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File #: 2018-984    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Contract Status: Passed
File created: 10/26/2018 In control: Board of Directors Workshop Meeting
On agenda: 11/14/2018 Final action: 11/14/2018
Title: Proposed Amendment No. 3 to Water Service Contract with Sumpter Township
Sponsors: Randal Brown
Indexes: General Counsel
Attachments: 1. Sumpter Water Contract Am 3 EX B 2018
Proposed Amendment No. 3 to Water Service Contract with Sumpter Township

Agenda of: November 14, 2018
Item No.: 2018-984
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: October 26, 2018

RE: Proposed Amendment No. 3 to Water Service Contract with Sumpter Township


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 Amendment No. 3 to the 30-year water service contract with Sumpter Township; and authorizes the CEO to take such other action as may be necessary to accomplish the intent of this vote.
On 9/11/2018, the Sumpter Township ("Member Partner") Board agreed to the terms of Amendment No. 3 ("Amendment") to the Water Service Contract with GLWA. This Amendment is one of several regularly occurring amendments as mandated by the terms of the standard 30-year water service contracts with GLWA's member partners.

Additionally, through the One Water Partnership, GLWA member partners requested that GLWA undertake an effort to place all member partners on the same periodic contract review schedule ("Reopener Schedule") to assist in reducing, as much as practicable, volatility in member partner charges. GLWA agreed to devise a contract alignment process ("CAP") which would result in all model contracts being reopened on a four-year schedule beginning in calendar year 2022 and every four years thereafter. The CAP requires that, regardless of the Member Partner's current Reopener Schedule, that the Member Partner's contract be amended in calendar year 2018. As a result of the CAP, Section 5.07 of the Member Partner's contract requires modification to allow for the change to the now universal Reopener Schedule.

In this Amendment, Section...

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