(A)   Maintenance of the cemetery does not include perpetual care or repairs to a headstone, tombstone, monument or other indicator to individually identify a deceased (hereinafter referred to as grave markers).
   (B)   The grave marker is the private property of the individual who purchased it and subsequent heirs and shall be maintained by the owner and/or subsequent heirs.
      (1)   It is the responsibility of the owner and/or subsequent heirs of the grave marker to make repairs to a grave marker after notice by the city, in writing, sent by ordinary mail.
      (2)   If the city is unable to locate the owner and/or subsequent heirs of a grave marker which is in need of repair, the city’s cemetery operator or designated representative may authorize reasonable repairs to be paid for by the city.
         (a)   The city is not obligated to repair a grave marker to its approximate state when original.
         (b)   The city has the right to remove a grave marker that is in disrepair.
         (c)   The city is not obligated to replace a grave marker with the like or same.
(1999 Code, § 116.06)