Decatur City
Alabama

Resolution
17-240

Assess $300 against 1209 Clarkview St. SW for cost of abatement of nuisance

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Department:Community DevelopmentSponsors:
Category:Weed Abatements

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Res/Ord Body

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF DECATUR, ALABAMA

                                 RESOLUTION NO:  ___________________

WHEREAS, the Community Development Department for the City of Decatur, Alabama, has

given notice to Kristi Laree Lawson as the person or persons last assessed for ad valorem taxes

for the property described as: Clarks Spring Addition 4, Lot 52, more commonly known as 1209

Clarkview St. SW , Decatur, Alabama, for the property being in violation of Act 95-500 of the

Alabama Legislature by reason of overgrown grass and weed nuisance; and

WHEREAS, the Community Development Department for the City of Decatur, Alabama, was

unable to cause the owner of said property to abate the violation; and

WHEREAS, the Community Development Department for the City of Decatur, Alabama did,

after soliciting bids, cause the violation to be abated by a licensed contractor; and

WHEREAS, the costs for the abatement are as follows:

              Contractor Cost              $100.00

              Administrative Fee              $200.00

              Total Cost              $300.00

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Decatur, Alabama,

as follows:

Section 1. The above referenced property shall be assessed, for overgrown grass and weed

violations, in the amount of $300.00, and the amount shall constitute a special assessment

against the land and a lien against the property.

Section 2. The City Clerk shall cause a certified copy of this resolution to be recorded in the

Office of the Probate Judge of Morgan County, and shall forward a copy to the Morgan County

Revenue Commissioner so that the amount of the lien shall be added to the ad valorem tax bill

for the property.

ADOPTED this the ________ day of ______________, ______.

 

Background Information

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Meeting History

Sep 5, 2017 6:00 PM  City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:ADOPTED [4 TO 1]
MOVER:Charles Kirby, District 4
SECONDER:Paige Bibbee, District 3
AYES:Chuck Ard, Kristi Hill, Paige Bibbee, Charles Kirby
NAYS:Billy Jackson