What does the fee pay for?
This fee pays for items such as:
  • Annual expenditures (such as development of adult and grade school educational messages, pamphlets, and educational materials; stream clean-up events; system mapping; construction enforcement; illegal discharge detection; in-stream sampling and visual assessments; roadside trash pickup; and employee training and education)
  • Capital improvement projects (such as regional flood controls, wetland restoration, stream-side buffer establishment, groundwater monitoring ordinance, and subdivision reviews or environmental studies)

This fee also pays for two full-time equivalent staff members and a little overhead.

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1. Why is a fee needed?
2. What does the fee pay for?
3. Is there any schedule to increase the fee?