U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was the host to the 2nd stakeholders meeting Feb 06 2008
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Fulfilling a commitment to continue working with
stakeholders, the Corps hosted a second partnership meeting on
campgrounds at DeGray, Greeson and Ouachita lakes. The meeting is to come up
with potential partnership options for the remainder of 2008.
Partnership means sharing of responsibilities to maximize both service and
number of campgrounds open. By assuming some of the activities at the
campsites, stakeholders free up resources for the Corps to open more
Ideas under consideration include leasing some campgrounds, revising some
campgrounds schedules, adjusting service levels of garbage collection,
security, water and electricity, partial openings and or combinations of all
of the above. The options are designed to continue improving service within
An earlier meeting between the Corps and stakeholders, including
congressional staff; created a launching pad for a future solution.
A second meeting has been scheduled for February 11.
Interested persons can provide written comments and
questions concerning the campgrounds to:
Brenda Meeks, Project Manager
Ouachita Project Management Office
PO Box 370
Mountain Pine, Arkansas 71956
RELEASE February 11, 2008
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
This partnering with impacted stakeholders should produce a
better solution than the Vicksburg District could come up with alone,â€ said
Col. Michael C. Wehr, Commander of the Vicksburg District.
The district had to close some campgrounds during the winter months in order
to maximize service during the busier summer season. Most campgrounds will
also be open, with limited servicing for the spring season beginning March
19. The current schedule is tentative pending the results of the
For a full schedule go to
www.mvk.usace.army.mil and click on
Arkansas lakes campgroundsâ€.