WHEREAS, Mandated by Congress under the Clean Water Act, the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Storm Water Program is a comprehensive two-phased national program for addressing the non-agricultural sources of storm water discharges which adversely affect the quality of our nation’s waters; and,
WHEREAS, The Program uses the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permitting mechanism to require the implementation of controls designed to prevent harmful pollutants from being washed by storm water runoff into local water bodies; and,
WHEREAS, Certain communities and townships within Licking County are required to submit a Storm Water Management Plan in compliance with OEPA by March 10, 2003; and,
WHEREAS, The Licking County Commissioners feel that a joint partnership with the communities and townships designated, would be a more efficient and cost effective approach for all involved.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF GRANVILLE, OHIO, that: Section I: The Village Manager is hereby authorized, on behalf of the Village of Granville, to enter into a joint partnership with other Licking County communities and townships for the purpose of creating a Storm Water Management Plan.
Section II: This resolution shall take effect immediately upon passage.