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File #: 160742    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/26/2016 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 12/13/2016
Effective date: 1/1/2017    
Title: A substitute ordinance mandating the replacement of lead water service lines and establishing a special assessment for lead water service lines on private property.
Sponsors: ALD. STAMPER, ALD. COGGS, ALD. RAINEY
Indexes: LEAD POISONING, WATER WORKS
Attachments: 1. PSC rules for disconnection of water PSC 185.37, 2. NDWAC - Recommendations to the Administrator 121515.pdf, 3. NDWAC LCR Work Group Report Final 08 24 2015.pdf, 4. LSL Replacement Ordinance Summary.pdf, 5. Budget Response, 6. Hearing Notice List, 7. 2016-06-16 Lead Service Line Analysis, 8. GMAR Letter of Support, 9. Motion by Ald. Bohl, 10. Motion by Ald. Stamper, 11. Proposed Substitute B, 12. Notice Published on 12-21-16, 13. Report to CC on Lead Services Financial Impact 12-08-17
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
12/21/20163 CITY CLERK PUBLISHED   Action details Meeting details Not available
12/14/20163 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
12/13/20161 COMMON COUNCIL SUBSTITUTED

Minutes note: Ald. Bohl moved substitution of the file with Proposed Substitute A. (Prevailed 13-2)
Pass13:2 Action details Meeting details Video Video
12/13/20162 COMMON COUNCIL SUBSTITUTED

Minutes note: Ald. Stamper moved to hold this item until later in the meeting. There were no objections. This matter was taken up again following the Licenses Committee report. Ald. Stamper moved substitution of the file with Proposed Substitute B. Ald. Stamper moved for suspension of the rules. There were no objections. Ald. Stamper moved to amend Proposed Substitute B, with item #2 stricken (the discontinuation of the program after January 1, 2018). Ald. Stamper moved substitution of the file with Proposed Substitute B, as amended. (Prevailed15-0)
Pass15:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
12/13/20163 COMMON COUNCIL HELD IN COUNCILFail6:9 Action details Meeting details Not available
12/13/20163 COMMON COUNCIL PASSEDPass12:3 Action details Meeting details Not available
11/22/20161 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TOFail5:10 Action details Meeting details Not available
11/22/20161 COMMON COUNCIL HELD IN COUNCILPass8:7 Action details Meeting details Not available
11/14/20161 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR PASSAGE

Minutes note: Individuals appearing: Ghassan Korban, Department of Public Works Commissioner William Christianson, DOA-Budget & Management Division Atty. Thomas Miller, City Attorney's Office Aaron Szopinki, Mayor's Office
Pass4:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
11/11/20161 CITY CLERK DRAFT SUBMITTED   Action details Meeting details Not available
11/11/20161 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
11/11/20161 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
11/11/20161 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
11/11/20161 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
11/11/20161 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
11/11/20161 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
11/11/20160 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
10/26/20160 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass5:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
9/26/20160 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
160742
Version
SUBSTITUTE 3
Reference

Sponsor
ALD. STAMPER, COGGS AND RAINEY
Title
A substitute ordinance mandating the replacement of lead water service lines and establishing a special assessment for lead water service lines on private property.
Sections
225-22-1-f cr
225-22.5 cr
Analysis
This ordinance:

1. Requires that the privately-owned portion of a lead water service line be replaced whenever any of the following occurs:

a. A leak or failure has been discovered on either the privately-owned or utility-owned portion of the service line.

b. The utility-owned portion of the line is replaced on either a planned or emergency basis.

2. Prohibits the repair of a privately-owned lead water service line, or reconnection of a privately-owned lead water service line to a utility-owned water service line, under any of the circumstances described in #1.

3. Authorizes the commissioner of public works or the commissioner’s designee to grant temporary exceptions to these regulations.

4. Requires the commissioner of public works or the commissioner’s designee to provide written notice to the property owner of the replacement requirement described in #1. Upon receipt of this notice, the property owner shall, within 10 business days, either replace the privately-owned portion of the lead service line at the owner’s expense by contracting with a licensed contractor or elect to have a city contractor replace the privately-owned portion of the lead service line. If the owner elects to have a city contractor complete the replacement, the owner shall be responsible for the average current cost of replacement of the privately-owned portion of the line. The cost shall be assessed as a special assessment, payable over a 10-year period.

5. Provides that, subject to availability of public funds, a property owner who meets certain criteria shall be eligible to receive the following subsidy of the cost of replacing the privately-owned portion o...

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