Notice of Public Meeting Held at Bethel College

The City of Mishawaka will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, December 6, 2006, at 7:00 p.m. at Bethel College in the Miller/Moore Academic Building, Room no. AC415 (fourth floor), 1001 West McKinley Avenue, Mishawaka, Indiana to present and discuss the ongoing wet weather clean water efforts for the City. The focus of the meeting will be to discuss the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer (MS4) Storm Water Quality management Plan as required under Indiana Regulation 327 IAC 15-13 (Rule 13) and the Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) program as regulated through the City's National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit. Both of these wet weather programs have public education, notification and participation components. The public is invited to attend to learn and ask questions about the City's, programs to provide cleaner waters for the City of Mishawaka. Land development related clean water programs that apply to contractors, developers and engineers will be discussed also.

Questions concerning this meeting should be directed to Melissa McGuire, Mishawaka MS4 Coordinator, at 574.258.7113.

Bethel College is an accredited Christian college of the arts and sciences offering associates, bachelor's and master's degrees in more than 50 areas of study. The current enrollment of more than 2,081 includes students from 29 states and Puerto Rico, 21 countries, more than 25 denominational affiliations and 16 percent from culturally diverse backgrounds. Scholarships are available based upon a variety of factors including academic achievement, talent in the arts or athletics, ethnicity and church affiliation. Bethel offers classes at four locations: the Mishawaka campus, the Elkhart Campus and two satellite locations (in Nappanee and in Dowagiac, Mich.). The main Bethel campus is situated on 75 wooded acres in Mishawaka, Ind.