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.


Sauquoit Creek Channel and Flood Plain Restoration Project, Commercial Drive, Whitestown.
“Summer 2019"

Kristin E. Campbell
Principal Planner
Oneida County Department of Planning &
Herkimer-Oneida Counties Comprehensive Planning Program
321 Main Street
Utica, New York 13501