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AR 173/2001 LETHBRIDGE REGIONAL WATER SERVICES COMMISSION REGULATION

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ALBERTA REGULATION 173/2001

Municipal Government Act

LETHBRIDGE REGIONAL WATER SERVICES
COMMISSION REGULATION

Table of Contents

                1       Establishment

                2       Members

                3       Services

                4       Operating deficits

                5       Sale of property

                6       Profit and surpluses

                7       Approval

                8       Transfer of assets

                         Schedule


Establishment

1   A regional services commission known as the Lethbridge Regional Water Services Commission is established.

Members

2   The following municipalities are members of the Commission:

                                 (a)    the County of Lethbridge;

                                 (b)    the Town of Coaldale.

Services

3   The Commission is authorized to provide water services.

Operating deficits

4   The Commission may not assume operating deficits that are shown on the books of either of the member municipalities.

Sale of property

5(1)  The Commission may not, without the approval of the Minister, sell any of its land, buildings, equipment or inventory whose purchase has been funded wholly or partly by grants from the Government of Alberta.

(2)  The Minister may not approve a sale under subsection (1) unless the Minister is satisfied

                                 (a)    as to the repayment of the grants from the Government of Alberta and outstanding debt associated with that portion of the land, buildings, equipment or inventory to be sold,

                                 (b)    that the sale would not have a significant adverse effect on the services the Commission provides, and

                                 (c)    that the sale will be properly reflected in the rates subsequently charged to the customers of the Commission.

Profit and surpluses

6   Unless otherwise approved by the Minister, the Commission may not

                                 (a)    operate for the purposes of making a profit, or

                                 (b)    distribute any of its surpluses to its member municipalities.

Approval

7   The Minister may make an approval under section 5 or 6 subject to any terms or conditions the Minister considers appropriate.

Transfer of assets

8   The member municipalities shall execute all documents and do all things necessary to transfer to the Commission the property, assets and liabilities in the Schedule to this Regulation.


Schedule of Property, Assets and Liabilities  

Transferor

Transferred Asset or Liability

County of Lethbridge
Town of Coaldale

Water Services Agreement with the City of Lethbridge made as of April 5, 2000

County of Lethbridge

Grant Agreement with the Province (Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development) made February 1, 2001

County of Lethbridge

Plan 9913209
Block 2
Lot 1
Excepting Thereout All Mines and Minerals

County of Lethbridge

Plan 0013201
Block 1
Lot 1
Excepting Thereout All Mines and Minerals

County of Lethbridge
Town of Coaldale

All equipment and assets including, but not limited to, all water mains, metering facilities and associated piping to comprise the works of the Commission  located between the point of connection with the City of Lethbridge Water System on the lands legally described as NW 10‑9‑21‑W4 and the point of delivery to the Town of Coaldale on the east side of the Pressure Reducing Station located on the lands legally described as NW 9‑9‑20‑W4.