Chapter 14

Part B: Authorizing Saegertown Area Sewer Authority  - (OR4-1981)

100.00 Authority:
100.10 The Saegertown Area Sewer Authority is hereby granted the right, privilege, franchise and authority to lay, construct, maintain, repair and replace in the streets, roads, alleys and rights-of-ways of the said Borough of Saegertown the necessary sanitary sewer lines and the required appurtenances thereto to complete the erection and construction of the sanitary sewer system pursuant to the plans and specifications and reports prepared by The Chester Engineers, Inc., of Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, the Consulting Engineer for said Authority's proposed Sewer System.
100.20 Council for the Borough of Saegertown shall appoint members to Saegertown Area Sewer Authority in accordance with the Municipality Authorities Act of 1945 as amended and restated from time to time. The name of the Authority is and shall be The Saegertown Area Sewer Authority.
100.30 Council for the Borough of Saegertown shall appoint members to said authority in accordance with the Municipality Act of 1945 as amended and restated from time to time.
   
200.00 Drainage and Utilities:
200.10 All such sanitary sewer lines shall be laid and constructed at such depth beneath the surface of said streets, roads, alleys and rights-of-way and in such manner as not to interfere with proper drainage.
200.20 Sanitary Sewer lines shall be constructed to not interfere with the occupancy of other utility facilities in said streets, roads, alleys and rights-of-way.
   
300.00 Borough Hold Harmless:
300.10 It shall be the duty of the Saegertown Area Sewer Authority to provide and maintain proper and adequate guards, barriers and lights, and it shall assume all risks and be liable for all damages.
300.20 In this regard the said Authority shall fully indemnify, save and hold the Borough harmless from any and all costs, expenses and claims whatsoever arising from such construction in the Borough's rights of way including affording the Borough a legal defense.
   
400.00 Construction:
400.10 It shall be the duty of the Saegertown Area Sewer Authority, after causing any opening or excavation to be made, to thoroughly and completely fill the same in accordance with the requirements of the applicable Borough Ordinance,
400.11 Backfill by puddling or tamping so as to prevent any settling thereafter, and replacing the surface of the thoroughfare as it was before the opening at the proper grade and with the same subsurface and surface covering as the part of the thoroughfare adjoining the opening, without ridges or depressions,
400.12 To maintain the surface replaced in as good condition as it was prior to the opening or excavation, at the established grade and with the same kind and density of material, until the said replacements have been approved by the Borough.
   
500.00 Borough Remedies:
500.10 If the work in opening or in filling or maintaining the surface of said streets, road, alleys and rights-of-way shall not be promptly or shall be unskillfully or improperly or incompletely done, the Borough reserves the right to cause the same to be done in the manner it deems proper and the expense thereof shall be charged to the Saegertown Area Sewer Authority.
   
600.00 Repealer:
600.10 All ordinances or resolutions or parts of ordinances or resolutions not in accord with this Ordinance are hereby repealed insofar as they affect this Ordinance.
   
700.00 Enacted:
700.10 ORDAINED AND ENACTED into law by the Borough Council of the Borough of Saegertown in lawful session assembled this 16th day of November 1981.