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Public Meeting on Dam Rehabilitation Plans

By Sam Miller
A public meeting on proposed dam rehabilitation projects in Wayne County will be held later this month. Four dams are planned to be rehabilitated in the county to provide flood protection to Honesdale and other downstream floodplains. The onsite meeting will be held May 20th at 6 p.m. in the Wayne County Courthouse located at 925 Court Street in Honesdale, as well as virtually through Microsoft Teams. Rehabilitation of the following four dams is being planned: Dam No. PA-413 (Garrett Dam); Dam No. PA-415 (Varcoe Dam); Dam No. PA-419 (Martin Dam), and Dam No. PA-421 (Finkleday Dam). If you require special accommodations, the virtual meeting link, or for further information on the meeting, please contact Heather Smeltz, NRCS Civil Engineer, at (717) 237-2214 or [email protected] by May 18, 2021