Section 101-431 Ord. 16558; Levying Special Tax Bills for Abatement of Weed Nuisances


Ordinance No.             16558             Council Bill No.          B 253-00             

AN ORDINANCE

levying and assessing special taxes for abatement of weed nuisances; ordering preparation of tax bills; and fixing the time when this ordinance shall become effective.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:

    SECTION 1.  The Council finds that weed nuisances were maintained unlawfully and contrary to the provisions of Sections 11223 and 11224 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Columbia, Missouri, on the following described premises:

The southeast part of the northeast quarter of Section 17, Township 48, Range 13

    SECTION 2.  The Council finds that the Health Officer charged with the duty of abatement of nuisances under the provisions of Chapter 11 of the Code of Ordinances has abated the nuisance and that the cost of abating the nuisance was $ 360.00.

    SECTION 3.  There is hereby levied and assessed, a special tax against the property described above in the amount of $ 360.00.

    SECTION 4.  The Council finds that weed nuisances were maintained unlawfully and contrary to the provisions of Sections 11223 and 11224 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Columbia, Missouri, on the following described premises:

Lot 2 MOON VALLEY HEIGHTS ADDITION NUMBER 7 as shown on the Plat recorded in PLAT BOOK 13 PAGE 73 of the Boone County Records

    SECTION 5.  The Council finds that the Health Officer charged with the duty of abatement of nuisances under the provisions of Chapter 11 of the Code of Ordinances has abated the nuisance and that the cost of abating the nuisance was $ 200.00.

    SECTION 6.  There is hereby levied and assessed, a special tax against the property described above in the amount of $ 200.00.

    SECTION 7.  The City Clerk is hereby authorized and directed to issue special tax bills against the property described above in the amounts set forth above.  The tax bills shall be signed by the City Clerk under the corporate seal of the City.  The City Clerk shall register the tax bills in the office of the Director of Finance.  The special tax bills shall mature and shall be due and payable sixty days after the date of issue.  After the expiration of sixty days, the tax bills shall bear interest at the rate of nine per cent per annum on the unpaid balance until paid.

    SECTION 8.  This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage.

    PASSED this 21st day of August, 2000.