Nov 18, 2021 1:02 PM

Smoky Hill River Renewal Project update open house Dec. 1

Posted Nov 18, 2021 1:02 PM
<b>Artist's concept of Founders Park Plaza.</b> Image courtesy City of Salina
Artist's concept of Founders Park Plaza. Image courtesy City of Salina

By SALINA POST

Get an update on the Smoky Hill River Renewal Project during an open house and presentation on Dec. 1.

The event is scheduled for 5:30-7 p.m. Dec. 1 in the Great Plains Manufacturing Convention Hall of Tony's Pizza Events Center, 800 The Midway.

Those attending can view exhibits and speak with project representatives. A formal presentation about the project is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. and is estimated to last approximately 30 minutes.

The presentation also will be broadcast on the City of Salina's Facebook page and on Cox Cable Channel 20.

The update is scheduled to include the following, according to information from the City of Salina.

●United States Army Corps of Engineer - Section 1135 Smoky Hill River Renewal Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study

●City of Salina – Smoky Hill River Renewal Project

"Public input has been continuously incorporated into the Smoky Hill River Renewal Project throughout the planning process. The public is once again being asked to provide feedback, prior to the project moving into the design and construction of Phase I of the Smoky Hill River Renewal Project," the city noted in a news release.

ADA Notice: For needed accommodations, contact Community Relations at [email protected] or (785)309-5745, (785)309-5747 (TDD) between the hours of 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Every effort will be made to offer reasonable accommodations for known disabilities.

For further information about the project, visit salinaks.gov/riverrenewal.