[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Schwenksville as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 10-10-1996 by Ord. No. 278]
Pursuant to Act No. 1 of 1996, Section 3, 53 P.S. § 7106(a), et seq., Schwenksville Borough shall be entitled to assess reasonable attorney fees at the regular rate which the Solicitor charges the Borough with respect to the collection of any delinquent account or municipal claim owed to the Borough of Schwenksville.
At least 30 days prior to assessing or imposing attorney fees in connection with the collection of a delinquent account or municipal claim, Schwenksville Borough shall, by United States certified mail, return receipt requested, postage prepaid, mail to the owner the notice required by this section.
If within 30 days of mailing the notice in accordance with § 67-2A, the certified mail is refused or unclaimed or the return receipt is not received, then at least 10 days prior to assessing or imposing attorney fees in connection with the collection of a delinquent account or municipal claim, the Borough shall, by United States first class mail, mail to the owner the notice required by this section.
The notice required by this section shall be mailed to the owner's last known post office address by virtue of the knowledge and information possessed by the Borough and by the county office responsible for assessments and revisions of taxes. It shall be the duty of the Borough to determine the owner's last post office address known to said collector and county assessment office.
The notice to the owner shall include the following:
The manner in which the imposition or assessment of attorney fees may be avoided by payment of the delinquent account.