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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Regional sewer districts. Requires board members of regional sewer districts appointed by the county executive to have certain qualifications. Requires a regional sewer district board to consider the past performance of each potential contractor and the ability of the contractor to design the project or perform the work to maximize the long term effectiveness of the project. Prohibits a person who provides legal services to the board from also providing legal services to a person awarded a design or construction contract by the board. Requires the board to hire an engineer who has expertise in wastewater treatment technology. Requires the board to seek advice on technical matters from certified system operators. Establishes an appeals board to hear appeals from regional sewer district board decisions and make recommendations to the district board on those decisions.