What will the Stormwater Enterprise Fund pay for?
Revenue collected by the utility fee will only fund the city’s Stormwater Management Program, both operating and capital budgets. This includes:
  • City staff (e.g. engineers, inspectors, maintenance crew, and supervisor)
    • Clean and repair 27 miles of stormwater pipes, 1.5 miles of open stream, 70 miles of curb and gutter, 1400 inlets and manholes
    • Design and oversee the construction of capital projects
    • Manage the city’s stormwater permit, Erosion and Sediment Control Program, and Floodplain Program
  • Construction materials for repairs and new infrastructure
  • Construction equipment, vehicles, and associated fuel and maintenance costs
  • Contracted services - specialized cleaning and inspection, street sweeping, deep excavation, engineering consultant, surveying, utility location, geotechnical
  • Office supplies and equipment
  • State stormwater permit fees

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1. What is the Stormwater Enterprise Fund?
2. How much is a stormwater utility fee going to cost me?
3. What is the effective date of the stormwater utility fee? When will the first bill go out?
4. What is the annual cost of the city’s Stormwater Management Program?
5. How is the stormwater management program currently funded and what is its annual budget?
6. What will the Stormwater Enterprise Fund pay for?
7. Who has to pay the fee?
8. Do other Virginia jurisdictions have a Stormwater Enterprise Fund?
9. What is the Watershed Management Plan?
10. What is the condition of the city’s stormwater system?
11. What is going on with the Chesapeake Bay and how does that impact the city?
12. Isn't stormwater already cleaned at the sewage treatment plant?