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Ord 735 Amending Chapter 94 Utilities regarding Drought ContingencyWHEREAS, the Town of Westlake Town Council finds conservation of water and protection of water supplies are in the best interest of its citizens; and WHEREAS, The Town of Westlake is obligated to implement and enforce drought contingency efforts as acknowledged in the Town's current water contract with the City of Fort Worth; and WHEREAS, The Town Council desire to amend the provisions of Section 94-33 related to drought contingency in the Town of Westlake, Texas Code of Ordinances: NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS: SECTION l: That all matters stated in the preamble are found to be true and correct and are incorporated herein as if copied in their entirety. SECTION 2: Chapter 94, Utilities, Article II, Water and Wastewater, Section 94-33 of the Town of Westlake Code of Ordinances, as amended, is hereby further amended as follows: (a) Adoption. The Town of Westlake shall enforce drought contingency measures stipulated by the City of Fort Worth via the most recently adopted City of Fort Worth Drought Contingency Plan. Such measures will constitute the Town of Westlake Drought Contingency Plan. (b) Implementation. The town shall implement the drought contingency plan whenever required by the City of Fort Worth. The town will provide public notice of the effective dates any time a stage of the plan is elevated or terminated by the City of Fort Worth at the next available regularly scheduled meeting of the Town Council. (c) Drought contingency plan measures. Ordinance 735 Pagel of 3 (1) Outdoor watering is prohibited between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. (2) Outdoor watering is permitted only on the day designated as an outdoor water use day for the property's address as adopted by Ordinance in Chapter 98 of the Town of Westlake Code of Ordinances (3) Irrigation must not result in a substantial amount of water to fall upon impervious areas instead of a lawn or landscape, such that a constant stream of water overflows from the lawn or landscape onto a street or other drainage area. (4) An irrigation system or other lawn watering device may not operate during any form of precipitation. (5) An irrigation system with broken or missing sprinkler heads may not be operated until repaired. (6) An irrigation system that has not been properly maintained in a manner that prevents the waste of water may not be operated until repaired. (7) All Westlake water customers supplied with irrigation by private water well must post signs identifying the private well irrigation system, clearly post the sign in the front yard of the residence or business, and maintain the sign for the duration of the drought. (8) Additional water conservation and drought contingency measures, as identified in Chapter 98 of the Town of Westlake Code of Ordinances, may be implemented by the Town of Westlake or as required by the City of Fort Worth. (d) Enforcement. The Town of Westlake shall share enforcement of water restrictions, drought contingency, and conservation measures as required by the City of Fort Worth. SEC'T'ION 3: That all provisions of this Ordinance shall remain in full force and effect. SECTION 4: That this Ordinance shall be cumulative of all other Town Ordinances and all other provisions of other Ordinances adopted by the Town which are inconsistent with the terms or provisions of this Ordinance are hereby repealed. SECTION 5: That any person, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions or terms of this ordinance shall be subject to the same penalty as provided for in the Code of Ordinances of the Town of Westlake, and upon conviction shall be punishable by a fine not to exceed the sum of Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000.00) for each offense. Each day that a violation is permitted to exist shall constitute a separate offense. SECTION 6e It is hereby declared to be the intention of the Town Council of the Town of Westlake, Texas, that sections, paragraphs, clauses and phrases of this Ordinance are severable, and if any phrase, clause, sentence, paragraph or section of this Ordinance shall be declared legally invalid or unconstitutional by the valid judgment or decree of any court of competent jurisdiction, such legal invalidity or unconstitutionality shall not affect any of the remaining phrases, clauses, sentences, paragraphs or sections of this Ordinance since the same would have been enacted by the Town Council of the Town of Westlake without the incorporation in this Ordinance of any such legally invalid or unconstitutional, phrase, sentence, paragraph or section. Ordinance 735 Page 2 of 3 SECTION 7: This ordinance shall take effect immediately from and after its passage as the law in such case provides. ATTEST: Kelly kdward�, Town Secretary Laura Wheat, Mayor Thomas E. 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