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File #: 21-0163    Name: Resolution Ad Hoc RiverRenew Stakeholder Advisory Group
Type: Resolution Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/25/2020 In control: City Council Legislative Meeting
On agenda: 9/22/2020 Final action:
Title: Consideration of a Resolution to Establish an Ad Hoc RiverRenew Stakeholder Advisory Group in Support of RiverRenew. [ROLL-CALL VOTE]
Attachments: 1. 21-0163_Attachment RiverRenew SAG Resolution, 2. 20-0163_Final Resolution
City of Alexandria, Virginia
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MEMORANDUM



DATE: SEPTEMBER 16, 2020

TO: THE HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

FROM: MARK B. JINKS, CITY MANAGER /s/

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Consideration of a Resolution to Establish an Ad Hoc RiverRenew Stakeholder Advisory Group in Support of RiverRenew. [ROLL-CALL VOTE]
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ISSUE: Consideration of a resolution to establish an Ad Hoc RiverRenew Stakeholder Advisory Group in support of RiverRenew, the combined sewer mitigation program being led by Alexandria Renew Enterprises.

RECOMMENDATION: That City Council:

(1) Adopt the resolution to establish an Ad Hoc RiverRenew Stakeholder Advisory Group in support of RiverRenew (Attachment); and

(2) Request the City Manager and General Manager of Alexandria Renew Enterprises to appoint members to the Ad Hoc Stakeholder Advisory Group as detailed in this memorandum.

BACKGROUND: In April 2017, the Virginia General Assembly passed a new law requiring the remediation of the City's four combined sewer outfalls by July 1, 2025. The City, working with Alexandria Renew Enterprises (AlexRenew), submitted to a Long Term Control Plan (Plan) to the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (VDEQ) in 2018, which called for the construction of an underground tunnel system to bring combined sewage to the AlexRenew wastewater treatment facility, thus significantly reducing both the number and volume of combined sewer discharges into City waterways. As of July 1, 2018, VDEQ had approved the Plan and the City transferred ownership of the combined sewer outfalls to AlexRenew. AlexRenew is implementing the Plan as part of its RiverRenew program.

In October 2018, an Ad Hoc Stakeholder Advisory Group (Group) to review and monitor the program's progress was established. This Group met six times from February to December 2019. This resolution authorizes the establishment of a new Ad Hoc RiverRenew Sta...

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