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(a) The Executive must inform any incorporated municipality in the County that may regulate stormwater management of any proposed stormwater management facility, development or plan that could affect stormwater management in the municipality. The Board must inform any municipality of any functional master plan or preliminary plan of subdivision that may affect stormwater management in the municipality.
(b) The County and the Board may enter into cooperative agreements with any incorporated municipality in the County concerning any matter relating to stormwater management, including the planning, design, construction, and maintenance of stormwater management facilities and monetary contributions for stormwater management. The County and the Board may enter into those cooperative agreements to coordinate stormwater management activities with any municipality to avoid duplication of effort and to minimize the costs associated with an effective stormwater management program.
(c) If a municipality operates a stormwater management program that serves substantially the entire municipality and meets all applicable federal and State standards, the County must reimburse the municipality, subject to appropriation, for the cost of operating the program, limited to the amount the Director of Environmental Protection estimates the County would spend for that municipality if it were operating the program, by means of a cooperative agreement under subsection (b). (1980 L.M.C., ch. 60, § 3; 2001 L.M.C., ch. 27, § 1; 2002 L.M.C., ch. 3, § 1; 2010 L.M.C., ch. 34, § 1.)