City of Ozark, MO
Christian County
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[Ord. No. 12-044 §2, 11-19-2012]
The following Sections shall be known and may be cited as the PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) Act.
[Ord. No. 12-044 §2, 11-19-2012]
Words and phrase defined in Section 67.2800.2, RSMo., as amended, shall have their defined meanings when used herein. As used in these Sections, the following words or terms shall have the following meaning:
MISSOURI CLEAN ENERGY DISTRICT OR DISTRICT
The Mid-Missouri Clean Energy Development Board doing business as the Missouri Clean Energy District.
PACE ASSESSMENT
A special assessment made against qualifying property in consideration of PACE funding.
PACE FUNDING
Funds provided to the owner(s) of qualified property by the District for an energy efficiency improvement.
QUALIFYING PROPERTY
Real property or fixtures thereto located within the City of Ozark, Missouri.
[Ord. No. 12-044 §2, 11-19-2012]
A. 
The Missouri Clean Energy District shall administer the functions of the PACE program within the City by:
1. 
Providing property owners with an application in order to apply for PACE funds;
2. 
Developing standards for the approval of projects submitted by property owners;
3. 
Reviewing applications and select qualified projects;
4. 
Entering into assessment contracts with property owners;
5. 
Providing a copy of each executed notice of assessment to the County Assessor and causing a copy of each such notice of assessment to be recorded in the real estate records of the Recorder of Deeds for Christian County, Missouri;
6. 
Authorizing and disbursing the PACE funds to the property owners;
7. 
Receiving the PACE assessment from the County Collector; and
8. 
Recording any lien, if needed, due to non-payment of a PACE assessment.
[Ord. No. 12-044 §2, 11-19-2012]
Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, elected officials and appointed officers of the City of Ozark, the District and Christian County, including, without limitation, tax assessors and tax collectors, shall not be personally liable to any person for claims, of whatever kind or nature, under or related to the City's PACE program, including, without limitations, claims for or related uncollected PACE assessments. The City has no liability to a property owner for or related to energy savings improvements funded under a PACE program. The District shall for all purposes be considered an independent entity and shall not be considered a subdivision of the City of Ozark.