St. Croix Coastal Zone Management Committee to Meet on Thursday, May 18, via Zoom

Virgin Islands Department of Planning and Natural Resources

The Virgin Islands Department of Planning and Natural Resources informs the public that the following St. Croix Coastal Zone Management (CZM) Committee Meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m., Thursday, May 18. It will be held via the video conferencing platform Zoom.

The agenda is as follows:

Public Hearing (public testimony will be heard)

Federal Consistency Determination CZM0009-23(FC), has been submitted by the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA). WAPA proposes the burial of utility lines in Estate Hannah’s Rest, Frederiksted, St. Croix. The proposed federally funded underground project will install underground ducts with manholes, pad-mount transformers and other underground devices to replace existing overhead distribution lines.

Major CZM Permit Application, CZX-11-18(L), has been submitted by VIGL Operations LLC (VIGL). VIGL proposes to modify Major CZM Permit CZX-11-18(L) by reducing the scope for the reconstruction and improvements to the Randall “Doc” James Racetrack Project. The modified scope will reduce the size of the grandstanding building, paddock, stalls, stables and parking area. The project site is located at Section 5 Estate Manning Bay, St. Croix, Virgin Islands.

The applications are available for public review on the DPNR-CZM websites:  and 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, 45 Mars Hill, second floor, St. Croix, Virgin Islands (340) 773-1082, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., except holidays.

Properly signed statements concerning the proposed project addressed to the undersigned will become part of the hearing record. Written statements must be submitted by May 25 via email to

The following information should be used to participate in the meeting virtual:


Meeting ID:  899 1067 0882

Passcode: 981778

Attend in person at UVI Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix – Rooms NWW 102/103

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