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How to Send Comments on Regulatory Division Public Notices: Send comments to the Regulatory Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, P.O. Box 1229, Galveston, Texas 77553-1229 or by electronic mail to our Public Notice Comment Email. Comments made in reference to a public notice should include your name, address, phone number and the Department of the Army permit number referenced in the public notice (e.g. SWG-2015-00001).  

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Resacas at Brownsville, TX Public Meeting 1 March 2016

Published Feb. 22, 2016
Expiration date: 3/2/2016


Public Participation: The Galveston District will hold the Initial Public Scoping Meeting for the Feasibility Phase on March 1st, 2016 from 6-8 pm at the Brownsville Public Utilities Board Main Building.  The purpose of the meeting will be to inform the community about the proposed restoration project, how the study will be conducted, as well as to solicit public input regarding the initial scope of potential issues/alternatives to be addressed, and to identify those issues/alternatives that should be analyzed further, or eliminated, based on their significance and effects on the environment.  The information from the public meeting will be used in the development of an Environmental Assessment in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) requirements.  This notice serves as an invitation for the public to attend.  The public will be provided an opportunity for questions and comments.

Location:      Brownsville Public Utilities Board

                        1425 Robinhood Drive

Brownsville, Texas 78521

Time: 6 – 8 p.m.

We are soliciting comments/concerns on opportunities for resaca restoration, enhancement, and potential improvement to flood protection and water supply.  The primary purpose of the study is ecosystem restoration.  Specifically, public input is requested concerning: 

  • Opportunities for habitat creation, restoration, enhancement, or protection of the three resacas (Resacas de la Guerra, Resaca del Rancho Viejo, and Town Resaca);

  • Preliminary alternatives.

    All interested parties are invited to provide input to this study.  Please send your comments or questions regarding this notice or mailing list updates to the address shown on the first page of this notice.  Written input can also be submitted and is requested by April 15th, 2016.  If we can provide further information, contact the study manager, Ms. Ellie Covington, Planning Lead, Plan Formulation Section, Regional Planning and Environmental Center, by phone at (409) 766-3853 or by email at