nheinzen May 4, 2015 0

DRAFT Joint 2015 Stormwater Program “MS4” Permit Annual Report Released! Comments due May 18.

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 to the public for comment.

The links below point to the Joint Stormwater Coalition DRAFT MS4 Permit Annual Report for the Reporting Year ending March 9, 2015. Individual Annual Reports for all 13 Coalition memberes are included in the report, which due to the size of the report has been broken up into sections.

1. Coalition DRAFT Joint Annual Report 2015: Albany County, University at Albany-SUNY Uptown Campus, City of Albany

2. Coalition DRAFT Joint Annual Report 2015: Village of Altamont; Town of Bethlehem, City of Cohoes, Town of Colonie

3. Coalition DRAFT Joint Annual Report 2015: Village of Colonie; Village of Green Island, Town of Guilderland, Village of Menands, Town of New Scotland, City of Watervliet

The Annual Report itself is a standardized form developed by NYSDEC which can be explained in further detail upon request. Please use the website Public Comment interface to submit your comments and as needed to request a meeting. The public comment period ends May 18, 4pm and the FINAL Joint Annual Report will be posted after June 1.

For more detailed information regarding program Best Management Practices and measurable goals, see the recently updated Joint Stormwater Management Program Plan for 2015 to 2017 posted on the Coalition website. For more information about the stormwater regulations, Coalition, and program activities, explore the Coalition website and Member website links!