Bayfront Advisory Commission Updates

The Bayfront Advisory Commission met on Thursday, February 16th at the Ocean Park Volunteer Rescue Squad. At the meeting Mr. Dan Adams gave several updates on sand replenishment along the bay and about the dune grass planting: “A contract is being prepared for dune grass and sand fence installation as follow on to compliment the beach restoration work completed last spring. This work will occur in March. The next placement and source of sand for Ocean Park will most likely be the next cycle of dredging of the Lynnhaven Federal channel in 3-4 years. Method of sand transport is hydraulic(pipeline).”

Highlights from the January BAC meeting:
Mr. Davenport also welcomed Councilman Chris Taylor of District 8 and Councilman Joash Schulman of District 9. After the introductions, Mr. Davenport reviewed the BAC Strategic Priorities document for FY 2021 and 2022. Mr. Schulman added that he will push for funding in the budget for the Shore Drive Corridor Plan update and will stress the implementation of the Shore Drive Phase III & IV CIP projects. Mr. Taylor discussed the possibility of using TIP funds on improvements to Shore Drive. Other priorities discussed included the regulation of density in the Shore Drive Corridor, sand replenishment, crosswalks and other pedestrian safety measures on Shore Drive, and affordable housing.

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