RESOLUTION NO.  40-99

 

A RESOLUTION OF THE WEST MIFFLIN SANITARY SEWER MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY APPROVING THE AUTHORITY’S PARTICIPATION IN A THREE RIVERS WET WEATHER DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM GRANT IN CONNECTION WITH THE STREETS RUN WATERSHED AND STREETS RUN INTERCEPTOR.

 

            WHEREAS, a portion of the sewer service of the West Mifflin Sanitary Sewer Municipal Authority is a tributary to the Streets Run interceptor; and

            WHEREAS, other municipal entities (i.e. the Borough of Baldwin, the Borough of Brentwood, the Borough of Whitehall and Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority) are also a tributary to the Streets Run interceptor; and

            WHEREAS, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has stated that investigations and repair must be made in the Streets Run Watershed before DEP will allocate sewage taps to any communities in the Streets Run Watershed; and

            WHEREAS, all of the above named municipal entities have performed investigative efforts in their respective municipal boundaries without fully demonstrating that the Streets Run Watershed is in an acceptable condition to receive sewage taps; and

            WHEREAS, valid legal agreements exists concerning the cost distribution to each community including the Borough of West Mifflin for the maintenance and repair of the existing Streets Run interceptor; and

            WHEREAS, the West Mifflin Sanitary Sewer Municipal Authority is the Assignee of the responsibility of the Borough of West Mifflin under said agreements; and

            WHEREAS, the West Mifflin Sanitary Sewer Municipal Authority share of the cost for maintenance and repair have been determined from existing inter-municipal agreements to be as follows:

      Interceptor Segment

    Length of Sewer Line

         in Linear Feet

Percentage of Cost

       (+ - 1%)

Pittsburgh Line

Interceptor to Mifflin Road

               4,200

          18%

Pittsburgh Line

Mifflin Road to City Line

               3,800

          10.79%

Brentwood Line

               4,500

          15.62%

Brentwood Offshoot

               4,500

          0%

Baldwin Line

             15,023

          24.68%

Total

             32,038

 

 

            NOW, THEREFORE, be it resolved and it is hereby resolved as follows:

            1.         The West Mifflin Sanitary Sewer Municipal Authority hereby agrees to pay the above noted percentage of costs for the investigation of the Streets Run interceptor in cooperation with the Boroughs of Baldwin, Brentwood, Whitehall and the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority.

            2.         The West Mifflin Sanitary Sewer Municipal Authority hereby acknowledges the existing agreements and agrees to bear its appropriate share of costs of the operation and maintenance of the Streets Run interceptor subject to review of any plans, specification and costs and verification of the participation of the involved municipalities. 

            3.         The appropriate officers of the Authority are hereby authorized, empowered and directed to execute all agreements and do all other things necessary to effectuate the purpose of this Resolution.

            Resolved this 6th of May 1999.

WEST MIFFLIN SANITARY SEWER MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY

ATTEST:                                                        

Cynthia A. Sullivan, Chairman

Michael Price, Secretary