PUBLIC NOTICE: City of Wilmer Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Notice of Application for Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (Ms4)

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Published one time in The Ellis County Press on Thursday, June 7, 2018.

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR SMALL MUNICIPAL SEPARATE STORM SEWER SYSTEM (MS4)

General Permit Authorization No. TXR040635

APPLICATION. The City of Wilmer, 128 North Dallas Avenue, Wilmer, Texas 75172, has applied to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) under the Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (TPDES) General Permit No. TXR040000 for a new authorization number TXR040635 to discharge from the City of Wilmer municipal separate storm sewer system (MS4). The notice of intent (NOI) and stormwater management program were received by the TCEQ on January 30, 2018.

The MS4 is in the city limits of the City of Wilmer that is located within the Dallas Fort Worth Arlington urbanized area in Dallas County, Texas. The MS4 will discharge to the drainage area of the Trinity River Basin.

A copy of the NOI, stormwater management program, general permit, and general permit fact sheet is available for viewing and copying at Wilmer City Hall, 128 North Dallas Avenue, Wilmer, Texas 75172.

The Executive Director of the TCEQ has made a preliminary decision to approve authorization of this MS4 under TPDES General Permit No. TXR040000.

PUBLIC COMMENT. Written public comments may be submitted to the Office of Chief Clerk, at the address provided in the information section below, within 30 days of the date of newspaper publication of this notice. In addition, the public may request a public meeting. If significant interest exists, the Executive Director will direct the applicant to publish a notice of the public meeting and hold the public meeting. The applicant must publish notice of a public meeting at least 30 days prior to the meeting in a newspaper of general circulation in the county where the MS4 is located. If the MS4 is located in more than one county, the applicant must publish notice in a newspaper of general circulation in the county containing the largest residential population. The Executive Director will consider all relevant information pertaining to whether the applicant meets the requirements of the general permit and will issue a written determination as to any final action on the NOI for authorization under the general permit.

INFORMATION. Written public comments should be submitted to the Office of the Chief Clerk, MC 105, TCEQ, P.O. Box 13087, Austin, Texas 78711-3087 or electronically at

www.tceq.te’as.gov/about/comments.html

For additional information, about the application for authorization under TPDES General Permit No. TXR040000 or the procedure for public participation in the general permit process, individual members of the general public may contact the TCEQ Public Education Program at 1-800-687-4040. Si desea informaciόn en Español, puede Hamar al 1-800-687-4040. General information regarding the TCEQ can be found at our web site at w.w.w.tceq.texas.gov

Issued: May 01, 2018

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