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NAI How-To Guides

After two years in the making (one in planning and one in implementation) the first two NAI How-To Guides are available on the ASFPM website.  The intent of these How to Guides it to expand on the knowledge base within the original No Adverse Impact Toolkit and to provide specific tools for incorporating NAI floodplain management into local regulations, ordinances, requirements, design, standards and practices. The NAI How-To Guides can be found at:



The Legislative Committee of IAFSM is providing the following Stormwater Management proposed Illinois legislation for your information and possible action.

The stormwater utility bill HB1522 for DuPage and Peoria counties is now on the Governor’s desk for signature and the bill sponsors are asking supportive IAFSM members to call to the Governor’s office to request that he sign the bill.  The bill only covers DuPage and Peoria counties at the request of the counties.  The bill has bi-partisan sponsors.   

Gov’s phone numbers are:  217-782-0244 in Springfield and 312-814-2121 in Chicago. 

For more information on HB1522, please visit the legislative committee page.


The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (District) published the draft Cook County Watershed Management Ordinance (WMO) for public review.  The public review draft, dated June 24, 2013, is accessible at http://wmo.mwrd.org.  Written comments may be submitted by either email or mail to the addresses below. 


Catherine A. O’Connor
Director of Engineering
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District
100 E. Erie Street
Chicago, Illinois 60611

The District scheduled four public meetings to discuss the public review draft of the WMO, dated June 24, 2013.  The schedule of public meetings is listed below. 

 WMO Public Meeting Schedule (all meetings will be from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m.)

Wednesday, July 24, 2013
West Central Municipal Conference
Northlake City Hall
55 E. North Ave
Northlake, Illinois
Monday, August 5, 2013
Southwest Conference of Mayors
Chicago Ridge Village Hall
10455 S Ridgeland Ave
Chicago Ridge, Illinois
Wednesday, August 7, 2013
Northwest Municipal Conference
Mount Prospect Village Hall
50 S. Emerson Street
Mount Prospect, Illinois 
Thursday, August 8, 2013
South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association
1904 W. 174th Street
East Hazel Crest, Illinois 

We look forward to receiving input by the August 9, 2013 deadline.


Next board meeting:
Wednesday, January 14, 10:00 am

7325 Jones Ave.
Woodridge, IL 60517

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