Notice and Opportunity to Comment on Requests for Consistency
Agreement/Concurrence Under the Texas Coastal Management Program
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 November 12, through November 16, 2012. 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 January 30, 2013. The public comment period for this project will close at 5:00 p.m. on March 1, 2013.
FEDERAL AGENCY ACTIONS:
Applicant: Source One Capital Group, LLC
Location: The project site is located on a 33.76-acre property located south of East Beach Drive, in Galveston, Galveston County, Texas. The project can be located on the U.S.G.S. quadrangle map titled: GALVESTON, Texas. The coordinates are in NAD83. Latitude: 29.31261° North; Longitude: 94.5987° West
Project Description: The applicant proposes the construction of a 10-lot residential beachfront subdivision, including infrastructure and beach access on Galveston’s East Beach. The applicant proposes to discharge approximately 1,113 cubic yards of select fill into approximately 0.469 acre of palustrine emergent dune-swale wetlands.
CMP Project No.: 13-1025
Type of Application: U.S.A.C.E. permit application #SWG-2011-01140 is being evaluated under §404 of the Clean Water Act (CWA).
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 Coastal Coordination Council 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 Ms. Kate Zultner, Consistency Review Specialist, Coastal Coordination Council, P.O. Box 12873, Austin, Texas 78711-2873, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Comments should be sent to Ms. Zultner at the above address or by email.