Fargo City Commissioner Tony Grindberg and Col. Samuel Calkins of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers traveled to the North Dakota Legislature this week to discuss the FM Area Diversion Project.
The presentation, made to the Senate Appropriations Committee, included information about the Corps plans to begin construction on the Diversion Inlet Control Structure and the federal commitment to the Project.
The Senate Appropriations Committee is considering House Bill 1020 that includes $66.5 Million for the Project. The State of North Dakota has pledged a total of $570 Million to help support permanent flood protection for Fargo and surrounding communities in Cass County.
- Hoeven: Signing of PPA at $750 Million, New P3 Account in Budget Advance Red River Flood Protection, Implementation of Plan B — March 25, 2019
- North Dakota legislature and Governor sign off on $66.5 Million for FM Area Diversion Project — April 26, 2017
- Open meeting notice – Tuesday, April 16, 2019 — April 15, 2019
- U.S. Army Corps includes $20M for FM Area Diversion Project in its FY2017 Work Plan — May 25, 2017