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Town hall meeting for Eagle Lake July 23



Aerial photo of Eagle Lake flooding. Photo courtesy Ann Dahl.

The Eagle Lake Matters website has announced a town hall for residents of the flooded community and surrounding areas affected by the Yazoo Backwater Flood.

The meeting will be held Tuesday, July 23, at 5:30 p.m. at the Warren County Courthouse, 1009 Cherry St., Vicksburg, in the 2nd Floor courtroom.

On the panel:

  • Mr. Scott Coopwood, Region II & Vice Chairman for Mississippi Commission Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks and owner of Delta Business Journal
  • Joe Girot, Federal Coordination Officer for FEMA for the State of Mississippi
  • Greg Michel, Director of MEMA
  • Peter Nimrod, Mississippi Levee Board
  • Drew Smith, Chief of Water Management, Vicksburg District Corps of Engineers
  • Ryan Jones, Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks
  • Warren County Board of Supervisors, all supervisors should be in attendance
  • John Elfer, Warren County Emergency Management Director
  • Ben Luckett, Warren County Tax Assessor
  • Martin Pace, Warren County Sheriff
  • Jan Daige – Circuit Clerk
  • Jerry Briggs, Warren County Fire Coordinator
  • Kevin Ford, State Representative

Other representatives from various agencies will be in attendance.


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