News Releases

11/17/2021 - River Renewal Project Public Meeting

The City, with the help of HDR, will provide an update on the status of the Smoky Hill River Renewal Project.

The update will include the following:

  • United States Army Corps of Engineer - Section 1135 Smoky Hill River Renewal Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study
  • City of Salina – Smoky Hill River Renewal Project


 Wednesday, December 1, 2021

5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Open House

6:00 p.m. Presentation

Tony’s Pizza Event Center Complex

Great Plains Manufacturing Convention Hall

800 The Midway

Salina, Kansas 67401



Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. Attendees may come to view exhibits and speak with project representatives. A formal presentation, lasting approximately 30 minutes, will begin at 6:00 p.m. The formal presentation will be broadcast on the City of Salina’s Facebook page and on Cox Cable Channel 20.


Public input has been continuously incorporated into the Smoky Hill River Renewal Project throughout the planning process. The public is once again being asked to provide feedback, prior to the project moving into the design and construction of Phase I of the Smoky Hill River Renewal Project.


Specific questions regarding the project should be directed to Martha Tasker, City of Salina Utilities Director, at or (785)309-5725. For further information about the project, visit


ADA Notice: For needed accommodations, contact Community Relations at or (785)309-5745, (785)309-5747 (TDD) between the hours of 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Every effort will be made to offer reasonable accommodations for known disabilities.