During Tuesday’s Rockingham City Council meeting, the council will get an update on the status of the Hitchcock Creek Recreation Plan/Canoe Trail.
Matt Rice, associate director of Southeast Conservation with American Rivers, a non profit organization dedicated to the protection and restoration of North America’s rivers, will make the presentation.
American Rivers has partnered with the city for the Hitchcock Creek project and has provided funding to remove Steele’s Mill Dam.
In the agenda for Tuesday night, city staff wrote “American Rivers is the leading national group to restore and protect our country’s rivers and we have been very fortunate to have their expertise and experience put in place to help with Hitchcock Creek and Pee Dee River flow issues.”
Other items on the agenda Tuesday night include a presentation of the Rockingham Fire Department’s annual report for 2009, and a consideration for adopting a resolution honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The council will also go into closed session in accordance with state statute 143-318.11 (a)5 to discuss a real estate matter.
The meeting is at 7:30 p.m. at City Hall, located at 514 Rockingham Road, Rockingham.
Staff writer Eren Tataragasi can be reached at (910) 997-3111 ext. 19 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.