Financial Assurance Plan (FAP) and Watershed Protection and Restoration Program (WPRP) Annual Report
As required by the Annotated Code of Maryland ENV §4-202.1, Frederick County (County) has prepared the a Financial Assurance Plan (FAP) and Watershed Protection and Restoration Program (WPRP) Annual Report. Both documents provide the five-year funding strategy for addressing the County's NPDES MS4 Permit No. 11-DP-3321, MD0068357 (Permit), effective date December 30, 2014. The FAP and WPRP Annual Report documents were prepared by County staff in the Office of Sustainability and Environmental Resources (OSER) and were submitted to the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) on or before July 1, 2016. The County Council, as the “local governing body” will also hold a public hearing and vote on approval of the financial assurance plan. The attached FAP and WPRP Annual Report include all activities that have been completed in compliance with the Permit, and five-year projections to Fiscal Year 2020 for the implementation of its stormwater program and best management practices (BMPs) necessary for meeting Permit requirements.