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Meeting of June 10-11, 2014

The Delaware River Basin Commission met on Tuesday, June 10 and Wednesday, June 11, 2014. Below is the meeting agenda, with links to the dockets approved and resolutions passed. Items will be added as they become available.

AGENDA

The commission's public hearing was held on Tuesday, June 10, 2014. The business meeting was held the following day on Wednesday, June 11, 2014. The hearing 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 June 10, 2014 ran from 1:30 p.m. until approximately 2:30 p.m. Hearing items included draft dockets for the withdrawals, discharges, and other water-related projects listed below and for resolutions: (1) establishing the commission's Monitoring Advisory and Coordination Committee; (2) authorizing the Executive Director to contract for laboratory analysis of ambient main stem and tributary samples for acute and chronic toxicity; and (3) authorizing the Executive Director to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for Repairs and Improvements at Blue Marsh Dam.

The business meeting on June 11, 2014 ran from 12:15 p.m. until approximately 1:15 p.m.

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

A. Minutes. (The minutes from the March 12, 2014 DRBC business meeting were approved unanimously; pdf 78 KB) 

B. Announcements.

C. Hydrologic Report. (A. Shallcross)

D. Acting Executive Director’s Report. (R. Gore)

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

F. Project Review Applications. (D. Kovach) Dockets approved by the commissioners on June 11, 2014 can be accessed through the links below (all are pdfs). All were the subjects of public hearings completed on June 10, 2014. All dockets were approved by unanimous vote. The public hearing on numbers 28 and 35 were 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 908 KB).

1. Berks-Montgomery Municipal Authority (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-1973-060 CP-3.

2. Town of Bethel (NY), wastewater treatment plant, D-1974-196 CP-3.

3. Giorgio Foods, Inc. (PA), industrial wastewater treatment plant, D-1988-043-3.

4. Grand Central Sanitary Landfill, Inc. (PA), industrial wastewater treatment plant, D‑1988-052‑4.

5. Aqua Pennsylvania, Inc. (PA), groundwater withdrawal, D-1990-050 CP-3.

6. Walnutport Authority (PA), groundwater withdrawal, D-1990-087 CP-3.

7. Blue Ridge Real Estate Company (PA), surface water withdrawal, D-1991-046-3.

8. Waltz Golf Farm, Inc. (PA), surface water withdrawal, D-1992-049-3.

9. AMETEK - U.S. Gauge Division (PA), groundwater withdrawal, D-1993-025-3.

10. Lansford-Coaldale Joint Water Authority (PA), groundwater withdrawal, D-1995-013 CP-2.

11. Northeastern Power Company (PA), surface water withdrawal, D-1998-039-2.

12. Northeast Schuylkill Joint Municipal Authority (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D‑1999-033 CP-2.

13. Whitehall Township Authority (PA), groundwater withdrawal, D-2000-009 CP-2.

14. Yardley Country Club, Inc. (PA), groundwater withdrawal, D-2000-032-2.

15. Leesport Borough (PA), groundwater withdrawal, D-2001-012 CP-2.

16. Lower Perkiomen Valley Regional Sewer Authority (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D‑2001-042 CP-4.

17. Superior Water Company (PA), groundwater withdrawal, D-2001-048 CP-2.

18. Upper Gwynedd-Towamencin Municipal Authority (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D‑2002-029 CP-3.

19. Ingersoll-Rand Company (NJ), industrial wastewater treatment plant, D-2006-014-3.

20. Town of Hamden (NY), wastewater treatment plant, D-2007-012 CP-2.

21. Ruscombmanor Township (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-2007-034 CP-3.

22. Country Club Estates Condominium Association, Inc. (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D‑2009-044 CP-2.

23. Thomas and Betts Corporation (NJ), non-contact cooling water discharge, D-2010-033-2.

24. Rockland Town (NY), groundwater withdrawal, D-1963-004 CP-2.

25. Town of Liberty (NY), wastewater treatment plant, D-1985-065 CP-3.

26. Reading City (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-1986-028 CP-2.

27. Hobart Village (NY), wastewater treatment plant, D-1991-063 CP-2.

28. Exelon (PA), industrial wastewater treatment plant, D-1992-066 CP-2. (Consideration of this docket has been postponed to allow additional time for review).

29. East Stroudsburg Borough (PA), groundwater withdrawal, D-1992-072 CP-2.

30. Pennsylvania American Water Company (PA), groundwater withdrawal, D-1996-009 CP-2.

31. Lansdale Borough (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-1996-045 CP-3.

32. Hellertown Borough Authority (PA), groundwater withdrawal, D-2000-053 CP-2.

33. Superior Water Company (PA), groundwater withdrawal, D-2001-015 CP-4.

34. Aqua Pennsylvania, Inc. (PA), groundwater withdrawal, D-2001-050 CP-3.

35. Exelon (PA), surface water withdrawal, D-2008-038 CP-2. (Consideration of this docket has been postpoined to allow additional time for review).

36. Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom (PA), groundwater withdrawal, D-2012-009-2.

37. Lehigh County Authority (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-2013-017 CP-1.

38. Nestlé Waters North America, Inc. (PA), groundwater withdrawal, D-2013-020-1.

39. New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NY), construction near dam and reservoir, D-2014-002 CP-1.

G. Resolution to Adopt the Commission's Annual Current Expense and Capital Budgets for FY 2014-2015. (pdf 22 KB; R. Gore) (Public hearing completed March 11, 2014). This resolution was passed 4-1 by the commissioners. View FY15 Budget information.

H. Resolution to Apportion Among the Signatory Parties the Amounts Required for the Support of the Commission's Current Expense and Capital Budgets for FY 2014-2015. (pdf 23 KB; R. Gore) (Public hearing completed March 11, 2014). This resolution was passed unanimously by the commissioners. View FY15 Budget information.

I. Resolution for the Minutes Approving a COLA for Non-Managerial Staff and Adjusting the General Salary Schedule. (pdf 7 KB; R. Gore) This resolution was passed 4-1 by the commissioners.

J. Resolution Establishing the Monitoring Advisory and Coordination Committee (MACC). (pdf 26 KB; T. Fikslin) (Public hearing completed June 10, 2014). This resolution was passed unanimously by the commissioners.

K. Resolution Authorizing the Executive Director to Enter into a Contract for Laboratory Analysis of Ambient Main Stem and Tributary Samples for Chronic Toxicity. (pdf 21 KB; T. Fikslin) (Public hearing completed June 10, 2014). This resolution was passed unanimously by the commissioners.

L. Resolution Authorizing the Executive Director to Enter into Agreements with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for Repairs and Improvements at Blue Marsh Dam. (pdf 21 KB; W. Muszynski) (Public hearing completed June 10, 2014). This resolution was passed 4-0-1 by the commissioners.

M. Resolution Providing for the Election of Commission Officers (New York-Chair, Delaware-Vice Chair, U.S.-2nd Vice Chair). (pdf 19 KB; P. Bush) This resolution was passed unanimously by the commissioners.

N. Resolution Recognizing Robert Tudor. (pdf 10 KB; A. Eaton)