Since early summer, many local civic leaders have been hammering away at the City with concerns that our Rockaway beaches are once again eroding at an alarming rate. Thankfully, NYC Parks and the City heard us, and ordered a 90-day study (yes another study) of the erosion of our beaches.
Sadly, the study revealed what we all know, our beaches are eroding! The biggest problem is NO ACTION! This means we are at the mercy of the Army Corps of Engineers' planned timeline for our beach reconstruction, which is currently scheduled to begin on our beaches around 2020-2021.
So where do we stand?
The good news is the Mayor will meet with the Army Corps’ Commanding General and Chief of Engineers, Lieutenant General Todd T. Semonite and request