Cancelled Due to Weather

Posted: December 9, 2013 in Meetings

The Commonsense PRC in Thayer has cancelled their meeting tonight due to poor road conditions and the meetings for the Ozark Scenic Riverway have also been cancelled and rescheduled. Here is the announcement on the Scenic Riverway meetings:

Ozark Riverways Reschedules Public Meetings
VAN BUREN MO:   Superintendent Bill Black announced today that the public meetings for the Draft General Management Plan have been rescheduled due to the recent winter storm and poor condition of many roads in the vicinity of Ozark National Scenic Riverways.  States Superintendent Black, “We want to consider the safety of the public and our staff, and wish to avoid unnecessary travel that would put anyone in harm’s way.”
The public meetings have been rescheduled to the following dates:
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Van Buren Youth & Community Center
Intersection of Business Highway 60 and D Highway, Van Buren, MO  63965
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Open House
8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Wilderness Hearing
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Salem City Hall Auditorium
202 North Washington, Salem, MO 65560
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Open House
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center
11715 Cragwold Road, Kirkwood, MO 63122
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Open House
8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Wilderness Hearing
Due to the rescheduled meetings, the public comment period for the Draft Plan has been extended through February 7, 2014.
The Draft Plan may be reviewed online at  Comments may also be submitted on this website.  We look forward to hearing from the public and encourage all to visit the park’s website at or our Facebook page for further updates.  For more information, please contact Dena Matteson at (573) 323-8028 or
 Ozark National Scenic Riverways preserves the free-flowing Current and Jacks Fork Rivers, the surrounding resources, and the unique cultural heritage of the Ozark people.

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