AUGUST 12, 2010

Public workshop scheduled for City of Orofino Transportation Plan

   A public workshop for the City of Orofino Transportation Plan is scheduled for the following date: Thursday, Aug. 26 from 5-7 p.m. at City Hall; Clearwater County residents are invited to attend.

   At the public meeting information will be presented and public comments gathered on the city-wide Transportation Plan a planning document that is being developed by the City. The purpose of the Transportation Plan is to effectively understand, plan for and implement improvements to the transportation facilities within the City of Orofino over the next 20 years. Public input is essential to identifying current and anticipated issues and concerns as well as formulating acceptable solutions for the future.

   This workshop will provide an opportunity for stakeholders in the project and the general public to meet the officials and engineers who are developing the plan, offer written comments and participate in interviews to help identify and discuss important transportation related issues. Several exhibits will be presented at the workshop to share findings and show recommended projects.

   Additional information can be obtained by calling John Watson, P.E. , Project Manager, at Riedesel Engineering at 208-743-3818 or Rick Laam, City Administrator, at 208-476-4725.