The Department of Planning and Natural Resources announces that pursuant to Virgin Islands Rules and Regulations, Title 12, Chapter 21, Section 904-9, an application for Federal Consistency Determination, CZX-5-22(FC), has been submitted by the Virgin Islands Department of Health. The project (FEMA Project: Public Assistance-PW-70645) proposes the complete demolition of the main building, annex building, and other permanent structures on the site, followed by the construction of the replacement building. The demolition scope includes a full clearing of the structures on the site, including demolition of the 3-story main building, 1-story annex building, and five outer buildings, and relocation of other temporary structures on the site such as the Modular Lab. The replacement building will be a state-of-the art public health facility, which will be approximately 200,000 square feet in size. The new facility will promote health and wellness and house a range of clinical services such as Community Health, Behavioral health, and Family Planning, as well as other public health services including Environmental Health, Epidemiology, and Vital Statistics. The proposed project site is located at 3500 Estate Richmond, Christiansted, St. Croix, Virgin Islands.
All persons interested are invited to be present and heard at the scheduled Public Meeting on the proposed project which begins on Friday, August 12, 2022, at 4:00 p.m. In an effort to help to reduce the global spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this meeting will be held via the video conferencing platform Zoom.
Properly signed statements concerning the proposed project, addressed to the undersigned, will become part of the hearing record. Written statements must be submitted by August 22, 2022, via email to email@example.com.
The project documents are available for public review on the DPNR-CZM Website at http://dpnr.vi.gov/czm/programs-viczmp/federal-consistency-viczmp/ Further, plans for the proposed project are on file for review by appointment only at the Department of Planning and Natural Resources, Division of Coastal Zone Management, located at 45 Mars Hill, St. Croix, Virgin Islands (340) 773-1082, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., except holidays.
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