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R2110 R E S O L U T I O N NO. 2110 WHEREAS, the forces of nature have combined to inflict upon the St. Louis metropolitan area one of the greatest natural disasters ever to hit this region, the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers' flood of 1993; and WHEREAS, this flood is of such magnitude that many homes have become inundated with floodwater, forcing their occupants to find other shelter, and creating a hardship for many families and individuals; and WHEREAS, many businesses have closed due to flooding, disrupting the St. Louis economy, and causing workers to lose pay, and owners to lose revenue; and WHEREAS, these citizens and businesses face continued hardship and inconvenience due to the continued flooding, and WHEREAS, The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District wishes to take whatever action it can to help ease this crisis on individuals, families and businesses. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE METROPOLITAN ST. LOUIS SEWER DISTRICT, THAT in recognition of the hardship and inconvenience the Great 1993 Flood has caused and continues to cause, the District does hereby waive payment of sewer bills for those customers that either had their homes or businesses flooded, or who had to leave because of the threat of rising water until the properties are reoccupied. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT the Board of Trustees will continue to closely monitor this situation and take whatever appropriate action is necessary to assist our customers during this flood crisis. The foregoing Resolution was adopted September 8, 1993.