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File #: 20-378    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/7/2020 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 10/20/2020 Final action:
Title: Stormwater Utility Monthly Report PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is to provide the monthly update regarding Stormwater Utility projects and initiatives.
Attachments: 1. October 2020 Stormwater Report
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Stormwater Utility Monthly Report 

PURPOSE:   The purpose of this item is to provide the monthly update regarding Stormwater Utility projects and initiatives. 


DEPARTMENT:  Public Works


CONTACT INFORMATION:  Randy Dodd, Stormwater Utility Manager, 919 918-7341 


INFORMATION:   The report identifies 13 separate projects and initiatives that Stormwater staff are currently or will be involved in in FY 20/21.  These are specific efforts, some time-limited and others part of ongoing stormwater program development, that are above and beyond the baseline workload that includes but is not limited to: program administration; responding to requests for support and community outreach; stormwater system inspection and maintenance; reviewing development plans; stream determinations/buffer reviews; and illicit discharge response and pollution prevention.


An emphasis of Stormwater staff work, beyond the core workload, since the last report has been: supporting the Broad Street culvert and Public Works stream restoration active capital projects; follow up from the August NPDES permit audit; drafting of a Homeowner’s Watershed and Stormwater Manual; CityWorks implementation for workflow and asset management; preparing for increased Stormwater Control Measure maintenance oversight efforts; and follow up from the 10/11 rain event. Several other activities will be pursued in the coming months, as presented in the report. 


FISCAL & STAFF IMPACT:  There is no fiscal impact associated with this update.  There are/will be nearer and longer term fiscal and staff impacts, as presented in the report.


RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended that the Council receive the staff report.