Date: 5/30/18 1:21 pm
From: Chuck Berman <cberman129...> [ILbirds] <ILbirds-noreply...>
Subject: Re: IBET Floating water park devastating to Montrose sanctuary your opinion needed
The park district killed the proposal forever Monday. Yay.
Chuck Berman
Oak Park

On Wed, May 30, 2018 at 1:44 PM <connie60625...> [ILbirds] <
<ILbirds-noreply...> wrote:

> I just read the email from Alderman Cappleman about a proposed water park
> at Montrose Beach - see below. Personally, I'm concerned that this will be
> devastating to the Magic Hedge bird refuge at Montrose Point, and to the
> lakeshore experience in general.COMMENT PERIOD IS ONLY UNTIL JUNE 5.
> --------------------------------------------
> NOTE from Ald. Cappleman: I learned for the first time this weekend about
> a proposed floating water park at Montrose Beach. After connecting with the
> Chicago Park District, I found out that this is a very preliminary request
> from a vendor that is also considering other locations. Even if the project
> moves forward--which is far from definite--it would not happen this summer.
> Click here to view what is being proposed. The project would require
> permission from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the Corps is
> currently accepting public comments about the proposal. If you would like
> to register your concerns, you need to act quickly: The public comment
> period ends Tuesday, June 5. Comments can be submitted to Michael Murphy at
> the Corps of Engineers at (312) 846-5538 or by email to
> <Michael.J.Murphy...>, and should include your name, address
> and phone number. My office also will be tracking constituent comments and
> concerns regarding this proposal, and you can submit your comments here:
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