Illinois Association for Floodplain and Stormwater Management

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Illinois Association for Floodplain and Storm Water Management is a government sector lobbying association in Illinois. In March 2009, the association voted to waive membership fees, seemingly making it free of charge for most potential members.[1]

Taxpayer-funded lobbying

See also: Illinois government sector lobbying

The Illinois Association for Floodplain and Storm Water Management is a chapter of the Association of State Floodplain Managers, which has a lobbyist.[2][3] Local governments, like Jo Daviess County, pay membership dues to the organization.

Income and expenses

Illinois Association for Floodplain and Storm Water Management
Year Total expenses Total income Membership dues
(included in total income)
2008[4] $104,155 $127,476 $14,880
2007[5] $102,183 $111,263 $15,270
2006[6] $97,842 $113,141 $15,865

Note: Tax years begin January 1 and end December 31.

Services

The association holds an annual conference each spring with sessions regarding several issues relating to the association's members. The 2010 conference included topics such as "How Many Dams Does It Take to Impact a Watershed?" and "Progressive Stormwater Programs."[7]

Issues

The association represents the combined concerns of floodplain and stormwater management experts. In late 2009, the Illinois Association for Floodplain and Stormwater Management opposed Illinois Governor Pat Quinn's proposed building in the floodplain in Glen Carbon.[8]

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