Manage stormwater to preserve and protect life, support healthy natural resources, and complement sustainable
growth for the vibrant Raleigh community.
The Stormwater Management Division delivers services to the citizens of Raleigh through the city’s Stormwater
Utility, including drainage and water quality assistance programs, capital improvement projects and the water
quality program mandated by the Federal Clean Water Act. The division also provides private development review
and inspection to ensure conformance to stormwater, soil erosion, and floodplain management requirements,
public outreach and public involvement programs and responds to citizen inquiries regarding services and
Additional information regarding the Stormwater Management Division may be obtained by contacting Blair Hinkle,
Stormwater Program Manager, at (919) 996-4011 or via email at Blair.Hinkle@raleighnc.gov .
Implements $1 per Single Family Equivalent Unit (SFEU) monthly fee increase. Additional revenues will be
used to enhance capital project implementation ($4,175,000) and add two additional Stormwater Street
crews (12 positions) to increase project delivery timelines ($1,400,000). The additional crews, located in the
Department of Transportation, will be utilized in both planned project delivery and to address some
stormwater event remediation.
FY16 to FY17
DIRECT EXPENDITURES BY TYPE
Special Programs and Projects
Capital Project Expense
In alignment with the City Strategic Plan and 2030 Comprehensive Plan, continue increasing level of
service for the Drainage Assistance program in FY 2017. The program will also continue to evaluate ways
for expediting construction of small drainage repair projects through the use of unit price/on-call
construction agreements across multiple small-scale drainage repair categories. The projects will include
minor CIP stormwater projects, private petition issues and point-repair stormwater maintenance and right-
of-way drainage issues.
(Growth & Natural Resources, Objective 3)