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File #: PW-R-0005-23    Version: 1
Type: Public Works Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 10/23/2023 In control: Public Works Committee
On agenda: 11/28/2023 Final action: 11/28/2023
Title: CONCURRENCE FOR AN EXTENSION OF THE WATER SUPPLY CONTRACT BETWEEN THE DUPAGE WATER COMMISSION AND THE CITY OF CHICAGO

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CONCURRENCE FOR AN EXTENSION OF THE WATER SUPPLY CONTRACT BETWEEN THE DUPAGE WATER COMMISSION AND THE CITY OF CHICAGO
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WHEREAS, the County of DuPage, a body corporate and politic (hereinafter referred to as COUNTY) and the DuPage Water Commission, organized to supply water within its territorial limits under the Water Commission Act of 1985, 70 ILCS 3720/0.001 et. seq. (hereinafter referred to as COMMISSION), are public agencies within the meaning of the Illinois Intergovernmental Cooperation Act, 5 ILCS 220/1 et seq.; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to Article VII, Section 10 of the Illinois Constitution of 1970; the Counties Code, 55 ILCS 5/1001 et seq.; the Intergovernmental Cooperation Act, 5 ILCS 220/1 et seq., as amended; and the Water Commission Act of 1985, 70 ILCS 3720/0.001 et. seq. (the "Acts" as hereafter defined); the Illinois General Assembly has granted the COUNTY the authority to enter into contracts with the COMMISSION for the purchase and sale of potable Lake Michigan water ("Lake Water''); and
WHEREAS, the COUNTY is authorized under the Acts to receive Lake Water through the instrumentality of the COMMISSION; and
WHEREAS, in 1984, the COMMISSION entered into a Water Supply Contract Between the COMMISSION and the City of Chicago (the "Water Supply Contract") for the Commission to purchase Lake Michigan water from the City of Chicago (the "City") to provide to the COMMISSION's customers (the "Charter Customers"); and
WHEREAS, in 1986, the COUNTY entered into a Water Purchase and Sale Contract with the COMMISSION for the COMMISSION to purchase Lake Michigan water from the City of Chicago (the "City") to provide to the Charter Customers; and
WHEREAS, the Water Purchase and Sale Contract expires on February 24, 2024; and
WHEREAS, the Water Supply Contract expires on March 19, 2024; and
WHEREAS, the Water Supply Co...

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