SAVE THE CANALS
STOP THE FLOODING
😳 The issue: The City of Detroit is moving to permanently close the Jefferson Chalmers historic canals from the Detroit River in a misguided attempt to stop flooding in the neighborhood. This is a major error.
💡 The solution: We must band together as residents of Jefferson Chalmers, local business owners, and people who enjoy the canals to fight this poor decision and implement an appropriate substitute to destroying a historic treasure.
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The Jefferson Chalmers Neighborhood Party + BBQ
This Sunday at 3PM - 6PM. Meet your neighbors, get a good meal, and have a good time.We'll have a shuttle bus circulating to get guests without transportation. Bus details to follow.
1. The official 200-page Army Corps of Engineering draft plan for canal closure and other flood mitigation plans: click here2. The City of Detroit/HUD Disaster Recovery Plan information center with documents, budgets, and updates: click here3. Direct email address for City of Detroit disaster recovery plan questions and comments: firstname.lastname@example.org
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