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Posted on: July 7, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Town Board - Public Hearing - Proposed Joint Consolidation Agreement, Willis Hill Estates

PROPOSED JOINT CONSOLIDATION AGREEMENT FOR THE TOWN OF VICTOR CONSOLIDATED SEWER DISTRICT AND THE WILLIS HILL ESTATES SEWER DISTRICT

The Victor Town Board, acting jointly as the governing body of the Town of Victor Consolidated Sewer District and the proposed Willis Hill Estates Sewer District (the details thereof which are available at the Town Clerk’s Office in the Map, Plan and Report, dated October 2, 2020, prepared by Marathon Engineering, referred to herein as the “MPR”), sets forth the following terms which constitute the proposed Joint Consolidation Agreement between the Victor Consolidated Sewer District and the Willis Hill Estates Sewer District, as required by Town Law Article 17-A.

Name of Each Entity to Be Consolidated
The Town of Victor Consolidated Sewer District and the proposed Willis Hill Estates Sewer District (as proposed and described in the MPR referred to herein) will be consolidated. 

Name of the Proposed Consolidated Entity
The proposed Willis Hill Estates Sewer District will be added and consolidated into the Town of Victor Consolidated Sewer District, therefore, the name of the proposed consolidated entity will be the Town of Victor Consolidated Sewer District (the post-consolidation Victor Consolidated Sewer District is referred to herein as the “Proposed Consolidated Entity”). 

Rights, Duties and Obligations of the Proposed Consolidated Entity
The rights, duties and obligations of the proposed Consolidated Entity will be the same as those for the current Town of Victor Consolidated Sewer District (as more specifically set forth in NY Town Law and the Victor Town Code), except that those rights, duties and obligations will now also apply to a larger area which is to include the area of the Willis Hill Estates Sewer District. 

Boundaries of the Proposed Consolidated Entity
The boundaries of the Proposed Consolidated Entity shall be the same as the current boundaries of the Town of Victor Consolidated Sewer District (at time of the final adoption of this consolidation, which boundaries are available at the Victor Town Clerk’s Office), except as expanded by the addition of the Willis Hill Estates Sewer District. The boundaries of the Willis Hill Estates Sewer District comprises approximately 162+/- acres of lands located on the east side of Strong Road, more specifically depicted on a map a part of the MPR, the metes and bounds description of which is set forth in the MPR referred to herein and available for public inspection at the Victor Town Clerk’s Office. 

Type of the Proposed Consolidated Entity
The Proposed Consolidated Entity will be a Town Sewer District.

Fiscal Estimate of the Cost and Savings Which May be Realized
The consolidation of the two entities will eliminate the annual need for additional expenses in the administrative oversight of multiple sewer districts. The will be no additional cost to the Town as a result of the consolidation. 

Each Entity’s Assets
The Victor Consolidated Sewer District’s assets are comprised of the following:

Infrastructure – All infrastructure, including approximately 264,120 linear feet of piping (including trunk and lateral lines), approximately 1,249 manholes and approximately 27 pump stations.  

The total value of these assets is approximately $62,437,829.00.

The Willis Hill Estates Sewer District’s assets are comprised of the following:

Infrastructure, 8 inch PVC sanitary sewer extension as well as 10 manholes  

Each Entity’s Liabilities
The Victor Consolidated Sewer District’s debt totals approximately $7,920,000.00 and additional borrowing is pending. Willis Hill Estates Sewer District will have no debt prior to the consolidation. 

Terms for the Disposition of Existing Assets, Debt and Liabilities
All assets of the Victor Consolidated Sewer District and the Willis Hill Estates Sewer District will become assets of the Proposed Consolidated Entity. All existing debt of the Victor Consolidated Sewer District will become the debt of the Proposed Consolidated Entity. 

Administration of Laws
The Town Code regarding Sewer Districts and the New York State Law regarding Sewer Districts will be applied against the Proposed Consolidated Entity as a single Town of Victor Sewer District (which will be comprised wholly of the former Victor Consolidated Sewer District and the former Willis Hill Estates Sewer District). 

Effective Date
This consolidation shall be effective immediately upon both the completion of the procedures for establishing the Willis Hill Estates Sewer District and completion of the procedures for effecting this consolidation, including all time necessary to complete Comptroller approval and referenda, where required. 

This Agreement shall not become effective if the Willis Hill Estates Sewer District is not fully established as according to NY Town Law. In the event the Willis Hill Estates Sewer District is not fully and duly established, this agreement shall become null and void and the proceedings associated herewith shall be ceased. 

Time and Place for Public Hearing
Pursuant to Article 17-A of the Town Law, the Victor Town Board, shall meet at the Town Hall, 85 East Main Street, Victor, New York, on September 12, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. for the purpose of conducting a public hearing on the proposal to consolidate the Willis Hill Estates Sewer District with the Victor Consolidated Sewer District, at which time and place all persons interested in the subject thereof may be heard concerning the same.

Dated:  July 6, 2021             

Karen C. Bodine, Town Clerk

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