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Planning commission to hold 3rd public meeting on stormwater authority

Lindsey O'Laughlin
York Dispatch
York County Planning Commission Director Felicia Dell presents information during a public meeting at the York Learning Center regarding the proposed York County Stormwater Authority on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018. The purpose of the meeting was to allow the general public to discuss the implementation plan for the authority. Bill Kalina photo

The York County Planning Commission will hold a public meeting Thursday, Nov. 8, to discuss a proposed countywide stormwater authority.

This will be the third public meeting on the topic since June, in addition to a September meeting specifically for farmers and others involved in agriculture, which was organized in partnership between the planning commission and the York County Farm Bureau.

At past meetings, Felicia Dell, director of the planning commission, explained that  although municipalities, farmers, businesses and homeowners all address stormwater issues individually, the county is not meeting the overall stormwater requirements imposed by the federal Environmental Protection Agency and the state Department of Environmental Protection.

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There will be an informational presentation and a period of public comment. 

The meeting will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at the York Learning Center, 300 E. Seventh Ave. in North York.