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14516 1 RESOLUTION NO. 14,516 2 3 A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE LITTLE ROCK WASTEWATER 4 UTILITY AND THE LITTLE ROCK WATER RECLAMATION 5 COMMISSION TO INITIATE A STUDY TO PROVIDE FOR SERVICES 6 TO RESIDENTS LOCATED WITHIN THE EXTRATERRITORIAL 7 JURISDICTION OF THE CITY OF LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS, BUT 8 LOCATED OUTSIDE THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY; AND 9 FOR OTHER PURPOSES. 10 11 WHEREAS,the City of Little Rock is authorized by Arkansas State Law,specifically Ark.Code Ann. 12 § 14-56-413 to exercise Extraterritorial Jurisdiction for municipal planning purposes outside of the 13 corporate limits of the City; and, 14 WHEREAS,Little Rock Wastewater Utility is permitted to enter into Pre-Annexation Agreements for 15 the providing of service for territory anticipated to be annexed into the corporate limits of the City; and, 16 WHEREAS, the City Board of Directors has determined that it is in the best interests of the City and 17 its inhabitants to study and determine the feasibility and advantages to the City of entering into such an 18 agreement for property located in its Extraterritorial Jurisdiction; and, 19 WHEREAS, any such study would require execution of a Pre-Annexation Agreement, and would 20 require that the Little Rock Wastewater Utility determine that the sewer basin being pumped into has the 21 capacity to properly handle any such additional usage, and further than an appropriately formed Municipal 22 Improvements District will be formed to maintain the lines until any such property is properly annexed into 23 the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, and further that the involved developer or owner of the property would 24 be required to pay the cost to extend the sewer to the Extraterritorial Jurisdiction site; 25 NOW, THEREFORE,BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE CITY 26 OF LITTLE ROCK,ARKANSAS: 27 Section 1. The Little Rock Water Reclamation Commission and the Little Rock Wastewater Utility 28 be and hereby is authorized to study the economic feasibility and determine the municipal advantage of 29 providing wastewater services to areas located in the Extraterritorial Jurisdiction of the City of Little Rock, 30 Arkansas,and to report to the Little Rock Board of Directors in a prompt manner the results of its study. 31 Section 2. Severability. In the event any title, section, paragraph, item, sentence, clause, phrase, or 32 word of this resolution is declared or adjudged to be invalid or unconstitutional, such declaration or 33 adjudication shall not affect the remaining portions of the resolution which shall remain in full force and [Page 1 of 2] 1 effect as if the portion so declared or adjudged invalid or unconstitutional were not originally a part of the 2 resolution. 3 Section 3. Repealer. All laws,ordinances,resolutions,or parts of the same,that are inconsistent with 4 the provisions of this resolution,are hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency. 5 ADOPTED: March 7,2017 6 ATT APPROVED: / / tt,,6" 8 inorri lig! 9 Sus: y,City Clerk Mark Stodola,Mayor 10 APP" AS TO LEGAL FORM: 11 12 APP. hte -20-7 VvG 13 Thomas M.Carpenter, City Attorn 14 // 15 // 16 // 17 // 18 // 19 // 20 // 21 // 22 // 23 // 24 // 25 // 26 // 27 // 28 // 29 // 30 // 31 // 32 // 33 // 34 // 35 //3 [Page 2 of 2]