March 26, 2011
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 13.28,
UTILITY BILLING PROCEDURES
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE TOWN OF OAK CREEK
Section 1. Amend. Sections 13.28.020 Owner Liability – Lien and 13.28.030 Delinquent Charge – Placement on Tax Rolls shall be amended to read as follows:
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The owner or owners of any property or premises served by the electric, water and sewer utilities shall be held personally liable for any and all charges imposed under the provisions of Chapters 13.04, 13.12, 13.20 and 13.24 from the time such shall become due. Charges for electric, sewer and water service shall become and remain a lien upon any such property or premises served thereby until such charges shall be paid, and such charges may be collected from any owner or owners pursuant to Section 13.28.030. Any such lien shall attach to any lot or lots, building or buildings, comprising the property or premises served by said electric, sewer and water systems, and shall extend to the whole of such building or buildings, lot or lots on the premises thereby served. (Ord. 365 § 3, 1982)
Delinquent charge-Placement on tax rolls.
In addition to or alternatively to the foregoing, in the event that such electric, water and sewer charges shall not be paid when due, the town clerk may certify such delinquent charges to the county treasurer to be, by the latter, placed upon the tax rolls for the current year, to be collected in the same manner as other taxes are collected, with ten percent of the amount of such delinquency added thereto to defray the cost of collection, and all laws of the state of Colorado for the assessment and collection of general taxes and the enforcement of liens therefore, including the laws for the sale of property for delinquent taxes and the redemption of the same, shall apply. (Ord. 365 § 3, 1982)
Section 2. Severability. If any part or parts, sentence, clause or phrase of this Ordinance is for any reason held to be invalid, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining portion of this Ordinance.
Section 3. Effective Date. This Ordinance shall take effect in accordance with the manner prescribed by law.
INTRODUCED, READ, ADOPTED and ordered published as provided by law by the Board of trustees for the Town of Oak Creek at its regular meeting held on the 24th day of March, 2011.
/s/: Nikki Knoebel
By: Nikki Knoebel
/s/: Karen Halterman
By: Karen Halterman
Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today
Publication Date: March 27, 2011