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Louis Moore
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Released On: March 18, 2013

Reclamation to Hold Lake Berryessa Community Forum Meeting Wednesday, March 27, in Winters, Calif.

WINTERS, Calif. – The Bureau of Reclamation will hold the next meeting of the Lake Berryessa Community Forum on Wednesday, March 27, in Winters, Calif. Forum meetings are designed to promote public input regarding future recreation opportunities and services at Lake Berryessa. The public is invited to attend the Forum meeting which will be held:

Wednesday, March 27
1:30-3:30 p.m.
Public Safety Facility Training Room
700 Main Street
Winters, CA  95694

At the previous meeting on Feb. 27, the Forum’s Coordinating Team members were introduced and the Forum charter and ground rules were discussed. Discussion topics at the March 27 meeting will include the effects of budget sequestration on Reclamation operations; the timeline, plan and budget for concession services; and the naming of the lake’s concession areas.

Reclamation is working to implement the Lake Berryessa Visitor Services Plan Record of Decision and provide for recreation within the lake’s concession areas for the 2013 recreation season. Reclamation’s goal continues to be to provide safe and enjoyable recreation experiences for visitors to Lake Berryessa.

To be added to the Lake Berryessa email or mailing list or to request special assistance to attend the March 27 meeting, please contact Janet Sierzputowski, Public Affairs Office, at 916-978-5112
(TTY 916-978-5608) or jsierzputowski@usbr.gov.

Lake Berryessa is managed by Reclamation’s Central California Area Office as part of the Solano Project. Additional information is available at http://www.usbr.gov/mp/ccao/berryessa/index.html.

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