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File #: 2588-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/30/2019 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 10/14/2019 Final action: 10/16/2019
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a new sewer service agreement with the Village of Valleyview for wastewater treatment and sewer maintenance services; and to declare an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Village of Valleyview agreement.pdf
Explanation

BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a new sewer service agreement with the Village of Valleyiew. The City of Columbus and the Village of Valleyview entered into an original sewer service contract on January 9, 1989 in accordance with Ordinance 1229-88, and a modification to the agreement on October 31, 2001 in accordance with Ordinance 1691-01.

The existing sewer service agreement expired on June 6, 2018 and the Village of Valleyview and the City of Columbus have agreed to enter into a new agreement that shall remain in effect for 30 years. The new agreement updates the responsibilities of both parties regarding the discharge of waste to the Columbus Sewerage System, as well as maintenance responsibilities, fees, and Ohio EPA notification requirements.

EMERGENCY DESIGNATION: This ordinance is being submitted as an emergency in order to avoid delays in services.

FISCAL IMPACT: Not applicable

Title

To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a new sewer service agreement with the Village of Valleyview for wastewater treatment and sewer maintenance services; and to declare an emergency.

Body

WHEREAS, the City of Columbus, Department of Public Utilities, and the Village of Valleyview entered into a sewer service agreement on January 9, 1989 per Ordinance 1229-88;

WHEREAS, the agreement was modified on October 31, 2001 to extend the terms and conditions of the original agreement;

WHEREAS, the modification entered into on October 31, 2001 expired on June 6, 2018.

WHEREAS, the Village of Valleyview and the City of Columbus wish to enter into a new agreement to continue services for another 30 years;

WHEREAS, the new agreement will update the responsibilities of both parties regarding the discharge of waste to the Columbus Sewerage System, maintenance responsibilities, fees, and Ohio EPA notification requirements.

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual dail...

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