652.10   ABATEMENT.
   (a)   The City may commence an equitable action for the abatement of such public nuisance as provided by law and court rule.
   (b)   The City may, under its police power and in the interest of the public health, safety and welfare and after the expiration of the period specified in the notice required hereunder, abate such nuisance without further notice or proceedings and charge the entire cost of labor, materials and actual attorney fees, if any, expended therefor to the owner or owners, which costs plus interest at the highest lawful rate shall constitute a special assessment and priority lien on the subject premises.
   (c)   The City Manager may enter into an agreement with the owner or owners of the premises upon which such public nuisance exists to abate the same, which agreement shall be in writing, shall be signed by each and every owner and by the City of Reed City through its City Manager. Each signature shall be witnessed and all signatures shall be affixed to such agreement before a Notary Public. Further, such agreement shall recite that the City shall provide the labor and materials to abate the nuisance as the City in its sole and exclusive discretion shall determine, that the owner or owners shall reimburse the City in full for the costs of all labor and materials so used and actual attorney fees, if any, within a time specified in such agreement and that failure of the owner or owners of such premises to make the specified payment or payments at the time and in the manner therein specified shall result in such charges plus costs, interest, collection and actual attorney fees, if any, being levied as a special assessment and priority lien against the subject premises and any other premises owned by such owners within the City of Reed City, Michigan.
(Ord. 108B.  Passed 11-7-77.)