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File #: 12-1240    Version: 1 Name: 9/17/12 Resolution to Suspend FDD Program within Glen Leven and Morehead
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/17/2012 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/17/2012 Final action: 9/17/2012
Enactment date: 9/17/2012 Enactment #: R-12-435
Title: Resolution Directing Staff to Temporarily Suspend the City’s Footing Drain Disconnection (FDD) Program Efforts within the Glen Leven and Morehead (Lansdowne Neighborhood) Areas
Sponsors: Marcia Higgins, Margie Teall
Title
Resolution Directing Staff to Temporarily Suspend the City’s Footing Drain Disconnection (FDD) Program Efforts within the Glen Leven and Morehead (Lansdowne Neighborhood) Areas
Staff
Prepared by: Steven D. Powers, City Administrator
Sponsored by: Councilmember Higgins and Councilmember Teall
Body
Whereas, in August, 1998 and June, 2000, large rain events resulted in many, multiple basement backups in various parts of the City;

Whereas, In response to these basement backups City Council established the Sanitary Sewer Overflow (SSO) Study Task Force comprised of homeowners, city staff and experts to investigate the causes and bring a recommendation to resolve the basement flooding to City Council;

Whereas, The Sanitary Sewer Overflow Study Task Force identified five priority areas across the city;

Whereas, The Sanitary Sewer Overflow Study Task Force held community meetings across the city to receive public input and direction on various solutions and;

Whereas, Based on community direction the Sanitary Sewer Overflow Study Task Force recommended that a comprehensive city-wide footing drain program be implemented;

Whereas, On August 6, 2001, City Council passed an ordinance to implement a comprehensive City-wide footing drain disconnection (FDD) program to eliminate or reduce instances of surcharged sanitary sewers and SSOs;

Whereas, The current program focus priority area of Glen Leven and Lansdowne has encountered unique, historical creek bed patterns and overland storm water drainage issues, which have impacted the implementation of the FDD program; and

Whereas, The communication between this area and the city needs improvement;

RESOLVED, That City staff is directed to temporarily suspend the City’s Footing Drain Disconnection Program efforts within the Glen Leven and Morehead (Lansdowne Neighborhood) areas for the following action items to occur:

· Analyze and/or address existing issues in the local stormwater system to improve stormwater d...

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