Waters of the United States Meetings to be Held in CO and FL
SBA Office of Advocacy National Waters of the U.S. Roundtables
The U.S. Small Business Administration, Office of Advocacy will be hosting roundtables to discuss the Army Corps and EPA’s proposed rule to revise the definition of Waters of the United States. Interested parties must RSVP to Prianka.Sharma@sba.gov. The purpose of the roundtable will be to hear directly from small businesses about the proposed rule.
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 2:30pm-4:30pm (MDT)
Denver Chamber of Commerce-Denver Metro SBDC
1445 Market Street 5th Floor Conference Room, Denver, CO 80202
Thursday April 4, 2019 9:00 am-11:00 am (EDT)
Florida SBDC at the University of South Florida Port Tampa Bay
Building 1101 Channelside Dr., Suite 210 Tampa, FL 33602
*Agency staff from EPA and the Army Corps have been invited to this event however their attendance has not been confirmed. Comments expressed during this roundtable do not take the place of submitting written comments to the regulatory docket.
Roundtable meetings are open to all interested persons, with the exception of the press, in order to facilitate open and frank discussion about the impacts of Federal regulatory activities on small entities. Agendas and presentations are available to all, including the press. Anyone who wants to receive roundtable agendas or presentations, or to be included in the distribution list, should forward such requests to firstname.lastname@example.org. The purpose of these Roundtable meetings is to exchange opinions, facts and information and to obtain the attendees’ individual views and opinions regarding small business concerns. The meetings are not intended to achieve or communicate any consensus positions of the attendees.
High Line Canal Clean-Up Re-Scheduled for Saturday, March 30, 2019
Volunteers and segment leaders are needed to clear trash and debris from the eleven mile stretch of the canal that runs through the city of Aurora. The goal for the day is to reduce the amount of trash being discharged from the Canal to Sand Creek and to Toll Gate Creek. Along with the benefits from the outdoor exercise, the event is also an excellent opportunity to learn about the problems caused from littering and the importance of protecting our waterways.
To register, click here and scroll down to the High Line Canal opportunity. Interested people will need to create a volunteer profile. This is needed to help organizers communicate with volunteers.
The volunteer registration website has a downloadable Volunteer waiver. Every volunteer is required to have a waiver completed prior to working on the High Line Canal. If the portal is proving cumbersome or if you have questions, please feel free to contact Lottia Villalba
The Colorado Water Resources and Power Development Authority provides low-cost financing to governmental agencies in Colorado primarily for water and wastewater infrastructure development.
It is the policy of the Colorado Water Resources and Power Development Authority to assist local governments with financing water and wastewater infrastructure in a manner that is flexible and cost-effective yet does not jeopardize the Authority’s principal or security.
Dedicated to the world’s most important resource, AWWA sets the standard for water knowledge, management and informed public policy. This year our Annual Conference, ACE19 will take place June 9-12 in Denver, Colorado. Learn, connect and be inspired to solve today’s global water challenges. Explore this year’s program and select sessions focused on asset management, utility risk and resilience and water quality challenges – along with the new smart water utility and potable reuse tracks. Be sure to take advantage of dedicated Exhibit Hall time to see cutting-edge products and services and meet new contacts.
Are you interested in being part of Colorado’s water community? The Ditch and Reservoir Company Alliance (DARCA) is looking for an energetic leader to fill the position of Executive Director.
The position requires an estimated 20 hours a week. More hours will be required preparing for the Annual Conference in February and other workshop events. The selected candidate will enter into a two-year contract with an opportunity to extend the contract annually following a review by the Board.
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