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Storm Water Mitigation Program March 17, 2008. Purpose of the Program Connections to the public sewer system within private residences or on private property.

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1 Storm Water Mitigation Program March 17, 2008

2 Purpose of the Program Connections to the public sewer system within private residences or on private property can result significant amounts of stormwater being fed into the public sanitary sewer system. Stormwater in the public sanitary sewer system decreases the capacity of the system to handle sanitary sewer waste and results in increased treatment costs for the city as a whole. Stormwater in the public sanitary sewer system can result in sanitary sewer back-ups, resulting claims against the city and increasing investigation, litigation and insurance costs. Connections to the public sewer system within private residences or on private property can result significant amounts of stormwater being fed into the public sanitary sewer system. Stormwater in the public sanitary sewer system decreases the capacity of the system to handle sanitary sewer waste and results in increased treatment costs for the city as a whole. Stormwater in the public sanitary sewer system can result in sanitary sewer back-ups, resulting claims against the city and increasing investigation, litigation and insurance costs.

3 Reducing the amount of stormwater in the public sanitary sewer system will be a public benefit to all residents of the city because it will increase the capacity of the sanitary sewer system and reduce claims against the city and associated costs. The city desires to implement a program to repair and replace connections to the public sewer system within private residence and on private property in order to increase the efficiency of the public sanitary sewer system and reduce costs to the city as a whole. Reducing the amount of stormwater in the public sanitary sewer system will be a public benefit to all residents of the city because it will increase the capacity of the sanitary sewer system and reduce claims against the city and associated costs. The city desires to implement a program to repair and replace connections to the public sewer system within private residence and on private property in order to increase the efficiency of the public sanitary sewer system and reduce costs to the city as a whole. Purpose of the Program

4 History of Program Storm water mitigation program was approved by the Board May 17, 2005 Storm water mitigation program was approved by the Board May 17, 2005 Amendments to the original program were approved January 16, 2007 Amendments to the original program were approved January 16, 2007 These amendments changed the fee structure to allow residents to be reimbursed up to $4000 for the necessary changes to the private interior plumbing. These amendments changed the fee structure to allow residents to be reimbursed up to $4000 for the necessary changes to the private interior plumbing.

5 To Date… 135 private sanitary sewer service inspections have been completed 135 private sanitary sewer service inspections have been completed FY 2006 FY property owners completed repairs 29 property owners completed repairs City reimbursed those property owners $75, City reimbursed those property owners $75, FY 2007 FY property owners completed repairs 46 property owners completed repairs City reimbursed those property owners $139, City reimbursed those property owners $139, FY 2008 FY property owners completed repairs 6 property owners completed repairs City reimbursed those property owners $20, City reimbursed those property owners $20, Total number of completed repairs 81 Total number of completed repairs 81 Total reimbursed to property owners $234, Total reimbursed to property owners $234,564.49

6 To become a part of the Program Visit City Website Visit City Website Select Departments Select Departments Select Public Works Select Public Works Select Sanitary Sewer Division Select Sanitary Sewer Division Select Storm Water Mitigation Program Select Storm Water Mitigation Program Print and return application to the Department of Public Works (address on form) Print and return application to the Department of Public Works (address on form) Call Public Works Department at (816) Call Public Works Department at (816)


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