4-1-15: ABATEMENT BY CITY:
   A.   Costs: Whenever the City has paid for the abatement of the nuisance or has used its own employees and equipment for the abatement of a nuisance as set forth in this Chapter, the actual costs thereof, plus interest at the rate of six percent (6%) per annum from the date of completion of the work, shall be charged to the owner of such property, who shall be personally liable for such charges.
   B.   Notice Of Costs; Lien: The owner of the property shall be given thirty (30) days' written notice to make such payment, and if not paid, such charges shall be a lien against such property in the same manner as mechanics and materialmen's liens provided for by Idaho law.
   C.   Remedies: An authorized representative of the City may or shall, at his option, either:
      1.   Cause such lien to be recorded in the County Clerk/Treasurer's office in the manner provided by law for mechanic's and materialmen's liens; or
      2.   Certify such charges to the proper City officer for collection in the manner provided by law for the collection of taxes and assessments; or
      3.   File a civil suit in the name of the City against said debtor to collect said charges. (Ord. 95-04, 5-30-1995; amd. 2000 Code)