By Beth Easterday
Minutes of the Barnaby Project stakeholder advisory committee meeting of September 28, 2015, in Marblemount have been published by the Skagit River System Cooperative. The notes and the overview of the meeting are thorough and pretty accurate. Three residents of the Martin Road area of Rockport participate on this committee: Howard Stafford, Russ Dalton, and Christie Fairchild.
I would like to note that Steve Hinton of the SRSC told King 5 news that they were still talking to residents and the project wasn’t in the permitting or design phase. This contradicts their project website which shows that they are in the design phase, as well the prism site of project milestones which also shows that the project is in its design phase.
Cynthia Carlstad, consultant to SRSC, has advised us to inform you that if you live or work in the immediate area of the project and have not yet had the opportunity to talk with a representative of SRSC about this project, you may call her or call Devin Smith of the SRSC. Cynthia’s phone number is: (206) 661-2110. Devin Smith’s phone number is: (360) 391-1984.