Resolutions

RESOLUTION NO. 2012-02

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ENTRY INTO AGREEMENT WITH FAYETTEVILLE AND FOR PAYMENT OF CITY OF ELKINS' PORTION OF COST SHARE AGREEMENT WITH FAYETTEVILLE ON UPGRADE OF SEWER INTERCEPTOR.

WHEREAS, The City of Elkins Water & Sewer Committee caused an assessment of critical capital needs for the Elkins Water & Sewer System to be performed by McClelland Engineers; and,

WHEREAS, McClelland Engineers determined that replacement of the gravity sewer interceptor from Lewis Woods to Mally Wagnon Lift Station was necessary to increase the total capacity of Elkin Sewer Collection System; and,

WHEREAS, The City of Fayetteville has been notified of a grant from USEPA to fund 55% of the project cost to replace this sewer interceptor; and,

WHEREAS, The City of Fayetteville has requested Elkins consider cost-sharing the remaining 45% of this project cost with Fayetteville in an amount up-to $150,000; and has tendered a Sewer Cost Share Agreement setting forth this understanding which formally commits the funds of the Elkins' Water and Sewer Department up to $150,000.00.

WHEREAS, The Elkins Water & Sewer Committee, in regular session, determined participating with Fayetteville is the most cost-effective method to replace the sewer interceptor; and,

WHEREAS, Elkins Water & Sewer Committee has determined the Elkins Water & Sewer Utility has sufficient funds to pay this cost share and recommends Elkins City Council enter into the Sewer Cost Share Agreement with the City of Fayetteville.

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ELKINS, ARKANSAS:

That the City Council of Elkins Arkansas hereby approves the attached Sewer Cost Share Agreement to cost share with the City of Fayetteville up-to $150,000.00 for the replacement of the gravity sewer interceptor from Lewis Woods to Mally Wagnon Lift Station conditioned on Fayetteville performing the work to replace the sewer interceptor pursuant to the attached documents and applying STAG funds as set out in the agreement.

That the Mayor and Recorder-Treasurer are authorized to execute the attached agreement on behalf of the City of Elkins and upon presentation of an invoice in conformity with such agreement to make payments as called for therein.

PASSED APPROVED this 16th day of February, 2012.