[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Denville by Ord. No. 12-76 (Ch. 15, Sec. 15-6, of the 1978 Revised General Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Pursuant to the Sewerage Authorities Law constituting Chapter 138 of the Pamphlet Laws of 1946 of New Jersey, and the acts amendatory thereof and supplemental thereto (herein called the "Act"), the Rockaway Valley Regional Sewerage Authority has been created by virtue of an ordinance of the Township of Denville, adopted on September 15, 1971 by the Township Council thereof; and
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 40:14A-1 et seq.
The Authority proposes to acquire or construct sanitary sewerage facilities for collection, treatment and disposal of sewage and other wastes arising within a part of the Township, and is ready to proceed with plans and designs for a sanitary sewerage system and the acquisition and construction of said system to provide for the collection, treatment and disposal of sanitary sewage and other wastes in the remaining parts of the Township as needs require, but cannot economically finance the aforesaid under the law unless the Authority is aided and assisted by the Township as provided in this Agreement; and
The Township desires to aid and assist the authority in the establishment of the sewerage system and to make it economically feasible for the Authority to proceed with the financing, acquisition and construction thereof so as to make available, at an early date, a sanitary sewerage system for use of the residents and inhabitants of the Township and the collection, treatment and disposal of sanitary sewage and other wastes arising within the Township.
The Township Council as the governing body of the Township of Denville, in the County of Morris, New Jersey, hereby finds and determines that it will promote the public health and welfare and that it is in the public interest and in the best interests of the Township and of the inhabitants thereof to aid and assist the Rockaway Valley Regional Sewerage Authority in the exercise and fulfillment of its corporate and statutory purposes, and in the establishment by the authority of a sanitary sewerage system in and for the Township sufficient for the purposes of the Township, and in the operation and maintenance of such system, and that it will be economical and otherwise advantageous to the Township and the authority and to the residents and property owners of the Township for the Township and the authority to enter into a single contract providing for and relating to the treatment and disposal of sewage and other wastes originating in the Township by means of the sewerage system and the cost and expense of such treatment and disposal. The Mayor of the Township be and he is hereby authorized and directed on behalf of the Township to execute such agreement under the corporate seal of the Township which shall be affixed and attested by the Municipal Clerk, and to deliver such agreement to the authority on behalf of the Township.
Copies of the contract are on file in the office of the Township Clerk in the Township building and will be made available to the members of the general public who shall request the same.
The Mayor, the Township Clerk and any and all officers or employees of the Township are hereby empowered and directed to do all such acts and things as may be necessary for the proper performance of such agreement and for carrying into effect of all of the provisions or matters set forth in this chapter.