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Any person, firm, corporation or civic group or organization may request special police services by letter to the Chief of Police. It shall be the duty of the Chief of Police to review the request.
(A) Charge: Subject to the concurrence of the Village Administrator, should the Chief determine that the requested services will disrupt the normal operation of the department or will result in additional expense to the Village, the applicant will be informed that a charge will be made by the Village for special services, including a five percent (5%) administration fee.
(B) Officers Assigned: If the applicant agrees to payment of the charge, the Chief shall assign one or more officers to said special duty not to exceed twenty (20) hours per week, per officer.
(C) Rate: The charge to the applicant, payable to the Village, shall be at the rate per hour per officer for each hour served on the special duty as is established by the Chief, with the concurrence of the Village Administrator.
If the special duty requested occurs on a Village approved holiday, then the cost shall be increased by one hour of additional pay for each hour of work performed.
(D) Service Area: All special events for which service is requested shall be within the Village limits.
(E) Denial Of Service: Notwithstanding any of the foregoing provisions, should the Chief of Police determine that the request for special police services is not appropriate or that the Police Department will not be able to provide an appropriate level of service where such request to be granted, he may deny such requests.
(F) Bills: All bills for special events shall be rendered immediately after the scheduled event or on a monthly basis, if the events are continuing. All bills issued pursuant to this section shall be paid no later than thirty (30) days after the date of billing. If payment of the full amount of the bill is not made within said period, then a penalty of ten percent (10%) of the amount of the bill, including any penalty thereon is to be paid. If payment is not made within forty five (45) days after the date of billing, then an additional penalty of fifteen dollars ($15.00) shall be added thereto.
(G) Nonpayment: Special event scheduling may be canceled for any person, firm, corporation, civic group, or organization, if a bill, including any penalties thereon, remains unpaid for an extended period of time. (Ord. 99-O-07, 4-12-1999)