Joint funding of $135,000 from Valdosta and Lowndes County started work on FIM for Skipper Bridge in 2016, with completion announced 22 May 2018.
The item about joint funding with USGS and SRWMD to fund the Skipper Bridge Withlacoochee River Gauge, in addition to the Folsom Bridge Little River Gauge, was the longest item at five minutes yesterday morning.
LAKE video of Lowndes County Commission Work Session 2019-10-21
Valdosta apparently discovered that Skipper Bridge is not in the city limits, so Valdosta will no longer fund that gauge. But the former funding from the Suwannee River Water Management District (SRWMD) plus more from Lowndes County will cover it, if the Lowndes County Commissioners vote for it at 5:30 PM Tonight, after their discussion yesterday morning at the Lowndes County Commission Work Session.
Here’s the LAKE video:
Video: River Gauges @ Lowndes County Commission 2019-10-21
Video by Gretchen Quarterman for Lowndes Area Knowledge Exchange.
-jsq, John S. Quarterman, Suwannee RIVERKEEPER®
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