USDA’S Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is hosting a public meeting to discuss the preparation of an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Watershed Rehabilitation of Bonds Creek Site 1 Dam in Pennsboro, Ritchie County.
USDA’S Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is hosting a public meeting to discuss the preparation of an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Watershed Rehabilitation of Bonds Creek Site 1 Dam in Pennsboro, Ritchie County, West Virginia. Bonds Creek Site 1 is a flood control, recreation, and fish and wildlife dam being considered for rehabilitation on a tributary of Bonds Creek approximately 2.5 mile north of the city of Pennsboro.
There will be three meetings where the public is encouraged to engage in the process of preparing the EA. The first meeting will be a hybrid in-person and virtual Zoom meeting occurring at Pennsboro City Hall located at 422 Main Street, Pennsboro, WV 26415 on March 8, 2023, at 6:30 p.m. If you would like to attend virtually, type the following Zoom link to your browser: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/848059 22802?pwd =eEsvbXVQT00vZTJCbDRhQzNVYnRBdz09, , or use the call in information. Call-in number: 1-719-359-4580 Meeting ID: 848 0592 2802 Passcode: 321579. Contact David Sweeney, 304-290-3214, firstname.lastname@example.org if you have difficulty in determining how to participate.
This meeting will present the purpose and need for this project, provide information on the scope of the planning activities, describe the processes that will be followed, and the overall schedule. Additionally, this meeting will solicit input from the public on items and concerns that they want to be considered in evaluations and answer questions about the planned activities.
Comments or questions may be submitted until April 8, 2023, by mail to David Sweeney, 91 Boyles Lane, Parkersburg, WV 26104 or by email to email@example.com. Additional information is available on the NRCS web site, which can be accessed as follows. https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wv-watershed-rehab. Updates will be posted to the website throughout the planning process to keep interested parties informed on the project progress.
Representatives from NRCS, the City of Pennsboro, West Virginia Conservation Agency, the Little Kanawha Conservation District, and the technical consulting team will be present to answer questions about the project and process.
Federal funding has been received to assist the Local Sponsors in developing this EA but has not yet been secured for design or construction.
NRCS provides reasonable accommodation to enable all persons with disabilities to participate in agency programs and activities. If you require special accommodations or for further information, please contact David Sweeney (304-290-3214) by February 22, 2023.