Aquaculture Scoping Session POSTPONED TO ALTERNATE DATE Re: Tightrope Seafarms, LLC

Date: July 11, 2019

Time: 5:00 p.m.

Location: Blue Hill Town Hall, 18 Union Street

Town: Blue Hill, ME

A PUBLIC SCOPING SESSION ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 27, 2019 AT 6:00 P.M. HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO JULY 11, 2019 AT 5:00 P.M. IN THE SAME LOCATION.

The scoping session will be conducted by Tightrope Seafarms, LLC on a proposed standard (up to 20 years) aquaculture lease draft application for the suspended culture of American/Eastern oysters on a 7.25-acre site located south and southeast of Carlton Island, Salt Pond, Blue Hill, Maine. If the scoping session must be cancelled or continued, it will be held on July 18, 2019 at the same time and location, and a notice will be posted on the Department of Marine Resource's (DMR) website under "Meetings".

The session provides an opportunity for the public to learn about the proposed lease and to have an informal discussion with the applicant about this proposal. A copy of the draft lease application is available on DMRs website at: https://www.maine.gov/dmr/aquaculture/leases/draftstandardleaseapplications.html . Applications are listed alphabetically.

For disability accommodations, contact Meredith Mendelson at (207) 624-6553 or amy.sinclair@maine.gov; or 877-243-2823, TTY 711.