[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Ellington as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted effective 11-5-1985]
The Board of Selectmen shall have the powers and duties to administer any extension of water mains as provided for by § 7-137c of the General Statutes of the State of Connecticut, Revision of 1958, as amended, after and in the event the legislative body of the Town has approved such extension. The Town Tax Collector shall be the collection agency of any assessments made by the Board of Selectmen by virtue of action taken under § 7-137c or 7-137d of the Connecticut General Statutes.
Any assessment levied by the Board of Selectmen shall comply with the statutory requirements of § 7-137c of said General Statutes, and the assessments against each owner of property which abuts such water main shall not exceed the special benefit to such property. Such assessments may be levied at any time and shall be due and payable immediately upon filing of a lien for benefits assessed; provided, however, that said Board may allow such assessments to be paid in installments over a period not exceeding 15 years or such lesser period as the Board shall determine, and said Board shall fix the rate of interest to be paid on the outstanding balance of said installments. Said Board is hereby delegated the authority to determine the particulars of such assessments and to determine the notices to be given to such property owners against whom assessment are levied and for providing for the payment and collection of such assessments.
[Adopted effective 6-3-1993]
The Ellington Water Pollution Control Authority is authorized pursuant to Connecticut General Statutes § 7-258 to obtain from the Connecticut Water Company and other water companies providing water service to the residents of the Town all necessary records to determine the consumption of water by customers of such companies, such records being deemed necessary or desirable to the operation of the municipal sewer system. The Water Pollution Control Authority may enter into such contracts and agreements, including hold harmless agreements, for the release of customer usage information as it deems necessary and appropriate with such water companies for the purpose of obtaining access to the above-mentioned records.