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Basement Protection Program

Residential Storm Water Drainage Programs 

Goals: Reduce adverse impact of storm water, improvement of life, add enjoyment of property, reduce nuisances, improve village environment, empower residents with options that are proportional to issues.

  Tier 1 Tier 2 Tier 3 Tier 4
Plan Outline Public Storm sewer
extension program
Private storm sewer
reimbursement program
Rain garden (Bio swale)
reimbursement program
Sump Pump
Low interest loan
Program Intent Intended to extend the
Village storm sewer to
areas not served and
are experiencing
excessive water
accumulation. And to
bring older storm sewers
up to current standards
Intended to extend a private
storm sewer to areas not
served and are experiencing
isolated water accumulation.
Intended for areas
experiencing isolated water
accumulation that can not be
accessed by village storm
Intended for use when
the sump pump is the
sole cause of excessive
Properties affected 2 or more 1 or more One One
Properties required
to Participate
2 or more + any required
One One One
Total Cost ≈ $15,000± ≈$5,000 ± ≈ $4,000± ≈$3,000±
Property Contributions $1,200 X # of
benefiting properties
Remainder of cost Remainder of cost All
Village Costs  Remainder of cost One half the cost
up to $2,500
Three quarters of the cost
up to $3,000 
 Loan only
Permits  N/A  Resident Required  Inspections Required Resident Required 
Design Village Resident Resident  Resident 
Ownership Village  Resident  Resident   Resident
Contractor  Village bid & selected Resident Selected  Resident Selected  Resident Selected 
Last Day Applications
will be accepted for
current year funding
Last Friday in June Last Friday in October Last Friday in October Last Friday in December 
Notes  Village storm serer
extensions are
designed and a route is
biased to develop the
most cost effective
solution to benefit the
properties affected.
 Would empower resident to
select contractor, dictate
schedule and leverage Village 
Rain gardens are deigned
with the Low Impact
Development (LID)
concept. A rain garden
can be used as an
alternative fix
(cheaper/faster) to help
alleviate water problems
closer to the source,
unlike tradition draining
Used when resident's
sump pump is causing
excessive accumulation. 
Notes  Sump pumps may be
connected but will not
be paid for by the
Is not a sump pump
connection program 
Sump pumps may be
Geared for sump
pump connection to
storm sewer 
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