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Tainted storm water targeted

GLENWOOD SPRINGS – City officials will take a look Thursday at river water pollution and how to curtail contaminants that come from storm runoff. City Council will hold a work session at 5 p.m. at City Hall to hear an informational presentation from Matrix Design Group of Denver.Matrix performed an evaluation on the city’s storm water runoff system and will present a report that includes a database of storm water infrastructure, identification of runoff entry points into the Colorado and Roaring Fork rivers, recommendations for improvements, educational materials on storm water pollution and electronic mapping of the city’s drainage basins, existing infrastructure and recommended storm water controls, a Roaring Fork Conservancy news release said. “The motivation behind the storm water evaluation . was to create an understanding of the city’s drainage and storm water management practices and to identify future projects to improve water quality,” the release said. Also on the agenda:-Council could approve the winning bid for the Four Mile Road roundabout. -There will be a discussion of aquatic center fund-raising. -Council will consider an amendment to the Springridge II preannexation agreement. -Council will consider revisions to the Phelps golf course design contract. -Council will consider an ordinance outlawing aggressive solicitation. Contact Greg Mass: 945-8515, ext. 511gmasse@postindependent.com


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