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RESOLUTION NO. 25-74 <br />SUPPORTING THE EXISTING REVENUE PRODUCING <br />SYSTEM PRESENTLY EXERCISED BY THE METROPOLI- <br />TAN SANITARY DISTRICT OF GREATER CHICAGO <br />WHEREAS, the Village of Elk Grove Village is within the <br />jurisdiction of the Metropolitan Sanitary District of Greater Chicago, <br />and <br />WHEREAS, the Water Pollution Control Act of 1972 has been <br />Interpreted by the United States Environmental Protection Agency to <br />exclude the use of advalorem taxes as not constituting a proportionate <br />means of sharing the costs of waste water treatment, and <br />WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Sanitary District of Greater Chicago <br />uses a system of advalorem taxes and industrial surcharge for operating <br />revenues which the Village of Elk Grove Village considers to be fair <br />and equitable, and <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the President and Board of <br />Trustees of the Village of Elk Grove Village, Cook and DuPage Counties, <br />Illinois that any revenue producing system that accomplishes an <br />equitable distribution of costs between industrial and domestic classes <br />of users for the maintenance and operation of sewage treatment facilities, <br />on a cost effective basis as determined by the funded agency, should be <br />deemed to meet the requirements of the federal Water Pollution Control <br />Act Amendments of 1972 and the rules and regulations implementing the <br />Act. <br />BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, by the President and Board of Trustees <br />of the Village of Elk Grove Village, Cook and DuPage Counties, that <br />certified copies of this Resolution be distributed to United States <br />Senators Charles H. Percy, Adlai E. Stevenson III, and Edmund Muskie; <br />and United States Representatives Philip M. Crane and John Blatnik; <br />and Russell E. Train, Director, Environmental Protection Agency. <br />