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Legislation #: 100281 Introduction Date: 4/1/2010
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 4/25/2010
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER MARCASON AND COUNCILMEMBER RILEY
Title: Authorizing the City Manager to execute a settlement agreement with the State of Missouri to settle alleged violations of the Missouri Clean Water Law.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
4/1/2010 Filed by the Clerk's office
4/1/2010 Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
4/8/2010 Hold On Agenda (4/15/2010)
4/15/2010 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
4/15/2010 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 100281

 

Authorizing the City Manager to execute a settlement agreement with the State of Missouri to settle alleged violations of the Missouri Clean Water Law.

 

WHEREAS the City, the United States, and the State of Missouri have been negotiating the resolution of certain alleged violations of the federal Clean Water Act, together with the implementation of an Overflow Control Program, to address sewer overflows and related wastewater infrastructure needs.

WHEREAS, the State, through the Missouri Attorney General and the Department of Natural Resources, alleges that the City’s recent actions in response to multiple wastewater overflows have further violated the Missouri Clean Water Law; and

 

WHEREAS, the State and City have negotiated a settlement agreement which will resolve these alleged violations whereby the City will be required to develop a sewer overflow response plan with a training component, pay a civil penalty plus administrative costs, and implement a supplemental environmental project; NOW THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the City Council authorizes the City Manager, on behalf of Kansas City, to execute a settlement agreement with the State of Missouri to resolve alleged violations of the Missouri Clean Water Law.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Cecilia O’Connor Abbott

Assistant City Attorney