1470.20  PROGRAM OVERVIEW.
 
Table 2
Public Involvement/Participation
Implement a public involvement and participation program which at a minimum complies with State and local public notice requirements, in accordance with 3.2.2.1 of Ohio's General Permit
BMP
Measurable Goal
Time
Responsible Party
Rationale
Stream team volunteer monitors collect data and report on stream health during field season
Facilitate training of 20 new volunteers throughout Great Miami River Watershed each year
Start date: 1/24/07
End date: 3/10/08
Duration:
Miami Conservancy District
To raise awareness of stream health for those participating and those hearing reports
Greater Miami Watershed Network meets to strategize and share resources
Three meetings per year
Start date: 1/24/07
End date: 3/10/08
Duration:
Miami Conservancy District
To facilitate resource sharing and limit duplication of effort
Promote stakeholder participation in community-based watershed groups as a means to improve stream health
Community-based Watershed Organization inventory published
Start date: PCD + 1 day
End date: PCD + 8 months
Duration:
Miami Conservancy District
To promote local work of individual watershed groups to their stakeholders
Support existing water festivals for children and the general public
Participate in two festivals throughout the Great Miami River Watershed annually
Start date: 1/24/07
End date: 3/10/08
Duration:
Miami Conservancy District
To encourage involvement of broad stakeholder groups in educating the public
Comply with public notice requirements
As required, provide opportunity for public hearing and comment regarding new policies or regulatory mechanisms
Start date: PCD + 1 day
End date: permit expiration
Duration:
Greenville
To maintain flow of information during the development and implementation of the SWMP
 
(Ord. 07-04.  Passed 1-23-07.)