The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will offer three public meetings in North Dakota next week to help define the scope of studies conducted for the Missouri River Authorized Purposes Study.
Each of the public meetings will run from 5 to 8 p.m., with an open-house from 5 to 7 p.m., according to a news release from the Game and Fish Department. The final hour of the public meeting will be reserved for public speakers’ comments. The tribal meetings are from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The format will vary slightly.
The meetings are scheduled for:
June 16 in Williston – Williston Event Center, 3712 Fourth Ave. W.
Tribal Meeting: Williston College, Alumni Center, 1410 University Ave.
June 17 in Bismarck – Best Western Doublewood, 1400 Interchange Ave.
Tribal Meeting: UTTC, Wellness Center, 3315 University Dr.
June 18 in Fargo – Holiday Inn, 3803 13th Ave.
Tribal Meeting: NDSU, Alumni Center, 1241 N University Dr.
The public meetings will include a program booklet and comment form; continuous overview presentations for participants to watch at their convenience; individually manned stations focused on each of the authorized purposes; one-on-one conversations with Corps experts to ask questions and gain information on the study; and a court reporter at each site to record comments.
Comments will be accepted through Sept. 20, and can be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or sent to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Missouri River Authorized Purposes Study, Attn: CENWO-PM-AA, 1616 Capitol Avenue, Suite 9000, Omaha, NE 68102-4901.