October 2014 News and Notes

In this edition of News and Notes:

  • EPA will discuss MS4 permits at the November Advisory Board  meeting in Wellesley
  • Operations Committee meeting before the November Advisory Board meeting will discuss major upcoming Deer Island Projects and the plan to negate the impacts to communities


Today’s #MuniWorks community workshop was a resounding success! 115 people signed up ranging from Advisory Board members, CFOs, business managers, and active citizens. Thank you to all who attended, and thank you to our wonderful presenters and panelists for their contributions.

If you missed the workshop you can check out our live-Tweets and other attendees Tweets by searching for “#MuniWorks” on Twitter. Also, keep checking our website, where we’ll post the final edited video recording of the workshop.

Below you can find two PowerPoints made by our presenters, as well as a handout with highlights from Mr. Woodcock’s verbal presentation:


Stormwater Fee Funding – Readling

If you want more information on Mr. Readling’s presentation, visit the Raftelis Financial Consultants website.


Funding Stormwater Management MAPC

Also be sure to check out MAPC’s Stormwater Financing page and follow them on Twitter at @MAPCMetroBoston.


MWRA Advisory Board Presentation 10-14

If you would like more information about Mr. Woodcock’s presentation, visit the Woodcock and Associates website.


We hope this is the first in what will be a series of workshops designed to benefit communities by providing resources and a forum to discuss water/wastewater issues.


FY15 1st Quarter Financials – October 2014 Green Sheet

This edition of the Green Sheet features a summary of the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority’s capital and current expense budgets through the first quarter of FY 2015. Also highlighted are areas staff will be watching over the rest of the fiscal year including:

  • Waterworks capital spending
  • Interest rates on debt service
  • Personnel costs and succession planning

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September News & Notes

In this edition of News and Notes:

  • Learn more about the presenters who will be at the Advisory Board’s Community Workshop on Water and Sewer Rates and Stormwater Fees
  • Get the latest on the Charles River Pollution Control District NPDES permit appeal regarding the co-permitted issue