Lilly Bayou control structure visited

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen
Members of the Amite River Basin Commission, state and local elected officials visited the construction site of the Lilly Bayou Control Structure, one of the largest features of the Comite River Diversion Canal Project Feb. 10. From left, Sen. Dale Erdey, Rep. M.J. "Mert" Smiley, ARBC Commissioner Dale Zuelke, ARBC Commissioner Joel Louque, ARBC Commissioner Alvin Bargas, Rep. Clifton Richardson, Rep. J. Rogers Pope, ARBC Commissioner Reda Cockerham, ARBC Commissioner Terry Louque, ARBC Commissioner Paul Bourgeois, ARBC Executive Director Dietmar Rietschier. Also present were RBC President Don Thompson, Metropolitan Council District 1; Trae Welch, and ARBC Executive Secretary Toni Guitrau.

Members of the Amite River Basin Commission, state and local elected officials visited the construction site of the Lilly Bayou Control Structure, one of the largest features of the Comite River Diversion Canal Project Feb. 10. From left, Sen. Dale Erdey, Rep. M.J. "Mert" Smiley, ARBC Commissioner Dale Zuelke, ARBC Commissioner Joel Louque, ARBC Commissioner Alvin Bargas, Rep. Clifton Richardson, Rep. J. Rogers Pope, ARBC Commissioner Reda Cockerham, ARBC Commissioner Terry Louque, ARBC Commissioner Paul Bourgeois, ARBC Executive Director Dietmar Rietschier. Also present were RBC President Don Thompson, Metropolitan Council District 1; Trae Welch, and ARBC Executive Secretary Toni Guitrau.