Sauquoit Creek Basin Intermunicipal Commission

The Sauquoit Creek Basin Intermunicipal Commission (SCBIC) is made up of a group of municipalities, agencies and organizations who are signatories to a Sauquoit Creek Intermunicipal Agreement. The main purpose of the SCBIC is to provide a structure to address issues related to watershed management, flooding, and stormwater on a regional basis.

Powers and Duties

The powers and duties of the Sauquoit Creek Basin Intermunicipal Commission include, but are not limited to:

  • Participation on the SCBIC from all municipalities and key stakeholders within the basin and refining the long-term structure and roles of the SCBIC as needed;
  • Identify watershed, flooding, and stormwater management needs and projects within the Sauquoit Creek Basin;
  • Evaluate projects on a watershed basis to determine potential effects or impacts of one project on another project.
  • Share costs, services, and equipment or other resources among municipalities and stakeholders to accomplish chosen projects.
  • Complete the construction, operation, maintenance and management of approved Commission projects and activities.


Recent project at the Washington Mills Athletic park, Town of New Hartford