NR 19-050: Public workshop for Cordell Hull Lake’s Master Plan Revision scheduled

Nashville District Public Affairs
Published Nov. 21, 2019
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that the Cordell Hull Lake staff is holding a public workshop 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019 the lake’s Resource Manager’s Office in Carthage, Tenn. The staff is also available from noon to 4 p.m. to discuss changes and receive comments. (USACE photo by Ashley Webster)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that the Cordell Hull Lake staff is holding a public workshop 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019 the lake’s Resource Manager’s Office in Carthage, Tenn. The staff is also available from noon to 4 p.m. to discuss changes and receive comments. (USACE photo by Ashley Webster)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 21, 2019) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces a public workshop is being held 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019 at the Cordell Hull Lake Resource Manager’s Office in Carthage, Tenn. The staff is also available from noon to 4 p.m. during an open house to discuss possible changes and receive comments.

The purpose of this workshop and open house is to provide the public with an opportunity to comment on the proposed improvements to the 1968 Design Memorandum 7B, Master Plan, Cordell Hull Project. An associated draft Environmental Assessment (EA) is also available for review and comment and has a concurrent public comment period.

Resource Manager Mark Herd said this gives the public an opportunity to review the elements that make up the Master Plan and provide comments. There will be no formal presentation so interested parties can stop by any time.

A link to the draft copy of the revised Master Plan and Environmental Assessment can be viewed prior to the public events by visiting https://usace.contentdm.oclc.org/digital/collection/p16021coll7/id/6252 and will also be available for review the day of the public workshops.  

The public can request a copy of the documents by emailing a request to CordellHullLake@usace.army.mil. Written comments and requests will be accepted at the workshop, open house, emailed to CordellHullLake@usace.army.mil or mailed to the Cordell Hull Lake Resource Manager’s Office at 71 Corps Lane, Carthage, TN 37030.  All comments and requests must be received by the Resource Manager’s Office no later than Friday, Jan. 10, 2020 to be considered.

The Cordell Hull Lake Resource Manager’s Office is located at 71 Corps Lane, Carthage, TN 37030.

For any questions pertaining to the public workshop or the Master Plan Revision, please call the Cordell Hull Lake Resource Manager’s Office at (615) 735-1034.

(The public can obtain news, updates and information from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District on the district’s website at www.lrn.usace.army.mil, on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/nashvillecorps and on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/nashvillecorps. The public can also follow Cordell Hull Lake on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/cordellhulllake.)


Contact
Bill Peoples
615-736-7161
chief.public-affairs@usace.army.mil
or
Lee Roberts
615-736-7161
chief.public-affairs@usace.army.mil

Release no. 19-039