by Richard Uhlhorn
The Lake Chelan Valley is gearing up for Spring and there are a number of meetings that will be taking place outside of the regularly scheduled meetings of local organizations and agencies.
Community Clean-Up Planning Meeting: On Monday, March 12, there is a planning meeting for the Community wide clean-up effort at the Vogue beginning at 5:30 p.m. This is a short planning session to divide up the clean-up efforts in town between the various organizations who will be on the streets, in the parks, alleys and on the highways on the morning of April 20 in advance of the annual Earth Day celebration in Riverwalk Park on Saturday, April 21.
Advanced (Smart) Meter Program: On Wednesday, March 14, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Chelan County PUD representatives will update the Chelan City Council on the status of the PUD’s Advanced (Smart) Meter Program. The public is invited to attend and time will be allotted for public comment. The meeting will be held in the Chelan Fire Hall conference room at 232 E. Wapato Way.
NOTICE: THIS MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELLED. PUD REPRESENTATIVES WILL PRESENT TO THE CITY COUNCIL ON TUESDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 13 INSTEAD. CITY COUNCIL BEGINS AT 6 P.M.
Lake Chelan looks clean and pristine, but there are subtle changes taking place that is affecting water quality. The upcoming meeting on April 19 should be put on everyone’s calendar to find out what is going on.
Photo by Richard Uhlhorn
Lake Chelan Water Quality: On Thursday, April 19, beginning at 6 p.m. an important Town Hall meeting on Lake Chelan Water Quality will be held in Chelan City Council Chambers. This is being hosted by the City of Chelan and will include presentations by the Lake Chelan Watershed Planning Unit on the on-going efforts to study and to maintain lake quality.
Barry Wise took this photograph this year off his beach in Manson. It is a reflection of some of the changes taking place in Lake Chelan . The lake has never had large freshwater clams like these in the past. Why now? Attend the meeting on April 19.