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ORDINANCE NO.

ORDINANCE NO. 4727
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 8-0825 OF THE GRAND FORKS CITY CODE RELATING TO IMPOUNDING OF CERTAIN VEHICLES; REMOVAL AND STORAGE FEES
BE IT HEREBY ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND FORKS, NORTH DAKOTA, PURSUANT TO THE HOME RULE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF GRAND FORKS, NORTH DAKOTA, THAT:
SECTION I. AMENDING CLAUSE
Section 8-0825 of the Grand Forks City Code relating to impounding of certain vehicles; removal and storage fees is hereby amended to provide as follows:
8-0825. - Impounding of certain vehicles; removal and storage fees.
Any vehicle left standing upon any of the streets, alleys, highways, public ways or public property of the city in violation of section 8-0801, 8-0802, 8-0803, 8-0804, 8-0805, 8-0806, 8-0811, 8-0812, 8-0814, 8-0817, 8-0818, 8-0819 or 8-0820 is hereby declared to constitute a public nuisance and the same may forthwith be abated by any police officer, street department employee, or community service officer of the City of Grand Forks in the following manner: any such officer or street department employee may cause any such parked vehicle to be forthwith removed from the streets to a city pound area or city parking lot or to a different street location in the general area where originally parked or such other place as may be designated by the chief of police or superintendent of streets and shall permit the same to be returned to the owner only upon the owner's payment of removal costs and a storage fee of seven dollars and fifty cents ($7.50) per day for the first seven (7) days and five dollars ($5.00) per day thereafter, in addition to any fines or penalties hereinafter provided, including bond on any outstanding parking tickets or parking warrants issued by the city.
SECTION II. EFFECTIVE DATE
This ordinance shall be in full force and effect after passage and approval as provided by law.
Michael R. Brown, Mayor
ATTEST:
Maureen Storstad, Director
Finance & Administrative Services
Introduction and first reading: 07/15/2018
Public Hearing: 08/05/2019
Second Reading and Final Passage: 08/05/2019
Approved: 08/05/2019
Published: 08/10/2019
(August 10, 2019)