TIOGA, Texas --
Officials with the Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will host an open house public meeting at 6:00 p.m. on March 24 at Tioga High School, 855 McKnight Road, Tioga, Texas 76271, to inform the public of the initiation of the revision to the Ray Roberts Lake Master Plan.
The Master Plan is a vital tool produced and used by USACE to guide the responsible stewardship of USACE administered lands and resources for the benefit of present and future generations. Public participation is critical to the successful revision of the Master Plan. Key topics to be addressed in the revised Master Plan include revised land classifications, new natural and recreational resource management objectives, recreation facility needs, and special topics such as invasive species management. Revision of the Master Plan will not address in detail the technical operational aspects of the reservoir related to the water supply or flood risk management missions of the project.
The open house style public meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. with a brief overview outlining the purpose and scope of the Master Plan, as well as the proposed schedule and opportunities for public involvement. Following the overview will be an opportunity to view maps, ask questions, and provide written comments about the project.
The public meeting information will be available to download at the following USACE website beginning March 24: https://www.swf.usace.army.mil/About/Lakes-and-Recreation-Information/Master-Plan-Updates/Ray-Roberts-Lake/.
Public input is critical to the successful revision of the Master Plan. A 30-day public comment period will begin on Wednesday, March 25, 2020. Comments and questions pertaining to the proposed revision may be submitted at the public meeting, emailed to CESWF-PER-Ray Roberts@usace.army.mil, or mailed to Joshua Quiring: Project Manager, CESWF-PEC-TM, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Regional Planning and Environmental Center, Fort Worth District, P.O. Box 17300, Fort Worth, TX 76102-0300.
Visit the Fort Worth District Web site at: www.swf.usace.army.mil and social media at: https://about.me/usacefortworth