Resolution 1550

RESOLUTION NO. 1550

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH UTILITY SERVICES PARTNERS PRIVATE LABEL, INC. D/B/A/ SERVICE LINE WARRANTIES OF AMERICA (USP) TO OFFER RESIDENTAIL PROPERTY SERVICE LINE WARRANTY PLANS

 

WHEREAS,   the residents of the City of Goodland own and are responsible for the maintenance and repair of the water line laterals between the publicly owned mainlines and the connection on residential private property; and

 

 

WHEREAS,    typically, homeowners’ insurance policies exclude repairs to and damages resulting from breaks or other damage in the water line laterals between the publicly owned mainlines and the connection on residential private property; and

 

 

WHEREAS,   a service line warranty program offers residents of the City of Goodland an affordable way to avoid the unexpected and often large expense involved with a break or other damage in the water line laterals between the publicly owned mainline and the connection on residential private property; and

 

 

WHEREAS,   the National League of Cities (NLC) Service Line Warranty Program, administered by Utility Service Partners Private Label, Inc. d/b/a Service Line Warranties of America (“USP”) offers a water service line warranty program to residential property owners; and

 

 

WHEREAS,    the City of Goodland will receive a license fee of $.50 per product for each month said product is in force for a residential property owner, aggregated and paid annually.

 

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF GOODLAND, KANSAS:

 

 

  1. The Mayor is hereby authorized and directed to execute a Marketing Services Agreement with USP to license the use of the City of Goodland logo and endorsement in conjunction with advertising residential property service line warranty plans to Goodland residents, in form and content approved by the City Attorney.

 

 

  1. This Resolution shall take effect upon passage and execution of the Marketing Services Agreement.

 

 

PASSED AND ADOPTED this 18th day of March, 2019 by the Governing Body of the City of Goodland, Kansas.

 

 

 

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Brian Linin, Mayor

ATTEST:

 

 

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Mary P. Volk, City Clerk