Ordinance 8.22

Water Service with the City of Stevens Point

 

WHEREAS, the City of Stevens Point has agreed to extend water service to certain real estate within the Village of Park Ridge described as Parcel No. 171-24-0834-06.18; and

 

WHEREAS, the installed water lines and fire hydrants will continue to be the property of the Village of Park Ridge; and

 

WHEREAS, the City of Stevens Point has requested an assurance from the Village of Park Ridge that it will adopt an ordinance regulating the use, occupation and charges of private water lines lying within the Village of Park Ridge.

 

NOW THEREFORE, the Village Board of the Village of Park Ridge, Portage County, Wisconsin do ordain as follows:

 

Section 1.   That all private water lines lying within the Village of Park Ridge which are supplied with water from the City of Stevens Point shall be subject to the rules and ordinances governing water takers within the City of Stevens Point except as provided in Chapter 13 of the Revised Municipal Code of the City of Stevens Point and shall abide by the rules and regulations promulgated by the City of Stevens Point governing the use of its water system.

 

Section 2.   The Village of Park Ridge will upon notice from the City of Stevens Point Clerk that a delinquent water charge exists on any parcel within the above-described area place such charge on the tax roll pursuant to Wisconsin Statutes or a charge for maintenance of the private line; and thereafter, collect the monies as a delinquent water account and remit such funds collected to the City of Stevens Point.

 

Section 3.   The director and other duly authorized employees of the department bearing proper credentials and identification shall be permitted to enter all private properties for the purpose of inspecting, observing and measuring the use of water including the metering and disconnecting of service in the event there is a violation of the City Ordinance or a failure to pay.  In connection therewith, the director and all employees of the City of Stevens Point shall follow all of the rules and regulations as established by the laws of the State of Wisconsin and the Public Service Commission.

 

Section 4.   A hydrant maintenance agreement shall be negotiated with the City of Stevens Point Water Department.

 

Section 5.   This ordinance shall take effect upon passage and posting as provided by law.

 

Passed and adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Park Ridge on this nineteenth day of June, 2006.