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A. Failure To Pay; City Actions: Upon failure of any customer to pay any part of a utility bill submitted by the city for any utility services pursuant to section 9-1-1 of this chapter by the fifteenth day following the date of the bill to the customer, the following actions and penalties may result:
1. The authorized agents of the city may disconnect or discontinue any or all utility services to the customer after providing written notice to the customer of the intent of the city to disconnect or discontinue any or all of the utility services; and
2. The authorized agents of the city may discontinue to furnish water to any customer refusing or neglecting to pay all or any part of a utility bill submitted after mailing providing written notice to the customer of the intent of the city to disconnect the water service; and
3. A fee for reconnection of utility service where the service has been turned off or a meter has been disconnected by the city for any reason shall be set by the council by motion or resolution.
B. Payment Of Charges Prior To Reconnection: If any utility service is discontinued or disconnected pursuant to this section, the city, or its agents, shall not reconnect or reestablish the service until the full amount of any outstanding utility service bill is paid, plus any penalty, plus any applicable charges or expenses in reconnecting or reestablishing the service. (1985 Code § 17-102)