Shore Drive News – 12/5/2012

Shore Drive News

Civic Engagement Opportunities:

Wednesday December 5, 2012 – (Sorry for the late notice, call Kim if you are interested) First Landing State Park Volunteer Orientation Class from 5:30pm to 6:30pm.  Click here for more information. Wednesday December 12, 2012 – City of Virginia Beach Libraries to host a National Issues Forum on the role of Higher Education in today’s society.  If you would like to particpate in this small group discussion check out the link for more details.  Click here for more information. Monday December 31, 2012 – Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization (HRTPO) is asking for citizens to take an online survey to help with their long range planning.  Click here for more information.  

Shore Drive Concerns:

Storm Water and Flooding Issues – Lynnhaven Colony Civic League held a meeting with City Staff to discuss the flooding in their neighborhood and the City’s plans for a long term $80 million solution.  Read the Virginian Pilot artilce here.  Click here for more information. Storm Water and Flooding Issues – Deputy City Manager Dave Hansen provided an email discussing the City’s plans to continue engineering studies of the areas east of the Lesner Bridge and to provide a report to the citizens by April 2013.  Immediate solutions similar to the one used in Ocean Park may or may not be possible east of the Lesner.  Read Mr. Hansen’s email here.  Click here for more information LED Traffic Lights on Shore Drive – Three signs on Shore Drive and all of them had conmments and concerns from citizens.  Bayfront Advisory Committee and Shore Drive Community Coalition were not part of the 2012 City’s internal stakeholder meeting.  Read the Virginian Pilot’s editoral regarding these signs and the process.  Click here for more information.

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