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Stormwater Residential Program Workshop - April 13, 2016

Mar 21, 2016

Residents are invited to attend a stormwater residential program workshop on April 13, 2016. The two-hour workshop is being held to collect input on potential options for programs that would recognize and encourage stormwater best management practices on residential properties.

The City of Mississauga currently has a stormwater credit program for non-residential and multi-residential properties who have implemented stormwater management works on their property that control the quantity and quality of stormwater run-off. On October 28, 2015, Council passed a resolution to form a working group to consider a credit program for residential properties. The working group is comprised of Ward 2 Councillor Karen Ras, Ward 3 Councillor Chris Fonseca, Ward 6 Councillor Ron Starr, Ward 8 Councillor Matt Mahoney and Ward 11 Councillor George Carlson as well as staff from the City’s Transportation and Works department. The group has been exploring a number of different options for residential properties that will be shared at the workshop. These options, together with input from residents, will be reported back to Council in the spring of 2016.

Stormwater Residential Program Workshop

When:
Wednesday, April 13
6:30–8:30 p.m.

Where:
Living Arts Centre, Staging Room - Second Floor
4141 Living Arts Drive, Mississauga

Register:
http://mississaugastormwaterchargeresidentialworkshop.eventbrite.ca

Background:

Stormwater Charge
The stormwater charge is a new, dedicated source of funding. The City of Mississauga’s stormwater management system protects water quality and lowers the risk of flooding that can damage your property and the environment. To keep the system in good working order, the City invests in planning, design, construction, operation, maintenance, renewal and by-law enforcement activities. Learn more about the stormwater charge at stormwatercharge.ca.

For more information
Working Group to consider a Stormwater Residential Program

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Media Contact:
Catherine Monast
Senior Communications Advisor
Transportation and Works
City of Mississauga
905-615-3200 ext. 5046
catherine.monast@mississauga.ca
TTY: 905-896-5151






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