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(A) An Abandoned Vehicle Fund is hereby established as required under I.C. 9-22-1-30.
(B) The costs of removal and storage of an abandoned vehicle or parts not claimed by the person who owns or holds a lien on a vehicle shall be paid from the Abandoned Vehicle Fund. The charge payable by the person who owns or holds a lien on a vehicle for towing, storing, or removing an abandoned vehicle or parts may not exceed the limits established by ordinance of the town.
(C) The proceeds from the sale of abandoned vehicles or parts, including the charges for bills for sale, and money received from persons who own or hold liens on vehicles for the cost of removal or storage of vehicles, shall be deposited with the Town Clerk-Treasurer and placed by him or her in the Abandoned Vehicle Fund.
(1) The costs incurred by any authorized towing agency in administering this chapter shall be paid from the Abandoned Vehicle Fund.
(2) The Town Council shall annually appropriate sufficient money to the Fund to carry out this chapter. Money remaining in the Fund at the end of a year remains in the Fund and does not revert to the General Fund.
(Ord. 2000-08, passed 8-7-00)