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Stormwater Advisory Committee (SWAC)

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Board Description

The Stormwater Advisory Committee (SWAC) is comprised of five (5) members and one City Council representative serving as an ex-officio member.

This Committee provides guidance, oversight and recommendations to City Council and staff in the implementation of a Stormwater Management Program which includes compliance with the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) general permit requirements set forth by the Commonwealth of Virginia and the stormwater utility program.

More information about the City's Stormwater Management Program.


Meetings are always open to the public and citizens are encouraged to attend. 

In accordance with the Emergency Ordinance to effectuate temporary changes in certain deadlines and to modify public meeting and public hearing practices and procedures to address continuity of operations associated with the pandemic disaster, adopted on April 6, 2020, the public will not be able to physically attend meetings.  *The Stormwater Advisory Committee will hold virtual meetings.

Community members and media will be able to watch the meeting live on:

Public comments must be received by 12:00pm (noon) on the day of the meeting and will be shared with Subcommittee members. Please email comments to: keith.thomas@harrisonburgva.gov 

The agenda is posted on the City's website at https://harrisonburg-va.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx

Apply to be a Stormwater Advisory Committee member:

Fill out the application form found on the Boards and Commissions page.



PDF[168KB] Stormwater Advisory Committee bylaws

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Date/Time/ Location
The Stormwater Advisory Committee meetings will take place at the Department of Public Works Office, 320 East Mosby Road, Harrisonburg, VA 22801. The Committee meets once per quarter on the first Wednesday of February, May, August, and November unless otherwise noted below. Meetings are open to the public.

2020 Meeting Schedule

  • April 29, 2020 
  • August 5, 2020
  • November 4, 2020

PDF[299KB] Rules of Procedures for meetings



Name Term Expiration
Dale Chestnut 4-28-2021
Daniel Michael 4-28-2021
Rob Alexander 4-28-2023
William Tyler Strosnider  4-28-2023
Richard Baugh, ex-officio City Council representative

Questions or Comments?  Mail to City of Harrisonburg, Office of City Manager, Attn: (Board Member), 409 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22801.

Meeting Agendas Prior to November 4, 2020

Meeting Minutes Prior to November 4, 2020



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