2023 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Tata
Virginia Beach Stormwater Encroachment Resilience Activities

Item 380 #2h

Item 380 #2h

First Year - FY2023 Second Year - FY2024
Natural and Historic Resources
Department of Environmental Quality FY2023 $0 FY2024 $7,000,000 GF

Page 468, line 12, strike "$222,694,040" and insert "$229,694,040".

Page 470, after line 30, insert:

"P. Out of the amounts in this item, $7,000,000 the second year from the general fund is provided to the City of Virginia Beach for stormwater encroachment resilience activities and natural space preservation in the Southern Rivers Watershed and Chowan River Basin."


(This amendment $7.0 million from the general fund in fiscal year 2024 to Virginia Beach for resilience project to address unique wind tide and stormwater encroachment issues in the Southern Rivers Watershed and Chowan River Basin. The Southern Rivers Watershed has significant environmental, ecological, and economic value as it is home to distinctive rural communities, the City's agricultural industry, Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge, False Cape State Park, and two State Waterfowl Management areas.)