City of Atlanta
Georgia

Resolution
19-R-4489

A RESOLUTION BY CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND THE ATLANTA-FULTON COUNTY WATER RESOURCES COMMISSION TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH THE ATLANTA REGIONAL COMMISSION FOR RIVER/LAKE INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SERVICES, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED ONE HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS ($150,000.00); ALL CONTRACTED WORK SHALL BE CHARGED TO AND PAID FROM THE LISTED FUND DEPARTMENT ORGANIZATION AND ACCOUNT NUMBERS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

Information

Department:Watershed ManagementSponsors:
Category:City UtilitiesFunctions:Law - Kenneth S Bray

Attachments

  1. Printout
  2. River Lake ELMS

Body

WHEREAS, the City of Atlanta (“City”) and other local governments satisfy all or a portion of their water needs by withdrawing surface water from the Chattahoochee River; 

 

WHEREAS, Atlanta and other local governments (“Participants”) desire to provide for the efficient use of water resources for water supply and water quality, and to assure the continued availability of the foregoing water resources by providing information for appropriate releases of water from Lake Lanier by the United States of America (“Government”) and from Morgan Falls Dam by Georgia Power Company (“Company”);

 

WHEREAS, pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 50-8-99.1, the Atlanta Regional Commission (“ARC”) is authorized to act as the contracting and coordinating agent for the Participants under certain conditions;

 

WHEREAS, each of the Participants hereby agrees, approves and authorizes ARC to act as its agent to provide information on needs for the release of water from Lake Lanier, the implementation of a statement of policy with the Company regarding the release of water from Morgan Falls Dam, and the cooperative management of the water resources in Lake Lanier and the Chattahoochee River below Buford Dam (“Project”);

 

WHEREAS, the Participants and ARC desire to enter into an agreement to allocate the costs and benefits associated with the project, establish obligations and responsibilities of each of the Participants, delineate the relationship among the parties, and address any other matters which may be necessary or convenient to assure the successful implementation of the Project (“Agreement”); and 

 

WHEREAS, the City’s portion of funding of the Agreement is an amount not to exceed One Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars and Zero Cents ($150,000.00).

 

THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES, that the Mayor, or her authorized designee, is authorized to enter into an Agreement with ARC for River/Lake Information Management Services in an amount not to exceed One Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars and Zero Cents ($150,000.00);

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Atlanta-Fulton County Water Resources Commission is authorized to enter into an Agreement with ARC for River/Lake Information Management Services;

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the term of the Agreement will be for three (3) years effective January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2022;

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the City Attorney is directed to prepare and to approve as to form an Agreement in substantial compliance with the terms set forth in the Agreement attached as Exhibit A for execution by the Mayor, or her authorized designee;

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Agreement will not become binding on the City and the City will incur no obligation or liability under it until it has been approved as to form by the City Attorney, executed by the Mayor, attested to by the Municipal Clerk and delivered to ARC; and

 

BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that all contracted work shall be charged to and paid from the listed Fund Department Organization and Account Numbers in the following amounts: FY20: $48,450.00 - 5051 (Water & Wastewater Revenue Fund) 200301 (NDP Unallocated Citywide Expenses) 5212005 (Litigation Expense) 1540000 (Human Resources); FY21: $49,950.00 -  5051 (Water & Wastewater Revenue Fund) 200301 (NDP Unallocated Citywide Expenses) 5212005 (Litigation Expense) 1540000 (Human Resources); FY22: $51,600.00 - 5051 (Water & Wastewater Revenue Fund) 200301 (NDP Unallocated Citywide Expenses) 5212005 (Litigation Expense) 1540000 (Human Resources) COA.

Meeting History

Sep 10, 2019 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft

Commissioner Kishia Powell, DWM

RESULT:FAVORABLE [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Howard Shook, District 7
SECONDER:J. P. Matzigkeit, Chair
AYES:J. P. Matzigkeit, Michael Julian Bond, Joyce M Sheperd, Howard Shook, Carla Smith, Cleta Winslow
ABSENT:Dustin Hillis
Sep 16, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

ADOPTED BY A ROLL CALL VOTE OF 13 YEAS; 0 NAYS

RESULT:ADOPTED [13 TO 0]
MOVER:Carla Smith, Councilmember, District 1
SECONDER:Amir R Farokhi, Councilmember, District 2
AYES:Matt Westmoreland, Andre Dickens, Carla Smith, Amir R Farokhi, Antonio Brown, Cleta Winslow, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Jennifer N. Ide, Howard Shook, J. P. Matzigkeit, Dustin Hillis, Andrea L. Boone, Marci Collier Overstreet
AWAY:Michael Julian Bond, Joyce M Sheperd