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File #: 21-0692    Version: 1 Name: 5/3/21 Resolution Levying Certain Delinquent Solid Waste, 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: 5/3/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/3/2021 Final action: 5/3/2021
Enactment date: 5/3/2021 Enactment #: R-21-163
Title: Resolution Levying Certain Delinquent Municipal Solid Waste, Board Up, Clean Up, Vacant Property Inspection Fees, Housing Inspection Fees, and Fire Inspection Fees as Special Assessments and Ordering Collection Thereof
Sponsors: Christopher Taylor
Attachments: 1. SOLID WASTE SCHEDULE A.pdf, 2. Housing, Police, and Fire Invoices.pdf, 3. Mike Pettigrew Certification for Tax Rolls.pdf
Title
Resolution Levying Certain Delinquent Municipal Solid Waste, 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 Municipal Solid Waste, 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 26, 93, 101 and 105.

Chapter 13, Section 1:292 specifies the procedure for placement of these debts on the tax roll. Pursuant to this chapter, owners of affected properties will be notified by first class mail on May 4th, 2021, that the fees, plus a 10% penalty, will be placed on the July 2021 tax roll unless paid by June 3rd, 2021.

The total amount to be submitted for the July 2021 tax roll is $ 108,404.71 (unless paid by June 3rd, 2021); $ 119,245.18 with the 10% penalty fee. These totals can be broken down into the following:

Description
Original Amount
Taxroll Amount
Housing, Police, and Fire
95,472.15
105,019.36
Solid Waste
12,932.56
14,225.82

Passage of this Resolution will permit the inclusion of these fees on the July 2021 tax roll thereby allowing the City to recover the cost of providing these services.
Staff
Prepared by: Michael J. Pettigrew, City Treasurer
Reviewed by: Marti Praschan, Financial Services Area Administrator and CFO
Approved by: Tom Crawford, City Administrator
Body
Whereas, There were unpaid charges for municipal solid waste, board up, clean up, vacant property inspection, fire inspection, and housing inspection ("Unpaid Fees") within the City as of November 30th, 2020;

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

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