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Meetings on the Russian’s Biological Opinion

For the full story – please visit my web site – there are several articles on this subject – you can go to the ENVIRONMENT category for the full collection. And please pass along this information so we can get many people attending these important meetings! Thank you!

http://www.westcountygazette.com/blog/2008/11/sonoma-county-water-meetings-biological.html

We have a lot of meetings to attend to make sure our water issues are taken care of with our environmental and social priorities. Please read below and attend these very important meetings. Thanks for your involvement in the maintenance of our home.
Biological Opinion Community meetings:
November 5 – Dry Creek habitat restoration
Healdsburg, Villa Chanticleer, 1248 N. Fitch Mountain Road
November 6 – Flow Changes
Guerneville – Veteran’s Memorial Hall, 1st & Church Streets
November 13 – Flow changes
Ukiah, Board of Supervisors chambers, County Admin. Center, 501 Low Gap Road
November 19 – Estuary adaptive management
Jenner – Community hall, 10432 Highway 1, (park across the street from the gas station – walk behind the gas station over the foot bridge)

Information and updates: www.sonmacountywater.org – Russian River Instream Flow and Restoration – or call Ann DuBay at 707-524-8378
BPU Study Session re: Project Selection – November 6, 2008
BPU has a study session at their regular meeting. They will probably take public comments at this meeting as well, but no decision would be made at this meeting.
1:30 PM City Council Chambers 100 SR Ave., Santa Rosa
SR Council Review Study Session Results – November 18, 2008 (about 5 PM) This discussion with probably have time for the public to speak. No decision would be made here. Study Session on project selection for river discharge; joint meeting with City Council to review study session results: Nov. 18, 2008 in City Council Chambers (not sure of time/call city to check) 100 SR Ave., Santa Rosa
BPU Project Selection/Approval – December 4, 2008 This is the meeting where they will select a project. This is the last chance for comments and public testimony. 1:30 PM City Council Chambers, 100 SR Ave., Santa Rosa (This is VERY important meeting to decide river discharge option. We hope a lot of people will plan to be there.)

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