads Planning District Commission (HRPDC) fully complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, Executive Order 12898 on Environmental Justice, and related nondiscrimination statutes and regulations in all programs and activities. HRPDC’s website, www.hrpdcva.gov, may be translated into multiple languages. Publications and other public documents can be made available in alternative languages and formats, if requested. HRPDC public meetings are always held in ADA-accessible facilities and in transit-accessible locations when possible. Auxiliary services can be provided to individuals who submit a request at least seven days prior to a meeting. Requests made within seven days will be accommodated to the greatest extent possible. Any person who believes they have been aggrieved by an unlawful discriminatory practice by HRPDC under Title VI has a right to file a formal complaint. Any such complaint may be in writing and filed with HRPDC’s Title VI Administrator and/or the appropriate state or federal agency within 180 days of the alleged discriminatory occurrence. For more information on HRPDC’s Title VI program, or to obtain a Title VI Complaint Form, please call (757) 420-8300 or email kmiller@hrpdcva.gov.

 

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