[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Randolph 4-18-1995 ATM by Art. 8, approved 10-27-1995. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Water Commissioners — See Ch. 68.
A lien fee in accordance with the Fee Schedule shall be added to those accounts certified by the Assessors as unpaid water charges which are added to real estate taxes under the provisions of MGL c. 40, § 42C.
[Added 4-16-1996 ATM by Art. 14, approved 7-29-1996]
The Town shall accrue interest at the rate of twelve percent (12%) per annum on any water rate and/or sewer use charge which shall remain unpaid more than thirty (30) (calendar) days from the billing date.
This article is intended to preserve, maintain and increase the water supply of the Tri-Town Water System.
Whenever a declaration of a state of water supply emergency or resulting order is legally declared and imposed on the Town of Randolph by an appropriate state or federal agency, or a water conservation emergency is declared by the Tri-Town Board of Water Commissioners (The Braintree Water and Sewer Commissioners, Holbrook Board of Selectmen/Board of Public Works, Town of Randolph Town Council), said Tri-Town Board of Water Commissioners is authorized to promulgate such reasonable rules and regulations as are necessary to implement said declaration or order of water conservation emergency.
Any person who is found, after a hearing before the Braintree Water and Sewer Commissioners, Holbrook Board of Selectmen/Board of Public Works or Town of Randolph Town Council or designee, respectively, to have violated any of said rules and regulations as promulgated by the Commissioners attendant to a declaration of a state of water supply emergency or resulting order or water conservation emergency shall, for each offense, be punished by a civil penalty in accordance with the Fine Schedule. Each day such violation continues shall constitute a separate offense.
The Braintree Water and Sewer Commissioners, Holbrook Board of Selectmen/Board of Public Works and Town of Randolph Town Council shall be the exclusive administrator for processing receipted violations of water usage restriction orders.
There shall be one (1) warning issued and recorded on an approved appropriate department administrative form. Said warning shall be sent by certified mail to the site of the violation. Subsequent violations recorded shall be punished by a fine in accordance with the Fine Schedule. Subsequent violations shall be recorded on an approved department administrative form which stipulates that a violation has been found and a civil penalty has been applied with mandatory payment of said civil penalty to be receipted by the appropriate department.