...and I would suggest including as a topic of discussion the DCR's practice of drawing down the river in advance of a predicted rain event up to 1.5 feet below mean thus allowing storm water erosion of the banks which reduces flood capacity of the river.
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Wayne, I think we need to talk about the differences between the FEMA flood mapping and the Army Corps mapping. If I recall, that was a topic at our last meeting -- was it November or December 2012? Steve Kaiser ======== On 3/10/14, Wayne Chouinard wrote: > Hi Everyone, > > There is still no official authorization of the ABC Flood Group so there > will be no meeting tomorrow evening. > > However, progress is being made towards finalizing the Joint Powers > Agreement between Arlington, Belmont & Cambridge, but it does not appear > that it will be finalized in time for the next meeting scheduled for May 13, > > 2014. In order to prepare for the first the official meeting I would like > to ask whether people would be interested in meeting informally on May 13th > > to re-introduce ourselves to the issues and discuss agenda items we can to > re-start the group with. > > > Please let me know if you are interested in attending an informal May > meeting > or if you have any ideas for preliminary agenda items. > > Thank you, > > Wayne > Wayne A. Chouinard, PE > Town Engineer > Arlington Public Works > 51 Grove Street > Office: (781) 316-3320