STATE OF LOUISIANA
CITY OF MONROE NO. 12,127
The following Ordinance was introduced by Mr. Harvey who moved for its adoption and was seconded by Mr. Marshall .
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING FRIDAY ELLIS, MAYOR, TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF MONROE AND GREATER OUACHITA WATER COMPANY AND FURTHER PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO
WHEREAS, Greater Ouachita Water Company (“GOWC”) sells potable drinking water to its customers residing outside the city limits of the City of Monroe;
WHEREAS, GOWC would like to purchase water from the City of Monroe to provide to its customers and the City of Monroe is able to provide such water;
WHEREAS, the City of Monroe has provided to GOWC under previous agreements and will continue to provide water to GOWC at the following locations:
Highway 165 North and Garden Lane 1.00 MGD (1,000 GPM)
Oaklawn Drive in Lakeshore 2.16 MGD (1,500 GPM)
WHEREAS, the City of Monroe and GOWC agree to the sale and purchase of water upon the terms and conditions more fully set forth in the attached Water Purchase Contract.
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Monroe that Friday Ellis, Mayor, is hereby authorized to enter into a Water Purchase Contract with Greater Ouachita Water Company under the terms and conditions in the attached contract.
ORDINANCE INTRODUCED on the 28th day of June , 2022.
NOTICE PUBLISHED on the 1st day of July , 2022.
This Ordinance having been submitted in writing, introduced, and published, was then submitted to a vote as a whole, the vote thereon being as follows:
AYES: Harvey, Ezernack, Woods, Marshall & Dawson
And the Ordinance was declared ADOPTED on the 26th day of July , 2022.
Carolus S. Riley
Oliver Friday Ellis