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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  
October 25, 2016
 
MEREDA's Morning Menu: Sustainable Stormwater Infrastructure = Sustainable Growth Perspectives on Stormwater Service Fee Programs and Credits
 
Join MEREDA for breakfast on November 10th at the DoubleTree Hotel in South Portland for a panel discussion that will focus on the City of Portland Stormwater Service Charge - why it is needed by the City and what measures property owners can take to qualify for credits. Participants will also learn what fees/credits other municipalities in Maine such as Bangor and Lewiston, and in other areas of the United States have implemented and/or are planning, and hear first-hand how property owners have successfully improved the quality of their stormwater runoff while reducing their stormwater service bills.

Stormwater utilities or service fees are often based on a property's impervious area and can become substantial for property owners with large building footprints and parking lots. But many municipalities offer credit programs that can reduce the amount a property owner has to pay, providing they implement and maintain stormwater management and pollution prevention systems that reduce the community's overall cost of meeting its Clean Water Act obligations.

Join MEREDA for breakfast on November 10th at the DoubleTree Hotel in South Portland for a panel discussion that will focus on the City of Portland Stormwater Service Charge - why it is needed by the City and what measures property owners can take to qualify for credits. Participants will also learn what fees/credits other municipalities in Maine such as Bangor and Lewiston, and in other areas of the United States have implemented and/or are planning, and hear first-hand how property owners have successfully improved the quality of their stormwater runoff while reducing their stormwater service bills.

Registering for this Event:

Member: $45 pp | Non-Member: $55 pp 
Prices increase by $10 after November 3

Your RSVP is requested by November 3. Payment is expected at the time of registration. No refunds will be granted to anyone who registers, but fails to attend or who cancels after November 3. 

This MEREDA "Morning Menu" Breakfast Event is Sponsored by Norway Savings Bank and St. Germain Collins. 

For more information and to register, click here.

 
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