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Mississippi River Commission to meet in New Madrid


The Mississippi River Commission will carry out the Memphis District portion of its annual low-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River on August 19-20.

Two public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel Mississippi.

Commission members will have the opportunity to meet with local residents and hear their concerns, ideas and issues.

The meeting places, dates and times are as follows:

· August 19 at 9 a.m. in New Madrid, Mo. At the City Front

· August 20 at 9 a.m. in Memphis, Tennessee at the Beale Street Landing

According to the organizers, the agenda for each public meeting will be as follows:

· Summary report by President of the Commission on national and regional issues affecting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and commission programs and projects on the Mississippi River and its tributaries.

· District commander's overview for the commission on current project issues in the respective District area.

· Presentations to the Commission by local organizations and members of the public giving views or comments on any issue affecting the programs or projects of the commission and the Corps of Engineers.

All meetings are open to the public.

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