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Meeting of March 11-12, 2014

The Delaware River Basin Commission met on Tuesday, March 11 and Wednesday, March 12, 2014. Below is the meeting agenda, with links to the presentation given, dockets approved, and resolutions passed. Items will be added as they become available.


The commission's public hearing was held on Tuesday, March 11, 2014. A conference session and business meeting were held the following day on Wednesday, March 12, 2014. The hearing, conference session, and business meeting were open to the public and held at Washington Crossing Historic Park Visitor Center, 1112 River Road, Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania.

The public hearing and public dialogue session on March 11, 2014 ran from 1:30 p.m. until approximately 3:00 p.m. Hearing items included a resolution to adopt the commission's Capital and Operating Budgets for FY 2015 and the draft dockets relating to the projects listed below.

The public conference session and business meeting on March 12, 2014 ran from 12:15 p.m. until approximately 1:30 p.m.

One presentation was given during the conference session:

The agenda for the business meeting follows. Items subject to a public hearing are noted as such below.

A. Minutes. (The minutes from the Dec. 4, 2013 DRBC business meeting were approved unanimously; pdf 1 MB) 

B. Announcements.

C. Hydrologic Report. (A. Shallcross)

D. Executive Director’s Report. (C. Collier)

E. General Counsel’s Report. (K. Warren)

F. Project Review Applications. (D. Kovach) Dockets approved by the commissioners on March 12, 2014 can be accessed through the links below (all are pdfs). All were the subjects of public hearings completed on March 11, 2014. With the exception of numbers 2 and 26, as to which the federal representative abstained, all were approved by unanimous vote. The public hearing on number 32 was postponed to allow additional time for review. Note that at each of its public meetings, the commission may consider action on any item for which a hearing has been completed or may defer one or more such items for consideration at a public meeting of the commission on a future date.  

View project location map. (pdf 861 KB)

1. Melody Lakes Management, LLC (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-1980-079 CP-4.

2. Tobyhanna Army Depot (TYAD) (PA), groundwater withdrawal, D-1987-057 CP-3.

3. Schuylkill County Municipal Authority (PA), Broad Mountain water filtration plant, D‑1991-016 CP-2.

4. New Castle County Department of Special Services (DE), regional wastewater treatment plant, D-1993-006 CP-3.

5. Accellent, Inc. (PA), groundwater withdrawal, D-1993-061-3.

6. Shawnee's Great Bear Golf Course, LLC (PA), groundwater and surface water withdrawal, D-1996-014-2.

7. Northside Heights Mobile Home Estates (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-1996-039 CP‑2.

8. Pennsylvania American Water Company (PA), groundwater withdrawal, D-1997-034 CP-2.

9. Hemlock Farms Community Association (PA), groundwater withdrawal, D-2000-060 CP-2.

10. Wernersville Municipal Authority (PA), groundwater withdrawal, D-2001-017 CP‑2.

11. Oley Township Municipal Authority (PA), groundwater withdrawal, D-2001-036 CP-2.

12. Eagle Creek Hydro Power, LLC (NY), Swinging Bridge Reservoir water release, D‑2001-038 CP-2.

13. Summit Management & Utilities, Inc. (PA), groundwater withdrawal, D-2001-056 CP‑2.

14. Slatington Borough Authority (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-2003-015 CP-2.

15. Pennsylvania American Water Company (PA), groundwater withdrawal, D-2003-019 CP-2.

16. Telford Borough Authority (PA), groundwater withdrawal, D-2004-010 CP-2.

17. New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NY), Port Jervis wastewater treatment plant, D-2004-028 CP-3.

18. Pennsylvania Department of Conservation of Natural Resources (PA DCNR), Hickory Run State Park wastewater treatment plant, D-2005-008 CP-2.

19. Maxatawny Township (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-2007-001 CP-2.

20. Keystone Mobile Home Park (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-2008-007 CP-2.

21. UMH Properties, Inc. (PA), Highland Estates Mobile Home Park wastewater treatment plant, D-2009-021 CP-2.

22. Wallenpaupack School District (PA), Newfoundland wastewater treatment plant, D‑2009-027 CP-2.

23. Lakeview Estates Homeowner's Association (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D‑2010-032 CP-2.

24. Glenn Springs Holdings, Inc. (PA), groundwater remediation, D-1976-017-3.

25. Downingtown Municipal Water Authority (PA), water filtration plant, D-2006-031 CP‑2.

26. Tobyhanna Army Depot (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-2009-041 CP-2.

27. Pocono Waterworks Company, Inc. (PA), Pine Grove Estates wastewater treatment plant, D‑2013-009 CP-1.

28. Pine Forest Camp, Inc. (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-2013-010 CP-1.

29. Pocono Plateau Christian Association (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-2013-011 CP-1.

30. Schuylkill County Municipal Authority (PA), Indian Run water filtration plant, D‑2013-012 CP-1.

31. Schuylkill County Municipal Authority (PA), Mount Laurel water filtration plant, D‑2013-013 CP-1.

32. Nestlé Waters North America, Inc. (PA), groundwater withdrawal and discharge, D-2013-020-1. Consideration of this item has been postponed to allow additional time for review.

G. Resolution to Adopt the Commission's Capital and Operating Budgets for FY 2015 (July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015). (R. Gore) A public hearing was held on this item on March 11, 2014. Consideration of this item has been postponed to allow additional time for review.

H. Resolution Appointing an Executive Director and an Acting Executive Director. (pdf 9 KB; M. Siekerka, DRBC Chair Pro Tem) This resolution was passed unanimously by the commissioners.

View 3/10/14 DRBC News Release: Commissioners Select New DRBC Executive Director

I. Resolution for the Minutes Recognizing Carol R. Collier. (M. Siekerka, DRBC Chair Pro Tem; pdf 24 KB)