SDCC Special Presentation Monday March 26th @ 7:30pm – Storm Water and Shore Drive Roadway Improvements East of Lesner Bridge

SDCC General Meeting Agenda
Monday March 26, 2018 from 7:30 to 9:00pm

Special Presentation – Storm Water and Shore Drive Roadway Improvements East of Lesner Bridge – Mr. Brad Vanderwarker and Mr. Mike Mundy, Public Works Engineers for the City of Virginia Beach, will discuss the City’s upcoming projects starting this Summer to help storm water/flooding issues between the Lesner Bridge and the State Park. They will also discuss the safety and beautification projects along Shore Drive that will start in August 2019. Brad and Mike will have project displays, handouts and will answer questions after their presentation.

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SDCC General Meetings are open to all.  So if you care about Shore Drive and these upcoming changes, please attend and bring a friend.

SDCC General Meeting Monday March 26th at 7:30pm – Special Storm Water and Shore Drive Improvements Presentation

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SDCC General Meeting Agenda
Monday March 26, 2018 from 7:30 to 9:00pm
Ocean Park Volunteer Rescue Squad Hall
(parking in back, on side streets and across Shore Drive)

Special Presentation – Storm Water and Shore Drive Roadway Improvements East of Lesner Bridge – Mr. Brad Vanderwarker and Mr. Mike Mundy, Public Works Engineers for the City of Virginia Beach, will discuss the City’s upcoming projects starting this Summer to help storm water/flooding issues between the Lesner Bridge and the State Park. They will also discuss the safety and beautification projects along Shore Drive that will start in August 2019. Brad and Mike will have project displays, handouts and will answer questions after their presentation.

Officer’s Reports: Secretary – Andrew Broyles; Treasurer’s Report –Tim Solanic; Vice President – Wally Damon;
President – Todd Solomon

Bayfront Advisory Commission (BAC) News – Mr. Wally Damon will update us on the actions of the Bayfront Advisory Commission.

Old Business-

Addition of “Your Speed Is” Traffic Signs on Shore Drive – We are still waiting to receive City report. Mr. Robert Gey, City Engineer, will be sharing the results of their study performed at the end of 2017. SDCC will share this data and collect comments and questions at our March meeting to present to the City for response.

Short Term Rentals (STR) – City Council approved a 60 day deferral for the final vote on any STR policy at their March 20th meeting. Additional comments can be emailed directly to City Council at ctycncl@vbgov.com One Councilmember has also set up an online survey. Ms. Jessica Abbott’s survey can be found at https://form.jotform.com/jessicapabbott/short-term-rentals-survey

Shore Drive Road Improvements in Ocean Park – Update on Phase 4 – CIP 2.118. The City Manager has included a full funding request for this CIP in the proposed FY19 City Budget. In an effort to show support for this item and official SDCC vote will be taken at our March or April meeting. Please prepare accordingly.

New Business –

Recurrent Flooding and Comprehensive Sea Level Rise – Update on Deputy Manager Tom Leahy’s presentation to the Virginia Beach Council of Civic Organization and City’s plans for what happens next.

Community Concerns– Please share any issues or concerns your groups/organizations may have at this time.

***Next SDCC Meeting – Monday April 30, 2018***
Remember meetings are the LAST Monday of each month and April has 5

City of Virginia Beach to Hold Public Meeting About Flood Risks and Resiliency at Central Library – Sat. March 24th

The City of Virginia Beach, Public Works Engineering, and the Old Dominion University Resilience Collaborative will be sponsoring a film and interactive community event concerning flooding and ways to respond at the Virginia Beach Central Library on Saturday, March 24, 2018, starting at 1:30 p.m. At 2 pm, there will be a presentation of the film, “Tidewater: Water is Rising, Land is Sinking, and the Military is Here to Stay,” which was produced by Roger Sorkin and the American Resilience Project.

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SDCC General Meeting Monday Feb 26th – Special Presentation Lesner Municipal Wharf

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SDCC General Meeting Agenda
Monday February 26, 2018 from 7:30 to 9:00pm
Ocean Park Volunteer Rescue Squad Hall
(parking in back, on side streets and across Shore Drive)

Special Presentation – Lesner Municipal Wharf – Mr. Phill Roehrs, P.E. Water Resources Engineer for the City of Virginia Beach Public Works Engineering, will discuss the City’s plans to convert the temporary Wharf/Bulkhead being used for the bridge construction into a permanent structure that will be used as a mechanical dredge transfer station to support the City’s neighborhood dredge program.

Officer’s Reports:

Secretary – Andrew Broyles
Treasurer’s Report –Tim Solanic
Vice President – Wally Damon
President – Todd Solomon

Bayfront Advisory Commission (BAC) News – Mr. Wally Damon will update us on the actions of the Bayfront Advisory Commission.

Old Business-
Addition of “Your Speed Is” Traffic Signs on Shore Drive – Mr. Robert Gey, City Engineer, will be sharing the results of their study performed at the end of 2017. SDCC will share this data and collect comments and questions at our March meeting to present to the City for response.

Short Term Rentals – City Council will hold a public hearing on this topic at their Tuesday March 6th meeting. The meeting will start at 6pm and is held in Building 1 City Council Chambers.

Route 35 Shore Drive to Oceanfront Shuttle. – The City is holding a meeting to gather input from community representatives on ways to improve the service. They are also asking for ideas on how to promote the service so more people will use it. You can send any suggestions to Todd Solomon at todd@sdcc.info.

New Business –
Shore Drive Road Improvements in Ocean Park – Update on Phase 4 – CIP 2.118. SDCC and Ocean Park Representatives plan to attend a City Council Open Mic night on March 6th to request the necessary budget funding be made to move the start of this project to this year. The current construction date of 2026 is not acceptable. Community emails, letters and phone calls will be helpful.

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Community Concerns– This will be addressed in the Special Discussion section.

***Next SDCC Meeting – Monday March 26, 2018***

 

SDCC General Meeting – Mon Jan 29th at 7:30pm – Working Meeting on Issues and Priorities

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SDCC General Meeting Agenda
Monday January 29, 2018 from 7:30 to 9:00pm
Ocean Park Volunteer Rescue Squad Hall
(parking in back, on side streets and across Shore Drive)

Special Discussion – This month’s presentation time will be used for a working group discussion to help identify community issues and priorities. What are your group’s biggest concerns? What Shore Drive issues are most important and need addressed immediately? Come help us prioritize our efforts for 2018.

Officer’s Reports: Secretary – Andrew Broyles;Treasurer’s Report –Tim Solanic; Vice President – Wally Damon; President – Todd Solomon

Bayfront Advisory Commission (BAC) News – Mr. Wally Damon will update us on the actions of the Bayfront Advisory Commission.

 

Old Business-
Addition of “Your Speed Is” Traffic Signs on Shore Drive – Temporary trailer signs were used for 2 weeks in December. The City has been contacted to brief us on the results. Stay tuned.

Short Term Rentals – Update on City of Virginia Beach’s public input session and next steps for Short Term Rental (Airbnb, etc.) property.

Storm Water/Sea Level Rise Public Input Meetings – The last of 6 public meetings is being held on Jan. 29th at Bayside HS. SDCC will contact the City for more information regarding the next steps in this effort.

4-Way Intersection at Indian Hill Rd. – Update on City’s planned expansion on this intersection into a non-traffic lighted 4-way intersection to support the new entrance of the recently approved retirement community expansion.

 

New Business –
Shore Drive Road Improvements in Ocean Park – Update on Phase 4 – CIP 2.118. An onsite meeting with City Manager has been requested. Plans to attend an Open Mic night to request budget funding are being made and need community support. The current construction date of 2026 is not acceptable.

Lesner Bridge Update – Would anyone be interested in attending a tour of the bridge? SDCC would be happy to try and set this up. We are also trying to have the Project Manager attend an SDCC to provide us an update on the project which should finish sometime this year.

Community Concerns– This will be addressed in the Special Discussion section.

***Next SDCC Meeting – Monday February 26, 2018***

E-Cycling at the Virginia Aquarium – Sat. Jan 27th from 9am to Noon

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Location: East Parking Lot, Virginia Aquarium
Cost: Free to the public (donations welcome!)
Contact: Virginia Aquarium
Phone: (757) 385-FISH (3474)
Upcoming Dates:
Saturday, January 27, 2018 – 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

*Note that cathode ray tube (CRT) televisions cannot be accepted.*
Acceptable personal electronic recyclable items include:
Personal computers and laptops
Telephones, cell phones and PDA’s
Printers
Circuit boards and components
Monitors and flat screens
Fax Machines
Stereo equipment and game systems
Regular recycling materials such as newspapers, bottles and cans will also be accepted

Acceptable Household Hazardous Waste items include:
Up to five gallons of liquids or up to 75 pounds of dry materials
Aerosol spray cans
Automotive fluids
Batteries: Alkaline (AA, AAA, C, D), Boat, Car, Camera, Cell phone, Hearing aid, Lead acid, Lithium, Rechargeable, Trucks
Herbicides
Household cleaners
Gasoline (up to 5 gallons)
Fertilizer
Pool Chemicals
Light bulbs – small quantities of CFLs or fluorescent tubes
Oil and water based paint
Pesticides
Propane tanks (small – up to 20 lb. capacity)

SDCC General Meeting – Monday Dec. 18th at 7:30pm – Holiday Gathering

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Please note the early date of the meeting.  It has been moved a week early to avoid conflict with Christmas.

SDCC General Meeting Agenda

Monday December 18, 2017 from 7:30 to 9:00pm

Ocean Park Volunteer Rescue Squad Hall

(parking in back, on side streets and across Shore Drive)

 

Special Presentation – Holiday Gathering – Come get to know your neighbors.  We will also be thanking our officers David Williams and Kathy Pawlak for their wonderful service to SDCC and will wish them well on their future endevours.

Officer’s Reports: Secretary – David Williams, Treasurer’s Report -Kathy Pawlak,Vice President – Wally Damon, President – Todd Solomon

Bayfront Advisory Commission (BAC) News – Mr. Wally Damon will update us on the actions of the Bayfront Advisory Commission.

Old Business-
Addition of “Your Speed Is” Traffic Signs on Shore Drive – They City has placed temporary “Your Speed Is” trailers east of Great Neck Road.  These signs and speed counter strips are being use to help slow down vehicles and to capture data for additional usage of signs.

Short Term Rentals – Update on City of Virginia Beach’s public input session and next steps for Short Term Rental (Airbnb, etc.) property. Planning Commission is holding a public workshop and hearing on this issue.

Storm Water/Sea Level Rise Public Input Meetings – The City of Virginia Beach recognizes challenges and is exploring solutions to the issues caused by sea level rise and recurrent flooding. The public is encouraged to attend one of several upcoming meetings where city representatives will provide residents with the opportunity to share their views and concerns. The information collected from the meetings will be used to develop the City’s long-term plans for sea level rise and recurrent flooding.  The City has held 4 meetings and will hold 2 more in January 2018.  Shore Drive residents are encouraged to attend a meeting to have your concerns be captured.

New Business

SDCC Officer Elections – We are in great need of volunteers to step up and serve as officers for SDCC.  All positions are welcomed, but we are in immediate need of a Secretary and Treasurer for 2018.  We will be accepting names from the floor and will vote once we have nominees. 

Community Concerns– General discussion of neighborhood and community concerns that may need SDCC attention.  This is an opportunity for all to share information.

 ***Next SDCC Meeting – Monday January 29, 2018***