RESOLUTION NO.  45-99

 

A RESOLUTION OF THE WEST MIFFLIN SANITARY SEWER MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY, COUNTY OF ALLEGHENY, COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, AUTHORIZING THE AUTHORITY’S PARTICIPATION IN CERTAIN WORK IN CONNECTION WITH THE STREETS RUN WATERSHED AND STREETS RUN INTERCEPTOR AND AGREEING TO PAY CERTAIN PERCENTAGES OF THE COSTS THEREFORE

 

            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, the Boroughs of Whitehall, Baldwin and Brentwood, and the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority are also tributaries to the Streets Run Interceptor; and

            WHEREAS, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) requires that certain 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 within their respective municipal boundaries without fully demonstrating that the Streets Run Watershed is eligible to receive sewage taps under the constraints imposed by the DEP; and

            WHEREAS,  valid legal agreements exist concerning the cost distribution to each community in the Streets Run Watershed, for the maintenance and repair of the existing Streets Run Interceptor; and

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

Streets Run                   Borough of  Borough of   Borough of    West Mifflin

Interceptor Section       Baldwin %  Whitehall %  Brentwood %            Sewer Authority

City of Pgh to       0%                   0%               84.383%                      15.617%

Brentwood Road

Approx: 4,475 feet

 

Streets Run Rd to              0%                  0%               100%                               0%

Brentwood Line

Approx: 4,725 feet

 

Brentwood Rd to          41.51%            33.81%              0%                             24.68%

Whitehall Line

Approx: 12,655 feet

 

            WHEREAS, each of the contributing municipal entities has passed a Resolution in substantially the same form as this Resolution.

            NOW THEREFORE, be it resolved by the West Mifflin Sanitary Sewer Municipal Authority, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, and it is hereby resolved by the Authority of the same as follows:

 

            1.         The West Mifflin Sanitary Sewer Municipal Authority hereby agrees to pay the above noted percentage of cost for the investigation of the Streets Run Interceptor in cooperation with the Boroughs of Whitehall, Brentwood, and Baldwin 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 the costs of the operation and maintenance of the Streets Run Interceptor, subject to review of any plans, specifications and costs and verifications of the participation of the involved municipalities.

            Resolved this 5th day of August 1999.

WEST MIFFLIN SANITARY SEWER MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY

ATTEST:                                                        

Cynthia A. Sullivan, Chairman

Michael Price, Secretary