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Ordinance #55

ORDINANCE TO APPROVE AND AUTHORIZE THE MEMBERSHIP OF
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, Spririgdale,
Tontitown, West Fork, Rogers, Siloam Springs, St. Paul,
Huntsville, Prairie Grove, Farmington
and the counties of Washington, Madison
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 Elkins, Greenland, and Decatur Arkansas
be allowed to join in membership in
such authority; and,
WHEREAS, Elkins, Greenland, and Decainir Arkansas
have passed ordinances approving their entry into such Northwest
Arkansas Solid. Waste Authority, which ordinances are attached
hereto and hereby approved.
NOW, THEREFORE, be it ordained by the Quorum Court/City
Council of the county/city of  Johnson,
Arkansas:
1. That El.kins, Greenland, and Decatur Arkansas
shall be permitted to join in membership in the Northwest
Arkansas Solid Waste Authority and that the ordinances passed by
said counties/cities permitting them to become members of such
Authority are hereby approved.
2. That the application of the inibial members of the
Northwest Arkansas Solid Waste Authority be amended to include
Elkins, Greenland, and Decatur Arkansas
as members of that Authority and that the judge/mayor and clerk
of this county /city be authorized to sign an amended application
to  the Secretary of State for the State of Arkansas requesting
an cimended charter of the Northwest Arkansas Solid Waste Authority.-
3 . That it is determined by  the quorum court/city council
for: thn County/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 inimeclla tely
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 Johnson
City, Arkansas.