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

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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.

May 2017

Tuesday, May 23 -- UMRBA Quarterly Meeting (Details)

Wednesday, May 24 -- UMRR Coordinating Committee Quarterly Meeting (Details)
Location:  St. Louis, Missouri

June 2017

Wednesday-Thursday, June 7-8 -- UMRBA Water Quality Executive Committee and Water Quality Task Force Joint Meeting (Details)

Location:  Davenport, Iowa

August 2017

Tuesday, August 8 -- UMRBA Quarterly Meeting

Wednesday, August 9 -- UMRR Coordinating Committee Quarterly Meeting
Location:  Onalaska/La Crosse, Wisconsin




UMRBA Quarterly Meeting - May 23, 2017

UMRR Coordinating Committee Quarterly Meeting - May 24, 2017

St. Louis, Missouri


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UMRBA Quarterly Meeting Agenda PDF

UMRR Coordinating Committee Quarterly Meeting Agenda PDF

May 23


7:30 am - 9:15 am

UMRBA Board Members' Breakfast

9:30 am - 3:30 pm

UMRBA Quarterly Meeting

3:45 pm - 5:15 pm

UMRR Coordinating Committee Quarterly Pre-Meetings (States, Corps of Engineers, Department of the Interior)

May 24


8:00 am - 11:30 am

UMRR Coordinating Committee Quarterly Meeting


Hampton Inn-Gateway Arch

333 Washington Avenue

St. Louis, Missouri 65102

Hotel Reservations:

Via the following link:  Reservations.  Or you can call the hotel at 314-621-7900 and refer to Upper Mississippi River when making your reservation.

Hotel Rate:

single government:  $125 plus tax

Hotel Cut-off:

Tuesday, May 9


Overnight hotel guests:  $15 per day, per vehicle, with in & out privileges for Upper Mississippi River overnight hotel guests, who must check in first to get a room key and use the room key to enter the parking garage. 
Meeting attendees not staying overnight at the hotel have 2 options:

Option 1) Hotel discounted daily parking is $6.  Tell the attendant at the parking garage entrance that you are attending the Upper Mississippi River meetings.  After parking, go to the front desk any time before you want to leave the garage to pay and get the daily parking $6 pass, which you use to exit the garage.  If the attendant is not there, you must go to the front desk first to get the $6 pass before entering the garage.

Option 2) Early Bird special:  Park across the street at MAC (Missouri Athletic Club) if you arrive before 9:00 a.m. and leave after 3:00 p.m., it is $5.

St. Louis Airport Transportation:

3 options if not renting a car:

1)   Metrolink is $4.  Exit the train at the ‘Convention Center’ stop at 6th Street and
Washington Ave.  Continue walking 2 blocks east to the hotel at the corner of
4th Street and Washington Ave.

2)   Taxi is about $45 each way.

3)   The shuttle Go Best Express is about $22 per person each way.  Advance reservations 866-272-1200.



UMRBA Water Quality Executive Committee and Water Quality Task Force
Joint Meeting - June 7-8, 2017

Davenport, Iowa

June 7


1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

UMRBA Water Quality Executive Committee and Water Quality Task Force Joint Meeting

June 8


8:00 am - 12:00 noon

UMRBA Water Quality Executive Committee and Water Quality Task Force Joint Meeting


Hotel Blackhawk

200 East 3rd Street

Davenport, Iowa 52801

Hotel Reservations:

563-484-5906 and refer to UMRBA Water Quality or link:  UMR Water Quality

Hotel Rate:

single rate:  $91 plus tax

Hotel Cut-off:

Thursday, May 25


For hotel guests and/or meeting attendees, there is free outdoor parking in the hotel's lot, but you must reference the meeting of the Upper Mississippi River Basin Association to the lot attendant.  In addition, parking is available in the city-owned garage connected to the hotel by skyway for $0.75/hour, not to exceed $7.50 a day (cash only).

Moline Airport Transportation:

For hotel guests, there is complimentary transportation to and from the Moline airport., but please make arrangements with the hotel prior to arrival.  If necessary, you can use the courtesy phone in the baggage claim area.