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File #: O-25-19    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 5/23/2019 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 7/8/2019 Final action:
Title: Watershed Restoration Fund - For the purpose of modifying the functions of the Watershed Restoration Fund.
Sponsors: Gavin Buckley
Indexes: Economic Matters Committee, Environmental Commission, Environmental Matters Committee, Finance Committee
Attachments: 1. O-25-19 Watershed Restoration Fund First Reader.pdf, 2. O-25-19 Staff Report.pdf, 3. O-25-19 Fiscal Impact Note.pdf, 4. O-25-19 Environmental Commission Recommendations 7-16-19.pdf, 5. O-25-19 Amendent 1 Arnett, Paone, Finlayson .docx
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Watershed Restoration Fund - For the purpose of modifying the functions of the Watershed Restoration Fund.
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CITY COUNCIL OF THE
City of Annapolis

Ordinance 25-19

Introduced by: Mayor Buckley

Referred to
Economic Matters Committee

AN ORDINANCE concerning

Watershed Restoration Fund

FOR the purpose of modifying the functions of the Watershed Restoration Fund.

BY repealing and re-enacting with amendments the following portions of the Code of the City of Annapolis, 2019 Edition
17.10.180


SECTION I: BE IT ESTABLISHED AND ORDAINED BY THE ANNAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL that the Code of the City of Annapolis shall be amended to read as follows:

Title 17 - BUILDINGS AND CONSTRUCTION
Chapter 17.10 - STORMWATER MANAGEMENT

Section 17.10.180 - Watershed restoration fund.

A. A watershed restoration fund shall be established and the moneys therein shall be used by the City land acquisition (including easements and rights-of-way), and the study, engineering, design, purchase, construction, expansion, repair, maintenance, landscaping and inspection of public stormwater management systems TO SUPPORT COMPLIANCE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE CITY'S NATIONAL POLLUTANT DISCHARGE ELIMINATION SYSTEM MUNICIPAL SEPARATE STORM SEWER SYSTEM PERMIT, CHESAPEAKE BAY TOTAL MAXIMUM DAILY LOAD AND LOCAL WATERSHED TOTAL MAXIMUM DAILY LOAD, AND STORMWATER WATERSHED IMPLEMENTATION PLANS THROUGH STORMWATER MANAGEMENT PRACTICES, STREAM AND WETLAND RESTORATION ACTIVITIES, AND PUBLIC EDUCATION AND OUTREACH, AND TO MAINTAIN AND ADMINISTER THE WATERSHED RESTORATION FUND ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.

B. The watershed restoration fee schedule applicable to the fund shall be established by resolution of the City Council. The fees schedule shall reflect an annual two percent rate increase in effect from July 1, 2015 until June 30, 2018 for stormwater fees under this section. To encourage environmentally sound and effective stormwater management practices, the Director of...

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