Stormwater Advisory Committee

Composition
The stormwater advisory committee shall consist of five citizen members and the city mayor and city manager, for a total of seven members. Citizen members must be residents of the city or have a place of business in or be employed by a business located in the city limits. Citizen members shall be appointed by the mayor subject to approval by the city council. Elected officials and employees of the city shall not be eligible for citizen membership. All members shall serve without compensation. The chairperson of the committee shall be determined by a majority vote of the members.

Members
Sam Wampler
Leslie Withers
Dustin Vicars
Lori Few
Mayor John Browne
City Manager Peter Stasiak

Meetings
Meeting are the second Monday in January, April, July, and October. See the Agendas and Minutes here.

2021 Regular Meeting Dates:
February 4, 2021
May 6, 2021
August 5, 2021
November 4, 2021


Purpose
To provide for continuity, initial terms shall be staggered. Two citizen members shall be appointed to two-year terms and three citizen members appointed to three-year terms. After the initial term, all members shall be appointed for three-year terms, after which they shall be eligible for reappointment for an additional three-year term. Members having served two consecutive full terms are ineligible for reappointment for a period of one year. Vacancies or resignations from the committee shall be filled in the same manner as other appointments herein; however, members who are appointed to fill a vacancy in an unexpired term shall serve for the remainder of the unexpired term. A member filling an unexpired term shall be eligible for reappointment at the end of the term.

The stormwater advisory committee shall function as an autonomous, separate advisory branch of the city stormwater utility program, and shall provide insight, feedback, and recommendations, in the form of non-binding written recommendations, to the council and city manager on matters pertaining to:
  • Stormwater drainage system maintenance and construction within the city limits;
  • Development of ordinances, administrative rules, and supporting documentation related to municipal stormwater regulations;
  • Assessment of potential impacts of regulations on the community;
  • Providing public education and awareness on stormwater effects and management;
  • Coordination of efforts to reduce stormwater pollution and provide adequate flood control;
  • Strategies for compliance with state and federal regulatory agencies, and completion of outstanding consent orders; and
  • Recommendations regarding establishment, exemption, and administration of stormwater service fees.