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Middlesex County seeks Public thoughts on Public Access to Water

Updated January 4, 2016 by Glenn Nix

 

Middlesex County, in partnership with the Middle Peninsula Chesapeake Bay Public Access Authority and the Middle Peninsula Planning District Commission, is interested in improving understanding about public access needs and waterfront conflicts occurring along the shorelines of Middlesex County. More specifically Middlesex County wants to capture public perspective and experience on a variety of topics, including how the public accesses public lands, beaches and waterways; waterfront conflicts that have been experienced; working waterfront infrastructure problems; and suggestions about how to enhance access to the waters from Middlesex County.   Therefore a “Coastal Access Survey” has been designed to gather this information.

Middlesex County will use survey responses to broadly outline the scope of current access challenges in the County, including how the public feels about existing publicly owned public access sites. This information will be used to inform and set future public policy, evaluate site retention and expansion, and help qualify for future grant funding opportunities.

public access survey

 

This survey is available on the Middlesex County website or can be directly accessed by using the following link or by clicking the image: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MiddlesexPublicAccess.

 

If computer access is an issue, printed versions of the survey will be available at the Middlesex County Administrator’s Office

(877 General Puller Hwy Saluda).

 

The survey will open January 4, 2016 and will close March 31, 2016. Upon completion responses will be analyzed and a summary of results will be organized and made available to the public in May. This information will also be incorporated into a regional public access master plan currently under development by the Middle Peninsula Planning District Commission and the Middle Peninsula Chesapeake Bay Public Access Authority.



 

"Signatures in Time - A Living History of Middlesex County, Virginia" Now on Sale

November 30, 2012 by Kevin Gentry

Signatures In Time—A Living History of Middlesex County, Virginia” is now on sale. The book is a six-year project completed by the Middlesex County Jamestown 2007 Book Committee. The 428-page book, published by the Middlesex County Board of Supervisors, is the first-ever chronological history written on Middlesex. The author of the book is Larry Chowning, Archie Soucek is the editor, Pat DePina is the illustrator, and Claudia Soucek is the chair of the book committee. Cost for a book is $50. There are also a limited number of embossed, numbered copies for sale for $100. Books can be purchased at the Woodward Building in Saluda at 877 General Puller Hwy or you may send a check for $50 plus $6 shipping and handling to PO Box 428, Saluda, VA 23149 and we will mail it to you.

The book may also be purchased at the following locations:

In Urbanna:  Make Thyme and Nimcock Gallery
In Saluda:  Middlesex Museum
In Deltaville:  Nauti-Nells

 


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