Staff recommends approval of the agreement with Progress Energy Florida, Inc. for underground pipeline right-of-way utilization.
This agreement will permit the City of Leesburg to construct, operate and maintain a reclaimed water line and sewer force main within easements held by Progress Energy Florida, Inc. The area covered by this agreement extends from County Road 33 east to the City’s wastewater treatment facility at Plantation of Leesburg. These underground pipelines are critical to our ability to provide reclaimed water to the City’s southern service area through our Turnpike Wastewater Treatment Facility.
1. Approve the resolution authorizing an agreement with Progress Energy Florida, Inc., or
2. Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate.
There will be no costs incurred by the City to execute this agreement.
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A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CITY CLERK TO EXECUTE AN UNDERGROUND PIPELINE RIGHT OF WAY UTILIZATION AGREEMENT WITH PROGRESS ENERGY FLORIDA, INC. FOR THE PURPOSE OF SETTING FORTH TERMS UNDER WHICH PROGRESS ENERGY WILL PERMIT THE CITY OF LEESBURG TO UTILIZE A PORTION OF A PROGRESS ENERGY UTILITY EASEMENT FOR INSTALLATION OF UNDERGROUND WASTEWATER AND RECLAIMED WATER LINES; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA:
THAT the Mayor and City Clerk are hereby authorized to execute an agreement with Florida Power Corporation, A Florida corporation, d/b/a Progress Energy Florida, Inc., whose address is 3300 Exchange Place, Lake Mary, Florida 32746, for right-of-way utilization.
THAT this resolution shall become effective immediately.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida, at a regular meeting held the _28th____ day of _September____ 2009.