|Col. James A. DeLapp|
Colonel James A. , the new Commander and District Engineer, of the Mobile District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is scheduled to tour the Apalachicola, Chattahoochee, Flint (ACF) River Basin on Friday, October 14, 2016. Following the tour, the Franklin County Board of County Commissioners and the Apalachicola Board of City Commissioners invite the public to join them from 12 Noon to 2:00 p.m., to meet and greet the new colonel over lunch at the Owl Café, followed by a discussion.
Hosting the luncheon will be Apalachicola Mayor Van W. Johnson, Sr., and Franklin County Commissioner Joseph “Smokey” Parrish. Presentations will be made by both Mayor Johnson and Commissioner Parrish along with Catherine T. Phillips, PhD, with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Shannon Hartsfield, President of the Franklin County Seafood Workers Association and Dan Tonsmiere, with the Apalachicola Riverkeepers.