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File #: 2018-741    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Contract Status: Passed
File created: 5/10/2018 In control: Board of Directors
On agenda: 5/23/2018 Final action: 5/23/2018
Title: Proposed Water Service Contract with City of Inkster
Sponsors: Randal Brown
Indexes: General Counsel
Attachments: 1. Inkster Water Contract Ex B 2018
Title
Proposed Water Service Contract with City of Inkster

Body
Agenda of: May 23, 2018
Item No.: 2018-741
Amount: Revenue Contract

TO: The Honorable
Board of Directors
Great Lakes Water Authority

FROM: Sue F. McCormick
Chief Executive Officer
Great Lakes Water Authority

DATE: May 23, 2018

RE: Proposed Water Service Contract with City of Inkster

MOTION

Upon recommendation of Randal Brown, General Counsel, the Board of Directors (Board) of the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA), authorizes the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to execute a 30-year water service contract with City of Inkster; and authorizes the CEO to take such other action as may be necessary to accomplish the intent of this vote.
BACKGROUND
On May 7, 2018, the Inkster (Customer) City Council approved the terms of a new Water Service Contract (Contract) with GLWA. The Customer has been receiving water services through a 35-year agreement with the City of Detroit dated September 3, 1986. This Contract is based upon the model water contract, as subsequently amended, developed in partnership with the Technical Advisory Committee. The Contract has a thirty-year term and provides for, in part, pressure commitments by GLWA; maximum day and peak hour commitments by the Customer; the establishment of the Technical Advisory Committee (now, the One Water Partnership) for a thirty-year period; notification and payment of charges; maintenance responsibilities of the Customer and GLWA; and water quality commitments by the Customer and GLWA.

Additionally, Exhibit A of the Contract establishes the Customer's service area boundaries, meter locations, emergency connections, retail customers served by the Customer outside of Customer's corporate limits, and each party's respective ownership and maintenance responsibilities. Exhibit A is not attached for homeland security reasons.

JUSTIFICATION
Approval of this Contract provides a mutually beneficial, stable, long-term fram...

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