ORO VALLEY STORMWATER UTILITY COMMISSION
Thursday, September 17, 2009
HOPI CONFERENCE ROOM
11000 N. LA CANADA DRIVE
|James Dunn, Chair |
Michael Gardner, Vice Chair
Leo Leonhart, Commissioner
Ralph Stein, Commissioner
John Buette, Commissioner
Commissioner Leonhart arrived at 4:30 p.m.
Jim Coffey - Oro Valley Resident
MOTION: A motion was made by Commissioner Stein and seconded by Commissioner Buette to Approve August 13, 2009 minutes.
Motion carried, 4-0.
-Buffelgrass Pull on Saturday 09/19/2009 from 7-10 a.m. If SWUC members would like to volunteer, show up that the Naranja Town Site.
-Farmers Market on Saturday 09/26/2009 from 9 -12 p.m. SW Town employees will have display, SWUC members are invited to participate, and there are no set time periods.
-No credit applications were submitted.
-Follow up on credit reapplication report letters: Sun City's report will be requested now, and Casas Adobes Baptist Church will be requested in December.
-Commissioner Leo Leonhart arrived 4:30 p.m.
-Discussed ADEQ Annual Report comments: Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan, incorporate trash pick up from Adopt A Wash, quantify trash pick up (miles per bag), Water Course Maintenance Plan.
-Submit typing errors to Dave Parker for correction. Report will be updated and given to Town Engineer for signature before submitting to ADEQ by 09/30/2009.
-Handout on proposed SWUC Report: Commission will review and submit changes to Dave Parker by 09/30/2009 for approval at next meeting. Staff requested report to be on a fiscal year basis.
-Handout on SW projects with discussion on financial sustainability:
-Lomas De Oro: FEMA approved and moving forward.
-Oro Valley Country Club Estates: waiting for approval.
-Utilization of Town staff going well.
-ADEM: waiting on mitigation fund procedures and will request for funds.
-U of A Grant: presentation handout. U of A is working on grants for TOV and suggested the Town match the grant to better chances of approval. Dave Parker requested feedback from Commission before moving forward.
-Questions: responsibility of construction repairs, and SWPPP’s follow certain guidelines for the permit process.
-Staff noted several new businesses have been added to the billing.
-LOMR for CDO: FEMA approved on 08/31/2009, effective on 01/19/2010 after appeal process.
-TOV will help homeowners with floodplain and levee problems.
-Canyon Shadows: no issues, out of LOMA process.
-Sun City: several properties needing LOMA process.
-FEMA request floodplain on backside of levee.
-Mountain Laurel detention: scour ponding, fixed.
-Pistachio & Pecan drainage: under design.
-Double Eagle: two culverts, dug out and fixed.
-Lambert Lane Bus Lane: bid opening on 09/18/2009 for ponding issue.
-Good Housing Keeping Training Manual: best management practices for Town vehicle operations that Dave Parker is working on.
-Staff requested SWUC to review the existing rules and procedures and determine if they want/need to modify.
-Dave Parker mentioned Chair Dunn and Commissioners Leonhart, Buette, and Stein are reserved to attend the State of the Town meeting on 09/29/2009 at the Hilton El Conquistador.
The next SWUC meeting is scheduled for October 15, 2009, at 4:00 p.m. at the Municipal Operations Center.
-Council Member Carter made note of the Volunteer Dinner on December 6, 2009 at 6:00 p.m. at the Hilton El Conquistador.
-Approval of September 17, 2009 minutes
-Upcoming Meetings and Events
-Review Stormwater Credit Applications
-Approve Annual Report
-Discuss Stormwater Fee and Budget
-Discuss On-going Stormwater Projects
-Approve SWUC Rules and Procedures
-Set November Meeting Date/Time
-Set November Proposed Agenda Items
MOTION: A motion was made by Commissioner Stein and seconded by Vice Chair Gardner to Adjourn meeting at 5:06 p.m.
Motion carried, 5-0.