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 SECTION REPEALED AND REPLACED.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 All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict with the provisions of this ordinance are hereby repealed.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