The Cairo Messenger
Grady County

Public Notice
Nov 13, 2012 | 200 views | email to a friend | print

Public Notice

Brumbley Creek Mitigation Site

Grady County, Georgia

This notice is to inform the public of an application submitted by the Grady County Board of Commissioners for a variance to encroach within the 25-foot State waters buffer pursuant to the Georgia Erosion and Sedimentation Act O.C.G.A. 12-7-6(15). he public is invited to comment during a 30-day period regarding the proposed stream buffer encroachment associated with stream and riparian restoration activities at the Brumbley Creek Mitigation Site, on Singletary Road, Grady County, Georgia. The mitigation project involves stream and wetland restoration activities along Brumbley Creek and an unnamed tributary to Brumbley Creek. The applicant proposes to impact 7,625 linear feet of the 25-foot buffer along an unnamed tributary to Brumbley Creek in order to implement stream restoration activities. Stream restoration activities will include the restoration and stabilization of an unnamed tributary to Brumbley Creek through Priority 1 and 2 natural channel restoration and streambank stabilization. Once construction is complete, the 25-foot buffer will be revegetated with native trees and shrubs. Plans may be reviewed at Eco-South, Inc., located at1165 Church Street, Covington, Georgia 30014. Since the State of Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) has no authority to zone property or determine land use, only those comments addressing issues related to air, water, and land protection will be considered. ritten comments may be submitted until December 14, 2012 to: Michael Berry, EPD Nonpoint Source Program, Erosion and Sedimentation Control, 4220 International Parkway, Suite 101, Atlanta, Georgia, 30354.