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(A) Subject to approval by the City of Newport, the Town of Middletown shall design, plan, permit, layout and construct additional water mains, connections and works to the water distribution system within said town, and owned and maintained by the City of Newport, in order to provide water service along existing, accepted streets and for such purposes to take by eminent domain or otherwise acquire any lands, rights-of-way, or easements, public or private in said town necessary for accomplishing the purposes set forth in this chapter. Such mains, connections and works shall include but not be limited to water mains, curb stops, service connections, pumps, hydrants and other works essential to the provision of potable water and fire protection in said town.
(B) The design, permitting, layout and construction of said water lines and works is vested in the Town Council, subject to approval of the City of Newport. The members of the Town Council and their duly authorized agents may enter upon property within the town to examine, inspect and survey same whenever necessary for the performance of their duties hereunder.
(Ord. passed 7-21-03)