Flood Protection Announcement

April 09 2021 09:30 aaa

On Friday, April 9, Senator John Hoeven, joined by Senator Amy Klobuchar and Governor Doug Burgum, will meet with officials from the Fargo-Moorhead region and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to discuss recent progress made on building permanent flood protection in the Red River Valley. Immediately following, Hoeven will hold a press conference to announce the details of a new contract for construction of a critical aspect of the flood protection project. This announcement follows Hoeven’s efforts as a member of the Senate Energy and Water Development Appropriations Committee, through which he has worked to secure increased funding for the Corps’ construction account in annual appropriations legislation and ensure the project receives funding in Corps work plans.

            When:              9:30 a.m. CT – Roundtable in Council Chambers

                                    10:15 a.m. CT – Press Conference in Atrium                             

             Where:            Fargo City Hall

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