Village of Lublin Ordinance No. 2020-1 Ordinance Establishing Fire Protection Charges It is hereby ordained by the Town Board of the Village of Lublin, Taylor County, Wisconsin as follows: Section 1. Authority: This ordinance is adopted pursuant to the authority granted town boards under s.60.55(2)(b), Wis. Stats. Which allows towns to recover the cost of fire calls made to property within the town.
Section 2. Liability for Fire Protection Costs: The Village of Lublin, Taylor County, Wisconsin, hereby imposes a charge for each fire call made within the limits of the Village of Lublin. Such fee shall not ex- ceed the actual cost to the Village for the fire call. Please refer to the attached listing of fire call charges. If the call is to real estate located within the village, the charges shall be imposed on all owners of the real estate to which the particular fire call is made. In the event that a fire call is not made to real estate located within the Village, but is instead made to a vehicle located on a public road within the Village, the charges provided for under this ordinance shall be imposed on all owners of such vehicle.
Section 3. Payment of Fire Call Fee: The fire call charges provided for in this ordinance shall be paid in full to the Clerk of the Village of Lublin no later than 60 days after the date of the particular fire call. The failure to pay the bill within 60 days will result in interest being charged at the rate of 1 1/2 percent per month from the date of the bill. Those bills for fire calls to real estate, including interest shall become a lien against the real estate and shall be placed on the tax roll as a delinquent special charge under s.66.0627,Wis Stat.
Section 4. Liability for Fire Calls from Fire Departments Other than Authorized Fire Departments: It is the policy of the Village of Lublin to contract with the following fire departments: Lublin Fire Department. Any property owner requesting fire protection directly from any fire department other than those listed above shall be responsible for the full costs billed to the Village resulting from the fire call. This section shall not apply to the costs of any other department responding at the request of an authorized department under a mutual aid agreement.
Section 5. Severability:
Should any section or provisions of this ordinance be declared invalid for any reason, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this ordinance.
Section 6. Effective Date:
This ordinance shall become effective upon adoption and publication or posting, as provided by law, pursuant to s.60.80, Wis. Stat.
Adopted this 6th date of January 2020.
/s/ Randy Madlon President, Randy Madlon /s/ Christine Nowak Trustee, Christine Nowak /s/ Richard Pulcher Trustee, Richard Pulcher Attest: /s/ Rita Niznik Village of Lublin Clerk, Rita Niznik (One ins. January 16)