§ 96.11  FAILURE TO APPEAR; NOTICE.
   (A)   Upon failure of the person receiving a notice of a violation of a village ordinance, other than a village motor vehicle code violation, to appear at the time and date designated for a hearing, or, in the case of a violation of the village motor vehicle code, the registered owner, operator, or lessee of the cited vehicle to pay the fine in full as stated on said notice, the ordinance enforcement administrator shall send or cause to be sent notices by first class mail, postage prepaid to the person who received the notice of an ordinance violation; or, in the case of the violation of the village motor vehicle code, the registered owner or operator of the cited vehicle at the address as is recorded with the Secretary of State, and shall be sent to the lessee of the cited vehicle at the address last known to the lessor of the cited vehicle at the time of the lease.  Service of notices sent in accordance herewith shall be complete as of the date of deposit in the United States mail.
   (B)   The notices sent in accordance herewith shall be in the following sequence and contain, but not be limited to, the following information:
      (1)   Upon the failure of the person receiving notice of an ordinance violation or, in the case of a notice of a violation of the village motor vehicle code, the registered owner, operator, or lessee of the cited vehicle to pay the fine in full as stated on said notice, a notice shall be sent, as above set forth, and shall contain, but not be limited to, the following information:
         (a)   Date and location of violation cited in the violation notice.
         (b)   Particular ordinance violated.
         (c)   Vehicle make and state registration number (if applicable).
         (d)   Fine and any penalty that may be assessed for late payment.
         (e)   A section entitled “notice of hearing” which shall clearly set forth that the person receiving a notice of ordinance violation, in the case of a violation of the village motor vehicles and traffic code, title 6 of this code, or the registered owner, operator, or lessee may appear at an administrative hearing to contest the validity of the violation notice on the date and at the time and place as specified in the notice of hearing.
         (f)   1.   Date, time, and place of the administrative hearing at which the alleged violation may be contested on its merits.
            2.   Statement that failure to either pay the fine and any applicable penalty or failure to appear at the hearing on its merits on the date and at the time and place specified will result in a final determination of liability for the “cited” violation in the amount of the fine and penalty indicated.
         (g)   Statement that upon the occurrence of a final determination of liability for the failure, and the exhaustion of, or the failure to exhaust, available administrative or judicial procedures for review, any unpaid fine or penalty will constitute a debt due and owing the village.
(Ord. 11-10, passed 11-21-2011)