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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM NO. 7
Meeting Date: July 11, 2000
Subject/Title: Amended Joint Municipal NPDES Program Agreement (1998-2003
Submitted by: Engineering: J Stevenson/T Wooten
Approved by: Jon Elam, City Manager
Approve a Resolution approving the Amended Joint Municipal NPDES Program Agreement to include Oakley, and authorizing the City Manager to execute the modified agreement.
On March 2, 1998, City Council approved Resolution No. 98-39 authorizing participation in the Contra Costa Clean Water Program (Group Program) and approving the Joint Municipal NPDES Program Agreement.
This agreement was last amended in 1998 to include the City of Brentwood and describes the responsibilities of the group program as well as the method for distributing the associated costs. The costs are distributed proportionately based on population. The City of Brentwood's cost for participation during FY 99/00 was $28,330.00 for a budget of $1,491,054.00. The approved budget for FY 2000/01 totals $1,773,242.00.
WHEREAS, under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, as amended in 1987, stormwater discharges from municipal separate storm sewer systems require coverage under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit Program; and
WHEREAS, in California, the NPDES Permits are issued through the California State Water Resources Control Board and the nine (9) Regional Water Quality Control Boards; and,
WHEREAS, the San Francisco Bay and Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Boards mandated that Contra Costa County, eighteen (18) of its incorporated cities and the Contra Costa County Flood Control & Water Conservation District (Flood Control District) be covered under a Joint Municipal NPDES Permit; and
WHEREAS, these jurisdictions participated in permit application activities and received a Joint Municipal NPDES Permit from the San Francisco Bay and/or Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board; and
WHEREAS, cooperative efforts between the Cities, County and the Flood Control District in the Joint Municipal NPDES Permits have minimized the costs of the Program to all parties; and
WHEREAS, the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board reissued a second Joint Municipal NPDES Permit (CA0029915) on July 21, 1999; and
WHEREAS, the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board reissued a second Joint Municipal NPDES Permit (CA0083313) on June 16, 2000; and
WHEREAS, the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board mandated the City of Oakley, which incorporated on July 1, 1999, be covered under the reissued second Joint Municipal NPDES Permit; and
WHEREAS, Contra Costa County, all nineteen (19) of its incorporated cities and the Flood Control District will be subject to the Program Agreement, which delineates Program activities, structure, membership costs and participation.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the City Council of the City of Brentwood hereby approves the continued participation in the Contra Costa Clean Water Program for implementation of the Joint Municipal NPDES Permit; agreeing to share in Program costs, provide appropriate staff support and provide the necessary detailed information.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the City Manager is hereby authorized to execute the amended Contra Costa Clean Water Program Agreement (1998/2003) and that the funds for the City of Brentwood's proportionate share of the group costs are hereby approved.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the City Clerk shall provide three signed, certified copies of this resolution to the Contra Costa Clean Water Program Manager.
PASSED, APPROVED AND ADOPTED by the City Council of the City of Brentwood at a regular meeting held on the 11th day of July 2000 by the following vote:
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