DRBC Public Hearing: Proposed Fee Restructuring

  • Delaware River Basin Commission 25 State Police Drive West Trenton, NJ United States

The DRBC will hold a public hearing at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 to receive comments on proposed amendments to the Rules of Practice and Procedure to adopt a new project review fee structure and to the Basin Regulations – Water Supply Charges to provide for automatic inflation adjustments.

The public hearing will be held at the commission’s office building located at 25 State Police Drive in West Trenton, N.J. (view directions), and will continue until all those wishing to testify have had an opportunity to do so.

Persons wishing to testify at the hearing are asked to register in advance by phoning Paula Schmitt at 609-883-9500, ext. 224.

Written comments on the proposal will be accepted and must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 12, 2016. Please include the commenter’s name, address and affiliation, if any, in the comment document and “Fees Rulemaking” in the subject line. Written comments may be submitted as follows:

  • If by email, to paula.schmitt@drbc.nj.gov; if by fax, to Commission Secretary at 609-883-9522;
  • If by U.S. Mail, to Commission Secretary, DRBC, P.O. Box 7360, West Trenton, NJ 08628-0360; and
  • If by overnight mail, to Commission Secretary, DRBC, 25 State Police Drive, West Trenton, NJ 08628-0360.
  • Comments also may be delivered by hand at any time during the commission’s regular office hours (Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. except on national holidays) until the close of the comment period at 5:00 P.M. on Friday, August 12, 2016.

Detailed information can be found in the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Public Hearing as well as in a FAQ document (pdf 607 KB), which was updated on July 7, 2016.