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TimeTopicSpeaker 11:00 to 11:15Introductions & Opening RemarksDave Canaan 11:15 to 11:45Phase II Permit Compliance Responsibilities Among Co-Permittees.

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1 TimeTopicSpeaker 11:00 to 11:15Introductions & Opening RemarksDave Canaan 11:15 to 11:45Phase II Permit Compliance Responsibilities Among Co-Permittees & Updated Funding Strategy Rusty Rozzelle 11:45 to 12:15LUNCH (provided) 12:15 to 12:45BMPs on Single-Family Lots & Updated Funding Strategy for BMP Maintenance Don Ceccarelli 12:45 to 1:15Post-Construction Mitigation OptionsRusty Rozzelle 1:15 to 1:45Municipal Staff TrainingErin Oliverio 1:45 to 2:15Process ForwardDave Canaan 2:15 to 2:30FY15 Land Development Budget & Water & Land Resources ReorganizationDave Canaan 2:30ADJOURN Storm Water Planning Meeting Purpose of Meeting: Receive information & identify a process forward regarding important issues relating to Phase II permit compliance, planning, public works, budgets, storm water fees, etc.

2 Control to the maximum extent practicable the discharge of pollutants from our municipal storm sewer system associated with storm water runoff & illicit discharges, including spills & illegal dumping, as specifically described in a Storm Water Quality Management Program Plan. Phase II Storm Water Permit Mountain Island Lake

3 Storm Water Permits (Background)  1987 amendment to the Clean Water Act  Authority delegated to N.C.  Phase I Permit issued to City of Charlotte in November  Phase II Permit issued to Mecklenburg County & Towns in July  Phase II Permit reissued in July 30, 2007 due to Carolina Heelsplitter.  Phase II Permit renewed effective November 11, CMS & CPCC added.  Current Phase II Permit expires November 11, 2016.

4 Phase II Storm Water Permit No. NCS  Joint permit established through inter local agreements.  County administers Permit & fulfills majority of requirements.  Co-Permittees fulfill Permit requirements specific to their organization.  Each co-permittee is responsible for Permit compliance by their organization.

5 Program Activities Public Education & Outreach Construction Site Runoff Control Post Construction Site Controls Pollution Prevention/Housekeeping Illicit Discharge Detection/Elimination Public Involvement & Participation TMDL Compliance

6 Public Education & Outreach County Activities: Develop & administer Media Campaign (TV, radio, print ads). Develop & distribute newsletters & brochures. Develop & distribute Environmental Notices. Develop & maintain website. Conduct presentations (schools, organizations, etc.). Conduct workshops. Distribute utility bill inserts. Complete annual public opinion survey. Goals: 1.Change public behaviors to reduce sources of pollution & improve water quality conditions. 2.Promote participation in activities aimed at restoring water quality conditions. Co-Permittee Activities: Include articles provided by County in your newsletters/publications. Make newsletters & brochures available. Maintain connection to website Refer all calls to 311. Utility Bill Insert

7 Public Involvement & Participation County Activities: Annual meeting with SWAC & public meeting with new Permit application. Develop & implemented Adopt-A-Stream Program. Develop & implemented the Storm Drain Marking Program. Develop & implement annual Big Sweep event. Hold volunteer appreciation event. Develop & implement an internship program for students. Develop & implement volunteer monitoring (County Funded). Develop & implement Creek ReLeaf (County Funded). Goals: 1.Involve the public in program development & implementation. 2.Involve the public in activities aimed at protecting & restoring water quality conditions. Co-Permittee Activities: Assist with trash removal as requested. Respond to storm drain system maintenance issues as necessary. Encourage participation in volunteer activities. Refer all calls to 311. Storm Drain Marker

8 Illicit Discharge Detection &Elimination (IDDE) County Activities: Maintain storm sewer inventory. Perform outfall inspections. Investigate dry weather flows. Maintain & enforce ordinances. Develop & implement IDDE procedures. Develop & implement IDDE training. Respond to citizen requests, spills, & water quality problems (24 / 7). Walk creeks & collect data. Perform “Hot Spot” surveys. Perform chemical, physical & biological monitoring at 16 stream sites. Analyze data & identify & eliminate pollution sources. Soap Dumped by Carpet Cleaner Goal: Detect & eliminate illicit discharges & restore water quality conditions.

9 Illicit Discharge Elimination Co-Permittee Activities: Ensure municipal employees are trained in IDDE & provide annual reports to County. Respond to storm drain system maintenance issues as necessary. Report IDDE problems to 311. Collapsed Outlet Goal: Detect & eliminate illicit discharges & restore water quality conditions.. Collapsed Pipe

10 Construction Site Runoff Control County Activities: Maintain & enforce ordinances. Review plans & issue permits. Conduct inspections to ensure compliance. Conduct a minimum of 3 training sessions annually. Maintain Certified Site Inspector program. Goal: Reduce pollutants in storm water runoff from construction activities. Co-Permittee Activities: Ensure compliance at co-permittee construction sites. Report erosion control problems to 311. Silt Fence

11 Post-Construction Site Controls Storm Water Wetland BMP Wet Pond BMP Goal: Reduce pollutants in storm water runoff during post-construction conditions at new developments & redevelopments. County Activities: Maintain & enforce ordinances. Review plans & issue permits. Conduct inspections to ensure compliance. Educate developers. Co-Permittee Activities: Ensure that all co-permittee projects comply with ordinance requirements including transportation projects (see Attachment 1 in handouts). Maintain BMPs owned by co-permittee (ensure adequate funding). Maintain BMPs owned by co-permittee (ensure adequate funding). Report problems to 311.

12 County Activities: Provide employee training materials. Perform annual municipal facility inspections. Review SWPPPs. Maintain & update spill response procedures. Maintain municipal facilities inventory. Pollution Prevention/Good Housekeeping Prevent Pollution at Municipal Facilities Goal: Reduce pollutants in storm water runoff from municipal operations.

13 Co-Permittee Activities: Ensure employees receive annual training & maintain training records on-site. Ensure issues identified in inspection reports are addressed in a timely manner & submit documentation to County indicating completion. Follow procedures when spills occur. Notify County when properties are purchased so municipal inventory can be updated. Implement SWPPP, including (but not limited to): Perform semi-annual outfall inspections during rain events. Perform semi-annual inspections of material storage areas. Perform annual outfall inspections during dry conditions. Keep records on-site of inspections, spills & training. Pollution Prevention/Good Housekeeping Goal: Reduce pollutants in storm water runoff from municipal operations.

14 1. Continue enforcement of litter ordinances. 2. Continue existing solid waste collection & recycling services. 3. Continue public education to encourage the proper disposal & recycling of waste. 4. Clean parking lots on an as needed basis particularly after special events. 5. Continue providing trash receptacles at public parking lots & performing scheduled trash pick-up. Pollution Prevention/Good Housekeeping Goal: Reduce pollutants in storm water runoff from municipal operations. Additional Co-Permittee Activities: Prior to November 11, 2013, implement the following practices to reduce the discharge of polluted storm water runoff from municipally-owned streets, roads, & public parking lots: Clean Streets = Clean Creeks

15 6. Sweep co-permittee owned streets at a minimum of twice annually, including in the spring & in the fall (except Huntersville sweep 25% annually). 7. Maintain written records documenting the date, location & number of curb miles swept. 8. Ensure that waste collected from street sweeping & parking lot cleaning is properly disposed of. 9. By July 31, 2014, provide a report to County summarizing these records from the previous fiscal year for inclusion in the annual report to State. Pollution Prevention/Good Housekeeping Goal: Reduce pollutants in storm water runoff from municipal operations. Additional Co-Permittee Activities (continued): Street Sweeping

16 1. Continue catch basin & conveyance system cleaning in identified problem areas for blockages & flooding. 2. Maintain records documenting the date cleaning occurred, location, number of inlets cleaned & the length of pipes cleaned. 3. Ensure that waste collected from storm sewer system cleaning is properly disposed of. Pollution Prevention/Good Housekeeping Goal: Reduce pollutants in storm water runoff from municipal operations. Additional Co-Permittee Activities: Prior to November 11, 2012, implement the following practices to reduce the discharge of trash & other pollutants from the storm water conveyance system: Clean Storm Sewer Systems = Clean Creeks

17 4. Receive & respond to information provided by County regarding potential maintenance issues. 5. Receive and respond to service requests from the public regarding storm drain system maintenance issues. 6. By July 31, 2014, provide a report to County summarizing these records from the previous fiscal year for inclusion in the annual report to State. Pollution Prevention/Good Housekeeping Goal: Reduce pollutants in storm water runoff from municipal operations. Additional Co-Permittee Activities (continued): Clean Storm Sewer System = Clean Creeks

18 1. Include proper pesticide and fertilizer application in annual municipal facility employee training. 2. Verify that employees and/or contractors that apply pesticides are properly licensed and maintain copies of these licenses (update at least annually and within 30 days of hire). 3. Comply with pesticide application thresholds (see Attachment 2 in handouts). 4. Comply with pesticide application limitations in the Goose Creek Watershed (see Attachment 3 in handouts). Pollution Prevention/Good Housekeeping Goal: Reduce pollutants in storm water runoff from municipal operations. Additional Co-Permittee Activities: Implement the following practices to reduce the discharge of pesticide, herbicide & fertilizers: Ensure Municipal Employees & Contractors are Meeting Compliance Measures for Applicators

19 Surface Waters with Approved TMDLs County Activities: Evaluate State designations & identify impaired waters in Phase II. Develop plans & strategies to reduce the discharge of pollutants to these waters in response to approved TMDLs. Measure effectiveness of efforts using monitoring data and adapt plans as necessary. Work with City of Charlotte on implementation of plans & strategies for those waters that begin in Charlotte & flow through Phase II. Co-Permittee Activities: Work with County to implement specific measures to restore impaired waters. Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) Goal: Reduce the discharge of pollutants to impaired streams.

20 Funding Strategy Funding Strategy Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2014 Objectives: 1. Distribute costs equitably among those entities benefiting from services. 2. Consistently distribute costs as the program changes and annexations occur. 3. Incorporate components of the storm water billing system where applicable, including major and minor system contributions and increasing costs associated with increasing impervious area. 4. Incorporate a measure of the level of effort necessary to protect the surface water resources within the different jurisdictions when calculating shared program costs.

21 Funding Strategy Components: 1.Hourly Billing Rate a.Recovers salary & fringe costs. b.Operating & overhead costs are paid 100% by County, which equates to a subsidy of approximately 18%. 2.Shared Program Multipliers a.Only applied to County & Towns & not CMS & CPCC. b.Average of the % impervious area & % stream miles in each jurisdiction. Implementation: 1.Billing rates & multipliers change annually. 2.Work Plans are developed annually that include a budget for approval by co- permittees. 3.Co-Permittees are invoiced quarterly based on activities completed as described in Work Plan.

22 Funding Strategy 1.Hourly Billing Rate a.Uses same methodology as original Funding Strategy. b.New Supervisor added. c.FY15 Billing Rate = $51.28, which is a 3.96% increase from FY14 rate of $ Shared Program Multipliers a.Uses same methodology as original Funding Strategy. b.Does not apply to CMS or CPCC. c.Spread evenly over 5 years. 3.BMP Multipliers a.NEW - Based on the % of BMPs located in each jurisdiction. b.Does not apply to CMS or CPCC. c.Spread evenly over 5 years. Components:  Implementation same as original Funding Strategy PROPOSED Funding Strategy Effective July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2019

23 Funding Strategy Co-PermitteeFY14FY15 $ Change FY15 to FY14 % Change FY15 to FY14 Cornelius$41,002.20$43,463.20$2, % Davidson$18,484.18$19,626.10$1, % Huntersville$112,550.62$125,650.15$13, % Matthews$74,273.22$73, $ % Mint Hill$61,464.58$63,914.76$2, % Pineville$39,014.78$38, $ % Mecklenburg County$178,430.71$178,532.92$ % CMS$32,410.69$33,693.33$1, % CPCC$13,072.81$13,590.16$ % Totals$570,702.92$590,390.02$19, % PROPOSED Funding Strategy Effective July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2019

24 Funding Strategy PROPOSED Funding Strategy Effective July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2019 Co- Permittees FY14FY15FY16FY17FY18FY19 $ Change FY19 to FY14 % Change FY19 to FY14 Cornelius$41,002.20$43,463.20$43,635.29$43,922.11$44,495.76$46,216.68$5, % Davidson$18,484.18$19,626.10$19,733.34$19,912.08$20,269.55$21,341.95$2, % Huntersville$112,550.62$125,650.15$127,768.92$131,300.22$138,362.81$159,550.59$46, % Matthews$74,273.22$73,569.86$72,767.41$71,430.00$68,755.17$60, $13, % Mecklenburg$178,430.71$178,532.92$177,479.84$175,724.70$172,214.43$161, $16, % Mint Hill$61,464.58$63,914.76$63,815.28$63,649.48$63,317.89$62,323.10$ % Pineville$39,014.78$38,349.55$37,906.45$37,167.94$35,690.93$31, $7, % CMS$32,409.81$33, $1, % CPCC$13,072.81$13, $ % Total$570,702.92$590, $19, %

25 Process Forward Long Creek, Western Mecklenburg County 1.By February 6, 2014, notify County of your intentions regarding the completion of your assigned co-permittee activities. 2.By February 6, 2014, notify County as to whether you support the proposed FY15 Funding Strategy. Process Forward


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