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HomeMy WebLinkAboutRES 09.24.1986- Water and Wastewater ExtensionA RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN, TEXAS, CITING THE NEED FOR CONSISTENT APPLICATION OF POLICY FOR THE EXTENSION OF CITY WATER AND WASTEWATER SERVICES; CITING THE NEED FOR SUCH POLICY TO BE SET FORTH IN WRITING; AND ADOPTING SUCH A WRITTEN STATEMENT OF POLICY FOR THE EXTENSION OF CITY WATER AND WASTEWATER SERVICES. WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Georgetown, Texas acknowledges the need for consistent application of City policy regarding the extension of water and wastewater services in order to promote orderly urban development, to make efficient use of the City's fiscal resources, and to ensure sufficient water and wastewater services for the protection of the public health, safety and welfare; and WHEREAS, the City Council recognizes the need for such policy to be set forth in writing for the use of all citizens and the City's boards, commissions, council and staff, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Georgetown, Texas that the statement titled "Policy for the extension of City of Georgetown Water and Wastewater Services" and attached hereto as "Exhibit A", is approved and adopted as the policy of the City of Georgetown for such utility extensions and shall be consistently applied by the City until such time as it may be amended by resolution of the City Council. Read, passed, and approved this 24th day of September , 4 1 .Tim Colbert, Rayor City of Georgetown ATTEST: Pat Caballero City Secretary EXHIBIT A POLICY FOR THE EXTENSION OF CITY OF GEORGETOWN WATER AND WASTEWATER SERVICES A. Water and Wastewater services shall be extended to all properties in the City of Georgetown meeting the following criteria: 1. All extensions of utilities shall conform to the City's water and wastewater plans. Water service is subject to availability of adequate water supply, delivery capability and system pressures in conformance with requirements of the City, the Texas Department of Health, the Texas Water Commission and the Texas State Insurance Board. Wastewater service is subject to adequate collection and treatment capacity. 2. The property to be served shall be platted in accordance with the City's Subdivision Ordinance. 3. All lines, lift stations, valves, reducers, manholes and other improvements required to meet City standards or as shown on approved consturction plans shall be extended at the expense of the person(s) desiring said service. 4. Said person(s) shall bear the total initial cost of over -sizing lines, as specifically required in writing, to ensure adequate service for projected growth; and shall be reimbursed in accordance with the provisions of the City's Capital Recovery Fee Ordinance or as specifically approved in writing by the City Council. 5. No utility service shall be provided until such time as the City has accepted all improvements and all applicable fees have been paid. B. Water and wastewater services shall be extended to properties within the city's extra -territorial jurisdication provided that the Council approves said extension and the above conditions 1-5 are met. 9/24/86