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(A) The Board of Public Works and Safety is authorized and empowered to provide for collection and disposal of all refuse which accumulates from time to time on or about the premises of all residences in the city, and to provide for the collection of refuse of the various units of government operating in the city. The Board may acquire equipment, vehicles and containers, and employ the personnel necessary and required to accomplish the collection and disposal of refuse. The Board may also, pursuant to the powers vested in it by the laws of the state, contract for the collection and disposal of household refuse.
(B) The Board is authorized to fix the hours or days of the week for the collections, and from time to time to adopt any regulations, not inconsistent with the provisions of this chapter, required for the collection and disposal of household refuse.
(C) The Board is hereby authorized to enter into agreements and shall have any other authority as is necessary to effectuate the purposes of this chapter.
(D) The Board is hereby authorized to make any reasonable rules and regulations, and to revise and amend them from time to time as the Board may deem advisable, to effectuate the purposes of this chapter.
(E) To facilitate the collection of the fee imposed by this chapter, the Board, in its discretion, may show the amount of the residential refuse collection fee upon statements rendered by the City Utilities Department. The Board may, in its discretion, place any additional information of each statement which it deems useful in charging and collecting the fees imposed by this chapter. The failure or omission to render any statement or bill shall not in any manner relieve the owner of the residential unit, building or structure of the obligation to pay any fee under this chapter.
(Ord. 24-2008, passed 11-12-08)