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Billings, Mont.
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Released On: July 13, 2005

Canyon Ferry Reservoir Working Group to Meet August 10, 2005
The Canyon Ferry Working Group will meet on August 10, 2005, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. The meeting will take place at Our Lady of the Lake Church, 8375 Canyon Ferry Road, Helena, Montana. The meeting is open to the public and all interested persons are encouraged to attend. The Working Group has four committees, Recreation & Operations, Land Use & Environment, Access & Transportation, and Commercial Services to better address specific topics of interest.

Agenda for August 10:

  • New initiative - shoreline management plan
  • Recap of 2004-2005 projects
    • White Earth Campground
    • Broadwater Bay excavation
    • Yacht Basin concession contract
  • 2006 Plans
    • Court Sheriff campground upgrade
    • Parking lot at Yacht Basin Marina
    • Concession contract at Kim's Marina
    • Chalet day use vs. overnight use
    • Asphalt millings for roads

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