Virtual Public Meeting to Review the Proposed Regional Water Quality Management Plan Amendment updating Chapters 5, 6, and 10 and Facility Planning Area Boundaries

Dayton, OH – The Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission (MVRPC) maintains the Areawide Water Quality Management Plan (AWQMP) which guides planning across five counties for the protection of water resources including management of non-point source pollution and wastewater treatment. The proposed changes to the AWQMP include updates to chapters and changes to Facility Planning Area (FPA) boundaries in two locations.

On April 13, 2023, a virtual Public Meeting will be held to allow the public an opportunity to 1) learn about the Areawide Water Quality Management Plan’s purpose and contents, 2) learn the purpose and functions of FPAs, 3) review and comment on the proposed FPA updates, and 4) review and comment upon the proposed chapter updates. There will be a brief presentation regarding these topics to begin the meeting. Following that, MVRPC staff will accept comments and answer questions.

The meeting will take place via Zoom, a video conferencing platform, and will be held as follows:
Thursday, April 13, 2023, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Access the meetings via computer, tablet or mobile device using this link:
Enter Meeting ID: 874 7945 7965

Or call in to join the meeting by telephone:

(301) 715-8592 - Meeting ID: 874 7945 7965# US (Washington DC)
(312) 626-6799 - Meeting ID: 874 7945 7965# US (Chicago)

Participation via computer, tablet or mobile device using the link above is encouraged to take advantage of Zoom on-screen meeting features even if relying on the telephone for audio functions.

This update to the AWQMP proposes to combine Chapters 5 and 6 which cover different forms of non-point sources of water pollution: Storm Water Management and Agricultural Impacts.  The AWQMP also delineates Facility Planning Areas (FPA), which are locations where sanitary sewers are or may be provided. This update includes a significant update to FPA boundaries in Miami County and a minor update in Greene County. The City of Piqua has proposed, and the City of Troy has agreed to, an amendment to the FPA boundaries between the Piqua FPA and the Troy FPA in the area surrounding Farrington Road in Washington Township. In Greene County, a single parcel is proposed to switch from the Tri-Cities FPA to the Fairborn FPA.

If you are unable to attend, information will also be available for public review on MVRPC’s website at and at the MVRPC offices, 10 North Ludlow St., Suite 700, Dayton, OH, 45402, during regular business hours (8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday). Written comments regarding the plan will be accepted at the above address, web address, or via email at until April 27, 2023.

Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin or disability. MVRPC is committed to providing access, inclusion and reasonable accommodation in its services, activities, programs and employment opportunities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other applicable laws. To request a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, or language interpretation or translation services to participate in this meeting, please contact, Laura Henry, Director of Marketing and Public Outreach, at 937-531-6542, 1-800-750-0750 TTY/TDD, and no later than April 6, 2023.

Established in 1964, the Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission promotes collaboration among communities, stakeholders, and residents to advance regional priorities. MVRPC is a forum and resource where the Board of Directors identifies priorities and develops public policy and collaborative strategies to improve quality of life throughout the Miami Valley Region.

MVRPC performs planning and research functions for our Region that ensure livable and equitable communities; clean air and water; robust roadway, transit, and active transportation options; and strategic community plans that chart the course for member communities and partners. MVRPC’s Regional Transportation Planning Organization (RTPO) involves Preble, Darke, and Shelby Counties. As the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), MVRPC is responsible for transportation planning in Greene, Miami and Montgomery Counties and parts of northern Warren County. MVRPC's areawide water quality planning designation encompasses five (5) counties: Darke, Preble plus the three MPO counties.