Don et al:
The County and City have some good policy language on Stormwater. Language is all that is there. Their enforcement is generally lacking in many areas – not just the City on construction sites.
The Creek protection programs (including buffers) are not sufficient – nor are the up to standards that would reasonably be expected to make any progress slowing pollutant inputs – temperature, sediment, nutrients, and bad chemicals. More needs to be done.
I will address this via my comments on the City-Wide Creek Master Plan. Reliance on bad policy with no enforcement will not get us far – with Water Quality Standard attainment.
David Keller seems to agree.
I think the City Wide Creek Master Plan can be used as the diving board for some of these issues.