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City of Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs Utilities and Pueblo County signed an Inter-Governmental Agreement April 28, 16 committing spending for stormwater infrastructure, maintenance and education programs in the amount of $460 million over the next two decades (contingent on annual appropriations) to improve the City’s stormwater system. The IGA describes the City’s responsibilities for the provision of stormwater services within the City’s jurisdiction and under the MS4 permit issued under the federal Clean Water Act and its state counterpart. 

Estimated Annual Expenditures Report

The 2016 IGA Estimated Annual Expenditures Report provides details concerning the timing, amount, and nature of expenditures made by the City and Colorado Springs Utilities during the prior year for Capital Projects included as part of the IGA, stormwater-related operations and maintenance activities, MS4 Permit compliance, and protection of waterways adjacent to utilities infrastructure.

 

FEMA IGA Projects                                             

Description:TBD - City working with FEMA to prepare project worksheets. City is additionally working with Colorado Water Conservation Board to identify Natural Resources Conservation Services (NRCS) related projects.

Total Estimated Capital Cost (2016): $2,081,000

Benefits of Project: Continued maintenance and repair of City stormwater system. Public Safety/Property: Eliminates/reduces damage to public property     Failing Infrastructure: Current drainage conveyance system is in need of immediate repair. Enhance Community: Drainage becomes an amenity.   Sediment/Debris removal: debris/sediment basin is included Sediment Generation: Stabilization of channel and/or grade control Water Quality: removes pollutants (heavy metals, sediment, other chemicals…).

Projected Project Dates: 2016-2018

King Street Detention Pond

Project Name: Construct new outlet structure and improve maintenance access. Retrofit existing detention pond to make it a full spectrum detention pond.  Retrofit outfall to provide improved water quality.

Project Status: Design

Total Estimated Capital Cost (2016): $250,000

Benefits of Project: Improve public safety and improve water quality to area and downstream users. Enhance Community: Drainage becomes an amenity. Distribute within the City: Project is a neighborhood high priority.  Sediment/Debris removal: debris/sediment basin is included Water Quality: removes pollutants (heavy metals, sediment, other chemicals…) Detention: Peak flows are reduced.  Captured volume is released over time.

Projected Project Dates: 2016-2017

Water Quality Project (America the Beautiful Park)                        

Project Status: Design

Total Estimated Capital Cost (2016): $2,500,000

Benefits of Project: Provide additional detention in developed downtown areas resulting in sediment reduction and improved water quality to area and downstream users. Enhance Community: Drainage becomes an amenity.  Sediment/Debris removal: debris/sediment basin is included Water Quality: removes pollutants (heavy metals, sediment, other chemicals…) Detention: Peak flows are reduced.  Captured volume is released over time.

Projected Project Dates: 2016-2017

Monument Branch Stabilization (Northgate Area)                      

Project Status: Construction

Total Estimated Capital Cost (2016): $2,000,000

Benefits of Project: Stabilize channels, resulting in sediment load reduction into Monument Creek. Public Safety/Property: Eliminates/reduces damage to public property.  Enhance Community: Drainage becomes an amenity.  Sediment Generation: Stabilization of channel and/or grade control.

Projected Project Dates: 2016-2017

Emergency Stormwater Projects                             

Total Estimated Capital Cost (2016): $7,500,000

Benefits of Project: Continued maintenance of current City stormwater infrastructure. Public Safety/Property: Eliminates/reduces damage to public property. Failing Infrastructure: Current drainage conveyance system is in need of immediate repair. Enhance Community: Drainage becomes an amenity.  Sediment/Debris removal: debris/sediment basin is included Sediment Generation: Stabilization of channel and/or grade control Water Quality: removes pollutants (heavy metals, sediment, other chemicals…).

Projected Project Dates: 2016-2020

Fairfax Tributary Detention Pond

Project Status: Planning

Total Estimated Capital Cost (2016): $398,000

Benefits of Project: Provide additional detention in surrounding developed area to reduce sediment and improve water quality to area and downstream users. Enhance Community: Drainage becomes an amenity.  Distribute within the city: Project is a neighborhood high priority. Sediment/Debris removal: debris/sediment basin is included Water Quality: removes pollutants (heavy metals, sediment, other chemicals) Detention: Peak flows are reduced.  Captured volume is released over time.

Projected Project Dates: 2016-2017

Downtown Drainage Improvements (Pikes Peak Ave. from Nevada Ave. to Shooks Run Trail)                     

Project Status: Construction

Total Estimated Capital Cost (2016): $2,250,000

Benefits of Project: Continued maintenance of current City stormwater infrastructure. Public Safety/Property: Eliminates/reduces damage to public property. Failing Infrastructure: Current drainage conveyance system is in need of immediate repair. 

Projected Project Dates: 2016-2017

Sand Creek Stabilization south of Platte

Project Status: Design

Total Estimated Capital Cost (2016): $5,290,000

Benefits of Project: Stabilize channel resulting in reduction of sediment transport into Sand Creek and ultimately into Fountain Creek. Public Safety/Property: Eliminates/reduces damage to public property.  Enhance Community: Drainage becomes an amenity. Sediment Generation: Stabilization of channel and/or grade control.

Projected Project Dates:  2016-2018

Rustic Hills

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