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(A) Notice. The Chief may, instead of, or in addition to, following the procedure set forth in § 98.04, cause a notice to be mailed.
(B) Mailed notice. If notice is to be mailed, the Chief shall mail a copy of the notice in the form provided above except that such copy shall, in addition, include an address, assessor' s parcel number, or other description of the property according to that set forth on the county assessment roll, to the last assessee of the property at the address given on the said roll. The Chief shall also post such notice, including the description, in some conspicuous place in City Hall. The notice shall be mailed by regular 1st class mail at least 10 days before the City Council meets to hear the report of the Chief regarding the alleged fire hazard. It shall be the responsibility of the owner of record in the current assessment roll to notify any new owner or possessor of the property of the notice that was received and forward the notice to the new owner or possessor of the property. it shall also be the responsibility of the current owner of record to notify the Fire Department of this change in ownership on the form provided.
(C) Hearing. At the time and place stated in the notices, the City Council shall meet to hear the report of the Chief and any objections thereto. The Chief or his designated representative shall attend, inform the Council as to the alleged fire hazard, and supply the description of the lot upon which it exists, the name and address of the last known assessee thereof, and state what he has done in order to give notice of the hearing according to the provisions of this Code. The Council may continue the hearing from time to time as it sees fit.
(D) Clean-up order. If, after a hearing, the City Council finds that a fire hazard exists upon a lot, the Council may direct the Chief to abate the fire hazard. The Council shall maintain a record of its proceedings at such hearing and retain therewith the report of the Chief and a description of such lot or land and, where available, the name and address of its last know assessee.
(E) Abatement. If the City Council directs the Chief to abate a fire hazard, he shall proceed to abate such fire hazard unless it has been abated, completely, before his agents arrive to begin such abatement. The Fire Chief may expend department funds for such abatement and may contract with a person or persons for the performance of the work of such abatement.
('81 Code § 15.18.060)