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Coalition Board Meeting September 20, 2019 Town of Colonie. Public welcome!

The Stormwater Coalition Board of Director’s meeting is Friday, September 20, 2019 at the Town of Colonie, Public Operations Center, 347 Old Niskayuna Rd, Latham, NY 12110, 8:30am to 10:00am. For more information, contact swcoalition@albanycounty.com. The public is invited and welcome!

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2019 Volunteer Stream Monitoring – August 20 and 27 Sign up today!

The Stormwater Coalition is sponsoring two WAVE volunteer stream monitoring events in Albany County, NY.

Here are the dates and locations: Onesquethaw Creek on Tuesday, August 20, 4:45pm to ~6:15pm and Sand Creek, Tuesday, August 27, 10:00 am to Noon. The Onesquethaw Creek site is located in the Town of Bethlehem. The Sand Creek site is located in the Town of Colonie.

Sign up today by contacting: swcoalition@albanycounty.com or 518-447-5645. The Coalition coordinator will explain where to meet and what to bring. Local WAVE coordinators provide equipment and training.

For more information, see the  2019 Get Your Feet Wet – Help Monitor Streams Flyer  Sign up today!

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Coalition Board Meeting June 21, 2019 Town of Colonie Public welcome!

The Stormwater Coalition Board of Director’s meeting is Friday, June 21, 2019 at the Town of Colonie, Public Operations Center, 347 Old Niskayuna Rd, Latham, NY 12110, 8:30am to 10:00am. For more information, contact swcoalition@albanycounty.com. The public is invited and welcome!

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The DRAFT MS4 Permit Annual Report is available for public comment! Comments due May 17, 2019, 4pm

By June 1, regulated MS4/municipalities must file with NYSDEC an Annual Report which describes progress over the past year implementing requirements named in the MS4 Stormwater Permit. As required by the Permit, prior to finalizing the report, a DRAFT Annual Report is made available for public comment.

Public comments regarding the Stormwater Coalition of Albany County DRAFT Joint Annual Report can be submitted using the Coalition website, by email, phone call, and by contacting local municipal stormwater staff (see Member pages).  The Public Comment period ends May 17, 2019 4pm.  The FINAL Joint Annual Report will be posted after June 1. If you would like to ask questions or share comments about the Annual Report at a public meeting, contact 518-447-5645.

Links to the DRAFT 2019 Annual Report:

Set 1 DRAFT Coalition Joint Annual Report for Reporting Period Ending March 9, 2019 (Includes Individual MS4 Reports for Albany County, University at Albany-SUNY, City of Albany, and Town of Bethlehem, plus Stormwater Coalition Annual Report pages) 

Set 2 DRAFT Coalition Joint Annual Report for Reporting Period Ending March 9, 2019 (Includes Individual MS4 Reports for City of Cohoes, Town of Colonie, Village of Green Island, and Town of Guilderland, plus Stormwater Coalition Annual Report pages)

Set 3 DRAFT Coalition Joint Annual Report for Reporting Periot Ending March 9, 2019 (Includes individual MS4 Reports for Village of Menands, Town of New Scotland, and City of Watervliet, plus Stormwater Coalition Annual Report pages)

NOTE: The Annual Report is a standardized form developed by NYSDEC which can be explained in further detail upon request. For information regarding individual and Coalition program activities and goals, go to the Coalition website: Plan and Program.

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Coalition Board Meeting March 15, 2019 Public welcome!

The Stormwater Coalition Board of Director’s meeting is Friday, March 15, 2019 at the Town of Colonie, Public Operations Center, 347 Old Niskayuna Rd, Latham, NY 12110, 8:30am to 10:00am. For more information, contact swcoalition@albanycounty.com. The public is invited and welcome!

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Coalition Board Meeting January 18, 2019 Public welcome!

The Stormwater Coalition Board of Director’s meeting is Friday, January 18, 2019 at the Town of Colonie, Public Operations Center, 347 Old Niskayuna Rd, Latham, NY 12110, 8:30am to 10:00am. For more information, contact swcoalition@albanycounty.com. The public is invited and welcome!

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December 7, 2018 4 Hr Erosion and Sediment Control Training – 24 Martin Rd, Voorheesville, NY

A NYSDEC 4 Hour Erosion and Sediment Control Construction Activity Training, presented by David Mosher, CPESC is scheduled for December 7, 2018 at the William Rice Center, 24 Martin Road, Voorheesville, NY. This event is organized by the Albany County Soil and Water Conservation District (ACSWCD) and the Stormwater Coalition of Albany County is a co-sponsor.  See flyer and registration form for program details. This program pertains to requirements detailed in the NYSDEC SPDES General Permit for Stormwater Discharges from Construction Activity.

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Coalition Board Meeting – September 21, 2018 Public invited!

The Stormwater Coalition Board of Director’s meeting is Friday, September 21, 2018 at the Town of Colonie, Public Operations Center, 347 Old Niskayuna Rd, Latham, NY 12110, 8:30am to 10:00am. For more information, contact swcoalition@albanycounty.com. The public is invited and welcome!

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Get Your Feet Wet! Sign up for volunteer stream monitoring!

The Stormwater Coalition is sponsoring three 2018 WAVE volunteer stream monitoring events in Albany County, NY. Here are the dates: the Lisha Kill on Thursday, August 9, 3 pm to 5 pm; the Salt Kill on Tuesday, August 14, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm; and Vly Creek on August 16, 5:00 to 7:30 pm.

If interested, sign up today by contacting: swcoalition@albanycounty.com or 518-447-5645. The Coalition coordinator will explain where to meet, at what time, and what to bring. Local WAVE coordinators provide equipment and training.

See flyer  for more information. Sign up today!

 

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Coalition Board Meeting – June 15, 2018 Public welcome!

The Stormwater Coalition Board of Director’s meeting is Friday, June 15, 2018 at the Town of Colonie, Public Operations Center, 347 Old Niskayuna Rd, Latham, NY 12110, 8:30am to 10:00am. For more information, contact swcoalition@albanycounty.com.

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