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PUBLIC NOTICE ALLEN TOWNSHIP MS4 POLLUTION

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 in Legal Adv

PUBLIC NOTICE ALLEN TOWNSHIP MS4 POLLUTION REDUCTION PLAN FOR STORMWATER DISCHARGES Pursuant to the requirements of the Allen Township MS4 (Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System) permit application, a copy of the draft Allen Township Pollutant Reduction Plan for stormwater discharges of nutrients and sediment to local surface waters for the Dry Run Creek, Hokendauqua Creek, Catasauqua Creek and Lehigh River Watersheds are available for public review on the Township website at www.allentownship.org and by request at the Allen Township Municipal Building located at 4714 Indian Trail Road, Northampton, PA 18067. Allen Township will hold an Informational Kick-Off Meeting concerning the data collection methodology for the compilation of the Allen Township Pollutant Reduction Plan on April 10th, 2018 at 7PM at the Allen Township Municipal Building located at 4714 Indian Trail Road, Northampton, PA 18067. The draft Allen Township Pollutant Reduction Plan ("Plan") will be presented and the Board shall accept public comments upon the Plan at the regularly scheduled Board of Supervisors meeting of July 10, 2018 (7PM) at the above address. The Plan includes stormwater system maps; the existing loading rates of sediment, phosphorus and nitrogen; the required pollutant reductions as identified by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection; proposed stormwater best management practices to achieve the minimum required pollutant reductions, the project sponsors, partners, and probable funding sources for each best management practice; and the responsible parties for operation and maintenance of each best management practice. The plan will then be available for public review and comment starting July 10, 2018, at which time the Board of Supervisors will consider the comments received for inclusion with the Final Draft Plan. All comments shall be in writing and received on or before August 24, 2018 at 6pm. Ilene Marie Eckhart, Manager ALLEN TOWNSHIP Mar. 28, June 27, July 4