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The Delaware River Basin Commission met on Tuesday, March 11 and Wednesday, March 12, 2014. Below is the meeting agenda, with links to the presentation given, dockets approved, and resolutions passed. Items will be added as they become available.
The commission's public hearing was held on Tuesday, March 11, 2014. A conference session and business meeting were held the following day on Wednesday, March 12, 2014. The hearing, conference session, and business meeting were open to the public and held at Washington Crossing Historic Park Visitor Center, 1112 River Road, Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania.
The public hearing and public dialogue session on March 11, 2014 ran from 1:30 p.m. until approximately 3:00 p.m. Hearing items included a resolution to adopt the commission's Capital and Operating Budgets for FY 2015 and the draft dockets relating to the projects listed below.
The public conference session and business meeting on March 12, 2014 ran from 12:15 p.m. until approximately 1:30 p.m.
One presentation was given during the conference session:
- Presentation on the North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study, Coastal Storm Risk Management Planning (J. B. Smith, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers) Click here to learn more about the study.
The agenda for the business meeting follows. Items subject to a public hearing are noted as such below.
A. Minutes. (The minutes from the Dec. 4, 2013 DRBC business meeting were approved unanimously; pdf 1 MB)
- Upcoming Advisory Committee Meetings. (P. Bush)
C. Hydrologic Report. (A. Shallcross)
D. Executive Director’s Report. (C. Collier)
E. General Counsel’s Report. (K. Warren)
F. Project Review Applications. (D. Kovach) Dockets approved by the commissioners on March 12, 2014 can be accessed through the links below (all are pdfs). All were the subjects of public hearings completed on March 11, 2014. With the exception of numbers 2 and 26, as to which the federal representative abstained, all were approved by unanimous vote. The public hearing on number 32 was postponed to allow additional time for review. Note that at each of its public meetings, the commission may consider action on any item for which a hearing has been completed or may defer one or more such items for consideration at a public meeting of the commission on a future date.
View project location map. (pdf 861 KB)
32. Nestlé Waters North America, Inc. (PA), groundwater withdrawal and discharge, D-2013-020-1. Consideration of this item has been postponed to allow additional time for review.
G. Resolution to Adopt the Commission's Capital and Operating Budgets for FY 2015 (July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015). (R. Gore) A public hearing was held on this item on March 11, 2014. Consideration of this item has been postponed to allow additional time for review.
H. Resolution Appointing an Executive Director and an Acting Executive Director. (pdf 9 KB; M. Siekerka, DRBC Chair Pro Tem) This resolution was passed unanimously by the commissioners.
I. Resolution for the Minutes Recognizing Carol R. Collier. (M. Siekerka, DRBC Chair Pro Tem; pdf 24 KB)