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City of Kaukauna

Ordinance 1794 – Snow Removal

ORDINANCE NO. 1794

ORDINANCE AMENDING MINIMUM CHARGE FOR SNOW REMOVAL

The Common Council of the City of Kaukauna, Wisconsin, do ordain that Section 8.13 of the Kaukauna Municipal Code is hereby repealed and recreated to read as follows:

8.13 SNOW AND ICE REMOVAL.

(1)  All owners or occupants of real property shall remove or cause to be removed within 48 hours after a snowstorm in the City, all snow and ice accumulated on the sidewalks and wheelchair/crosswalk ramps contiguous to the premises they own or occupy.  If the owner or occupant fails to comply with this section, the City, under the direction of the Street Superintendent, shall cause the snow or ice to be removed and the cost and expense thereof assessed as a special tax under Section 66.0627 Wisconsin Statutes, upon the lot contiguous to the sidewalk cleared.  The cost for snow removal shall be $1.50/lineal foot of sidewalk frontage with a minimum charge of $150, and a charge of $150 per hour for additional work required to facilitate clearing of sidewalk(s) and wheelchair/crosswalk ramps.  Any owner or occupant who does not comply with this section shall, in addition to any tax levied, be subject to forfeiture under Section 25.04 of this Municipal Code.

This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after January 1, 2020.

APPROVED: _________________________

Anthony J. Penterman, Mayor

ATTEST:  ___________________________

Sally Kenney, Clerk-Treasurer