885.40   AUTHORIZATION FOR COLLECTION AGENCY AND RECOVERY OF COLLECTION EXPENSES.
   (a)   To the extent allowed by law, the City Manager is hereby authorized and empowered to execute a contract with a competent municipal collection agency for the administration and collection of taxes provided for in this chapter.  All taxes imposed by this chapter shall be collectible by a collection agency as other debts of like amount are recoverable, together with any interest and penalties, as well as any collection agency fees and expenses incurred by the municipality.
   (b)   To the extent allowed by law, all taxes imposed by this chapter shall be collectible by civil suit as other debts of like amount are recoverable, together with any interest and penalties, collection expenses and reasonable attorney’s fees incurred by the Municipality with regard to that collection or litigation.
(Ord. 19-15.  Passed 11-16-15.)