Formation of a Regional Stormwater Protection Team - crosses state boundary

Type of Jurisdictions Involved

City
County
State
Town
Tribe
University
Village
Other

 

Specific Jurisdictions Involved

Duluth Township, MN,
Midway Township, MN,
Village of Oliver, WI,
Village of Superior, WI,
City of Cloquet, MN,
City of Duluth, MN,
City of Hermantown, MN,
City of Proctor, MN,
City of Superior, WI,
County of Lake, MN,
County of St. Louis, MN,
Fond du Lac Reservation,
St. Louis River Citizens Action Committee,
Minnesota DNR,
Minnesota DOT,
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency,
South St. Louis County Soil and Water Conservation District,
University of Minnesota - Duluth,
UW-Superior,
Western Lake Superior Sanitary District
Wisconsin DNR,
Lake Superior College,
Non-point Education for Municipal Officials,

 

County

Douglas

 

Region

Northwestern

 

Type of Agreement

Memorandum of Understanding

 

Implementation and Incubation

  • 2002 - took two years to develop - formed in 2004 with signing of a MOU to work together on storm water education activities.

 
Summary presentation of initiative

 

Factors Involved

  • Desire for joint education and outreach

 

Benefits

  • Desire for joint education and outreach

 

Results

  • Each member contributes a specific amount based on population
  • Currently, the City of Duluth incurs expenses and then bills member municipalities for their designated amount
  • Ad hoc committees are formed for pojrects Meetings are held approximately nin times per year
  • Members are encouraged to provide feedback on current projects and to offer ideas about how RSPT can support their permit programs
  • Logo design contest
  • Mascot appears at events TV and radio media campaigns
  • Educational materials
  • Construction industry workshops
  • Watershed festivals

 

Project Contact

 

 

Contact

Diane Thompson
City of Superior
Environmental Services Projects/Programs Coordinator
thompsond@ci.superior.wi.us
715-394-0392 ext. 131

 

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