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File #: 151472    Version: 0
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/19/2016 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 2/9/2016
Effective date: 2/26/2016    
Title: An ordinance relating to lead abatement charges.
Sponsors: ALD. MURPHY, ALD. KOVAC
Indexes: FEES, LEAD POISONING, SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS
Attachments: 1. Notice Published 2-25-16
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
2/25/20160 CITY CLERK PUBLISHED   Action details Meeting details Not available
2/18/20160 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
2/9/20160 COMMON COUNCIL PASSEDPass14:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
2/1/20160 JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR PASSAGE

Minutes note: Appearing: President - Michael Murphy sponsor City Treasurer - Spencer Coggs Health Department Commissioner - Bevan Baker Lisa Lien - Health Department
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
1/22/20160 JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
1/19/20160 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
151472
Version
ORIGINAL
Reference
Sponsor
ALD MURPHY AND KOVAC
Title
An ordinance relating to lead abatement charges.
Sections
66-22-3-d-0 am
66-22-3-d-1 rp
66-22-3-d-2 rp
66-22-14 cr
Analysis
This ordinance modifies the current practice of placing lead abatement charges directly on the property owner’s tax bill and allows the charges to be a special assessment to be paid out over a 6-year period.

Body
The Mayor and Common Council of the City of Milwaukee do ordain as follows:

Part 1. Section 66-22-3-d-0 of the code is amended to read:

66-22. Lead Poisoning Prevention and Control Regulations.

3. ENFORCEMENT.

d. If orders are not complied with by the expiration date, the commissioner may, provided the department has funds available, secure an appropriate court-issued warrant for entry to the premises to abate or remove the nuisance and use the authority delegated under ch. 17 of the charter to summarily abate or remove a nuisance. The city [[may]] >>shall<< assess the cost of such action, not to exceed 40% of the assessed market value of the property, as a special [[charge]] >>assessment<< upon the property >>and invoice the owner for the proper amount<<.

Part 2. Section 66-22-3-d-1 and 2 of the code is repealed.

Part 3. Section 66-22-14 of the code is created to read:

14. PAYMENT TERMS. The special assessment for lead abatement, levied on the property under sub. 3-d, shall be paid under the following terms and conditions:
a. Upon receipt of an invoice, the owner may pay the invoice, without interest, by remitting payment to the city treasurer within 45 days of the date of the invoice. In the event such invoices are not paid in full within the specified time, they shall be placed upon the tax roll under the following terms and conditions and in the following manner:

a-1. If the total amount of the principal of the invoice remaining unpaid equals or exceeds $125, it shall be spread equally over the first available and next succeedi...

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