Army Corps of Engineers Holds Arroyo Seco Restoration Study Meeting in Sycamore Grove

Public Meeting, January 21, 2015 January 21, 2015 — Residents of Northeast Los Angeles and other Arroyo Seco communities met at Ramona Hall to get the latest news on Arroyo Seco Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study and share their questions and ideas on Arroyo Seco Restoration. Hosted by Loyd Kattro of the Arroyo Seco Neighborhood Council and sponsored by Councilmember Gil Cedillo, the meeting included an overview of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Arroyo and a public question and answer session. You can view the Corps' presentation in the sidebar.

The Arroyo Seco Foundation presented on our Arroyo River Parks planning framework and shared the Arroyo River Parks video featuring Outreach Coordinator Tim Martinez, which you can watch below.

Other topics of community interest included groundwater, the arts, public open space, community development, education, and the celebration of place.

The Corps is planning another public meeting in March. We will continue to update about the Arroyo Seco Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study and opporunities for public participation.

Study Schedule

As part of their presentation, the USACE also presented the following Study schedule for the next two years.

  • Spring 2015 — Alternative Milestone
  • Winter 2015 — Tentatively Selected Plan
  • Spring 2016 — Concurrent Public, Technical, Policy, and Legal Review
  • Fall 2016 — State and Agency Review
  • Spring 2017 — Chief's Report