Why do we have a stormwater fee?

To fund the Stormwater Services Division, this includes:

  • Maintenance on creeks, drainage channels, storm drains, detention ponds and any other drainage way within the city limits of Abilene
  • Funding of drainage projects
  • Watershed planning
  • Compliance with state and federal regulations for stormwater management that assists in protecting the quality of stormwater runoff

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1. What is a stormwater fee?
2. How does this benefit the average taxpayer?
3. How long has there been a stormwater fee?
4. Why is the fee based on Hard Surface Area?
5. Why do we have a stormwater fee?