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Meeting of December 12, 2018

The Delaware River Basin Commission held its regularly scheduled business meeting on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at the Washington Crossing Historic Park Visitor Center, 1112 River Road, Washington Crossing, Pa. Below is the business meeting agenda. Items will be added as they become available.

A public hearing was held earlier on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at the Washington Crossing Historic Park Visitor Center, 1112 River Road, Washington Crossing, Pa. Items heard at the public hearing, which began at 1:30 p.m. and adjourned at approximately 1:50 p.m., included draft dockets for withdrawals, discharges, and other water-related projects subject to the commission's review.

Written comments on all matters heard on November 14 were accepted through 5:00 p.m. on November 19.


The business meeting on December 12, 2018 began at 10:30 a.m. and adjourned at approximately 11:00 a.m.; there was an open public comment session after the close of the business meeting, which ran until approximately 11:45 a.m.

The agenda for the business meeting follows, with links to the items approved (links to documents are added to this page as they become available). Items heard at the November 14, 2018 public hearing are noted by *. 

1. Welcome and Introductions. (J. Hoffman)

2. Minutes. (P. Bush; The minutes of the September 13, 2018 business meeting were approved by unanimous vote; pdf 224 KB)

3. Announcements.

4. Hydrologic Report. (A. Shallcross)

5. Executive Director’s Report. (S. Tambini)

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

7. A Resolution for the Minutes Amending the Administrative Manual - By-Laws, Management and Personnel by Updating Chapter 5, Personnel Policies, by the Addition of a Short-Term Disability Benefit and to Update the General Schedule of Salary Rates and Ranges by Grade. (E. Deck; this resolution for the minutes was approved by unanimous vote; pdf 200 KB) 

8. *Project Review Docket Applications. (D. Kovach) All dockets subject to public hearings on November 14, 2018 were approved unanimously by the commissioners on December 12, 2018, except for #3, which was postponed to allow for additional review after the public hearing date. Approved dockets are all pdfs. Please 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 docket location map (pdf 638 KB)

  1. Forest Park Water, D-1965-076 CP-12.

  2. Womelsdorf Sewer Authority, D-1967-084 CP-4.

  3. Bristol Borough Water & Sewer, D-1969-066 CP-4. This docket was postponed to allow additional time for review.

  4. Matamoras Municipal Authority, D-1981-078 CP-9.

  5. American Nickeloid Company, D-1985-030-3.

  6. Morrisville Municipal Authority, D-1987-008 CP-4.

  7. Middle Smithfield Township, D-1990-080 CP-4.

  8. Sinking Spring Borough, D-1994-031 CP-4.

  9. Evonik Corporation, D-1996-011-04.

  10. Womelsdorf-Robesonia Joint Authority, D-1998-023 CP-3.

  11. Upper Makefield Township, D-2002-017 CP-3.

  12. Greater Pottsville Area Sewer Authority, D-2002-041 CP-3.

  13. WestRock Converting Company, D-2006-041-3.

  14. Green Walk Trout Hatchery, Inc., D-2008-008-2.

  15. Lower Milford Township, D-2009-010 CP-3.

  16. Lehigh Cement Company, LLC, D-2009-016-3.

  17. Parkland School District, D-2013-007 CP-2.

  18. Pine Forest Camp, Inc., D-2013-010 CP-2.

  19. Nestlé Waters North America, Inc., D-2013-020-2.

  20. Allied Utility Services, Inc., D-1996-025 CP-3.

  21. Perkasie Regional Authority, D-1997-012 CP-4.

  22. Lehigh Carbon Community College, D-2009-025 CP-3.

  23. Pike County Commissioners Office, D-2018-001 CP-1.

  24. Keystone Anthracite Company, Inc., D-2018-003-1.

  25. Village Utility, LLC, D-2018-008-1.