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Congressman Jason Smith

Representing the 8th District of Missouri

Congressman Jason Smith organizes open Town Hall Meeting at Clara Drinkwater Library to discuss Mississippi River Levels and surrounding Levees

Dec 30, 2015
Press Release

Cape Girardeau, MO – On Thursday, December 31, 2015 at 4pm, Congressman Jason Smith invites residents and media to speak directly with the Army Corps on the recent record rainfall and current levels on the Mississippi River. The meeting will provide an opportunity for the Army Corps and others to give a status update on current river levels, projected levels, and what the plan is for each levee. After the update, residents and the media will have a chance to ask questions.

WHO:        U.S. Congressman Jason Smith (MO-08)

Major General Wehr, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Valley Division

Colonel Anderson, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Valley Division

Sam E. Angel, Mississippi River Valley Commission

                    The Honorable Norma Jean Mattei, Mississippi River Valley Commission

WHAT:       Status update and discussion on recent record rainfall and Levee integrity

WHERE:    Clara Drinkwater Library, 105 E Marshall St, Charleston, MO     

WHEN:     Thursday, December 31, 4pm

***Members of the media are invited to the meeting***