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Legislation #: 080139 Introduction Date: 2/7/2008
Type: Resolution Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER MARCASON
Title: Authorizing the City to partner with the United States Environmental Protection Agency to incorporate green infrastructure controls, when possible, into the City’s Overflow Control Plan.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
2/5/2008 Filed by the Clerk's office
2/6/2008 Immediate Adoption
2/7/2008 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 080139

 

Authorizing the City to partner with the United States Environmental Protection Agency to incorporate green infrastructure controls, when possible, into the Citys Overflow Control Plan.

 

WHEREAS, the United States Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") has developed an action strategy for managing wet weather with green infrastructure and incorporating green infrastructure controls into an Overflow Control Plan; and

 

WHEREAS, the EPA is seeking municipal operators which desire to incorporate green infrastructure controls into their Overflow Control Plan; and

 

WHEREAS, the EPA has indicated a willingness to provide certain tools and assistance to select municipal operators for the purpose of incorporating green infrastructure into the municipal operators Overflow Control Plan; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Council on August 9, 2007, has adopted Resolution No. 070830, establishing a policy to integrate green solutions protective of water in the City planning and development processes, when possible, particularly in the Citys comprehensive Wet Weather Solutions Program; and

 

WHEREAS, the City wishes to collaborate with other public and private partners to incorporate green infrastructure controls into its Overflow Control Plan, when possible, to achieve measurable environmental benefits through locally-guided projects in the metro area; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

The City shall seek to partner with the EPA to incorporate green infrastructure controls, when possible, into the Citys Overflow Control Plan.

 

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