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File #: 19-164    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/1/2019 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 5/7/2019 Final action:
Title: Authorization for Town Manager to execute an Interlocal Agreement with the Town of Chapel Hill and Orange County for Sharing Costs Related to Sewer Lateral Connections for Low and Moderate Income Homes in Historic Rogers Road Neighborhood PURPOSE: The purpose of this agenda item is to provide the Board of Aldermen an opportunity to authorize the Town Manager to execute an interlocal agreement between Orange County and the Towns of Chapel Hill and Carrboro to establish responsibility for cost sharing related to connecting sewer lateral service lines to low and moderate income homes in Historic Rogers Road Neighborhood following installation of a sewer system to serve the area.
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Resolution Authorizing Manager, 2. Attached B - Interlocal Agreement for Sewer Lateral Connections, 3. Attachment C - Resolution Amending Existing Procedure and Policy for Sewer Connections
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Authorization for Town Manager to execute an Interlocal Agreement with the Town of Chapel Hill and Orange County for Sharing Costs Related to Sewer Lateral Connections for Low and Moderate Income Homes in Historic Rogers Road Neighborhood
PURPOSE: The purpose of this agenda item is to provide the Board of Aldermen an opportunity to authorize the Town Manager to execute an interlocal agreement between Orange County and the Towns of Chapel Hill and Carrboro to establish responsibility for cost sharing related to connecting sewer lateral service lines to low and moderate income homes in Historic Rogers Road Neighborhood following installation of a sewer system to serve the area.
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DEPARTMENT: Planning and Manager's Office

CONTACT INFORMATION: Patricia McGuire - 919-918-7327, pmcguire@townofcarrboro.org; Marty Roupe - 919-918-7333, mroupe@townofcarrboro.org; Rebecca Buzzard - 919-918-7438, rbuzzard@townofcarrboro.org

INFORMATION:
Following installation of sewer mainlines to serve the Historic Rogers Road Neighborhood, it is nearly time to begin attaching homes to the system and abandoning existing septic systems. An interlocal agreement that proposes a framework for sharing the costs of connecting sewer lateral service lines to low and moderate income homes is attached (Attachment B).

Orange County has pre-allocated $243,000.00 to pay for connections to the system for low and moderate homes in the neighborhood. No formal paperwork has been received yet to establish which homes qualify as low and moderate income, but it is estimated that eleven homes in Carrboro's jurisdiction may qualify. If eleven such connections are made in Carrboro, then an estimated cost for the town is $34,020.00, representing 14% of the overall costs in accordance with the longstanding 43 / 43 / 14 costs split between the county and two towns. Sherrill Hampton of Orange County Housing & Community Development has offered, as a courtesy, to help process the paperwork and r...

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