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File #: 19-0726    Version: 1 Name: 5/6/19 Resolution Levying Certain Delinquent Water Utility, Board Up, Clean Up, Vacant Property Inspection Fees, Housing Inspection Fees, and Fire Inspection Fees as Special Assessments and Ordering Collection Thereof
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/6/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/6/2019 Final action: 5/6/2019
Enactment date: 5/6/2019 Enactment #: R-19-197
Title: Resolution Levying Certain Delinquent Water Utility, Board Up, Clean Up, Vacant Property Inspection Fees, Housing Inspection Fees, and Fire Inspection Fees as Special Assessments and Ordering Collection Thereof
Attachments: 1. CA-12ATT1 Schedule ARevised.pdf
Title
Resolution Levying Certain Delinquent Water Utility, Board Up, Clean Up, Vacant Property Inspection Fees, Housing Inspection Fees, and Fire Inspection Fees as Special Assessments and Ordering Collection Thereof
Memorandum
The Resolution before you is to levy certain Delinquent Water Utility, Board Up, Clean Up, Vacant Property Inspection fees, Housing Inspection fees, and Fire Inspection fees as special assessments as more particularly described in the attached Schedule A. This is a semi-annual process that provides a mechanism for the City to collect unpaid fees provided for in Chapters 29, 93, 101 and 105.

Chapter 13, Section 1:292 and Chapter 29, Section 2:72 specify the procedure for placement of these debts on the tax roll. Pursuant to these Chapters, owners of affected properties will be notified by first class mail on May 7th, 2019, that the fees, plus a 10% penalty, will be placed on the July 2019 tax roll unless paid by June 6th, 2019.

The amount to be submitted for the July 2019 tax roll is $204,518.27 (unless paid by June 6th, 2019); $224,970.11 with the 10% penalty fee.

Passage of this Resolution will permit the inclusion of these fees on the July 2019 tax roll thereby allowing the City to recover the cost of providing these services. Passage of this Resolution is recommended.
Staff
Prepared by: Michael J. Pettigrew, Deputy Treasurer
Reviewed by: Matthew Horning, City Treasurer
Tom Crawford, Financial Services Area Administrator and CFO
Approved by: Howard S. Lazarus, City Administrator
Body
Whereas, There were unpaid charges for water utility, board up, clean up, vacant property inspection, fire inspection, and housing inspection ("Unpaid Fees") within the City as of November 30, 2018;

Whereas, All Unpaid Fees are chargeable against the properties identified in the attached Schedule A pursuant to ordinance, charter, or state law;

Whereas, The City's Chief Financial Officer has verified that the Unpaid Fees were incurred by the C...

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