US Army Corps of Engineers
Northwestern Division

Missouri River Navigators Meeting

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MISSOURI RIVER CORPS, US COAST GUARD AND NAVIGATORS MEETING

February 13, 2019, 7:30am to 4:30pm

  Opening and Introductions USACE, NWK OPS
  Northwestern Division Welcome David Ponganis, Senior Executive Service, Director of Programs for Northwestern Division
  Kansas City District Welcome  COL Douglas Guttormsen, Commander NWK
  2018    Navigation Season Industry Update - What’s moving on the River?

 

  • Howard/Cooper Port Authority
  • MO River Towing
  • AgriService of Brunswick
  • St. Joseph Port Authority
  • Port KC
  • Central MO AGRI Services
  • NORAG
  • Central Plains Cement (Eagle)
  • Gavin Risley, Klingner & Associates
  • Steve Engemann
  • Doug Bonderer
  • Brad Lau
  • Jon Stephens
  • John Fletcher
  • Trey Parrott
  • Aaron Meyer/Terry VanWinkle
  Panel: Market Needs – Challenges and Opportunities  
  Panel Moderator: Aimee Andres, IRPT  
  Department of Agriculture Chris Klenklen  
  Port KC Jon Stephens  
  MO Department of Economic Development  Mark Stombaugh
  Congressman Graves’ Office - WRDA  Josh Hurlbert
  U.S. Coast Guard Briefings and WAMS Sector Upper Mississippi River CAPT Scott Stoermer, Commander, Sector Upper Mississippi River
  SubChapter M: Safety Regulations Governing the Inspection, Standards, & Safety Management Systems of Towing Vessels  LCDR Chris Barger
  Bridge Branch Update Allan Monterroza, USCG
  Current Climate Conditions and Outlook

Kevin Low, NWS-MRBFC
Doug Kluck, NOAA

  Water Management Update Kevin Stamm, MRBWM
  Omaha District River Structure Update Dave Sobczyk, NWO OPS
  MRRP Update (Fort Peck flow, IRCs…)     Mark Harberg, NWO
  Do you need a permit? Integration of Section 408 and Section 10/404 Permit Process Aaron Williams, Sect. 408 Coordinator, NWK
  Kansas City District River Structure Update J Rudy, NWK OPS
  Closing Remarks  
     
MISSOURI RIVER CORPS, US COAST GUARD AND NAVIGATORS MEETING 

February 14, 2018

Northwestern Division Welcome John Etzel, NWD
Kansas City District Welcome COL Guttormsen, Commander Kansas City District
2017 Navigation Season Industry Update - What’s moving on the River?
Howard/Cooper Port Authority  
MO River Towing Steve Engeman
AgriService of Brunswick Doug Bonderer
St. Joseph Port Authority Brad Lau
Port KC  Richard Grenville
Current Climate Conditions and Outlook Doug Kluck, NOAA-NWS
Water Management Update Kevin Grode, MRBWM
Omaha District River Structure Update Dave Sobczyk, NWO OPS
U.S. Coast Guard Briefings and WAMS Sector Upper Mississippi River CPT Scott Stoermer, Commander, Sector Upper Mississippi River
Subchapter M: Safety Regulations Governing the Inspection, Standards, & Safety Management Systems of Towing Vessels.  
Bridge Branch Update LCDR Pete Reeves
Panel: Lower Missouri River Study – Generating Buzz on the Mo River
Missouri Transportation Planning Cheryl Ball, MoDOT
Importance of the Fly Over States Lucy Fletcher, AGRIServices of Brunswick, IRPT
Corps Study on the Lower Missouri River John Grothaus, NWK Planning
408 Decision Process Scott Mensing, Section 408 Coordinator, NWK
Interception Rearing Complex Heather Shaughnessy, NWK
Kansas City District River Structure Update James "J" Rudy, NWK OPS


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