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Oakmont to use Allegheny County grant to update storm water management

| Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, 8:36 p.m.

Oakmont was recently awarded a $2,000 grant through Allegheny County Department of Economic Development’s Act 167 municipal grant program to update their storm water management ordinance.

Assistant Borough Manger Carol Moore said Oakmont’s ordinance was last updated in 2013.

Any amendments to the ordinance will comply with the county’s storm water management plan, which is designed to help prevent erosion of stream banks and stream beds as well as preserve natural drainage systems.

The grant helps pay for costs associated with developing and adopting the ordinance. It is available to all Allegheny County communities.

More information about the county’s plan is available at alleghenycountyswmp.com.

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