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(A) (1) In addition to the penalty provided in § 95.99, if the sidewalk is not repaired within the required time, the City Manager may then cause it to be repaired and require the owner of the abutting property or person having charge of the abutting property to pay the cost of the repair. After the repairs are completed by the city or an agent of the city, the City Manager shall give notice by regular mail to the owner of the abutting property or person having charge of the abutting property. The notice shall be accompanied by a statement and an invoice of the amount of the cost incurred. The statement/invoice shall include, but not be limited to:
(a) All construction costs, including all costs of temporary repairs, barricading, and red- lighting in emergency cases.
(b) All permit fees.
(c) A charge for administrative costs of $25 or 10% of the construction costs, whichever is larger.
(2) In the event the same is not paid within 30 days after the mailing of the notice, then the cost of thereof shall be reported to the Office of the City Manager, which shall certify it to the County Auditor to be placed upon the tax duplicate and collected as taxes are collected.
(B) In case of emergency, the City Manager is authorized to have temporary repairs made, or to barricade and red-light the area, or otherwise provide for the public safety. The cost of all emergency repair and protection shall be charged against the abutting property and shall be collected as provided in division (A) of this section.
(‘91 Code § 96.36) (Ord. 2476, passed 6-16-83; Am. Ord. 09-3303, passed 8-6-09)