Virtual Public Meeting For Lake Yaeger Watershed

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The Illinois EPA Bureau of Water is holding public meeting on  Aug. 6 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. If you are concerned about the water quality in Lake Lou Yaeger, this meeting should be of interest to you.  

The purpose of the meeting is to provide an opportunity for the public to receive information and comment on the draft report concerning how to lower the impairments of phosphorus and suspended solids in the Lake Lou Yaeger Watershed.  

The reference for this draft report is at https://www2.illinois.gov/epa/public-notices/Pages/general-notices.aspx. Area residents are encouraged to participate in the Webex event on Aug. 6 using event number 133 554 7341 and event password Watershed.

You may connect to the meeting by computer or telephone.  You can log in or call in beginning at 9:45 a.m.  You will be muted upon entry into the meeting.  There will be a brief introduction by IEPA followed by a PowerPoint presentation CDM Smith.  Public comments will follow.

By computer, enter the link https://illinois.webex.com/illinois/onstage/g.php?MTID=e1e924de1b264e86f3401617be0a906b9. Enter your information (name and email address) and click the “join now” button. You may be prompted for an event number or event password, shown above. 

An audio connection is required. The best option for connecting is to use the “call me” option. From the “select audio connection,” drop down, and select “call me, then input or select your telephone number.

By smartphone browser or other electronic device, enter the link https://illinois.webex.com/illinois/onstage/g.php?MTID=e1e924de1b264e86f3401617be0a906b9 and click “join.” You will be prompted to download/install the Cisco Webex mobile app. Once the app has installed click the above link again, enter your name and email address and press “join.” 

By dial-in phone, call 1-415-655-0002. You will be prompted to enter the access code or meeting number. Enter the event number 133 554 7341 and then press the pound sign. You will be prompted to enter your attendee I.D. number. You do not need to enter a number; just press the pound sign. If you would like to make comments on the report at the virtual meeting, please make your request to Barb Lieberoff, Office of Community Relations at barb.lieberoff@illinois.gov or by phone at 217-524-3038 no later than 5 p.m.  on Tuesday, Aug. 4.

Thank you in advance and please stay safe.

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