(A)   The responsibility for care, maintenance, and repairs of sidewalks located within the town is hereby deemed that of landowners abutting any sidewalk.
   (B)   Landowners whose land abuts any sidewalk shall keep the sidewalk in reasonably safe condition and shall maintain and repair the sidewalk at their own expense as and when needed within 60 days after being notified by the town that the sidewalk is in need of repair, unless the time to make repairs is extended by the town.
   (C)   In the event that repairs are not made within the prescribed time frame after notification by the town, it shall be the option of the town to procure the necessary repairs of the sidewalk and to collect from the owner the value of labor and service for making the necessary repairs.
   (D)   In the event the owner fails to pay for the necessary repairs, the Clerk-Treasurer shall mail a written statement and demand for payment to the owner, due and payable within five days of the date of the notice. In the event that the required amount is not paid within the time stipulated, the Clerk- Treasurer may cause such amount to be added to the penal sum requested under division (E), and it shall be awarded to the town as additional judgement against the defendant to be collected by the court of jurisdiction and paid over to the town in the same manner as penal judgement.
   (E)   In addition to the cost of repairs above mentioned in division (C), any person violating the provisions of this section may be fined in a sum not to exceed $2,500 together with the cost of the action, including reasonable attorney fees in the event that the town incurs liability as a result of the person not making the requested repair after notification.
(Ord. 5-16-06A, passed 6-20-06)