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File #: 2021-2337    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 12/10/2021 In control: Committee on Land Use and Economic Development
On agenda: 12/14/2021 Final action: 12/28/2021
Enactment date: 12/28/2021 Enactment #: 944
Effective date: 12/30/2021    
Title: Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of City Planning and the Director of the Department Permits, Licenses, and Inspections to enter into an Agreement with the Pittsburgh Water and Sewage Authority with the intent of delineating each party's obligations with respect to completion of each Minimum Control Measure "MCM" required for NPDES permit #PAI136133.
Indexes: AGREEMENTS
Attachments: 1. 2021-2337 Cover Letter-Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System-converted, 2. Summary 2021-2337
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Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of City Planning and the Director of the Department Permits, Licenses, and Inspections to enter into an Agreement with the Pittsburgh Water and Sewage Authority with the intent of delineating each party's obligations with respect to completion of each Minimum Control Measure "MCM" required for NPDES permit #PAI136133.

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WHEREAS, the City and the PWSA are co-permittees under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System ("NPDES") Individual Permit for Stormwater Discharges from Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems ("MS4"), permit #PAI136133; and

WHEREAS, the City is the municipality in which the MS4 resides and the PWSA is the water, wastewater, and stormwater authority located within the City and shall maintain the Stormwater Management System; and

WHEREAS, the United States Environmental Protection Agency "EPA" in their Administrative Order on Consent issued January 15, 2021, requires "Implementation of procedures with the capability to implement an inspection and enforcement program in accordance with Permit requirements by January 28, 2022. This may include implementation of MOUs with Allegheny County Conservation District, Allegheny County Health District, and other agencies, as necessary, to ensure the Respondents retain oversight and responsibility of the programs."

WHEREAS, after consultation with the EPA and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection "DEP," the DEP requested that a Agreement be entered into between the City and the PWSA, to clarify responsibilities for each Minimum Control Measure ("MCM") and that the Agreement be submitted with the completed application for the NPDES permit; and

WHEREAS, the DEP instructed that the application update would be considered incomplete without the submission of an Agreement between the City and the PWSA, that delineated each party's obligations with respect to completion of each MCM; and

WHEREAS, ...

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