Stormwater Management Program (MS-4)

 

A message from the Village DPW & Codes Departments regarding the Onondage County F.O.G. Program: Avoid the Clog…..Keep out the F.O.G.  Remember to keep all fats, oil and grease out of the sewer lines by placing them in the garbage.  A clean-up can cost up to $4,000 and we would like to avoid this expense as much as possible. We encourage both residential and commercial businesses to help keep the sewer lines clear. Please note that soap and hot water will not dilute the grease sufficiently to prevent solidification in the sewer pipes and may contribute to a clog.

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The Village of North Syracuse is required to develop, implement, and enforce a stormwater management program (SWMP) which is designed to reduce the discharge of pollutants from small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4s) to the maximum extent practicable (MEP) to protect water quality and to satisfy the appropriate water quality requirements of the Environmental Conservation Law and the Clean Water Act. According to the federal regulation, the SWMP is required to be fully implemented by January 1, 2008 and consists of the following six minimum control measures:

1. Public Education and Outreach
2. Public Involvement and Participation
3. Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination
4. Construction Site Runoff Control
5. Post-Construction Runoff Control
6. Pollution Prevention and Good Housekeeping

To view the Village’s Stormwater Management Plan, click here. To view this reporting period’s  annual report, click MS ANNUAL REPORT FINAL 2014 . We welcome comments on both documents. Written comments can be e-mailed to the Clerk’s office at ClerkTreasurer@northsyracuseny.org

For specific information on the Village’s program, contact Pam DiCarlo, Village of North Syracuse Code Enforcement, at (315) 458-4763.

If you suspect someone has illegally dumped contaminants such as chemicals, construction materials, paint, or petroleum products to a storm sewer, ditch or roadway, please immediately contact the Onondaga County Stormwater Pollution Hotline at 435-3157. The hotline receives calls 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The following links provide detailed information on the program.

Phase II Stormwater Management Program:
http://www.cnyrpdb.org/stormwater/

Information for Contractors:
http://www.cicacenter.org/stormwater.html

Information for Residents:
http://www.cnyrpdb.org/docs/stormwater/articles/HomeownerBrochure.pdf

Central New York Regional Planning & Development Board Stormwater Library:
http://www.cnyrpdb.org/stormwater/Public/library.asp

New York State Department of Conservation Stormwater Information:
http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/8468.html

For Hazardous Waste Information:
http://www.ocrra.org/programs_hazardous.asp

Do your part:
http://www.cnyrpdb.org/stormwater/Public/stewardship.asp  

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

A Driver's Safety Course is being offered on 3/17 & 3/18 at the community center. Call 458-8050 for details & to register.

Village Youth ages 11 and under are invited to our annual Easter Egg Hunt on 3/28. Check out the calendar for more details.

A Dinner Theater bus trip is scheduled for April 9th. See the calendar and/or call the Parks Office for more info.

Adult Pick-Up Basketball Program to be held at Allen Road School Gym on Monday evenings through May 18th from 6:30 -9pm. Contact the Parks Office for further info at 458-8050.

Yoga classes are held on Wednesdays at 4pm & 5:30 pm at the Community Center. Register through the Parks Office.

New members are invited to join the North Syracuse Community Chorus. Weekly rehearsals are held at the Community Center on Tuesdays at 6:30pm.

Upcoming Events

  • March 28, 2015 – Village Easter Egg Hunt & Festivities
    10:00 am, Recreation
  • March 30, 2015 – Justice Court Session
    6:00 pm, Court Session
  • March 30, 2015 – Adult Basketball Program
    6:30 pm, Basketball
  • April 6, 2015 – Justice Court Session
    6:00 pm, Court Session
  • April 9, 2015 – Dinner Theater Bus Trip
    11:30 am, Recreation

Local Weather

Chance of Rain
Friday 03/27 60%
Chance of Rain
Overcast with rain showers at times. A few flurries or snow showers possible. High 38F. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Mostly Cloudy
Saturday 03/28 20%
Mostly Cloudy
Mostly cloudy. A few flurries or snow showers possible. High 24F. Winds NW at 10 to 20 mph.
Clear
Sunday 03/29 0%
Clear
Generally sunny despite a few afternoon clouds. High 41F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.