Town of Fort Kent's Levee and Gabion Wall 4 year Project Nearly Complete.

Town of Fort Kent’s Levee and Gabion Wall 4 year Project Nearly Complete.
The levee and gabion wall project has been an ongoing effort from combined funding in the amount of $878,873.00, and with collaborative efforts from three funding agencies; Hazard Mitigation, Northern Borders Regional Commission and Community Development Block Grant Programs.

The US Army Corps of Engineering has recently inspected the project and has given the Town the highest inspection rating possible as well as stating the project is the first in their district area to receive this rating.

Thank you to the many individuals who were a part of this tireless effort with many steps and hurdles to accomplish this project. A huge thank you to the following individuals who accomplished this project.
  • Former Town Manager Don Guimond and Interim Manager Tom Pelletier 
  • Town of Fort Kent
  • Planning and Economic Development- Steve Pelletier and Cindy Bouley
  • Public Works- Tony Theriault
  • Water & Sewer –Mark Soucy and Greg Bernier
  • Administration
  • Maine Emergency Management Agency
  • Federal emergency Management Agency
  • Hazard Mitigation Grant Program
  • Army Corp of Engineers
  • Maine Department of Transportation
  • Maine Department of Environmental Protection 
  • Maine State Historic Preservation
  • Maine Department of Conservation, Agriculture, and Forestry
  • National Park Service
  • Boy Scouts
  • Fort Kent Historical Society
  • Northern Border Regional Commission
  • Maine Department of Economic and Community Development (CDBG Downtown Revitalization Grant Program)
  • Engineering Firm Sevee & Maher – Matt Muzzy, Sash Engineering - Sarah Ashley 
  • JBBC, Inc. – General Contractor
  • Property Abutters – Dan & Christine Chasse, Karen Ouellette (S.W. Collins), Leroy Martin
  • Harvey Research and Consulting 
  • Building Conservation Associates
  • Northeast Archeology
  • Mathew MacDonald Land Surveyor
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