PUBLIC SCOPING MEETING

AND INTENT TO PREPARE A

SUPPLEMENTAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT

LONG BEACH, MS WATERSHED FLOOD/DRAINAGE PROJECT

NATURAL RESOURCES CONSERVATION SERVICE

AND

CITY OF LONG BEACH, HARRISON COUNTY, MS

To join Public Scoping Meeting remotely:

 

Zoom Meeting (Click Link)


https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81001162313

 

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the City of Long Beach have scheduled an in person and virtual public scoping meeting to discuss the preparation of a Supplemental Watershed Plan and Environmental Impact Statement to address the City of Long Beach’s flood and drainage needs.

The meeting will be held on Thursday, April 15, 2021 from 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. at the Long Beach City Hall Board Room, 201 Jeff Davis Ave, in Long Beach Mississippi.

 

Online attendees may access information on how to join the meeting at the following website: https://www.longbeachfloodcontrol.com

Questions and comments will be received by the project staff from both in-person and online attendees.

Adhering to COVID-19 guidelines, the public is invited to come and go

(in person or virtually) as they please during the meeting hours to view exhibits and other project-related materials and to discuss with NRCS, city representatives and project personnel.

 

There will be no formal presentations but the public is invited and encouraged to review the material available and make written and/or recorded statements that will become part of the meeting’s permanent record.

 

Individuals may also submit written materials and/or other exhibits for consideration in addition to or in lieu of oral or recorded comments provided at the Public Meeting.

A link to an online comment form can be found on the project website above.

 

THE PUBLIC IS ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND IN PERSON OR VIRTUALLY

 

Any individual who needs auxiliary aids or special accommodations to attend the meeting should contact the City of Long Beach at (228) 863-1556 or

NRCS at (601) 863-3947 to make their needs known in advance of the meeting.

 

 

 

Kurt Readus,                                                                        George Bass, Mayor

State Conservationist                                                             City of Long Beach