H.P. 1426 - L.D. 1990
An Act to Amend the Charter of the Bingham Water District
Mandate preamble. This measure requires one or more local units of government to expand or modify activities so as to necessitate additional expenditures from local revenues but does not provide funding for at least 90% of those expenditures. Pursuant to the Constitution of Maine, Article IX, Section 21, two thirds of all of the members elected to each House have determined it necessary to enact this measure.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:
Sec. 1. P&SL 1911, c. 13, §1, as repealed and replaced by P&SL 1985, c. 43, §1, is repealed and the following enacted in its place:
Section 1. Territorial limits of water district. The following described territory and the people within the territory, namely, so much of the Town of Bingham and the Township of Concord in the County of Somerset: Beginning at a point on the Kennebec River at the northerly line of the Town of Bingham and extending easterly along the northerly line of the Town of Bingham to the east line of the "River Tier" of lots in the Town of Bingham, a distance of approximately 9,250 feet; thence southerly along the easterly line of the "River Tier" of lots to the southeast corner of Lot 8, Range 1, in the Town of Bingham, as depicted on the "Colby Atlas"; thence westerly along the southerly line of Lot 8, Range 1, to the Kennebec River; thence continuing westerly across the Kennebec River and land in Concord Township to the westerly line of the right-of-way of Route #16; thence northerly along the westerly line of the right-of-way of Route #16 to the junction of Route #16 and the Jackson Pond Road; thence westerly along the Jackson Pond Road to the easterly line of Central Maine Power Company right-of-way #63, a distance of approximately 2,200 feet; thence northerly along the right-of-way to the base of Old Bluff Mountain a distance of approximately 8,500 feet; thence easterly and northerly around the base of Old Bluff Mountain to the Route #16 bridge across the Kennebec River, a distance of approximately 1,500 feet; thence easterly across the Kennebec River to the east shore of the river; thence northerly along the easterly shore to the point of beginning, a distance of approximately 5,500 feet, constitutes a body corporate and politic under the name of the Bingham Water District for the purpose of supplying the inhabitants of the district with pure water for domestic, sanitary, manufacturing and municipal purposes. The district may extend its pipelines into so much of the Town of Bingham and Concord Township as lies outside the territorial limits of the district, and into the Town of Moscow for the purpose of supplying the inhabitants of the Town of Moscow with pure water for domestic, sanitary, manufacturing and municipal purposes as may desire to be served and as the district may desire to serve.
Effective June 30, 1998.
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