Annual Report 2010

BMP Annual Report 2010

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Table 1 – BMP Status

MCM(s)

BMP
Year 3
Year 3 Milestones

 

New or Revised

Start Date

Status / Completion Date

(Completed, in progress, not started)

#1: Public Education and Outreach on Storm Water Impacts

 

1-1: Educational Materials and Distribution

Distribute the following:

a)  Business educational material to all bushiness that receive a C.O.

b)  Construction educational material to homebuilders when they apply for their first building permit in a subdivision. 

c)  Construction educational material with each development plan review.

d)  General public educational material for pick-up at Town Hall and the community ctr.

Educational material distributed to area business, C.O. recipients – addressed in section ‘a’.

 

 

Construction educational material distributed to homebuilders w/permit application; City engineers and Staff to distribute material during the plan review process.

 

 

Educational material distributed to general public via pick-up at City Hall; community center; local market store; and local schools.

 

February 2010

 

 

 

February 2010

 

 

 

 

 

March 2010

In progress – duration in issuance of C.O., continued permit requirement [C.O.].

 

In progress – duration distribution in the permit process.

 

 

 

Completed 

1-2: Articles in the WestTexas CountyCourier

Publish two storm water related articles in the West Texas County  Courier (BMP 1-2).  (Public Works/Admin)

Storm water related articles published in the West Texas County Courier July 29, 2010.

 

July 2010

Completed

1-3: Horizon City Website

 

Implement a municipal website that includes storm water related and links to storm water websites.

City’s website implemented, website address:

http://www.horizoncity-tx.gov/.

 

February 2009

Completed

Develop and implement a website that includes storm water related information and a means of tracking the number of visits to the storm water pages.

Developed and implemented storm water website with related storm water information – administration website to view number of visits to pages [storm water related information].

 

January 2010

Completed

1-4: Annual event or festival

Distribute Storm Water educational material at one event or festival.

Distributed educational material at an event: “Movies at the Park” film festival.

 

August 2010

Completed

General Practices

Document the type of materials, level of resources, and number of contacts for each group.

Materials [type] in file doc., Year Three paper file, number of contacts provided in estimate number only, for all levels: commercial, general public and construction.

 

August 2010

In progress

#2: Public Involvement/Participation

 

 

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2-1: Public notice for meetings

Post a public notice whenever a general permit or SWMP issues is in the City Council Agenda.

Notices posted as directed – issues of SWMP or general permits.

 

August 2010

Completed – as issues arise or permit submittals.

2-2: Storm Water Reporting Phone

Number

Train the town’s employees on how to respond to storm water reports

 

Post the Storm Water Reporting Telephone Number on the town’s website.

 

Record the number and type of storm water reports and document the town’s resolutions for each group.

Conducted a half-hour training/orientation session with first contact personnel – issues on responding to Storm Water reports.

 

Telephone number, for reporting storm water issues, posted on town’s website.

 

Drafted storm water report – form can be downloaded from town’s website.  Resolution and number to be documented upon receipt of complaint submittal.  Record file will be maintained

 

 

August 2010

 

 

January 2010

 

 

August 2010

 

Completed.

 

 

 

Completed

 

 

In progress

3: Illicit Discharge

Detection and

Elimination

 

3-1:  Ordinance Prohibiting Illicit Discharges.

Expand enforcement actions for illicit discharges to include public reports and outfall inspections.

 

Draft the Storm Water Pollution Control Ordinance.

 

Building Inspector and Code Enforcement Officers oriented in expanding inspections for public reports and outfalls – violations.

 

Storm Water Pollution Control Ord. In the drafting stage -

 

 

 

August 2010

 

 

July 2010

In progress

 

 

In progress

3-2: Outfall mapping.

Add all new outfalls resulting from development to the map  (BMP3-2)  (Town Engineers/Public Works)

Current map of outfalls declaration in progress – Town’s engineers on notice to provide – outfalls resulting from newly developed areas 

 

August 2010

In progress

3-3: System Inspections

Visual inspect each outfall twice for illicit discharges.

Outfall inspections conducted by Building Inspector, during course of building inspections, and Code Enforcement Officers -

 

August 2010

In progress

3-5: Business Education

Distribute educational material to businesses.
Distributed educational material to area businesses – other info conveyed by word of mouth regarding ground contamination. (Code Enforcement Officer – City Hall Staff)

 

August 2010

In progress

3-6: Infrastructure Cleaning

Track the type and volume of illicit material removed from the MS4.

 

Clean the MS4 when problems are detected or reported.

Continue to clean all waterways (curbs – streets), ponds, and outfalls associated with storm water impediments.   Volume documented in pounds/tons, as indicated by invoice charge slip, and in trailer loads (sq. ft.).

Cleaning of problem areas reported (complaints/call-ins) – continued process

 

 

August 2010

 

In progress-

 

 

4: Construction Site Storm Water Runoff Control

4-2: Plan Review

 

 

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Start Reviewing development SWP3s and tracking the reviews.

Plan submittals been reviewed for SWP3s requirements; Town’s engineers review process, a requirement standard on all plans submitted, for compliance – review tracking in affect.

 

August 2010

In progress

Continue construction waste inspection and enforcement under the Nuisance Ordinance.

 

Develop NOI tracking system.

Construction waste inspection continuation process; enforcement based on current Nuisance Ord.

 

NOI tracking function (system) through engineers and City Hall – paper file

 

August 2010

In progress

 

 

In progress

                         

5: Post-Construction Storm Water Management in New Development and Redevelopment

5-2: Detention/Retention Structure Maintenance Program

Add any new detention/retention structures resulting from development to the map.

Mapping of retention basins within the corporate limts of the town – on file.  Map provided by city’s contracted engineering firm.

 

August 2010

Completed

6:  Pollution Prevention/Good Housekeeping for Municipal Operations

6-1:  Good Housekeeping and Best Management Practices

Implement all Good Housekeeping Procedures and BMPs.

Good Housekeeping procedures addressed for compliance directives for our municipality. 

 

July 2010

Completed

6-2:  Employee Training

 

Train employees in Good Housekeeping Procures

Trained/oriented Municipal Employees in Good Housekeeping – disposal of miscellaneous items.

Distribution of storm water related educational material.  Continue orienting in Good Housekeeping concepts.

 

June 2010

In Progress

6-3:  Waste Disposal Procedures

Implement waste disposal and tracking procedures. 

Set Waste Disposal Procedures for the town, and fact sheets profiling the Pollution Prevention for waste disposal for our municipality.  Waste Disposal tracking format w/disposal procedures.

 

July 2010

Completed

 

6:  Pollution Prevention/Good Housekeeping

6-2: Employee Training

Start annual training of employees in Good Housekeeping Procedures and BMPs.

Annual employee training: storm water runoff, Good Housekeeping, ground water contamination prevention and enforcement.

 

Employee training topics and attendance documented – paper filed

 

July 2010

Completed

6-4: Vehicle Maintenance

Perform maintenance of cars and light duty trucks in the municipal fleet only at authorized commercial facilities, track maintenance receipts.  (BMP6-4).  (Public Works/Street Dept./Horizon Police Dept.)

Fleet maintenance is performed only at authorized commercial maintenance facilities.  A continuing process.  Receipt tracking through account invoice data w/accounting dept.

 

 

August 2010

 

In progress

Other Permit Activities

 

Submit Year 3 Annual Report November 11, 2010

 

 

 

 

Table 2 – Measurable Goals Status

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Table 2 - BMP Status     Page 7 of 7

MCM(s)

Measurable Goal(s)

Success

Proposed Changes

(submit NOC as needed)

1

Storm Water Educational material procured, distributed to listed audiences – Newspaper article published as required; other articles to follow.

Goal accomplished.

None proposed

2

All information included for the public to note – submit concerns/complaints.  Incoming calls registered and appropriate action taken to abate.  Storm Water info posting in town’s website.

Goal accomplished.

None proposed.

3

Map of retention basins formatted in quadrants for numbering, i.e.: Quadrant #1, Basin 1.   In the planning stage: the possibility of preparing a digital map of watersheds/retention basins for the entire town. 

Goal accomplished: map, revised mapping to follow.   In the process stage: digital mapping

None proposed.

4

A continued process: review plans to verify they include a SW3P.  Continue to inspect construction sites and enforce requirements; bases for enforcement through the Nuisance Ordinance.

Goal accomplished.

None proposed.

6

Procured educational material regarding Storm Water issues for municipal employees; conducted a training session; and  issued educational material. Training touched on the subject of water runoff, ground water contamination, enforcement, rain storms and affect, Good Housekeeping, and storage of chemicals (pesticides, gasoline, etc.).

 

 

Goal accomplished

None proposed.

6

A continuing process: maintenance of cars and light duty trucks, in the municipal fleet, only at authorized commercial facilities. Track receipts of all vehicle maintenance documentation – data base through the accounting section.

 

Goal accomplished

None proposed.

Other Permit Activities

Submit NOI and SWMP by November 11, 2010

Goal accomplished

None proposed.