Delegate invites public to discuss flooding in Virginia Beach

Flooding in the Creeds section of Virginia Beach (Southside Daily photo/Courtesy of the Virginia Beach Fire Department)
Flooding in the Creeds section of Virginia Beach (Southside Daily photo/Courtesy of the Virginia Beach Fire Department)

VIRGINIA BEACH — The public is invited to a roundtable to discuss local flooding. The workshop, hosted by state Del. Kelly Convirs-Fowler, is on Wednesday at 6 p.m. in the city’s Parks and Recreation Building.

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According to the Facebook event page hosted by Fowler, Wednesday’s meeting will be divided into work groups based on the following topics that were identified in past meetings:

  • Stormwater maintenance – who’s responsible and what’s the plan?
  • New development in Virginia Beach – planning and approval process.
  • Capital improvement plans – priorities and planning.
  • Who is accountable for stormwater infrastructure?

Fowler asks that participants RSVP and indicate the work group on which they would like to focus.

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