CCA Forum Tuesday at 7PM

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    There will be a Central Community Alliance public forum Tuesday, January 21st at 7PM in the DEMCO meeting room located at 16262 Wax Road. The speaker will be Dietmar Rietschier and he will be discussing the current status of and providing an update on the Comite River Diversion Canal Project.

    Dietmar Rietschier is the Executive Director for the Amite River Basin Drainage and Water Conservation District (ARBC). He has been with ARBC since 1994. Mr. Rietschier is a strong proponent of a regional watershed approach that integrates all water related issues, such as the amelioration of flooding problems and resolution of water quality issues, under one planning and management process.

    Prior to his work with the Commission, he worked in the private sector with various engineering consulting firms, the Capitol Region Planning Commission on Transportation, planning of federal highway projects for the Baton Rouge urban area, and the City of Denham Springs as Director of the Office of Planning and Public Works.

    Mr. Rietschier is a graduate of LSU with a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture and a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering.

    All Central citizens are welcome to attend.