Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Bangor Area Storm Water Group October Meeting

The BASWG October Meeting will be held on October 11, 2012 from 9:00 am to 11:30 am, at the Brewer Waste Water Treatment Plant Training Building, 10 Oak Street, Brewer, ME 04412

Agenda

9:00 am Welcome and Introductions

9:10 am Organizational Business

· Approval of September BASWG Minutes

· Updates:

o BASWG Regional PY4 Report (Submitted Sept. 14th)

o Coastal Communities Grant (Submitted to MCP)

o Stormwater Steward Transfer and Legal Update

o Status of “Suitability for Development” Project Community Sessions

· Reminders:

o BASWG Orientation and Assessment Interviews

o GrowSmart Maine Conference: Oct. 23rd; Augusta

o Salt BMP Focus Groups (Oct) and DEP Salt Conference (Nov.)

o SW Utility/Funding Session – Oct. 18th; Greenland, NH

· Other Announcements

9:30 am SPECIAL SESSION: Education and Outreach (E&O) Learning and Planning

· BASWG E&O permit and committee needs

· Presentation on ISWG’s (Portland Area) E&O Efforts

Jami Fitch, Presenter from Cumberland County SWC District

· Additional grant opportunities for E&O (Brenda Z.)

· Group discussion and planning

10:30 am Coffee Break

10:45 am Update on DEP Plans for MS4 Permit Development

David Ladd and Kathy Hoppe, Maine DEP

· Status of regional letter and MD4 letters to the Commissioner

· Update from David Ladd re: permit planning process

11:00 am Internship Planning

· Presentation of ideas by BASWG’s Internship Task Force

· Group discussion and decision-making

11:20 am Regional LID Demonstration Site: Brewer WWTP Rain Garden

Site Presentation by Ken Locke, City of Brewer

11:30 am Meeting adjourns