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A. Fees and charges for the collection and disposal of solid waste collection by the city will be fixed by resolution of the city council.
B. Solid waste collection charges shall be included in the regular city utility bill to customers who also have city water service. When the solid waste customer does not have city water service, a separate bill for solid waste service shall be mailed to the customer who owns or controls the premises serviced.
C. All charges for solid waste service included on utility bills, or if not a part of the city utility bill, shall be due and payable at the same time as other utility charges. If a bill for solid waste is not paid within thirty (30) days after billing date, a charge of ten percent (10%) as a penalty for said delinquency shall be made and added to the amount and become a part of said delinquent utility bill; and the city may discontinue all city utility service to the premises if the bill should remain delinquent on the forty fifth day after billing.
D. All solid waste service charges are the responsibility of the customer whose name appears on the utility billing for the service. If unpaid by the customer billed who controls the premises, they shall be secured at any time by filing for record in the office of the county recorder of any county, a certificate specifying the amount of such charges and the name and address of the customer liable therefor. From the time of recordation of the certificate, the amount required to be paid, together with interest and penalty, constitutes a lien upon all real property in the county owned by the customer or afterwards, and before the lien expires, acquired by him. The lien has the force, priority, and effect of and shall be regarded as a judgment lien, which may be extended, if unpaid, by the recording of a renewal certificate before the expiration of ten (10) years of the previously recorded certificate. (Ord. 1494A, 7-20-1993; Ord. 1615, 10-1-2002)