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Meeting of June 12, 2019

The Delaware River Basin Commission held its regularly scheduled business meeting on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at the West Trenton Volunteer Fire Company, 40 W. Upper Ferry Rd, Ewing Township, N.J. Below is the business meeting agenda. Items will be added as they become available.

A public hearing was held earlier on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at DRBC's offices, 25 Cosey Rd., West Trenton, N.J. Items heard at the public hearing, which began at 1:30 p.m. and adjourned at approximately 1:45 p.m., included two resolutions and twenty-seven draft dockets for withdrawals, discharges, and other water-related projects subject to the commission's review.

Written comments on all matters heard on May 15 were accepted through 5:00 p.m. on May 20.

A public hearing on draft docket D-2017-009-2 Delaware River Partners, LLC Gibbstown Logistics Center Dock 2 was held on Thursday, June 6, 2019, at the West Trenton Volunteer Fire Company, 40 W. Upper Ferry Rd, Ewing Township, N.J. Written comments on this proposed project were accepted through 5:00 p.m. on June 7.

BUSINESS MEETING AGENDA

The business meeting on June 12, 2019, began at 1:30 p.m. and adjourned at approximately 2:45 p.m.; there was an open public comment session after the close of the business meeting, which ran until approximately 3:30 p.m.

The agenda for the business meeting follows, with links to the items approved (links to documents are added to this page as they become available). Items heard at the May 15, 2019, and June 6, 2019, public hearings are noted by *. 

1. Welcome and Introductions. (J. Hoffman)

2. Minutes. (P. Bush; The minutes of the March 13, 2019, business meeting were approved by unanimous vote; pdf 340 KB)

3. Announcements.

4. Hydrologic Conditions Report. (A. Shallcross; pdf 2.5 MB)

5. Executive Director’s Report. (S. Tambini)

6. General Counsel’s Report. (K. Warren)

7. *A Resolution A Resolution to Adopt the Commission's Annual Current Expense and Capital Budgets for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2020 (July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020). (E. Deck; approved unanimously by the commissioners; pdf 134 KB)

8. *A Resolution to Apportion Among the Signatory Parties the Amounts Required for the Support of the Current Expense and Capital Budgets for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2020 (July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020). (E. Deck; approved unanimously by the commissioners; pdf 21 KB)

View FY2020 Budget Adopted June 12, 2019 (pdf 376 KB)

9. A Resolution for the Minutes Authorizing the Executive Director to Retain an Accounting Firm to Perform the Commission’s Annual Independent Audits. (E. Deck; approved unanimously by the commissioners; pdf 70 KB)

10. A Resolution for the Minutes Authorizing the Executive Director to Enter into a Specialized Services Contract for Enhancements to the Source Code for the Hydrodynamic Model Known as the Environmental Fluid Dynamics Code (EFDC). (N. Suk; approved unanimously by the commissioners; pdf 93 KB)

11. A Resolution for the Minutes Providing for Election of the Commission Chair, Vice Chair and Second Vice Chair for the Year Commencing July 1, 2019 and Ending June 30, 2020 (NY, DE, U.S.). (P. Bush; approved unanimously by the commissioners; pdf 10 KB)

12. *Project Review Docket Applications. (D. Kovach) Dockets #1-27 were subject to public hearings on May 15, 2019. Dockets 1-10 and 12-27 were approved unanimously by the commissioners on June 12, 2019. Consideration of Docket #11 was postponed to allow additional time for review. Docket #28 was the subject to a public hearing on June 6, 2019; it was approved unanimously by the commissioners on June 12, 2019. All approved dockets are pdfs. Please 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 docket location map for draft dockets heard on May 15, 2019 

  1. William Henry Gardens, LLC (PA), Frazer Crossing Apartments Wastewater Treatment Plant, D-1968-092 CP-4.

  2. Exelon Generation Company, LLC (PA), Limerick Generating Station Water Withdrawal and Process Wastewater Discharge, D-1969-210 CP-15.

  3. Bethlehem City (PA), Wastewater Treatment Plant, D-1971-078 CP-4.

  4. Berks-Montgomery Municipal Authority (PA), Morysville Wastewater Treatment Plant, D‑1973-060 CP-4.

  5. Doylestown Borough (PA), Groundwater Withdrawal, D-1979-018 CP-6.

  6. Blue Ridge Real Estate Company (PA), Jack Frost Wastewater Treatment Plant, D‑1985-081‑2.

  7. Reading Regional Airport Authority (PA), Wastewater Treatment Plant, D-1986-038 CP-4.

  8. Monroe Energy, LLC (PA), Trainer Refinery Industrial Wastewater Treatment Plant, D-1986-041-3.

  9. Rohm and Haas Chemicals, LLC (PA), Industrial Wastewater Treatment Plant, D‑1989-002‑4.

  10. New Castle County Department of Special Services (DE), Middletown-Odessa-Townsend Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant, D-1993-006 CP-4.

  11. Warrington Township (PA), Tradesville Wastewater Treatment Plant, D-1999-012 CP‑4. Consideration of this docket was postponed to allow additional time for review.

  12. Northeastern Schuylkill Joint Municipal Authority (PA), Wastewater Treatment Plant, D‑1999-033 CP-3.

  13. Sanofi Pasteur, Inc. (PA), Swiftwater Industrial Waste Treatment Plant, D-1999-071‑5.

  14. Muhlenberg Township Authority (PA), Groundwater Withdrawal, D-2001-030 CP-3.

  15. Bedminster Municipal Authority (PA), Wastewater Treatment Plant, D-2003-014 CP‑3.

  16. Upper Hanover Authority (PA), Perkiomen Wastewater Treatment Plant, D-2004-017 CP-4.

  17. Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (PA), Hickory Run Wastewater Treatment Plant, D-2005-008 CP-3.

  18. Downingtown Municipal Water Authority (PA), Water Filtration Plant, D-2006-031 CP-3.

  19. Wallenpaupack Area School District (PA), New Foundland Elementary School Wastewater Treatment Plant, D-2009-027 CP-3.

  20. Aqua Pennsylvania Wastewater, Inc. (PA), Woodloch Springs Wastewater Treatment Plant, D-2014-005 CP-2.

  21. Concord Township (PA), Riviera at Concord Wastewater Treatment Plant, D-2014-012 CP-2.

  22. Lloyd's Otto, LLC (PA), Otto’s RV Park Wastewater Treatment Plant, D-2014-017 CP‑2.

  23. Becker, Richard C. (PA), Walnutport Mobile Home Park Wastewater Treatment Plant, D‑2014-021 CP-2.

  24. Arrowhead Sewer Company, Inc. (PA), Wastewater Treatment Plant, D-2003-010-2.

  25. Centerport Borough Muncipal Authority (PA), Wastewater Treatment Plant, D-2018-006 CP‑1.

  26. Berkshire Country Club (PA), Surface Water Withdrawal, D-2018-010-1.

  27. Downe Township (NJ), Wastewater Treatment Plant and Collection System, D-2019-001 CP‑1.

  28. Delaware River Partners, LLC (NJ) Gibbstown Logistics Center Dock 2, D-2017-009-2.