Lake Jackson Office of Congressman RandyWeber
Attending the meeting was Mike Goodson
FOR Mouth Committee
The meeting was held to raise awareness of the river mouth closure and issues of reopening it to those attending the meeting – Texas General Land Office, Port of Freeport, US Army Corp of Engineers, U.S. Fish and Wildlife, Commissioner Dude Payne and representatives of State Rep. Dennis Bonnen, Senator Joan Huffman and Congressman Randy Weber.
Jim Stark, Executive Director of the Gulf Intracoastal Canal Association also attended the meeting. He has a real interest in things effecting industry on the GIWW. Navigational issues at the Brazos River West Flood Gate will have to worsen to get the attention needed. Stark said he will talk to barge operators to get input on the flood gates.
Overall, still a long way to go!