Forum staff reports, Published January 07 2013
Meeting set Tuesday on Oxbow ring levee optionFARGO – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in cooperation with the Flood Diversion Board of Authority will host a meeting tonight for landowners in the Oxbow, Bakke and Hickson area affected by the proposed Fargo-Moorhead diversion channel.
The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. with an open house at Bennett Elementary School, 2500 58th Ave. S., in Fargo.
A formal presentation will begin at 6:30 p.m.
For more information, contact Terry Williams, project manager for the corps, at (651) 290-5517.
The corps and Diversion Authority are investigating the option of building a ring levee for the three communities.
The meeting will focus on affected properties and seek input on whether a ring levee is the preferred course of action.