Thursday, May 28, 2009

Environmental Quality - Goal 3 with Action Items

3. Stormwater: Reduce the amount of urban pollutants in the Roaring Fork River.
a. Conduct master planning of the City’s subwatersheds and install regional stormwater treatment facilities to capture and treat runoff, beginning with the most heavily developed areas.
b. Consider the environmental impacts of impervious areas and create standards or incentives for reducing impervious areas in the Aspen Area.
c. Reduce runoff from impervious areas
d. Treat runoff before it enters the Roaring Fork River
e. Reduce the number of pollutants/potential for pollutants in the river.
f. Amend the City and County Land Use Codes to ensure proper site drainage for all development.

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