CONNECTICUT ASSOCIATION OF WATER POLLUTION CONTROL AUTHORITIES
MAY 18TH, 2017 CAWPCA SPRING WORKSHOP
THE AQUA TURF, PLANTSVILLE, CT
8:00 – 9:00
REGISTRATION, NETWORKING AND BUFFET BREAKFAST
9:00 – 9:30
ANNUAL MEETING, NOMINATIONS AND AWARDS
Tom Sgroi, President CAWPCA
Denis Cuevas, Incoming President CAWPCA
9:30 – 9:50
DEEP CLEAN WATER FUND PRIORITY LIST AND UPDATE
George V. Hicks, Supervising Sanitary Engineer, Municipal Facilities
9:50-10:35 IRS OPENS THE DOOR FOR LONG TERM MANAGEMENT CONTRACTS
In 2016, the IRS released new management contract safe harbors that brought many favorable new provisions and materially changed the prior rules, this presentation will delve into the new rules and their potential impact on service contracts entered into by WPCAs.
Attorney Keisha Palmer, Robinson and Cole
Attorney Christie Jean, Robinson and Cole
Glenn Santoro, Esq., Robinson and Cole
10:35-11:00 Coffee & Cookie Break
THE CURRENT TREND IN REGIONALIZATION PANEL DISCUSSION
Utility regionalization can take many forms from inter-municipal cooperation, to acquisitions, to establishment of new regional authorities. This workshop focuses on potential drivers for establishing a new regional authority or district and the tools needed for success.
Isabella Schroeder, GNHWPCA
Jay Sheehan, Woodard and Curran
Glenn Santoro, Esq. Robinson and Cole
Denise Ruzicka, CT DEEP
WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT OPTIONS FOR UNSEWERED TOWNS
The presentation will address the regulatory framework for community wastewater treatment systems and non-community systems under the purview of the Department of Public Health and the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, discuss examples of various projects and comment on potential regulatory alternatives for on-site systems. Stu is open to suggestions for additional aspects of the subject for his discussion.
Stuart Fairbank, Angus McDonald, Sharpe & Associates, Inc.
12:15 to 12:30
CLOSING ANNOUNCEMENTS / UPCOMING EVENTS
2017 SPRING WORKSHOP SPONSORS