Expiration date: 2/11/2016
The applicant seeks authorization to construct the Martin Family Lake for recreation benefits within their property boundaries. The proposed lake is 21-acres in size and is located approximately 1.7 miles northeast of Bonnie, Illinois. The proposed lake would impact three unnamed tributaries of Atchison Creek from either the construction of the dam structure or inundation from the proposed lake. The applicant is proposing permittee-responsible compensatory stream mitigation to offset the adverse impacts to the three streams within the project footprint. More specifically, the proposed project is located in the Southeast ¼ of Sections 33, Township 03 South, Range 03 East, with the compensatory mitigation site located in the Northeast ¼ of Section 4, Township 04 South, Range 03 East of the 3rd Principle Meridian, Jefferson County, Illinois. The Public Notice comment period opens on January 22, 2016, and closes on February 11, 2016.