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Ordinance #52

AN ORDINANCE TO APPROVE AND AUTHORIZE THE
MEMBERSHIP OF THE 'CITIES OF SILOAM SPRINGS,
ARKANSAS AND ROGERS, ARKANSAS IN THE NORTHWEST
ARKANSAS SOLID WASTE AUTHORITY AND FOR
OTHER PURPOSES
WHEREAS, the governments within Benton and Washington
Counties, Arkansas, including the governments of Avoca, Gentry,
Lowell, Elm Springs, Fayetteville, Johnson, Lincoln, Springdale,
Tontitown, and West Fork and the county of Washington County, have
formed a solid waste disposal authority under the name of
Northwest Arkansas Solid Waste Authority; and,
WHEREAS, it is felt to be in the best interests of such
authority that the cities of Rogers, Arkansas and Siloam Springs,
Arkansas be allowed to join in membership in such authority; and,

WHERE AS the cities of Rogers, Arkansas and Siloam Springs,
Arkansas have passed an ordinance approving their entry into
such Northwest Arkansas Solid Waste Authority, which ordinance
is attached hereto and hereby approved.
NOW, THEREFORE, be it ordained by the City Council of the
City of Johnson, Arkansas:
1. That the cities of Siloam Springs, Arkansas and Rogers,
Arkansas shall be permitted to join in membership in the Northwest
Arkansas Solid Waste Authority and that the ordinances passed- by
said cities permitting them to become members of such Authority
are hereby approved.
2. That the application of the;initial members of the
Northwest Arkansas Solid Waste Authority be amended to include
the cities of Siloam Springs, Arkansas and Rogers, Arkansas as
members of that Authority and that the mayor and clerk of -this
city be authorized to sign an amended application to the Secretary
of  State for the State of Arkansas requesting an amended charter
of the Northwest Arkansas Solid Waste Authority.
3. That it is determined by the city council for the City of Johnson,

Arkansas, that an emergency is
hereby declared to exist and that this ordinance being necessary
for the immediate preservation of the public health, peace and
safety shall be in effect immediately from the date of its
passage and approval.
4. That this ordinance shall be in effect from and after
its approval and passage and the publication and recording of a
certified copy thereof with the recorder of Washington
County, Arkansas.