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CITY OF WOODBURY WASHINGTON COUNTY, MINNESOTA ORDINANCE NO. 1819

Wednesday, May 20, 2009 - 7:20am

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF WOODBURY, WASHINGTON COUNTY, MINNESOTA, PROVIDING THAT THE CITY CODE BE AMENDED BY AMENDING CHAPTER 23, ARTICLE 2, DIVISION 3 - GENERAL RATES AND CHARGES; BILLING AND COLLECTION PROCEDURES

THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF WOODBURY, WASHINGTON COUNTY, MINNESOTA, DOES ORDAIN:

CHAPTER 23, ARTICLE 2, DIVISION 3 - GENERAL RATES AND CHARGES; BILLING AND COLLECTION PROCEDURES

1819.01 That language be added to Section 23-60 - Collection Remedies

Sec. 23-60. Collection Remedies.

In the event a water or sewer bill is unpaid after the due date as established by resolution, the bill shall be considered delinquent and the service may be disconnected as provided in (B) above and the city council may cause the charges noted in such billing to become a lien against the property served by certifying to the county auditor the amount of the delinquent bill in accordance with the law. A fee of 3% of the certified amount will be added before certification to the county auditor. The 3% fee will not be charged on final accounts not paid by a previous owner. Such action is optional and may be subsequent to taking legal action to collect delinquent accounts.

1819.02 Effective Date

This ordinance shall become effective upon its passage and publication according to law.

Passed and adopted by the City Council of the City of Woodbury, Washington County, Minnesota this 13th day of May, 2009.

William J. Hargis, Mayor

ATTEST:

Clinton P. Gridley, City Administrator

The City of Woodbury is subject to Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability by public entities. The City is committed to full implementation of the Act to our services, programs, and activities. Information regarding the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act is available from the City Administrator's office at 651-714-3500. Auxiliary aids for disabled persons are available upon request at least 72 hours in advance of an event. Please call the ADA Coordinator, at 651-714-3500 (TDD 714-3568) to make arrangements.

(Published in the Woodbury Bulletin on Wednesday, May 20, 2009.)