Ordinance 476

ORDINANCE NO. 476

 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF 

ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF LA PORTE CITY, IOWA,

OF SECTION 11, CHAPTER 50,

INSTALLMENT PAYMENT OF COST ABATEMENT

                                          

            BE IT ENACTED by the City Council of the City of La Porte City, Iowa: 

SECTION 1.   SECTION REPEALED AND REPLACED.  The Code of Ordinances of the City of La Porte City, Iowa, is hereby amended by deleting the existing Section 11, Chapter 50, and adopting the following new Section 11, Chapter 50 in lieu thereof:

50.11    INSTALLMENT PAYMENT OF COST OF ABATEMENT.  If the amount expended to abate the nuisance or condition exceeds five hundred dollars ($500.00), the City may permit the assessment to be paid in up to ten (10) annual installments, to be paid in the same manner and with the same interest rates provided for assessments against benefited property under State law.

 SECTION 2.  REPEALER.  All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict with the provisions of this ordinance are hereby repealed. 

             SECTION 3.  SEVERABILITY CLAUSE.             If any section, provision or part of this ordinance shall be adjudged invalid or unconstitutional, such adjudication shall not affect the validity of the ordinance as a whole, or any section, provision or part thereof not adjudged invalid or unconstitutional. 

             SECTION 4. WHEN EFFECTIVE.  This ordinance shall be in effect from and after its final passage, approval and publication as provided by law. 

             PASSED BY THE CITY COUNCIL the 23rd day of July, 2013, and APPROVED this       23rd day of July, 2013. 

Kathy Norris, Mayor Pro Tem

ATTEST:  Jane Whittlesey, City Clerk

First Reading passed – 7/8/2013

Second Reading  passed –  7/23/2013

Third Reading, waived, adopted – 7/23/2013

 

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