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File #: R-2020-208    Version: 1 Name: Nuisance Abatement Assessment Final FY 2021
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/19/2020 In control: Special City Commission Meeting
On agenda: 9/14/2020 Final action: 9/14/2020
Title: A Resolution Of The City Commission Of the City of Hollywood, Florida, Relating To The Levying And Collecting Of A Non-Ad Valorem Assessment For The Costs Of Abating Nuisances Occurring On Real Property In The City That Are Prohibited Under The City's Code Of Ordinances; Imposing Nuisance Abatement Assessments For The Fiscal Year Beginning October 1, 2020 Against The Effected Properties Where The City Had Work Performed To Remedy The Nuisances; Approving The Assessment Amounts; Approving The Assessment Roll.
Attachments: 1. 01 Reso Nuisance Abate Assmt Final FY 2021, 2. 02 Appendix A NAA Affidavit Notice Mailed FY 2021, 3. 03 Appendix B NAA Advertisement FY 2021, 4. 04 Appendix C NAA Tax Roll Final FY 2021, 5. 05 Appendix D NAA Cert Assessment Roll FY 2021
Title
A Resolution Of The City Commission Of the City of Hollywood, Florida, Relating To The Levying And Collecting Of A Non-Ad Valorem Assessment For The Costs Of Abating Nuisances Occurring On Real Property In The City That Are Prohibited Under The City's Code Of Ordinances; Imposing Nuisance Abatement Assessments For The Fiscal Year Beginning October 1, 2020 Against The Effected Properties Where The City Had Work Performed To Remedy The Nuisances; Approving The Assessment Amounts; Approving The Assessment Roll.


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Staff Recommends: Approval of the attached Resolution.


Explanation:
The City Commission adopted Ordinance No. O-2013-06 authorizing the imposition of nuisance abatement non-ad valorem special assessments to recover the cost of remedial work performed by the City related to abandoned real or personal property, overgrown grass and debris removal, swimming pools posing public safety hazards, unsafe structures, and other related activities.

The imposition of nuisance abatement non-ad valorem assessments to be collected on the annual property tax bill each fiscal year is a fair and equitable method for the City to recover its costs and collect the amounts due where these amounts remain unpaid after billing the respective property owners. The City Commission desires to impose nuisance abatement non-ad valorem assessments on properties within the City using the procedures provided by the Ordinance, including the tax bill collection method, for the Fiscal Year beginning on October 1, 2020.

The City Commission initiated the imposition process by adopting Resolution No. R-2020-163 which referenced the City's authority to impose nuisance abatement assessments and to utilize the uniform method for the levy, collection and enforcement of these assessments for the City's fiscal year beginning October 1, 2020. The resolution also directed the preparation of an Assessment Roll, and authorized...

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