Type of Jurisdictions Involved

City

County

Town

Village

  • Towns of: Buchanan, Grand Chute, Greenville, Harrison, Lawrence, Ledgeview, Menasha, Neenah, Scott, and Vinland;
  • Villages of: Allouez, Ashwaubenon, Bellevue, Combined Locks, Hobart, Howard, Kimberly, Little Chute, North Fond du Lac, Suamico;
  • Cities of: Appleton, De Pere, Fond du Lac, Green Bay, Kaukauna, Manitowoc, Menasha, Neenah, Oshkosh, Two Rivers;
  • Counties of: Brown, Calumet, Outagamie, and Winnebago

County

Brown

Calumet

Outagamie

Winnebago

Region

Northeastern

Type of Agreement

Stormwater consortium

Implementation and Incubation

  • Organization formed in 2002-2003, through the efforts of a steering committee which was comprised of representatives from UW-Extension, Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance, and permitted municipalities
  • Communities began contributing dues in 2004

Factors Involved

  • More efficient implementation of stormwater programs
  • Member support

Benefits

  • Facilitate efficient implementation of Phase 2 stormwater programs locally and regionally that will meet EPA and WDNR requirements
  • Foster partnerships, provide technical, administrative, and financial assistance to municipal members

Results

  • Model ordinances with guidance documents
  • Five-year information and education plan
  • Community-based social maketing workshop, survey, and marketing sessions to guide education programs
  • Applied for a WDNR Urban Nonpoint Source and Stormwater planning grant in 2007 to fund a phosphorus marketing and education campaign

Contact

Sindee Kleckner

NEWSC Coordinator

(920) 886-8164

newsc@fww.org

http://www.newsc.org/

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