Consent Decree Public Meeting
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
The second annual public meeting to discuss Baltimore City’s Modified Consent Decree for the sewer collection system is set for Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, at 1800 Washington Blvd., headquarters of the Maryland Department of the Environment, in Baltimore. The public is invited and the meeting is free.
The event will begin at 6 p.m. with an overview of the work covered by the Consent Decree, especially work over the past 12 months. Doors will open at 5:45 p.m.
Visitors may also gain more information about specific parts of the Consent Decree by speaking with experts from the Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) at individual learning stations set up in the meeting room. Topics to be covered include preventive maintenance programs, the Headworks Project, and the Expedited Reimbursement Program for basement backups caused by wet-weather events.
The annual public meeting is a requirement of the Modified Consent Decree, entered in U.S. District Court on October 6, 2017. The information presented at the meeting, as well as public comment collected during and after the meeting, will be made available on the DPW Sanitary Sewer Consent Decree webpage.