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Sept 22 – Public Meeting with Kate Browning – 7pm

Thu, Sep 22, 2011

Events, Suffolk

Public Meeting Announcement

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Dredging of Forge River, Narrows Bay & tributaries of Mastic/Shirley Peninsula

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Who:

Kate Browning, Suffolk County Legislator
Kenneth LaValle, NYS State Senator
Fred Thiele, NYS Assemblyman
Mark Lesko, Brookhaven Town Supervisor
Dan Panico, Brookhaven Town Councilman
Jon Schneider, representing U.S. Congressman Tim Bishop
William Doyle, representing NYS Senator Lee Zeldin
Bill Hillman. Chief Engineer, Department of Public Works

What:

Suffolk County’s Department of Public Works has submitted applications for the dredging of the Forge River and Narrow’s Bay including the tributaries of these waterways. Legislator Kate Browning will be hosting a Public Informational meeting as an opportunity to discuss the proposed dredging projects. There will be a brief presentation by the Suffolk County Department of Public Works followed by a public comment period.

Why:

The application review process is underway and concerns have been raised regarding proposed spoil sites, the nature of the spoils being removed and the time frame for the project moving forward. There have also been general questions pertaining to the applications. In order to answer these   concerns and inform the public in a transparent forum, residents will have an opportunity to meet with a panel consisting of Elected Officials from the Federal, State, County, and Town as well as representatives from the Suffolk County Department of  Public Works, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, and the Army Corps of Engineers.

Where:

William Paca Middle School Auditorium – 338 Blanco Drive, Mastic Beach

When:

Thursday, September 22nd, from 7:00PM to 9:00PM

Please join Legislator Browning and your other local elected officials at William Paca Middle School in the Auditorium on September 22nd from 7:00PM

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