Section 110-201; Ord. 20263; Amending Chapter 22 of the City Code as it relates to special pickup fees of unlawfully placed material


Ordinance No. 20263                            Council Bill No. B 85-09 A

     AN ORDINANCE

amending Chapter 22 of the City Code as it relates to special pickup fees of unlawfully placed material; 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.    Chapter 22 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Columbia, Missouri, is hereby amended as follows:

Material to be deleted in strikeout; material to be added underlined.

Sec. 22-159. Residential customers.

    (a)      Rates. Residential service shall consist of the removal of refuse, in bags provided by the city or approved by the director, or in centralized containers set for grouped residential units as approved by the director, once weekly. The fees for such service shall be as follows:

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    (m)      Special pickup of unlawfully placed material. The city may remove refuse that is untimely placed or allowed to remain at the curb or edge of the roadway in violation of subsection (f) of this section. The city may remove yard waste that is improperly deposited at curbside for pickup in violation of section 22-158(b)(3). The fee for material removal service under this subsection shall be as follows:

    Special pickup    $ 25.00 50.00

     Special pickup less than one (1) year after special pickup at same location by the same utility account holder    45.00

The person(s) whose refuse or yard waste is being disposed of, the person(s) who unlawfully placed the refuse or yard waste, the occupant(s) of the property where a special pickup occurs and the owner(s) of the property, if different, shall be jointly and severally liable for payment of the special pickup fee. Normally, special pickup fees shall be billed initially to the city utility customer for the location where the special pickup was made.

    SECTION 2.    This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage.

    PASSED this 4th day of May, 2009.