Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Program Stakeholder Workgroup
February 2011 - October 2012
This is an archive page that includes the information from the CSO Stakeholders Workgroup that met and advised the City on the development of the System Master Plan from February 2011 through October 2012. The Workgroup contributed significantly to the System Master Plan that the City is now implementing. The time and effort contributed by the members of the Workgroup is greatly appreciated.
The City of Newport formed a CSO Program Stakeholder Workgroup in early 2011 to advise the City on the CSO Program activities as well assist with the Program's public outreach efforts.
CSO Program Stakeholder Workgroup Mission Statement:
To review proposed plans and projects for the CSO Program and provide recommendations to the City about the potential benefits and impacts of proposed plans and projects to all users of the system.
To share CSO Program plans and project information within each stakeholder's organization to aid the City in its efforts to communicate CSO Program information.
To support the CSO Program's public education efforts through participation in CSO Program public education activities.
The CSO Program Stakeholder Workgroup membership was comprised of a representative and an alternate from the following groups and organizations appointed by the City Council:
|Ad-Hoc Wastewater & Stormwater Comm.||Naval Station Newport|
|Alliance for a Livable Newport||Newport County Chamber of Commerce|
|Aquidneck Island Planning Comm.|
|Beach Commission||Newport County Convention & Visitor's Bureau (NCCVB)|
|City Council Liaison||Newport Harbor Master|
|City of Newport Resident-at-Large (4)||RIDEM & EPA|
|City Planning & Public Services Departments||Save the Bay|
|University/College - Roger Williams Univ.||Town of Middletown|
The first meeting of the workgroup was held on February 3, 2011. Prior to the first meeting a memorandum providing background information on the City's CSO program was provided to the workgroup members.
Additional information regarding the City's wastewater system and CSO Program is posted on the Department of Utilities, Water Pollution Control Division, web page. Agendas , presentations and approved meeting minutes for the CSO Stakeholders Workgroup are posted on this page.
|February 3, 2011||April 20th, 2011||July 14, 2011||September 8, 2011|
|November 10, 2011||February 9, 2012||March 8, 2012||May 3, 2012|
|August 9, 2012||August 14, 2012||September 6, 2012||
October 4, 2012