Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: 19-133    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/25/2019 In control: City Commission
On agenda: 2/12/2019 Final action:
Title: RESOLUTION NO. 53-19 TO ADOPT OF THE STORMWATER MASTER PLAN UPDATE FOR ITS USE AS A TOOL FOR PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTING CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS (CIP) TO IMPROVE FLOOD PROTECTION IN THE CITY AND ADAPT THE CITY’S INFRASTRUCTURE TO RISING SEA LEVELS.
Sponsors: Public Works Department
Attachments: 1. Agenda Cover Report, 2. Resolution Stormwater Master Plan Update 2.12.pdf, 3. Commission Workshop Seawall study & SWMP _02_12_2019 -combined
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
No records to display.
TO: Mayor and Commissioners
FROM: Susan Goebel-Canning, Director Public Works
FROM: Missie Barletto, Assistant Public Works Director
THROUGH: Mark R. Lauzier, City Manager
DATE: February 12, 2019

Title
RESOLUTION NO. 53-19 TO ADOPT OF THE STORMWATER MASTER PLAN UPDATE FOR ITS USE AS A TOOL FOR PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTING CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS (CIP) TO IMPROVE FLOOD PROTECTION IN THE CITY AND ADAPT THE CITY’S INFRASTRUCTURE TO RISING SEA LEVELS.
Body
Recommended Action:
Recommendation
Approval of Resolution No. 53-19 to adopt of the Stormwater Master Plan Update for its use as a tool for planning and implementing Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) to improve flood protection in the City and adapt the City’s infrastructure to rising sea levels.

Body
Background:
City of Delray Beach (City) consultant, ADA Engineering, has completed the first update of the City’s Stormwater Master Plan since 2001. The plan utilizes hydrologic modeling to address current and future conditions of the City’s stormwater management infrastructure and provides recommendations necessary to address future impacts of climate change on the City’s infrastructure. This plan looks at future sea level rise and its impacts on the City’s ability to keep the City and its residents from flooding conditions.

Along with the Seawall Vulnerability Study, which recommends raising seawalls, lining pipes and installing valves to seal the tides out of the City; the Stormwater Master Plan recommends installing pumps, replacing and increasing stormwater pipes and raising roads to keep up with rising sea levels over a 30-year planning horizon.

This action will help lower the Community Rating System (CRS) rating in order to lower homeowner’s insurance for City residents.

City Attorney Review:
Approved as to form and legal sufficiency.

Funding Source/Financial Impact:
Failure to adopt the Stormwater Master Plan Update will result in the City not receiving credit in the Community Rating Syste...

Click here for full text