§ 37.03  WHEN PAYMENT DUE; DELINQUENT PAYMENTS.
   (A)   The tax herein imposed shall become due and payable by 5:00 p.m. on December 31, 2019, at the office of the City Clerk, 318 Garvey Avenue, Elsmere, Kentucky 41018, or at any otherwise authorized depository; and shall be delinquent after 5:00 p.m. on December 31, 2019 and, thereafter there shall be added a penalty of ten (10%) percent to the face amount plus interest at the rate of twelve (12%) percent per annum from the 1st day of January, 2020 until paid plus the cost of collection including court costs and attorney fees, which attorney fees shall not exceed twenty (20%) percent of the face amount.
   (B)   The taxes levied pursuant to the terms of this section shall be discounted by two (2%) percent of the face value if paid no later than close of city business hours on December 2, 2019 and such discount rate shall be accepted as payment in full.
   (C)   The tax bills generated by the city shall include:
      (1)   The taxes levied pursuant to § 37.02;
      (2)   The Elsmere Street Tax at the rate set forth in § 37.08.
   (D)   The City Clerk and Finance Officer/Treasurer are hereby designated as the officers whose duty it is to collect any ad valorem tax.
(Ord. 1439-1997, passed 9-23-97; Am. Ord. 1461-1999, passed 10-12-99; Am. Ord. 1473-2000, passed 10-10-00; Am. Ord. 1490-2001, passed 10-23-01; Am. Ord. 1504-2002, passed 10-8-02; Am. Ord. 1518- 2003, passed 9-23-03; Am. Ord. 1528-04, passed 10-12-04; Am. Ord. 1552-2005, passed 9-27-05; Am. Ord. 1563-2006, passed 11-14-06; Am. Ord. 1572-2007, passed 10-9-07; Am. Ord. 1576-2008, passed 2- 19-08; Am. Ord. 1585-2008, passed 10-14-08; Am. Ord. 1599-2009, passed 9-22-09; Am. Ord. 1611-2010, passed 9-28-10; Am. Ord. 1627-2011, passed 9-27-11; Am. Ord. 1639-2012, passed 9-25-12; Am. Ord. 1666-2013, passed 9-10-13; Am. Ord. 1683-2014, passed 9-9-14; Am. Ord. 1705-2015, passed 9-15-15; Am. Ord. 1741-2017, passed 9-12-17; Am. Ord. 1761-2018, passed 9-11-18; Am. Ord. 1777-2019, passed 9-10-19)