BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, COUNTY OF SAN MATEO, STATE OF CALIFORNIA ACTING AS THE COUNTY OF SAN MATEO AND THE GOVERNING BOARD OF THE CRYSTAL SPRINGS COUNTY SANITATION DISTRICT
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AUTHORIZING THE PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD TO EXECUTE AN AMENDMENT TO THE SANITARY SEWAGE AGREEMENT AMONG THE TOWN OF HILLSBOROUGH, CITY OF SAN MATEO, CRYSTAL SPRINGS COUNTY SANITATION DISTRICT, AND THE COUNTY OF SAN MATEO FOR THE ENVIRONMENTAL STUDY AND DESIGN COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH IMPROVEMENTS TO THE CRYSTAL SPRINGS/EL CERRITO TRUNK SEWER TRANSMISSION LINES.
RESOLVED, by the Board of Supervisors of the County of San Mateo, State of California, acting as the County of San Mateo and the governing board of the Crystal Springs County Sanitation District, that
WHEREAS, the Town of Hillsborough (Hillsborough), City of San Mateo (San Mateo), Crystal Springs County Sanitation District (District), and the County of San Mateo (County) entered into a sanitary sewage agreement dated July 18, 1989 (1989 Agreement), which sets forth the parties’ respective rights and obligations with respect to the use of sewage conveyance and treatment facilities jointly used by Hillsborough, San Mateo, District, and County; and
WHEREAS, the 1989 Agreement specifies that expenses related to repairs and upgrades to jointly used facilities will be proportionally shared based on each party’s contribution of flow to the jointly used sewage conveyance and treatment facilities; and
WHEREAS, the 1989 Agreement also specifies that Hillsborough and San Mateo own the portions of the Crystal Springs/El Cerrito Trunk Sewer located within their jurisdiction and are responsible for making any necessary repairs, reconstruction, replacement, enlargement, or improvements to their sections of the sewer, subject to each party’s obligation to make the proportional payments described above; and
WHEREAS, the California Regional Water Quality Control Board (San Francisco Bay Region) issued Cease and Desist Order R2-2009-0020 (CDO) on March 13, 2009 to Hillsborough, San Mateo and the District requiring that the parties undertake certain actions, studies, and projects to improve performance and capacity of sewer facilities, including the Crystal Springs/El Cerrito Trunk Sewer, which is subject to the 1989 Agreement; and
WHEREAS, there has been presented to this Board a form of an Amendment to the 1989 Agreement providing for the allocation of the parties’ shares of the environmental study and design costs related to the above-referenced CDO-mandated Crystal Springs/El Cerrito Trunk Sewer Improvements ; and
WHEREAS, the Director of Public Works and Department staff have reviewed the Amendment to the 1989 Agreement and have concluded that the proportional expenses reflected in the Amendment should be used as the basis for allocating the environmental study and design costs for the Crystal Springs/El Cerrito Trunk Sewer Improvements; and
WHEREAS, this Board has reviewed and considered said Amendment and the recommendation of the Director of Public Works and concurs with the Director’s recommendation.
NOW THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY DETERMINED AND ORDERED as follows:
The President of this Board of Supervisors be, and is hereby, authorized and directed to execute said Amendment for and on behalf of both the District and the County and signature of the Clerk of this Board shall attest thereto.
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