ST. PAUL, Minn. – Col. Michael Price, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Paul District commander, will be in Valley City, N.D., the afternoon of Tuesday, April 10.
Price and Valley City Mayor Bob Werkhoven will celebrate a new partnership between the Corps and Valley City by participating in a signing ceremony of a cost sharing agreement at 1 p.m., in City Hall, 254 2nd Ave. NE. By signing this document, the two partners will be entering into a formal agreement to study flood risk management for the area. The flood risk management feasibility study will investigate ways to reduce average annual flood damages and to reduce flood-related risks to public safety in Valley City. Price and Valley City officials will be available for comments to the media directly following the signing ceremony.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, serves the American public in the areas of environmental enhancement, navigation, flood damage reduction, water and wetlands regulation, recreation sites and disaster response. It contributes around $175 million to the five-state district economy. The 700 employees work at more than 40 sites in five upper-Midwest states. For more information, see www.mvp.usace.army.mil.
Release no. 12-038