678.03  REMOVAL OF WEEDS AND LITTER; ASSESSMENT OF COSTS.
   (a)   If the owner, lessee, agent or tenant having charge of the land regulated in Section 678.02 fails to comply with the notice required by such section, Council shall cause such noxious weeds to be cut and destroyed or such litter removed and may employ the necessary labor to perform the required tasks. All expenses shall, when approved by Council, be paid out of any money in the City Treasury not otherwise appropriated.
   (b)   Council shall make a written return to the County Auditor of its action under Section 678.02, with a statement of the charges for its services, the amount paid for performing such labor, the fees of the officers who made the service of the notice and return, and a proper description of the premises. Such amounts, when allowed, shall be entered upon the tax duplicate, shall be a lien upon such lands from the date of the entry and shall be collected as other taxes and returned to the City with the General Fund.
(Ord. 80-34. Passed 4-21-80.)