Kent E. Holm, CSM

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As director of environmental services for Douglas County, Neb., Kent E. Holm, CSM, is primarily responsible for administering the county’s NPDES Phase II Stormwater Permit and has implemented a number of volume-based stormwater retrofits to reduce combined sewer overflow events, as well as administering all other aspects of the county’s NPDES Phase II Stormwater Permit. He is also responsible for county planning and zoning, building permits and inspections, landfill operations, weed control, landscape maintenance and snow removal. He is a Certified Stormwater Manager, a Nebraska Certified Arborist and has been with Douglas County since 1990. Holm also serves as president of the Nebraska Arborists Association. He has a bachelor of science degree in natural resources from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, as well as a master’s degree in forestry, fisheries and wildlife.

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