Ordinance 1630

ORDINANCE NO. 1630

 

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 7-907 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF GOODLAND AND AMENDING CHAPTER SEVEN, ARTICLE NINE OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF GOODLAND, KANSAS.  THIS ORDNANCE PERTAINS TO THE IMPOUNDMENT AND STORAGE FEES AND ESTABLISHING REGULATIONS THEREOF.

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF GOODLAND, KANSAS:

 

That the provisions of 7-907 of the Code of the City of Goodland, Kansas, are hereby amended to read as follows:

 

Impoundment and Storage Fees.

 

  • Impoundment Fee. Whenever the Goodland Police Department or code enforcement officer shall come into possession of a motor vehicle or other property and shall cause to the same to be removed to the Goodland Police Department Impoundment Lot, an impoundment fee in the amount of forty dollars ($40.00) shall be charged to the owner thereof. 
  • Storage Fee. In addition, a storage fee in the amount of fifteen ($15.00) per day shall be charged to the owner thereof for every day that the vehicle or other property remains in the impoundment lot after such owner has received his/ her notice as specified herein.  Monies collected as a result of the Impoundment Fee and Storage Fee shall be turned over to the City Clerk.  These monies shall be deposited into a specific account, and shall be used for Police equipment and training. 
  • Notice of Fees. Prior to the imposition of said storage fee, the Goodland Police Department or Code Enforcement Officer shall serve in person or by certified mail upon the registered owned and any lienholder listed on the title thereof a notice stating the City of Goodland will impose the storage and impound fees as set forth above.  No vehicle or other property shall be released from the impoundment lot until the towing fee, impoundment fee and storage fee have been paid to the City of Goodland.  A refusal to pick up the aforementioned notice shall constitute notice. 

 

WHEREAS: Section 7-907 of the code of the City of Goodland is hereby amended.

 

EFFECTIVE DATE:  This ordinance shall take effect and be in full force and effect after publication in the official city newspaper.

 

PASSED AND APPROVED the 19h day of March, 2012, by the Governing Body of the City of Goodland, Kansas.

 

 

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                                                                                    John Garcia, Mayor

ATTEST:

 

 

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Mary P. Volk, City Clerk