DEQ staff: no changes needed in sewage permit
Most of the comments made by citizens or officials were answered with: “DEQ staff recommends that no change to the proposed permit is necessary in response to these comments.”
The application is for “re-issuance” of a permit issued in December 2003 that expired on December 10, 2008.
posted 04.08.2009Decision on Asian oysters is expected this week
A final decision is expected to come this week as Col. Konysios Anninos, who heads the Corps' Norfolk District, is waiting on a recommendation from Virginia Secretary of Natural Resources, Preston Bryant. Virginia officials have been supportive of a controlled study of the oysters in state waters.
posted 04.07.2009Urbanna Inn gets approval and a new name
Following a public hearing on Monday, the Urbanna Town Council approved a Special Use Permit (SUP) for Chesapeake Development Group LLC to reopen the former Urbanna Inn as a mixed use property, which will be collectively known as "Chesapeake Commons."
posted 04.06.2009Business training class announces graduates
The largest class to date has completed the Middle Peninsula Business Development Partnership's "Business Training Series." The graduates completed 20 hours of classroom training toward the development of their enterprises.