The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will hold a public meeting to discuss potential revisions to the Benbrook Lake Master Plan at 6:30 pm. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, at the Benbrook Senior Center, 1010 Mercedes St., 76126.
Key topics include revised land classifications, new natural and recreational resource management objectives, recreation facility needs and invasive species management. Revisions will not address in detail the technical operational aspects of the reservoir related to the water supply or flood risk management.
The meeting will begin with a brief overview of the Master Plan and will allow time to view maps, ask questions and provide written comments about the project. Public participation is critical to the successful revision of the Master Plan, and the USACE wants to hear from you.
The Master Plan revision information can be reviewed at: http://tiny.cc/masterplan. In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act and other applicable laws and regulations, a 30-day written comment period begins the same day. The Corps’ full Public Notice can be read at: http://tiny.cc/publicnotice
Benbrook Lake is completely under the authority of the USACE. Questions pertaining to the meeting and proposed revisions can be emailed to CESWF-PER-Benbrook@usace.army.mil or presented at the public meeting. They also can be mailed to:
Joshua Quiring, Project Manager, CESWF-PEC-TMU.S. Army Corps of Engineers Regional Planning and Environmental Center, Fort Worth District,P.O. Box 17300Fort Worth, TX 76102-0300