(a)   A violation of this chapter is a municipal civil infraction, and a person responsible for a civil infraction under this chapter shall pay a fine of not less than $175.00 nor more than $500.00 plus costs and actual reasonable attorney fees incurred by the City in enforcing this chapter. In addition, the court may order the defendant to pay the cost of repairing any damage to the environment, a road, street or public property damaged as a result of the violation.
   (b)   Officers, deputies, members, and/or agents of the City of Hart Police Department are authorized to enforce this chapter and to issue municipal civil infraction citations directing alleged violators of this chapter to appear in court.
   (c)   The City Treasurer shall deposit fines and costs collected under this chapter under the applicable provisions of the Revised Judicature Act, M.C.L.A. Sec. 600.8379, into a fund designated as the ORV Fund.
   (d)   The City Treasurer shall appropriate revenue in the ORV Fund as follows:
      (1)   Fifty percent to the City of Hart Department of Public Works and Streets for repairing damage to streets and the environment that may have been caused by ORVs, and for posting signs indicating ORV speed limits or indicating whether streets are open or closed to the operation of ORVs.
      (2)   Fifty percent to the City of Hart Police Department for ORV enforcement and training.
(Ord. 2020-01. Passed 3-11-20.)