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Record #: SO2012-8033   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 11/15/2012 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Budget and Government Operations
Final action: 12/12/2012
Title: Water supply agreement with Village of Oak Lawn
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: AGREEMENTS - Intergovernmental
Attachments: 1. O2012-8033.pdf, 2. SO2012-8033.pdf
CHICAGO, December 12,2012

To the President and Members of the City Council:

Your Committee on the Budget and Government Operations, having had under consideration an Ordinance authorizing the execution of an intergovernmental water supply agreement between the City of Chicago and the Village of Oak Lawn, and having been presented with a motion to correct by Alderman Timothy Cullerton ; and having had the same under advisement, begs leave to report and recommend that Your Honorable Body pass the Ordinance, as amended, transmitted herewith.

Carrie M. Austin Chairman

This recommendation was concurred in by a viva voce vote of the members of the Committee.

WHEREAS, the City of Chicago, Illinois (the "City") possesses the power and authority to furnish water from the City's water mains to purchasers and others; and
WHEREAS, the City previously entered into a contract for the supply of water ("Prior Contract") with the Village of Oak Lawn (the "Purchaser"); and
WHEREAS, the term of the Prior Contract with the Purchaser expired on December 31, 2010 and has been extended on a month-to-month basis; and

WHEREAS, the City is willing to continue to supply water to the Purchaser and to enter into a new contract for the supply of water ("New Contract") under the terms and conditions described in Exhibit A; and

WHEREAS, the Corporation Counsel for the City has approved the New Contract as to form and legality; and
WHEREAS, the municipal authorities of the Purchaser have approved the terms and conditions of the New Contract; now, therefore


SECTION 1. The above recitals are expressly incorporated in and made a part of this ordinance as though fully set forth herein.

SECTION 2. The Mayor is hereby authorized to execute, the City Clerk to attest, the Commissioner of Water Management to approve, and the City Comptroller to accept the file for record, the New Contract for the supply of water b...

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