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Dredging project requires funding

July 15, 2013

SILVER CREEK — Chautauqua County Execu-tive Greg Edwards and Chautauqua County Legis-lator George Borrello (R-Irving) recently met with representatives of the U.S....

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MatthiasJ

Jul-15-13 3:53 AM

If the funding is available, it is a much needed project. In addition to the sediment, there is likely a lot of other debris underwater from past flooding when boats have been damaged and docks completely ripped out. There is new development along the 5 & 20 corridor which will increase tourist traffic into the area and make Sunset even more attractive for boaters( if they can launch)

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225522

Jul-15-13 7:23 AM

These projects need set aside monies over a few years. We know we will need the work done. Why wait for funding the total project at the last minute? Most people do not run their household money needs as this project is trying to accomplish.

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hadenough

Jul-15-13 9:25 AM

Here is another instance not unlike the problems in Dunkirk where the people knowing for years the water level is dropping and that dredging needs to happen. Yet these same people wait until the eleventh our to make their pitch for emergency dredging. It seems that the entire area is suffering from some kind of procrastination problem. Instead of being proactive and starting the ball in motion years ago they wait and then make these heart breaking pleas that people are supposed to jump and get stated on their problem. Well folks you are at the end of the line for the Corps of Engineers and I doubt your situation rates as an emergency.

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