NR 19-046: Public workshops set for Old Hickory Lake’s shoreline management plan update

Nashville District Public Affairs
Published Sept. 23, 2019

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 23, 2019) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s Old Hickory Lake Resource Management Office is holding two public workshops for its shoreline management plan update.

The public workshops are 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019 at Gallatin High School located at 700 Dan P. Herron Drive, Gallatin, TN 37066; and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019 at Wilson County School District located at 415 Harding Drive, Lebanon, TN 37087.

The purpose of these workshops is to provide stakeholders with an opportunity to propose improvements to the current 2014 Shoreline Management Plan.

Biologist Jacob Albers said that public ideas, comments, and requests received at these workshops helps Old Hickory Lake meet their goal of effective and balanced long-range management of the shoreline resources of the lake.

Proposed changes to the plan include a requirement for new owners to provide a recorded plat with allocated area prepared by licensed surveyor and a requirement to install 4-by-4 wooden posts on all surveyed property corners adjacent to public property.

A draft copy of the Shoreline Management Plan is posted on the USACE Digital Library at and copies are being made available for review at both workshops.

Written comments and requests are accepted at the workshops or can be mailed to the Old Hickory Lake Resource Manager’s Office at No. 5 Power Plant Road, Hendersonville, TN 37075 or e-mailed to  All mailed comments and requests must be received by the Resource Manager’s Office no later than Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019 to be considered.

Call the Old Hickory Lake Resource Manager’s Office at 615-822-4846 or 615-847-2395 for more information about the public workshops and shoreline management plan update.

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Bill Peoples
Lee Roberts

Release no. 19-035