Read meeting summaries for the Superior Community Working Group (CWG) and subcommittees here. All meeting summaries are organized in chronological order (most recent first) below. Or use the links to browse by Meeting Category.
This was the initial meeting of a number of regional recreation organizations who have projects and proposals that may require Forest Service review under the National Environmental Policy Act. The purpose of the discussions is to coordinate plans to the extent possible.
This meeting included a discussion of the Tonto National Forest proposed Travel Management Plan. Forest Service guests explained the planning process and status of the plan, and provided maps for CWG review. QUOTE FOR THE DAY: Learn what is true in order to do what is right. Thomas [...]
Resolution representatives briefed the group on meetings they had conducted with Arizona Community Foundation, which has made suggestions about how a fund could be established under their management to achieve the objectives outlined by the CWG for regional community support.
At this meeting the CWG discussed the release of the Forest Service Request for Proposal for the Resolution Copper Project EIS, general schedule, and preliminary ideas about whether and how the CWG would like to be involved. QUOTE FOR THE DAY: Truth will ultimately prevail where there is [...]
At the initial meeting of the CWG Historic Preservation Task Force, members discussed some of the historic properties that may be affected by the Resolution Copper Project that the community is interested in targeting for preservation and possibly for cultural resource surveys.
This meeting included topics of interest to the CWG, including comments on a book they had read about copper mining. QUOTE FOR THE DAY: The great enemy of truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic. John F. Kennedy [...]
At this meeting, our guest was Grady Gammage, Jr., Esq., a prominent land use attorney, policymaker, water resource expert. Mr. Gammage provided a broad overview of water supply and history in Central Arizona, and answered many questions from CWG members. QUOTE FOR THE DAY: By doubting we are led to [...]
At the initial meeting of this subcommittee, members and Resolution representatives reviewed the history of Community Working Group discussions about community investments as mitigation for Resolution Copper Project impacts, defined the role and purpose of the subcommittee, and discussed various funding vehicle options.