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Notice: Notice and Opportunity to Comment on Requests for Consistency - City of Galveston


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October 23, 2013

October 23, 2013 17:00PM

Coastal Coordination Council



On January 10, 1997, the State of Texas received federal approval of the Coastal Management Program (CMP) (62 Federal Register pp. 1439-1440). Under federal law, federal agency activities and actions affecting the Texas coastal zone must be consistent with the CMP goals and policies identified in 31 TAC Chapter 501. Requests for federal consistency review were deemed administratively complete for the following project(s) during the period of September 16, through October 21, 2013.  As required by federal law, the public is given an opportunity to comment on the consistency of proposed activities in the coastal zone undertaken or authorized by federal agencies.  Pursuant to 31 TAC §§506.25, 506.32, and 506.41, the public comment period extends 30 days from the date published on the Texas General Land Office web site. The notice was published on the web site on October 23, 2013.  The public comment period for this project will close at 5:00 p.m. on November 22, 2013.

Applicant: City of Galveston;

Location:    The project site is at Dellanera Beach in Galveston, Galveston County, Texas. The project can be located on the U.S.G.S. quadrangle map titled: Galveston OE S, Texas. Latitude: 24.241184 North; Longitude: -94.871641 West.

 Project Description:  The applicant is applying to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for Public Assistance funds to repair an existing dune damaged by Hurricane Ike in Sept. 2008.  FEMA Project Worksheet #1791 DR TX 15155.

CMP Project No.: 14-1103-F5.

Type of Application:  This application will be reviewed pursuant to the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (Public Law 93-288) as amended.

Pursuant to §306(d)(14) of the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 (16 U.S.C.A. §§1451-1464), as amended, interested parties are invited to submit comments on whether a proposed action or activity is or is not consistent with the Texas Coastal Management Program goals and policies and whether the action should be referred to the Land Commissioner for review.

Further information on the applications listed above, including a copy of the consistency certifications or consistency determinations for inspection may be obtained from Mr. Ray Newby, P.O. Box 12873, Austin, Texas 78711-2873, or via email at federal.consistency@glo.texas.gov.  Comments should be sent to Mr. Newby at the above address or by email.


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Contacts

Kate Zultner
Consistency Review Specialist
Kate Zultner