Lake County, IL
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File #: 21-0471    Version: 1 Name: FY2021 Engineering Services for National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES): Appropriation
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/17/2021 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 4/13/2021
Title: Joint resolution appropriating $50,000 of County Bridge Tax funds for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 engineering services, water quality monitoring services, watershed workgroup dues, and materials needed to meet the requirements of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) General National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) ILR40 Permit for Lake County.

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Joint resolution appropriating $50,000 of County Bridge Tax funds for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 engineering services, water quality monitoring services, watershed workgroup dues, and materials needed to meet the requirements of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) General National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) ILR40 Permit for Lake County.

 

Staff Summary

                     Lake County is a municipal separate storm sewer system (MS4) community that is required to comply with the IEPA General NPDES ILR40 Permit that became effective on March 1, 2016.

                     Permit requirements include new program enhancements, implementation of Best Management Practices, watershed workgroup participation, and water quality monitoring activities that will require the use of engineering and miscellaneous services, contract services, dues, and materials, and is designated as Section 21-00000-19-GM.

 

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R E S O L U T I O N

 

WHEREAS, Lake County, by and through its Division of Transportation, operates a municipal separate storm sewer system (MS4) and is required to comply with the reissued IEPA permit for the discharge of storm water; and

 

WHEREAS, Lake County, by and through its Division of Transportation, needs to participate in local watershed workgroup initiatives, acquire engineering and miscellaneous services and materials to implement program enhancements, Best Management Practices, and water quality monitoring; and

 

WHEREAS, in order to participate in local watershed workgroups and acquire necessary engineering, miscellaneous services and materials, an appropriation of funds is required.

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by this Lake County Board, that there is hereby appropriated $50,000 of County Bridge Tax funds for FY2021 engineering and miscellaneous dues, services and materials needed to meet the requirements of the IEPA General NPDES ILR40 Permit for Lake County, and designated as Section 21-00000-19-GM.

 

DATED at Waukegan, Illinois, on April 13, 2021.