The City identified key stakeholders through their demonstrated interest in the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System Permit, participation in other water quality programs, and/or their potential to be affected by the Stormwater Management Program (SWMP) implementation. These stakeholders include students, educators, the general public, environmental groups, neighborhood associations, goverment entities, elected officials, community boards, and the industrial and construction business communities.
Stakeholder Presentations: Stormwater Advisory Group
The meetings listed below were open to the public and sought to brief all stakeholders on each provision of the MS4 Permit before the first draft of the SWMP was completed. To receive notifications about upcoming MS4 meetings, request a meeting on a specific MS4 topic, or provide feedback, please use the MS4 Contact Form.
Stakeholder Presentations: SWMP Progress Reports
The City submitted annual progress reports to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) in 2016 and 2017. These reports summarized the progress made on the Stormwater Management Program (SWMP) development to date. Prior to each annual submission to DEC, the City released a draft report to the public online and presented the content at a public meeting. The City accepted feedback from stakeholders through verbal comments at the meeting and written comments by email. The final annual progress reports submitted to DEC included City responses to the public comments received.