nheinzen May 6, 2016 0

DRAFT Joint 2016 Stormwater Program “MS4” Permit Annual Report Released! Comments due May 20.

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, 2016. Individual Annual Reports for all 12 Coalition members are included in the report, which due to its size has been broken up into sections.

Section 1. Coalition DRAFT Joint Annual Report 2016: Albany County; University at Albany-SUNY Uptown; City of Albany; Town of Bethlehem

Section 2. Coalition DRAFT Joint Annual Report 2016: City of Cohoes; Town of Colonie; Village of Colonie; Village of Green Island

Section 3. Coalition DRAFT Joint Annual Report 2016: 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 20, 2016, 4pm and the FINAL Joint Annual Report will be posted after June 1.

For more detailed information regarding program priorities and measurable goals, see the recently updated Joint Stormwater Management Program Plan 2015 – 2017  (May, 2016) posted on the Coalition website. For more information about the stormwater regulations, Coalition, and program activities, explore the Coalition website and Member website links!