Chapter 22 PUBLIC WORKS AND IMPROVEMENTS*
Section 22-217.2 Abatement financial assistance program.
(a) The abatement financial assistance
program is hereby established. Under the program,
the city will enter into financial assistance agreements with responsible parties that have been
served with notices of violation under this article. Under these agreements, the city will abate
the violations and the responsible parties will reimburse the city for the cost of abatement plus
interest at four percent (4%) per annum.
(b) A financial assistance agreement
may provide that less than the total amount of the citys
cost of abatement be reimbursed. The reduced amount of reimbursement may be a set percentage
of the total abatement cost or a set amount.
(c) A financial assistance agreement
shall provide that monthly reimbursement amounts shall
be charged to the utility account of the responsible party. If the responsible party does not
utility account with the city, an alternate payment plan may be arranged.
(d) The director may set priorities
for the program by type of abatement.
(e) The abatement financial assistance
program shall be limited to projects costing ten
thousand dollars ($10,000.00) or less.
(f) The city manager is authorized
to establish rules and regulations for the program that are
consistent with the provisions of this section.
(g) Subject to the availability of
appropriated funds, the city manager is authorized to
execute, on behalf of the city, financial assistance agreements and agreements with third parties
to abate violations.
(Ord. No. 20895, § 1, 3-7-11)
(Ord. 20895, Added, 03/07/2011)