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File #: 22-307    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Public Hearing
File created: 5/9/2022 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/1/2022 Final action:
Title: Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority Extension
Attachments: 1. Att.A - Proposed Concurrent Resolution
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AGENDA DATE: 6/1/2022

Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority Extension

SUBJECT/PROPOSAL/REQUEST: Proposed extension of the Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority

ITEM TYPE: Regular Action Item

STAFF CONTACT(S): Richardson, Hudson, Herrick, Stewart

PRESENTER (S): Lance Stewart


REVIEWED BY: Jeffrey B. Richardson

BACKGROUND: The Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority (RWSA) was incorporated by the State Corporation Commission in June of 1972 at the request of the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors and the Charlottesville City Council. RWSA manages the community's reservoirs, treats its public drinking water, and wholesales that water to the Albemarle County Service Authority (ACSA) and the City of Charlottesville. RWSA also treats sewage generated by customers of the ACSA and the City. Under Virginia Code ? 15.2-5114, water and wastewater authorities "may exist for a term of 50 years as a corporation, and for such further period or periods as may from time to time be provided by appropriate resolutions of the political subdivisions which are members of the authority." Nearing the end of its first 50-year term, the RWSA is now seeking an additional 50-year term, as authorized.

STRATEGIC PLAN: Infrastructure Investment - Prioritize, plan, and invest in critical infrastructure that responds to past and future changes and improves the capacity to serve community needs.

DISCUSSION: In order to continue its service to the community's water and wastewater needs, RWSA's term must be extended no later than June 7, 2022 by both the City and the County. Charlottesville City Council will be asked to consider a concurrent resolution at its June 6 meeting.

BUDGET IMPACT: There is no budget impact as the County is not required by the RWSA's articles of incorporation to provide direct financial support to the RWSA

Staff recommends that the Board adopt the concurrent resolution to extend the RWSA (A...

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