"Ten thousand River Commissions cannot tame that lawless stream, cannot say to it, 'Go here,' or 'Go there,' and make it obey." Mark Twain
Providing representation for the residents of Pike, Lincoln and St. Charles Counties who have a common interest concerning the Mississippi River and its tributaries that flow through our borders.
To plan for flood control that protects our interest in agriculture, recreation, and infrastructure, as well as our heritage and historical values within our counties.
To look to the future to solve the problems encountered in the past, and by working together to ensure the future generations enjoy the quality of life we have all come to know in our region.
To work with federal legislators in trying to acquire more funding for general levee work similar to the lower Mississippi River area.