The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District is hosting a virtual public meeting to kick-off the Mosquito Creek Lake Master Plan revision. The corps is seeking public input about environmental and recreational topics to consider during the master plan revision process.
WHO: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District.
WHAT: Pittsburgh District is hosting a virtual public scoping meeting to collect community input for suggested changes to the Mosquito Creek Lake Master Plan. The virtual meeting will be conducted through a WebEx application and consist of a presentation and breakout sessions. Participants will be able to ask questions and submit comments on the environmental, recreational, safety, cultural and historical resources at Mosquito Creek Lake.
After the meeting, comments may be submitted via email, mail or phone call. To submit a comment via email, comments must be sent to Jamison.M.Conley@usace.army.mil with the subject line “Mosquito Creek Lake Master Plan Update Comments.” To submit a comment via mail, address the letter to “U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Comments, 2961 Warren Meadville Road, Cortland, OH 44410” or at the comment box outside the Mosquito Lake State Park Office at 1439 State Route 305, Cortland, OH 44410. To submit a comment via phone, call 330-638-0032 ext. 0007 and leave the comment through voicemail.
The comment period will open on Oct. 14 and will close on Nov. 13.
WHEN: 6 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, October 14.
Participants can join the virtual meeting at https://usace1.webex.com/meet/PittsburghDistrict. To join the meeting, participants must enter the link into their browser, select “Call Me,” enter their phone number and click ‘Join the Meeting’.
Participants who are unable to join the WebEx meeting can join the meeting via phone:
USA Toll-Free: (844) 800-2712
Access Code: 199 341 3549
Security Code: 1234 (if prompted)
The public can review the current master plan, propose revisions and find additional information about the meeting at: https://www.lrp.usace.army.mil/Missions/Recreation/Lakes/Mosquito-Creek-Lake/Mosquito-Creek-Lake-Master-Plan/.
WHY: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers regulations require master plans to be periodically reviewed to ensure they meet current public and environmental needs. The master plan guides the use of government-owned and leased lands around Mosquito Creek Lake. Community input is critical to the master plan updates and will affect the management and usage of Mosquito Creek Lake for the next 25 years.
Media can contact the Public Affairs office at CELRP-PA@usace.army.mil.
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