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Would you pay the additional fees to boat or hunt on the Ross Barnett?

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Postby Cephous » Wed Aug 22, 2007 8:24 am

I saw this on tv last night and thought it was quite disturbing. Want to run this by you to see what you think.
The Pearl River Water Supply District is considering sticking those who use the reservoir with additional fees. They want you to purchase a decal for your boat that will cost $35 for boats less than 30ft and $50 for boats over 50ft for a year. They also propose a $10 decal for only a few days. They say this will help pay for sandbar and ramp maintenance, channel markers and law enforcement.
Would you pay the additional fees to boat or hunt the reservoir? (Please vote)
If you would like to voice your concerns, they don't have an email address but you can send a letter to the general manager, Benny French PO Box 2180 Ridgeland, MS 39158.
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