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CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance 2-13 - Utility Bill Payments

Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 12:00am

CITY OF HUDSON, WISCONSIN

ORDINANCE No. 2-13

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 198-10 B.(3) OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE OF THE CITY OF HUDSON,

WISCONSIN

THE COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF HUDSON DO ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS:

Section 198-10 B. is hereby amended:

B. Payment. [Amended by Ord. No. 2-82]

(1) The sewage service charge shall be payable to the Clerk within 20 days of the billing date. [Amended 5-1-2000 by Ord. No. 9-00]

(2) A late payment charge of 1% shall be added to all sewer bills not paid within 20 days from the billing date. Thereafter, a late penalty charge of 1% per month shall be added each month upon the unpaid balance. If any bill is not paid within 60 days from the billing date, the customer may be notified, in writing, that unless payment or satisfactory arrangement for payment is made within the next five days, the water services to the premises may be turned off. After such period, service may be discontinued and may not be restored until full payment of all sewer service charges and penalties due thereon. [Amended 3-2-2009 by Ord. No. 3-09]

(3) All water and sewer utility bills unpaid as of October 25 of each year shall be placed on that year's tax roll for collection. When placed on the tax roll each such bill shall have added to it a ten-percent surcharge calculated on the base rate. [Amended by Ord. No. 14-84 Unpaid utility bills will be transferred to the tax roll pursuant to Wisconsin Statutes §66.0809.

This ordinance shall take effect upon passage and publication as provided by law.

Dated this 3rd day of June 2013.

APPROVED: /s/ Alan D. Burchill, Mayor

ATTEST: /s/ Nancy Korson, Clerk

_______________________________ (Pub. 06/13/13) WNAXLP