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Legislation #: 200264 Introduction Date: 4/2/2020
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS HALL, ELLINGTON, O'NEILL, FOWLER, PARKS-SHAW, BOUGH, LUCAS, SHIELDS AND MCMANUS
Title: Suspending the imposition of the late payment penalty for amounts remaining unpaid after the delinquent date for water and sanitary sewer services and the stormwater fee as required by Section 78-14 of the City’s Code of Ordinances for residential bills dated April and May, 2020.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
4/2/2020 Filed by the Clerk's office
4/2/2020 Councilmember Hall (Second by Fowler) Move To Consider
4/2/2020 Councilmember Hall (Second by Fowler) Move to Advance
4/2/2020 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 200264

 

Suspending the imposition of the late payment penalty for amounts remaining unpaid after the delinquent date for water and sanitary sewer services and the stormwater fee as required by Section 78-14 of the City’s Code of Ordinances for residential bills dated April and May, 2020.

 

WHEREAS on March 12, 2020, the Mayor issued a Proclamation of a State of Emergency (“State of Emergency”) to allow Kansas City to take measures to reduce the possibility of exposure to COVID-19 and promote the health and safety of Kansas City residents; and

 

WHEREAS the economic means of our citizens are compromised by the conditions underlying the State of Emergency; and

 

WHEREAS a suspension of late payment charges which would otherwise be applied to delinquent bills in April and May will help citizens face some of the challenges arising from COVID-19; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1. That imposition of the late payment penalty for amounts remaining unpaid after the delinquent date for water and sanitary sewer services and the stormwater fee as required by Section 78-14 of the City’s Code of Ordinances shall be suspended for residential bills dated April and May, 2020.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

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Charlotte Ferns

Assistant City Attorney