Putting Them To Work!: How to Engage Your Stormwater Stakeholder Advisory Committee

APA Kentucky Chapter


Thursday, July 20, 2017
3 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. CDT

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As part of Consent Decree negotiations in 20062007, the LexingtonFayette Urban County Government (LFUCG) was required to develop its first Stormwater Quality Management Program (SWQMP) to be approved by the EPA and the Kentucky Division of Water (KDOW) for inclusion as an appendix to the Consent Decree. One measurable goal in that first SWQMP and mirrored as a requirement in the subsequently issued KPDES MS4 discharge permit was for LFUCG to create a Stormwater Stakeholder Advisory Committee (SSAC). The SSAC was first convened in 2010 and continued to meet about four times per year during the remainder of that permit coverage period. Lexington's latest permit issued in May 2015 continues to require the engagement of the SSAC; however, additional permit requirements have presented themselves as opportunities to rely on the experience, enthusiasm, and commitment of our stakeholders.


Jennifer Carey

Jennifer Carey has been employed by the Lexington‐Fayette Urban County Government as its MS4 /Water Quality Section Manager since August 2014, but has been working with the city's stormwater program since its initial Phase I permit application in the early 1990s. As a consultant, she assisted Lexington with ... Read More

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Krista Citron, krista.citron@amwater.com