Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 121252
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File Number: 121252 File Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
Version: 0 Reference: Control: Infrastructure and Land Use Committee
File Name: TENANTS TO RECEIVE WATER & SEWER SERVICE THRU BRIDGE ACCOUNT Introduced: 6/18/2012
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action:
Agenda Date: 7/3/2012 Agenda Item Number: 4A
Notes: Title: ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 32-92 OF THE CODE OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA TO ALLOW TENANTS TO RECEIVE WATER AND SEWER SERVICE THROUGH A BRIDGE ACCOUNT NOT TO EXCEED ONE YEAR WHERE MULTI-UNIT PROPERTY IS SERVED BY ONE METER AND PROPERTY OWNER’S ACCOUNT IS TERMINATED FOR NONPAYMENT; PROVIDING SEVERABILITY, INCLUSION IN THE CODE AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE
Indexes: AMENDING CODE
  BRIDGE
  WATER AND SEWER
Sponsors: Audrey M. Edmonson, Co-Prime Sponsor
  Jean Monestime, Co-Prime Sponsor
  Rebeca Sosa, Co-Sponsor
Sunset Provision: No Effective Date: Expiration Date:
Registered Lobbyist: None Listed


Legislative History

Acting Body Date Agenda Item Action Sent To Due Date Returned Pass/Fail

Board of County Commissioners 7/3/2012 Tentatively scheduled for a public hearing Infrastructure and Land Use Committee 9/12/2012

Board of County Commissioners 7/3/2012 4A Withdrawn
REPORT: Note: See Agenda Item 4A SUBSTITUTE, Legislative File No. 121369.

County Attorney 6/18/2012 Referred Infrastructure and Land Use Committee 9/12/2012

County Attorney 6/18/2012 Assigned Sarah E. Davis

Legislative Text


TITLE
ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 32-92 OF THE CODE OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA TO ALLOW TENANTS TO RECEIVE WATER AND SEWER SERVICE THROUGH A BRIDGE ACCOUNT NOT TO EXCEED ONE YEAR WHERE MULTI-UNIT PROPERTY IS SERVED BY ONE METER AND PROPERTY OWNER’S ACCOUNT IS TERMINATED FOR NONPAYMENT; PROVIDING SEVERABILITY, INCLUSION IN THE CODE AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE

BODY
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA:
Section 1. Section 32-92 of the Code of Miami-Dade County, Florida is hereby amended as follows:1
Sec. 32-92. Delinquent account notification service for rental property
(a) The Department shall establish procedures to notify property owners and/or managers of delinquent accounts.

(b) Subscribers to this service shall pay in advance an annual fee of three dollars ($3.00) per monthly account and two dollars ($2.00) per quarterly account.

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(c) Tenants who reside in multi-unit property served by one meter may establish a bridge account with the Department for water and sewer service for a period not to exceed >>one year<< where the property owner’s account is terminated for nonpayment. The Department shall establish procedures for the administration of bridge accounts with tenants that meet specified conditions.

Section 2. If any section, subsection, sentence, clause or provision of this ordinance is held invalid, the remainder of this ordinance shall not be affected by such invalidity.
Section 3. It is the intention of the Board of County Commissioners, and it is hereby ordained that the provisions of this ordinance, including any Sunset provision, shall become and be made a part of the Code of Miami-Dade County, Florida. The Sections of this ordinance may be renumbered or relettered to accomplish such intention and the word “ordinance may be changed to “section”, “article” or other appropriate word.
Section 4. This ordinance will not become effective until an implementing order setting forth the details of the bridge account program has been approved by the Board, unless vetoed by the Mayor, and if vetoed, shall become effective only upon an override by this Board.




1 Words stricken through and/or [[double bracketed]] shall be deleted, words underscored and/or >>double arrowed<< shall be added. Remaining provisions are now in effect and remain unchanged.



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