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File #: 18-7732    Name: Articles of incorporation Alex Renew
Type: Ordinance Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/14/2018 In control: City Council Public Hearing
On agenda: 6/23/2018 Final action:
Title: Public Hearing, Second Reading and Final Passage of an Ordinance to amend the Articles of Incorporation for the City of Alexandria, Virginia Sanitation Authority d/b/a Alexandria Renew Enterprises to expand the purposes of the authority and extend the period of corporate existence to 2068. [ROLL-CALL VOTE]
Attachments: 1. 18-7732_Cover, 2. 18-7732_Ordinance, 3. 18-7732_After Items, 4. 18-7732_After Items 2
City of Alexandria, Virginia
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MEMORANDUM



DATE: JUNE 13, 2018

TO: THE HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

FROM: MARK B. JINKS, CITY MANAGER /s/

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Public Hearing, Second Reading and Final Passage of an Ordinance to amend the Articles of Incorporation for the City of Alexandria, Virginia Sanitation Authority d/b/a Alexandria Renew Enterprises to expand the purposes of the authority and extend the period of corporate existence to 2068. [ROLL-CALL VOTE]
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ISSUE: The City owns four Combined Sewer Outfalls (CSOs) which are operated under a permit issued by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (VDEQ). In 2017, the Virginia General Assembly enacted a law which requires the City to bring the four CSO's into compliance with State and Federal laws on an accelerated schedule using specific provisions of these laws, with completion required by 2025. The City and Alexandria Renew Enterprises (AlexRenew) agree that transferring ownership of the CSOs to AlexRenew will result in the optimal solution to bring the CSOs into compliance within the exceedingly tight statutory deadline. In order for AlexRenew to take on this new responsibility, its corporate articles of incorporation need to be amended to expand its purposes and extend its period of existence to accommodate new long-term bonds for this project.

RECOMMENDATION: That City Council approve the ordinance.

BACKGROUND: The Alexandria Sanitation Authority d/b/a Alexandria Renew Enterprises was created on December 20, 1952 by the City Council pursuant to the Virginia Water and Sewer Act, now known as the Virginia Water and Waste Authorities Act (Section 15.2-5100 et. Sec.). On September 15, 1984, a Resolution was passed by the Alexandria City Council updating the purposes of the authority and extending the corporate existence to 2034. On November 25, 2008, the City Council approved a resolution extending the corporate existence of the authority to 2050...

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