Posted on June 30, 2022
You are invited to participate in a public meeting regarding the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers preparation of the Regional Master Plan Update for six locks and dams on the Ohio River including Captain Meldahl Locks and Dam, Greenup Locks and Dam, Robert C. Byrd Locks and Dams, Racine Locks and Dam, Belleville Locks and Dam and Willow Island Locks and Dam.
The purpose of the meeting is to obtain public input on the preliminary resource objectives and recommendations that have been drafted. A Master Plan is the strategic land use management document that guides the comprehensive management and development of all recreational, natural, and cultural resources of the projects. Public participation is critical to the successful revision of the Master Plan. Master Plans have an effective lifespan of 15 to 25 years.
USACE will conduct a virtual public meeting on Thursday, July 7, 2022, at 6:00 PM (EDT) to provide information on the resource objectives and recommendation for the Regional Master Plan revision. Resource objectives are established as measurable management activities that support project goals and address the issues and needs identified for the water resource project. The presentation may be heard via telephone on the phone number listed below. A webinar will be held during the same time so that callers can visually see the USACE presentation. To access the webinar, use the following URL below. Users will be prompted to enter their name and email address. This webinar has a “call-me” feature that will call the telephone number you enter; this allows you to listen to the call while viewing the information.
Virtual Meeting Date/Time: July 7, 2022 @ 6:00 PM
Call-in Number: 1-844-800-2712
Access Code: 199 049 3699
The USACE invites you to view information about the Ohio River Locks and Dam Regional Master Plan at the following website: https://go.usa.gov/xMaPd.
All members of the public are encouraged to submit written comments and suggestions before July 22, 2022. The slides that will be viewed during the presentation can also be available on the website.
Written comments can be submitted by email to: OhioRiver.firstname.lastname@example.org
Or by mail to:
ATTN: Ashley Stephens
502 Eighth Street
Huntington, WV 25701
Release no. 22-017