AQUACULTURE LEASEHEARINGAQUACULTURE PUBLIC HEARINGPOSTPONEDPOSTPONEMENT OF HEARING: This is notice that the hearingon Chebeague Island Oyster Company, LLC's application for a 20-year,standard aquaculture lease on a 1.96-acre site located northwest of LittleChebeague Island, Casco Bay, Chebeague Island, Maine for suspendedculture of American/Eastern oysters scheduled for April 2, 2019 has beenpostponed and ll be held on the previously advertised alternate dateof April 8, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at the Chebeague Island Hall CommunityCenter, 247 South Road, Chebeague Island, Maine. At the hearingthe Departmen take evidence relating to the criteria for granting alease as listed in 12 M.R.S. $6072(7-A) and DMR Rule Chapter 2.37,including the effect of the proposed lease upon riparian owners shoreaccess, navigation, fishing, ecology, and other uses of the areaINFORMATION ON DMR WEBSITE: See the Department ofMarine Resources' website, http://www.maine.gov/dmr/index.html, forthe lease application and DMR site report (ollow links for pending leaseapplications). Under "Public Participation in Aquaculture Leasing,"the following are posted: the lease criteria, hearing procedures, anduggestions for effective public participation in the hearing. For papercopies, contact DMR at the address belowSPEAKING AT THE HEARING: Any nteested person may attendthe hearing and ask questions of the parties or testify under oath aboutthe effect of the proposed lease. You do not need to be an intervenor tosubmit comments or testimonINTERVENING: You may testify at the hearing without becoming anintervenor. If the proposed lease will substantially and directly affect youyou can apply for intervenor status. If DMR grants you intervenor statusyou become a legal party and will receive all subsequent correspondenceand can comment on the drft decision. Intervenor application formsare available a http://www.maine.gov/dmr/aquaculture/forms/standard.html. Applications to intervene are due at DMR no later than 5:00 p.m.on March 29, 2019. The Department wl decide whether to grantintervenor applications no later than 5:00 p.m. on April 3, 2019Address questions to:Maine Department of Marine ResourcesAttn: Angel Wilson, Resource Management Coordinator21 State House StationAugusta, ME 04333-0021(207) 624-6546Send e-mails to angel.wilson maine.govFor disability accommodations, contact Meredith Mendelson at (207)624-6553 or amy.sinclair maine.gov; or 877-243-2823, TTY 711Authority: 5 MRS S9501 et seq. & 12 MRS 86072

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AQUACULTURE LEASE HEARING AQUACULTURE PUBLIC HEARING POSTPONED POSTPONEMENT OF HEARING: This is notice that the hearing on Chebeague Island Oyster Company, LLC's application for a 20-year, standard aquaculture lease on a 1.96-acre site located northwest of Little Chebeague Island, Casco Bay, Chebeague Island, Maine for suspended culture of American/Eastern oysters scheduled for April 2, 2019 has been postponed and ll be held on the previously advertised alternate date of April 8, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at the Chebeague Island Hall Community Center, 247 South Road, Chebeague Island, Maine. At the hearing the Departmen take evidence relating to the criteria for granting a lease as listed in 12 M.R.S. $6072(7-A) and DMR Rule Chapter 2.37, including the effect of the proposed lease upon riparian owners shore access, navigation, fishing, ecology, and other uses of the area INFORMATION ON DMR WEBSITE: See the Department of Marine Resources' website, http://www.maine.gov/dmr/index.html, for the lease application and DMR site report (ollow links for pending lease applications). Under "Public Participation in Aquaculture Leasing," the following are posted: the lease criteria, hearing procedures, and uggestions for effective public participation in the hearing. For paper copies, contact DMR at the address below SPEAKING AT THE HEARING: Any nteested person may attend the hearing and ask questions of the parties or testify under oath about the effect of the proposed lease. You do not need to be an intervenor to submit comments or testimon INTERVENING: You may testify at the hearing without becoming an intervenor. If the proposed lease will substantially and directly affect you you can apply for intervenor status. If DMR grants you intervenor status you become a legal party and will receive all subsequent correspondence and can comment on the drft decision. Intervenor application forms are available a http://www.maine.gov/dmr/aquaculture/forms/standard. html. Applications to intervene are due at DMR no later than 5:00 p.m. on March 29, 2019. The Department wl decide whether to grant intervenor applications no later than 5:00 p.m. on April 3, 2019 Address questions to: Maine Department of Marine Resources Attn: Angel Wilson, Resource Management Coordinator 21 State House Station Augusta, ME 04333-0021 (207) 624-6546 Send e-mails to angel.wilson maine.gov For disability accommodations, contact Meredith Mendelson at (207) 624-6553 or amy.sinclair maine.gov; or 877-243-2823, TTY 711 Authority: 5 MRS S9501 et seq. & 12 MRS 86072

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