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Meeting of December 13, 2017

The Delaware River Basin Commission held its regularly scheduled business meeting on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at the Washington Crossing Historic Park Visitor Center, 1112 River Road, Washington Crossing, Pa. Below is the business meeting agenda. Items will be added as they become available.

A public hearing was held earlier on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at the Washington Crossing Historic Park Visitor Center, 1112 River Road, Washington Crossing, Pa. Items heard at the public hearing, which began at 1:30 p.m. and adjourned at approximately 2:00 p.m., included draft dockets for withdrawals, discharges, and other water-related projects subject to the commission's review and one resolution. Written comments on matters scheduled for hearing on November 15 were accepted through 5 p.m. on November 20.


The business meeting on December 13, 2017 began at 10:30 a.m. and adjourned at approximately 11:30 a.m.; there was an open public comment session after the close of the business meeting, which ran until approximately 12:30 p.m.

The agenda for the business meeting follows, with links to the dockets and resolutions approved (links to documents are added to this page as they become available). Items heard at the November 15, 2017 public hearing are noted by *. 

1. Welcome and Introductions. (J. Orr)

2. Minutes. (P. Bush; The minutes of the September 13, 2017 business meeting were approved by unanimous vote; pdf 419 KB)

3. Announcements.

4. Hydrologic Report. (A. Shallcross)

5. A Resolution for the Minutes Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute an Agreement for the Preparation of an Actuarial Evaluation of the Commission’s “Other Post-Employment Benefit” (“OPEB”) Obligations, in Accordance with Government Accounting Standards Board Statement No. 75 (“GASB 75”). (E. Deck; approved by unanimous vote; pdf 119 KB)

6. *A Resolution Authorizing the Executive Director to Enter into an Agreement with the University of Maryland for the Analysis of Ambient Water Samples Collected from the Delaware Estuary for Primary Productivity and Associated Nutrient Parameters. (T. Fikslin; approved by unanimous vote; pdf 147 KB)

7. Executive Director’s Report. (S. Tambini)

8. General Counsel’s Report. (K. Warren)

9. *Project Review Docket Applications. (D. Kovach) All dockets subject to public hearings on November 15, 2017 (D-1970-072-6 was noticed, but not heard, on Nov. 15) were approved unanimously by the commissioners on December 13, 2017. Approved dockets are all pdfs. Please note that at each of its public meetings, the commission may consider action on any item for which a hearing has been completed or may defer one or more such items for consideration at a public meeting of the commission on a future date.

View Docket Location Map (pdf 575 KB)

  1. Global Advanced Metals USA, Inc. (PA), industrial wastewater treatment plant, D-1970-072-6. (Consideration of this docket has been postponed to allow additional time for review.)

  2. Blue Ridge Real Estate Company (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-1985-025-4.

  3. Catasauqua Borough (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-1986-032 CP-3.

  4. Kiamesha Artesian Spring Water Company (NY), surface water withdrawal, D-1990-068 CP-4.

  5. Nesquehoning Borough (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-1990-107 CP-3.

  6. Lower Bucks County Joint Municipal Authority (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D‑1993-068 CP-3.

  7. Bucks County Water & Sewer Authority (PA), D-1993-076 CP-4.

  8. Northside Heights Mobile Home Estates (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-1996-039 CP‑3.

  9. River Road Utilities, Inc. (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-2006-038-3.

  10. Royersford Borough (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-2006-045 CP-3.

  11. Upper Makefield Township (PA), groundwater withdrawal, D-2007-024 CP-2.

  12. Squires Golf Club (PA), groundwater withdrawal, D-2010-034-2.

  13. Naval Air Warfare Center - Warminster (PA), groundwater treatment plant, D-2010-038 CP‑3.

  14. WG America Company (PA), facility operations, discharge and determination, D-2011-019‑2.

  15. Western Berks Water Authority (PA), surface water withdrawal and pipeline transmission, D‑1969-055 CP-4.

  16. Aqua Pennsylvania, Inc. (PA), groundwater withdrawal, D-1977-094 CP-2.

  17. Delaware County Solid Waste Authority (PA), treatment facilities and discharges, D‑1989-018 CP-7.

  18. Pennsylvania American Water Company (PA), surface water withdrawal, D-1996-016 CP‑3.

  19. Pocono Manor Investors, LP (PA), surface water withdrawal, D-2007-044-2.

  20. Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (PA), surface water intakes and withdrawal, D-2015-017 CP-2.

  21. Joe Jurgielewicz & Sons, Ltd. (PA), groundwater withdrawal, D-2017-003-1.

  22. Little Lehigh Tree & Turf (PA), groundwater withdrawal, D-2017-004-1.

  23. Delaware River Partners, LLC (NJ), dredging a Delaware River seaport, D-2017-009-1.