[fosc] Chimes Creek update

Amirzehni, Gus gamirzehni at oaklandnet.com
Fri Jan 13 11:40:06 PST 2006


This is to notify the receipients of the email below that due to staff
conflicts the City's community meeting about the proposed Chimes Creek Sewer
rehabilitation project has been re-scheduled as follows: 
 
Date:    February 1, 2006
Time:    6 pm to 8 pm
Location:    Eastmont Police Substation (2651 - 73rd Avenue, Oakland)
_____________________________ 
Gus Amirzehni, PE 
Engineering Division 
Public Works Agency 
510.238.6601 (Tel)  510.238-7227 (Fax) 
250 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Suite 4314 
Oakland, CA 94612-2033 
www.oaklandnet.com 
 
 
 

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Subject: Chimes Creek update



The Chimes Creek website ( www.chimescreek.com ) has been updated with
photos and correspondence with the City on what's happened over the past
several weeks as the winter storms get underway. Despite all the
reassurances by the experts, ("the project will make your creek much
better!") we've already seen a number of disgusting sewer overflows into the
Creek, not to mention flooding and loss of private property. We are also
still questioning the decision made by the City to issue a mostly
"administrative" Category II Creek Permit for work done in the Ridgemont
Basin, near the headwaters of Chimes Creek. Find out more about why we think
the City violated its own Creek Protection Ordinance. 


If you are interested in finding out how the City is planning to
rehabilitate the leaking sewer lines in the Creek, plan on attending a
community meeting that has been scheduled to discuss this project. This is a
project that should have been completed last year but was postponed until
this spring because the city engineers could not complete the drawings and
obtain the necessary permits before last October. 


Wed. Jan 25, 2006 

6 pm 

at the Eastmont Police Station (2651 73rd Ave.) 

contact Gus Amirzehni 510-238-6601 for more information. 

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Read about the mighty little creek that runs through Leona Quarry: 

www.chimescreek.com 



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