City of Hatton, North Dakota

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217 - Delinquent Utility Bills

ORDINANCE NO: 217

AN ORDINANCE REGARDING THE LIABILITY OF PROPERTY OWNERS FOR DELINQUENT UTILITY BILLS.

BE IT ORDAINED, BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF HATTON, NORTH DAKOTA:

WHEREAS, due to the fact that the City of Hatton has encountered a problem collecting unpaid, sewer, water and garbage bills from persons leasing property in the City of Hatton; and as it is difficult to collect such delinquent accounts from tenants after they have moved away from Hatton;

IT IS THEREFORE ORDAINED, That all owners of real estate in the City of Hatton, who lease out their real estate shall be personally liable for any unpaid sewer, water and/or  garbage accounts arising from the use of the real estate.  Mortgagees and holders of a Vendor's interest in a contract for deed shall not be deemed to be owners of real estate unless the property has been repossessed by them.


Dated:    10-1        , 1990.


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Harley McLain
Mayor of Hatton, N. D.

ATTEST:

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Gayle Lider
City Auditor


First Reading: 10-1-90
Second Reading:  11-5-90
Final Passage: 12-3-90

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Voting For:   Bernie Johnson, John Naastad, Richard Gensrich, Lyle Haakenson, Byron Sorenson, Clarence Bye
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