Ferguson Township Stormwater Advisory Committee hosted 2nd meeting

Date: October 25, 2017

The Ferguson Township Stormwater Advisory Committee (SAC) held its second meeting from Wednesday, November 1, at the Ferguson Township Municipal Building, 3147 Research Drive.

The focus of this meeting was to set priorities for the Ferguson Township Stormwater Program.

The agenda will include a review of GIS data sets, fact sheets on fees and MS4 permitting, levels of service review, review of gaps, needs and potential changes in services, and a review of levels of service options.

Note: The public was welcome to attend and listen to the discussions.

November 1, 2017 SAC Agenda

Additional Meeting Information

Ferguson Township FAQ Primer

Ferguson Township Level of Service Options Matrix

Ferguson Township FAQ on User Fees

Definitions for Level of Service Options

Intro Background for Level of Service Discussion

Ferguson Township SAC Meeting #1 Minutes_09.27.17


The SAC was established to:

1. Provide advice and input into identifying the problems, needs, and issues within the current stormwater program.
2. Assist in establishing priorities for stormwater services in the Township.
3. Provide advice on level and extent of stormwater service, investment in the capital improvements program, approach to water quality protection services, and other key policies that will guide the stormwater management program.
4. Review policy on stormwater funding mechanisms including user fees, and explore rate methodologies, rate structures, and possible credits.
5. Make recommendations to the Board of Supervisors regarding the dedicated funding needed to address stormwater needs in Ferguson.

The first meeting agenda included the following:

Overview of Stormwater User Fee Feasibility Study, presented by Elizabeth Treadway, Amec Foster Wheeler Team

  •     What is a Stormwater User Fee?
  •     Role of the Committee
  •     Study Process

Overview of Current Stormwater Programs within the Township, presented by Eric Mains, Amec Foster Wheeler Team

  •     Discussion by Committee Members
  •     Meeting Committee Expectations
  •     Problems, Needs, and Issues
  •     Other Questions

Future Meeting Logistics

View Background Information and Additional Resources, including a Feasibility Study