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Meeting Minutes:


UMRR Coordinating Committee

Navigation  Environmental Coordination Committee (NECC)

Joint Sessions of the UMRR-EMP Coordinating Committee and the NECC

Water Quality
Task Force

Water Quality Executive Committee

Hazardous Spills Coordination Group















































Upcoming Meetings

 Please address questions regarding meetings to Margie Daniels at 651-224-2880 or mdaniels@umrba.org.

February 2015

Tuesday-Wednesday, February 3-4 -- UMRBA Water Quality Task Force Meeting (Details)
Location:  East Alton, Illinois


Tuesday, February 10 -- UMRBA Quarterly Meeting (Details)

Wednesday, February 11 -- UMRR-EMP CC Quarterly Meeting (Details)
Location:  Rock Island, Illinois

May 2015

Tuesday, May 5 -- UMRBA Quarterly Meeting

Wednesday, May 6 -- UMRR-EMP CC Quarterly Meeting
Location:  St. Louis, Missouri




UMRBA Water Quality Task Force

February 3-4, 2015

East Alton, Illinois


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Agenda Packet:

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February 3


1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

UMRBA Water Quality Task Force Meeting

February 4


8:00 am - noon

UMRBA Water Quality Task Force Meeting

Meeting Location:

National Great Rivers Research and Education Center (NGRREC)

Jerry F. Costello Confluence Field Station
One Confluence Way
East Alton, IL  62024

Hotel Sleeping Rooms:

Best Western Plus Parkway Hotel

1900 Homer Adams Parkway

Alton, Illinois  62002-5607

Hotel Reservations:

618-433-9900 and refer to "UMRBA Water"

Hotel Cut-off:

Monday, January 12 (Please note this is 3 weeks out instead of usual 2 weeks.)

Hotel Rate:

single government:  $77 plus tax


Hotel sleeping rooms:  Complimentary in the hotel's lot.
Meeting:  Complimentary in NGRREC lot.



UMRBA and UMRR Coordinating Committee Meetings

February 10-11, 2015

Rock Island, Illinois


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Agenda Packets:

UMRBA Agenda Packet PDF

UMRR Coordinating Committee Agenda Packet PDF

February 10


7:30 am - 9:15 am

UMRBA Board Members' Breakfast

9:30 am - 3:00 pm

UMRBA Quarterly Meeting

3:15 pm - 5:00 pm

UMRR Partner Pre-Meetings (States, Corps of Engineers, Department of the Interior)

February 11


8:00 am - 3:00 pm

UMRR Coordinating Committee Meeting


Holiday Inn Rock Island Hotel and Conference Center

226 17th Street
Rock Island, Illinois 61201

Hotel Reservations:

309-794-1212 and refer to code UMR and Upper Mississippi River Basin Association

Hotel Cut-off:

Tuesday, January 27

Hotel Rate:

single:  $74 plus tax


Complimentary in hotel's adjacent lot.  If that lot is full, there are complimentary spaces on the first and third floors of the parking structure directly across the street.  Spaces in the ramp are designated with signs for "hotel guests only."

Moline Airport Transportation:

The Holiday Inn provides complimentary transportation to and from the Moline airport.  Call the hotel upon arrival using either the courtesy phone in the baggage claim area or your cell phone.