MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENTWATER AND SCIENCE ADMINISTRATION1800 WASHINGTON BOULEVARDBALTIMORE, MARYLAND 21230
201860267/18-NT-0067: CS PATUXENT GREENS, LLC, 6290 Montrose Road, Rockville, Maryland 20852, and the CITY OF LAUREL, 8103 Sandy Spring Road, Laurel, Maryland 20707 have applied to redevelop Patuxent Greens Golf Course to a single family residential subdivision. On February 11, 2019 the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) issued a public notice and on February 28, 2019 MDE held a public informational hearing. The public comment period for this project was scheduled to end March 15, 2019. Due to public interest in this project the public comment period was initially extended until at least April 26, 2019. On April 26th the public notice period was extended again with no defined closure date. The purpose of this public notice is to inform the public that additional information was recently added to the website; to give notice that there is an additional permanent impact of 1,144 square feet (.03 acres) to the 100-year floodplain, an additional temporary impact of 26,791 square feet (.62 acres) to the 100-year floodplain and an additional temporary impact of 1,266 square feet to the 25-foot nontidal wetland buffer; and, to announce the date and time of a second public hearing. Additional information for this project is available for review on the Departments website at the following link: https://mde.maryland.gov/programs/Water/WetlandsandWaterways/Pages/CS_Patuxent_Greens.aspx
A second public hearing for the application has been scheduled for the following date, location, and time: June 20, 2019 at the Council Chamber, Laurel Municipal Center located at 8103 Sandy Spring Road, Laurel, Maryland 20707. The applicant will have plans on display from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. The formal public hearing will begin promptly at 7:00 pm. Sign language interpreters and other appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities will be provided upon request. On all correspondence, please refer to the case number which identifies the application. Only those issues subject to regulation by the MDE Nontidal Wetlands and Waterway Construction Divisions (impact to nontidal wetlands, nontidal wetland buffer, waterways, and the 100-year floodplain) and MDE Dam Safety Division (impacts of levee removal or alteration) will be considered in rendering a decision to grant or deny the MDE Permits. The proposed work includes: removal of an existing levee on the Patuxent Greens property, the alteration of an existing levee on the City of Laurel property (Dam Safety File: 18-MR-0131) and the construction of roads, sidewalks, houses, and stormwater management facilities. The work also includes the excavation of 2,324,492 square feet (53.36 acres) of 100-year floodplain as compensatory storage for floodplain fill along with the filling of 3,640,182 square feet (83.57 acres) of 100-year floodplain to prepare the development site and placement of fill to raise it above the 100-year floodplain elevation. The project will permanently impact 191,638 square feet (4.4 acres) of emergent nontidal wetlands and 2,918 square feet (0.07 acres) of scrub shrub nontidal wetlands that drain to the Patuxent River, a Use I waterway; 431,735 square feet (9.91 acres) of the 25-foot nontidal wetland buffer; and, 5,964,674 square feet (136.93 acres) of 100-year floodplain. The project will also temporarily impact 1,266 square feet (.03 acres) of the 25-foot nontidal wetland buffer and 26,791 square feet (.62 acres) of the 100-year floodplain. Mitigation will be required for all permanent wetland impacts, with a 2:1 mitigation to impact ratio for scrub-shrub wetlands and a 1:1 mitigation to impact ratio for emergent wetlands. The applicant has proposed on-site mitigation. The project is located at 14415 Greenview Drive and the City of Laurel property on Parkview Way, in Laurel, Prince George's County.
Written comments and requests to be included on the interested persons list may be sent until midnight June 24, 2019, unless MDE determines that an extension is necessary, to the Maryland Department of the Environment, Attn: Elisa Riley, Nontidal Wetlands Division, 1800 Washington Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland 21230 or at Elisa.Riley@maryland.gov or (410) 537-3769, and Hal Van Aller, Chief, Dam Safety Division, 1800 Washington Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland 21230 or at Hal.VanAller@maryland.gov or (410) 537-3538 (levee removal/alteration). Any further notices concerning actions on the application will be provided only by mail to those persons on the interested persons list. Please refer to Subsection 5-907 of the Annotated Code of Maryland or the Code of Maryland Regulations 26.23.02 for information regarding the application process.
201960650/19-WL-0436: DANIEL GRINDER, P.O. Box 1188, Indian Head, Maryland 20640, has applied to construct a 51-foot long by 15-foot wide boat ramp and two 51-foot long by 2-foot wide concrete wing walls, all extending a maximum of 51 feet channelward of the mean high water line. The purpose of the project is to improve navigable access. The project is located on the Potomac River at 11955 Riverside Rd, Nanjemoy, Charles County, MD, 20662. For more information, please contact Justin Bereznak at Justin.Bereznak@maryland.gov or 410-537-3782.
201960450/19-WL-0318: DELMARVA POWER AND LIGHT COMPANY, PO Box 1739, Salisbury, Maryland 21802, has applied to horizontally directional drill three 4-inch conduit electric utility lines approximately 665 linear feet under the tidal waters of Cox Creek at a minimum depth of 25 feet below the substrate. The purpose of this project is to improve existing electric utilities. The proposed project is located within the tidal waters on Cox Creek at Thompson Creek Road, Stevensville, Queen Anne’s County, Maryland 21666. For more information, please contact Matthew Parsons at Matthew.Parsons1@maryland.gov or at
201960687/19-WL-0460: QUEEN ANNE’S COUNTY, DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION, 1945 4-H Park Road, Centreville, Maryland 21617, has applied to mechanical or hydraulic maintenance dredge a 5,243-foot long by 50 to 157-foot wide channel to a depth of 5.0 feet at mean low water; and to deposit approximately 22,681 cubic yards of dredged material at an approved upland disposal site located at 421 Watson Rd, Centreville, MD; and to provide for periodic maintenance dredging for six years. Additionally, the applicant proposes to collect four (4) sediment cores at a depth of 6.0 feet at mean low water. The purpose of this project is to improve navigation. The proposed project is located within the tidal waters on Corsica River at Front Street, Centreville, Queen Anne’s County, MD 21617. For more information, please contact Megan Spindler at Megan.Spindler@maryland.gov 410-537-3622.
201960699/19-WP-0472: TILGHMAN ISLAND INN, INC C/O TOM GREEN, 1426 Cromwell Road, Vienna, Virginia 22182, has applied to construct and backfill a 335-foot long bulkhead within a maximum of 18 inches channelward of an existing, dilapidated bulkhead; construct a 15-foot long by 4-foot wide gangway to a 175-foot by 8-foot wide floating pier all extending a maximum of 50 feet channelward of the MHWL; replace in-kind a 50-foot long by 1-foot wide timber groin extending a maximum of 50 feet channelward of the MHWL; replace in-kind a 15-foot long by 1-foot wide timber groin extending a maximum of 15 feet channelward of the MHWL; and replace in-kind an existing 335-foot long by 4-foot wide parallel walkway extending a maximum of 4 feet channelward of the MHWL. The purpose of this project is to control shoreline erosion and improve navigable access within an existing marina footprint. The proposed project is located within the tidal waters on Knapps Narrows at 21384 Coopertown Road, Tilghman, Talbot County, MD 21671. Written comments or requests for a hearing must be received on or before June 15, 2019. For more information, please contact Megan Spindler at Megan.Spindler@maryland.gov or 410-537-3622.
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