Group wants support for South Mountain Regional Detention Basin, Lenape Park and Robinson Branch water storage projects.
The Mayors Council Rahway River Watershed Flood Control has been active talking to local legislators about improvements to river infrastructure and flood mitigation projects. And now, the group will focus on Gov. Christie's response to the matter. Recently, the group met with Congressman Leonard Lance to discuss the status of an Army Corps. of Engineers study. On the Thursday, members of the group will gather to sign a letter to Christie to urge "the acceleration of funding for the South Mountain Regional Detention Basin, Lenape Park and Robinson Branch storage projects," according to Cranford's Dan Aschenbach. Members of the group include Millburn Mayor Sandra Haimoff, Springfield Mayor David Amlen, Union Mayor Clifton People, Cranford …
The Mayors Council Rahway River Watershed Flood Control will be meeting at municipal Building on Dec. 13 at 7:30p.m. to update residents.
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Saturday, December 8, 2012
The Mayors Council Rahway River Watershed Flood Control will be meeting at the Cranford Municipal Building on Thursday Dec. 13 at 7:30p.m. to update residents on the progress of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers evaluation of flood mitigation projects, including the development of the South Mountain Regional Detention Basin. Parking for the event will be across the street from the municipal building, which is still under repair from the damage brought by Hurricane Irene. ---Dan Aschenbach, Mayors Council Rahway River Watershed Flood Control Editor's Note: The following is a list of Patch coverage dating back to Oct. 2011, related to the Mayors Council on Rahway River Watershed Flood Control…