Meetings

Public involvement and feedback are vital to the success of the proposed Battleship Texas (BB-35) Dry Berth Project. As the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) and the Department of the Navy (the Navy) move forward with processes set forth by the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), the public will be provided with multiple opportunities to provide feedback about the proposed project.

TPWD and NAVSEA accepted proposals for any reasonable alternatives to the dry berth through May 31, 2012. No alternatives were proposed. 

 


 

May 20, 2011 StakeHolders Meeting

TPWD hosted the first stakeholder involvement opportunity for the Battleship Texas Dry Berth Project in May of 2011. This workshop provided key stakeholders and interested resources with an early opportunity to participate in the project, prior to the beginning of consultation required under NHPA.

 

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  • Summary Report: Stakeholder Workshop, May 20, 2011 [ PDF | 7MB ]
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    January 26, 2012 Consultation Meeting #1

    On January 26, 2012, TPWD and the Navy hosted the first consultation meeting as required under NHPA. This meeting provided consulting parties with an opportunity to gain an understanding of the background of the project and learn about preliminary studies undertaken to date. In addition, potential alternative sites, a preliminary area of potential effects (APE), and potential adverse effects that could result from the undertaking were discussed.

     

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      Presentation Boards Used at the January 26, 2012 Meeting

       


       

      February 28, 2012 Public Meeting

      TPWD, in coordination with the Navy, conducted a public meeting for the proposed Battleship Texas Dry Berth Project. The purpose of this public open house-style meeting was to share information and seek comments regarding the Battleship Texas Dry Berth Project, and to seek input regarding effects of the proposed alternatives on historic properties.

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      Downloads Available From February 28,2012 Public Meeting

       


       

      March 6, 2012 Consultation Meeting #2

      On March 6, 2012, TPWD and the Navy hosted the second consultation meeting as required under NHPA. This meeting provided consulting parties with an opportunity further discuss the project, get an update from TPWD on the status of the work on Option 5, and get an update on possible alternatives to be presented by other consulting parties. In addition, a graphic of the preliminary area of potential effects (APE), revised based on input received at the first consultation meeting was presented.

       

      Presentation Boards Used at the March 6, 2012 Meeting

       


       

      June 6, 2012 Consultation Meeting #3

      On June 6, 2012, TPWD and the Navy hosted the third consultation meeting as required under NHPA. This meeting provided consulting parties with an opportunity further discuss the project, get an update from TPWD on the status of the work on Option 5, and hear presentations on possible dry berth alternatives to be presented by other consulting parties. A review of photographic fieldwork performed to document possible view-shed impacts to historic properties within the preliminary area of potential effects (APE) was also presented. Significant and lively discussion took place.

       

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      Presentation Materials Used at the June 6, 2012 Meeting

       

       


       

      July 17, 2012 Consultation Meeting #4

      On July 17, 2012, TPWD and the Navy hosted the fourth consultation meeting as required under NHPA. This meeting provided consulting parties with an update on the recent flooding events on board the Texas, and an overview of the anticipated ship repairs planned for the ship. The group also discussed the first draft of the Programmatic Agreement that will be adopted to conclude the Section 106 consultation.
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      Presentation Materials Used at the July 17, 2012 Meeting

       

       


      TPWD and NAVSEA accepted proposals for any reasonable alternatives to the dry berth through May 31, 2012. No alternatives were proposed.


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