Village of Woodridge
Illinois

Resolution
RES-2017-86

A Resolution Authorizing the Mayor and Village Clerk to Execute the Illinois Water and Wastewater Mutual Aid and Assistance (Ilwarn) Agreement

Information

Department:Public WorksSponsors:
Category:Intergovernmental Agreement

Attachments

  1. Printout
  2. Exhibit A - ILWARN MAA

Body

WHEREAS, the Constitution of the State of Illinois, 1970, Article VII, Section 10, authorizes units of local government to contract or otherwise associate among themselves in any matter not prohibited by law or ordinance; and,

WHEREAS, the “Intergovernmental Cooperation Act”, 5 ILCS 220/1 et seq., provides that any power or powers, privileges or authority exercised or which may be exercised by a unit of local government may be exercised and enjoyed jointly with any other unit of local government; and,

WHERAS, Section 5 of the “Intergovernmental Cooperation Act”, 5 ILCS 220/5, provides that any one or more public agencies may contract with any one or more public agencies to perform any governmental service, activity or undertaking which any of the public agencies entering into the contract is authorized by law to perform, provided that such contract shall be authorized by the governing body of each part to the contract; and,

WHERAS, the Mayor and Village Board of the Village of Woodridge have determined that it is in the best interests of the Village of Woodridge and its residents to enter into an intergovernmental agreement to secure to each the benefits of mutual aid in public works and the protection of life and property from an emergency or disaster and to provide for public works assistance, training and other necessary functions to further the response and recovery from said emergency or disaster.  The principal objective of the public works mutual aid assistance being the response to and recovery from any emergency or disaster and the return of the community to as near normal as quickly as possible.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE MAYOR AND BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE VILLAGE OF WOODRIDGE, DUPAGE, WILL AND COOK COUNTIES, ILLINOIS, a home rule municipality in the exercise of its home rule powers, as follows:

SECTION ONE:  That the Mayor and Village Clerk be and the same are hereby authorized to execute the Illinois Water and Waste Water (ILWARN) Mutual Aid and Assistance Agreement in the form attached hereto as Exhibit “A”.

SECTION TWO: That this Resolution shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and approval and publication in pamphlet form as provided by law.