A RESOLUTION ADOPTING A UTILITY BILLING DELINQUENT FEE
WHEREAS, the City Council establishes the fees, rates, and charges for all city services, permits and applications by resolution, and most recently by the adoption of Resolution 2016-03 on January 25, 2016; and
WHEREAS, the City Council Staff wishes to adopt a delinquent fee consistent with HRMC 12.01.050(B), which states, “…All service charges are due on receipt of the bill and if not paid within 30 days of the original billing date, a later charge may be imposed in addition to the amount billed. The late charge is set by Council resolution.”
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Hood River City Council hereby establishes a $5.00 delinquent fee on utility bills not paid within 30 days of the original billing date, to be effective July 1, 2016.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the $5.00 utility billing delinquent fee will
be added to the FY 2016-17 Consolidated Schedule of Fees, Rates, and Charges.
Approved, adopted and effective this 11th day of April, 2016.
Paul Blackburn, Mayor
Jennifer Gray, City Recorder