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File #: 1771-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/17/2020 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 9/14/2020 Final action: 9/17/2020
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a new sewer service agreement with the City of Worthington for wastewater treatment services, and to declare an emergency. ($0.00)
Attachments: 1. Columbus-Worthington Sewer Agreement 070820.pdf
Explanation

BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a new sewer service agreement with the City of Worthington. The City of Columbus and the City of Worthington entered into an original sewer service contract on July 17, 2000, in accordance with Ordinance 1666-00 passed July 10, 2000.

The existing sewer service agreement expired on June 30, 2020, and the City of Worthington 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, transportation, pumping, and treatment of sewage, industrial wastes, water or other liquid wastes from the City of Worthington to and by the City of Columbus.

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 City of Worthington for wastewater treatment services, and to declare an emergency. ($0.00)

Body

WHEREAS, the City of Columbus, Department of Public Utilities, and the City of Worthington entered into an original sewer service agreement on July 17, 2000, per Ordinance 1666-00; and

WHEREAS, the original agreement expired on June 30, 2020; and

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

WHEREAS, the new agreement will update the responsibilities of both parties regarding the discharge, transportation, pumping, and treatment of sewage, industrial wastes, water or other liquid wastes from the City of Worthington to and by the City of Columbus; and

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the Division of Sewerage and Drainage, Department of Public Utilities, in that it is immediately necessary to authorize the Director of Pub...

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