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Flooding Pigs Lake would be a mistake, Councilman Bob Johnson says

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Posted: Saturday, November 20, 2010 12:00 am | Updated: 6:00 am, Sat Nov 20, 2010.

"Kiss my butt." This was Councilman Bob Johnson's response to what he considers a stupid decision by the state on the best way to preserve the Lodi Lake Nature Area.

At the Lodi City Council meeting Wednesday night, he vented frustration about the state suggesting that the city let the Mokelumne River flood Pigs Lake, which is apart of the nature area.

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6 comments:

  • Steve Schmidt posted at 3:06 pm on Sat, Nov 20, 2010.

    Steve Schmidt Posts: 2376

    Perhaps "Nature Area" is the wrong name for this piece of land?

     
  • Brian Dockter posted at 8:25 am on Sat, Nov 20, 2010.

    Brian Dockter Posts: 2830

    Knights

     
  • Brian Dockter posted at 8:24 am on Sat, Nov 20, 2010.

    Brian Dockter Posts: 2830

    I'm still saddened when Kights Lake had it's water supply cut off near Woodbridge Dam.
    This was a favorite destination for us in the 70's. Now it's gone.

    JUST SAY NO TO THE BAY OF PIGS

     
  • Brian Dockter posted at 8:19 am on Sat, Nov 20, 2010.

    Brian Dockter Posts: 2830

    The Bay of Pigs in Lodi? I only remember one type of pigs in the nature area. Let's keep it that way and preserve Pigs Lake.

    For peets sake, doesn't anyone enjoy the frogs
    making their music in the lake anymore? :)

     
  • Darrell Baumbach posted at 7:49 am on Sat, Nov 20, 2010.

    Darrell Baumbach Posts: 9405

    In todays environment of big government wanting to control and manipulate local government, how refreshing to hear an elected official tell the state to " kiss my ***.". Bob Johnson, my kind of man.

     
  • Danielle Delph posted at 6:48 am on Sat, Nov 20, 2010.

    Danielle Delph Posts: 1

    Will the berm work? If so, lets get it done. We cannot risk losing accessibility to our Nature area due to flood waters. It would be nice to save Pig's Lake but it doesn't look like that is feasible. Please don't let politics spoil a wonderful area. We have too much to lose here. If money is made available in the future couldn't we still reinforce the riverbank and return Pig's Lake to it's original condition?

     
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