STORMWATER SUBCOMMITTEE MINUTES:
Minutes of meeting
Sept. 30, 2003
(THIS IS A PUBLIC DOCUMENT)
Discuss Wagner Creek Corrective Action Plan (CAP) Status
– Jose Lago, City of Miami Department of Capital Improvement Projects
Department, stated the CAP is now scheduled for completion by April
2004. Lago noted the Wagner
Creek dredging phases IV and V are schedule to commence in July 2004,
and Phase III is in preliminary design with dredging commencing in July
2005. Liz Abbott, SFWMD, and
the City of
Stormwater Retrofitting –
100% design Complete. $1,520,000
estimated total project has a $40,000 shortfall.
Storm Sewer Retrofit – Funding allocated and construction in progress
with anticipated completion in December 2003.
Storm Sewer Rebuilding – Completed Phase I
$697,500 to contract Envirowaste Service Group, Inc. to clean solid
waste from 20,000 inlets and 160,630 linear feet of stormdrain between
DERM’s 2nd Quarter Progress Report Action Item “3e,
Continue Surveillance and Inspections”- Jose
Diaz, Miami-Dade County Department of Environmental Resource Management
(DERM), provided a detailed report indicating the following:
Review of Scavenger 2000 De-pollution Vessel Services Provided in
the Miami River Basin – Jacques des Aulniers, Water Management Technologies,
Inc., provided the SSC with a detailed report of the Scavenger 2000
services provided in the Miami River over the last few months, including
the removal of 2,126 cubic feet of trash, 133 hazards to navigation, and
decontamination of 123,600,000 gallons of water.
The Scavenger captain takes pictures of illegal polluters with a
cellular phone, which immediately e-mails the pictures to environmental
Agency’s Allocated Projects within the
Discuss “Wagner Creek Pollution Source Identification and
Abatement” Project Status - Abbott
reported the SFWMD approved the projects $100,000 budget in the FY’04
budget. The contract,
consisting of $50,000 to test for and remediate contamination sources in
Wagner Creek, $15,000 for Scavenger 2000 de-pollution vessel services
and $35,000 MRC operational funds will be considered by the SFWMD
Governing Board in October 2003. The
WASD is working on CAD drawings overlaying the stormwater and sanitary
sewer systems. The working
group will use the completed drawings to determine testing
methodologies. The new DERM
representative for the project is Steve Blair.
– David Miller, Managing Director MRC, stated the MRC will ask SFWMD
Board Member Irela Bague to co-chair the SSC.
Miller stated the SSC will provide the MRC with a detailed
progress report on
The SSC agreed to return to their regular
meeting schedule of the first Wednesday of every month. The next meeting
was confirmed for
The meeting adjourned.
The meeting adjourned.