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Ordinance Amendment - Stormwater Assessment Fee


ORDINANCE NO. 2017-12



AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BILLING CYCLE, FLAT ASSESSMENT FEE AND PARCEL CONSIDERATIONS OF ORDINANCE NO. 2013-03, AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE STORMWATER ASSESSMENT FEE IN ACCORDANCE WITH WOLCOTT TOWN ORDINANCE NO. 2010-02, AN ORDINANCE TO ESTABLISH THE FEE TO PROVIDE REVENUE TO THE STORMWATER FUND




WHEREAS, Indiana Code Section 8-1.5-5, et seq., allows municipalities to establish funding thereto, and that the Town of Wolcott has not previously established funding for storm water management, and to establish a means of providing revenue to said fund;



WHEREAS, it is prudent of the Town of Wolcott establish a fund regarding same to effective resolve storm water collection and disposal and to update techniques and equipment as needed; including but not limited to, repair and replace storm and drainage tiles and pursue other endeavors related to the elimination of storm water from streets and properties;



WHEREAS, it is the responsibility of the Town Council to review and establish the flat monthly fee to provide revenue for Storm Water Management on an annual basis or as often as necessary in accordance with the need to establish and maintain a Storm Water Fund.




NOW, THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF WOLCOTT, WHITE COUNTY, INDIANA




(A) The flat, monthly per property parcel fee, for 2013 and thereafter until necessary to amend said rate. In accordance with I.C. Section 8-1.5-5-7, The Town Council of the Town of Wolcott establishes a Flat Monthly Fee of $2.00 for the year 2013 and each year thereafter, to provide revenue for the Storm Water Fund. As amended, said fee shall exclude farm ground parcels; be collected September 1, 2017 and monthly thereafter; and no fees shall be billed retroactively for any time prior to August 15, 2017.


(B) If any section, clause, provision or portion of this Ordinance shall be held to be invalid or unconstitutional by any Court of competent jurisdiction, such decision shall not affect any other section, clause, provision or portion of this Ordinance.






DULY ORDAINED and ADOPTED this _____ day of __________, 2017, by the Town Council of the Town of Wolcott, County of White, Indiana, having been passed by a vote of _ in favor and ____opposed.




TOWN COUNCIL

of the TOWN of WOLCOTT, INDIANA


Yea Nay



Michael A. Yelton, President Michael A. Yelton, President




Fred A. Young, Vice President Fred A. Young, Vice President



Tina M. Orns, Member Tina M. Orns, Member




Michael J. Johnson, Member Michael J. Johnson, Member




Stephen Schemerhorn, Member Stephen Schemerhorn, Member



Attest:



Tammy L. Seward

Clerk-Treasurer


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