ORDINANCE NO. 444

 

 

AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF SOUTH PRAIRIE, PIERCE COUNTY, WASHINGTON AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 331, SECTION 1, UTILITY PAYMENT, TO CHANGE THE DAY OF THE MONTH ON SENDING OUT BILLINGS AND DELINQUENCY DATES AND REAFFIRMING THE REMAINING PROVISIONS OF ORDINANCE NO. 331.

 

 

Whereas, Ordinance No. 331 set forth a comprehensive ordinance dealing with the general regulations for sewer and water, and

Whereas, Section 1 of Ordinance No. 331, Utility Payment, requires amendment to conform to current billing practices.

Now, therefore, the Town Council of the Town of South Prairie, Pierce County, Washington do ordain as follows:

Section 1: Ordinance No. 331, Section 1, Utility Payment, is amended to read as follows:

Utility Payment: All bills for water and/or sewer and/or other utilities are due and payable on the 5th day of each month for the previous month. Billings will be sent out by the 10th of each month from the Town Treasurer, and if not paid in full on or before the 5th day of the following month, a penalty of 5% of the delinquent amount shall be added on the 10th day of the following month. Thirty (30) days after due, the water service to the premises may be terminated if the bill and penalty remain unpaid. The water shall not, in any instance, be turned on until all charges are paid in full.

 

Section 2: All other provisions of Ordinance No. 331, not specifically amended, as set forth above, are hereby reaffirmed.


Section 3: If any provision of this ordinance and/or Ordinance No. 331, is determined to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason, the remaining provisions of this ordinance, and/or Ordinance No. 331, shall remain in force and affect.

Mayor Layne Ross

INTRODUCED: 4/6/04

PASSED:             4/6/04

APPROVED:       4/6/04

PUBLISHED:     4/6/04

 
Section 4: This ordinance shall take effect and be in force five (5) days from and after its passage, approval and publication as required by law.

 


Attested:

Mara Nevill Town Clerk

 

 

 

Approved as to Form:

 

 

 

 

 

Michael J. Reynolds Town Attorney