Susquehanna River Basin Commission

Gwyn Rowland
Manager, Governmental & Public Affairs
growland@srbc.net
(717) 238-0423 ext. 1316


Susquehanna River Basin Commission
4423 N. Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110-1788

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Untitled Document SUSQUEHANNA RIVER BASIN COMMISSION
4423 North Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 28, 2018
CONTACT:
Gwyn Rowland, Manager, Governmental and Public Affairs
Office: (717) 238-0423, ext. 1316

SRBC to Hold Business Meeting in State College, Pa.

Voting on 12 water project applications, presenting Goddard Award

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC) is conducting its quarterly business meeting Thursday, March 8, 2018, 9 a.m., at The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center, Senate Suite Room (main level), 215 Innovation Blvd., State College, PA  16803. The meeting is open to the public.

The Commissioners will act on several agenda items, including 12 project applications; budget reconciliation for FY2019; approval for SRBC to enter into contracts and grants; a rulemaking action to formalize SRBC’s access to records procedure; and a request for waiver from South Middleton Township Municipal Authority. SRBC staff will also report on delegated settlements.

SRBC will offer an informational presentation on the Susquehanna Flood Forecast and Warning System in partnership with the National Weather Service, as March 26-30 is Flood Safety Awareness Week

SRBC will also present its 10th Maurice K. Goddard Award for Excellence by a Water Management Professional to Mark Hartle of Port Matilda, Pa.

Opportunities for public comment on project applications and final rulemaking were previously provided and will not be accepted at the meeting. However, the Commissioners may accept general public comments at the conclusion of the meeting.

SRBC’s guidelines for quarterly business meetings include: 

  • Attendees must sign-in and show photo identification.
  • Signage, posters, banners or other display media will be permitted only in designated areas.
  • The press will be permitted to set up and use video and recording devices in a designated area. The public will be permitted to use small, hand-held devices that remain in their possession and are used in a non-disruptive manner.

To view the complete agenda with the list of project applications and the full set of meeting guidelines, visit SRBC’s public participation page.




About the Susquehanna River Basin Commission

The Susquehanna River Basin Commission is a federal/interstate governmental agency responsible for protecting and wisely managing the water resources within the 27,500 square-mile Susquehanna River Basin without regard to political boundaries. The Susquehanna rises and flows through New York, Pennsylvania, and Maryland into the Chesapeake Bay. For more information on the Commission, visit srbc.net or follow us on Twitter: @SRBCnews.