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LLPS Quarterly Membership Meeting Thursday, Jan 16th

LLPS Quarterly Membership Meeting

 Thursday, Jan 16, 2014

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Guest Speaker: Steve Jenkins, Chief, Field Operations, Al. Dept. of Environmental Management (ADEM)

 

Geographic Area of Particular Concern (GAPC) nomination update and possible alternate designation as Outstanding Alabama Water (OAW)

 

 

Little Lagoon Preservation Society (LLPS) invites members and the general public to attend a quarterly membership meeting on Thursday, Jan 16, 5:30 PM, at the Adult Activity Center in Gulf Shores.  The first 30 minutes (5:30 to 6:00) is an opportunity to mingle and enjoy refreshments with LLPS members, officers, guest speakers, and the general public. 

 

Guest Speaker Abstract- Mr. Jenkins will give us a brief bibliography, and update us on the latest happenings with the Little Lagoon nomination as a GAPC.  He will then explain a possible alternative designation, Outstanding Alabama Water, and then compare and contrast GAPC vs OAW process and tell us why OAW designation might be a good fit for Little Lagoon.

 

Other topics to be discussed following our guest speaker include:

 

            1) Little Lagoon Pass/Bridge Reconstruction- Review of construction kick off meeting.  Pass currently under dredging trigger.

            2) GAPC Update- Review meeting results ADEM and COGS.

            3) Membership Recruiting

            4) Request for help from ADEM and ADPH- Review reply from agencies on "what should our level of concern be"

            5)Treasurer Report

 

The general public is invited to attend this event and encouraged to join our non-profit society.  LLPS strives to: “Preserve and improve the quality of life on and around Little Lagoon by: 1) Endeavoring to assure that the quality of water in the Little Lagoon is maintained to the highest standards set by the appropriate State and Federal regulatory agencies and 2) Banding together as a group to influence items of interest or concern to the majority of the membership to include: a) Endeavoring to protect the lagoon and surrounding wetlands and wildlife habitat, and b) Monitoringlocal, state and federal governments as an advocate and watchdog group to influence matters that might impact Little Lagoon”.  Please visit us at www.littlelagoon.org


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