(A)   Garbage rates.  There shall be charged and collected by the city from each resident user and commercial customer for garbage and trash pickup the following rates:
      (1)   Residential:  $11.85 per month; service to include once weekly pickup and weekly trash collection; and
      (2)   Commercial hand load service:  $23.70 per month; service to include once weekly pickup and extra trash collection service.
   (B)   Time and place of payment.  All customer accounts for garbage and trash pickup service shall be billed on a monthly basis.  Payments shall be due and payable within 15 days after the bill is mailed.  Payment shall be made at the City Hall, or by mail at 200 N. Bell, Willis, Texas 77378.  It shall be prima facie evidence that a billing has been received by a customer if the bill has been deposited in the U.S. mail, postage paid.
   (C)   Penalties for late payment.  There shall be added to each account for garbage and trash services which are not paid, as provided in division (A) above, a sum equal to 10% of the amount of the account, as a penalty for late payment more than 15 days past the due date.
   (D)   Discontinuance of service.  Garbage and trash service to any customer whose account is more than 20-days delinquent shall be cut off, and the charge for resumption of service will be $25.
   (E)   Effective date.  This section shall become effective after it has been published as required by law beginning April 1, 2013.
(Ord. 10-1221A, passed 12-21-2010; Ord. 13-0319, passed 3-19-2013)