'If we take the life out of our water, what have we done?': Perth mayor promises changes to rocky ramps

By Desmond Devoy, InsideOttawaValley, October 22, 2019 Perth’s rocky ramps are used to getting a rocky reception from residents. That’s why the ramps got a rough ride from residents during a public meeting on their future in the town council chambers on Tuesday, Oct. 15. But before residents had a chance to air their grievances, there had to be some managing of expectations.

“We’ve heard about this for months, low flow on the Tay,” said Mayor John Fenik. “We have to have a plan moving forward. The situation can’t continue as it is.”

The moderator was Jeff Kohl, who told attendees that “an action plan will be forthcoming after tonight"

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