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Sept. 6, 2017MARYVILLE, Mo. |  By: Elliott

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers holds public meetings on Grand River watershed

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting a series of public meetings next week to discuss a project in the Grand River Basin.

The meetings will cover the Corps of Engineers' plan to partner with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources and the Missouri Department of Conservation to examine issues in the Lower Grand River watershed. Executive Director of the Green Hills Regional Planning Commission Randy Railsback says the watershed is in rough shape. The Corps of Engineers is looking for ways to address problems with the watershed through a Grand River Basin Feasibility Study. Railsback says the study is very important.

Next week the Corps of Engineers will hold a seriesd of meetings to get public input on the situation. The meetings will be held Tuesday, Sept. 12, from 5-7 p.m. at the General John J. Pershing Boyhood Home in Laclede; Wednesday, Sept. 13, from 5-7 p.m. at the Keytesville Community Center; and Thursday, Sept. 14, from 5-7 p.m. at the Milan Community Center.