Tamarack Lake Update – MEETING ON 3-27-2019 PART 2

Posted on March 5, 2019


Update as of March 5, 2019 on Tamarack Lake is that the PA Fish and Boat Commission received the permits for construction from the DEP Division of Dam Safety on June 2nd, 2017.  The project moved through the stages of the DGS process to clear, accept proposals and award the project for construction.  Thomas Construction of Grove City, PA was awarded the project and CONSTRUCTION BEGAN IN LATE NOVEMBER OF 2017.  Estimated time line includes a completion date for construction will be MID SPRING of 2019.  Refilling of the lake will begin in 2019 and take some time as milestones will have to be met.  Final landscaping and grass work will not be completed UNTIL SPRING-SUMMER of 2019.

A SECOND MEETING WILL BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27, 2019 FROM 5:30PM TO 6:30PM AT THE WEST MEAD TOWNSHIP BUILDING DEALING SPECIFICALLY WITH WHAT PEOPLE CAN DO TO IDENTIFY AND KEEP INVASIVE SPECIES OUT OF THE LAKE AND HOW TO HELP ATTRACT BETTER FISH WITH HABITAT MANAGEMENT IN THE LAKE.  CLICK HERE FOR THE SEMINAR INFORMATION AVAILABLE HERE AT Tamarack Seminar-2019.   THE MEETING WILL BE TAPED AND WILL BE SHOWN BY ARMSTRONG CABLE ON CHANNEL 23 AND 100 AT VARIOUS TIMES.  THE MEADVILLE TRIBUNE WILL ALSO DO A STORY THAT WILL BE RUN IN THE NEWSPAPER. 

As both Tamarack Lake Dam areas are still considered a construction site, please remember no one is permitted to be on site other than Thomas Construction employees and subcontractors.  The property is not available to the general public.  Please remember to slow down when traveling in the area and to keep a safe distance from the construction site, as there will be slow moving, big construction equipment and lots of large trucks hauling materials in and around the area.

 

 

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