River Commission schedules high water inspection trip
VICKSBURG, Miss. – The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual high-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River April 7-11, 2014.
Four public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI in selected towns along the river so commission members have the opportunity to meet with local partners, stakeholders and residents and hear their concerns, ideas and issues.
The meeting places, dates and times are as follows: April 7, 9 a.m., Tiptonville, Tenn. (Riverfront Park); April 8, 9 a.m. Helena, Ark. (Helena Harbor Boat Ramp); April 9, 9 a.m., Greenville, Miss. (City Front); and April 11, 9 a.m., New Orleans, La. (Thalia Street Wharf, Port of New Orleans).