Stormwater Advisory Committee (SWAC)

The Stormwater Advisory Committee is a group of volunteer advisors that review, provide guidance and recommend programs and policies to the City of Keizer's stormwater and environmental division and ultimately the City Council. The City utilizes this committee to stay connected to the goals of the community. If you would like to share your ideas and help influence the City's water quality and environmental programs, please consider applying. The committee meets quarterly, on the first Tuesday of each month from 4-6pm.

The Committee will serve in an advisory capacity on the following topics:

  • Development of Ordinances
  • Pollution Reporting / Illicit Discharge Detection
  • Construction Site Runoff Control Program
  • Post-Construction Stormwater Management (for new & redevelopment) Program
  • Public Education and Outreach Program
  • Water Quality Temperature Reduction Programs
  • Water Quality Bacteria Reduction Programs 
  • Water Quality Mercury Reduction Programs 

Membership: The Committee will consist of nine (9) voting members: Three (3) members shall be Keizer City Councilors to be appointed by the Mayor and announced at a regularly scheduled Council meeting, on (1) representative from the City of Salem, one (1) representative from Marion County, and four (4) citizen-at-large members. It is recommended that one citizen-at-large position be from the development/building community. 

Terms of Office: City Councilor members shall serve two year terms that coincide with the Mayor's term. For all other members, except for the initial terms, each member of the committee shall be appointed for a three-year term. The inital terms shall be staffered so that not more than three will expire in the same year. Members can be reappointed. 

Attendance: It is the duty of each member to attend at least 75% of the meetings each calendar year.

Find out more details here: SWAC Resolution

Current Members

  Committee Member     Representing:     Term Expires  
 #1  Laura Reid   Council   12-2022
 #2  Dan Kohler  Council   12-2022
 #3  Kyle Juran  Council   12-2022
 #4  Anita Panko  Salem 
 #5  Matt Knudsen   Marion County 
 #6  Mark Caillier   Citizens   12-2022
 #7  Natalie Janney  Citizens   12-2023

If you're interested in serving on the Committee, please fill out an application here: 
Volunteer Application Form

Next meeting: Tuesday, September 2nd 4-6pm via Zoom

SWAC September Agenda

Documents Open for Review Comment: Draft Design Standards & Definitions

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Meeting ID: 811 2138 7839 

Passcode: stormwater