Introduced by Representatives Bostic of St. Johnsbury and Clark of St. Johnsbury
Subject: Municipal government; water and sewer services; disconnection
Statement of purpose: This bill proposes to eliminate the limits for certain fees charged for overdue accounts and reconnection of water and sewer services.
AN ACT RELATING TO MUNICIPAL FEES FOR WATER AND SEWER SERVICES
It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:
Sec. 1. 24 V.S.A. § 5151 is amended to read:
§ 5151. SPECIAL CHARGES
(a) A municipality providing water and sewer services may charge fees for collection of overdue accounts and reconnection of service disconnected because of nonpayment.
charged shall not exceed the following schedule: Collection
Trips - $25.00 maximum, regardless of number Reconnection: Normal Hours - $25.00 Overtime - $37.50 (c) Interest
on delinquent accounts may be assessed if voted by the municipality according to
32 V.S.A. § 5136.
The Vermont General Assembly
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