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SECTION 3: Section 10.48.030 of Chapter 10.48. is amended to read as follows: <br />Section 10.48.030 Notice of Nuisance. <br />The resolution shall: <br />A. . Notice of Nuisance. The Fire Marshal shall give written notice to the owner of <br />record to abate the nuisance within 30 days. The notice of nuisance shall state that the <br />property owner is required to abate the nuisance, shall state the nature of the nuisance to <br />be abated, what is required to abate it, and that if the nuisance is not abated the City may <br />take further action which may include: <br />(1) the City, or its contractor, may enter upon the parcel of land and remove or <br />otherwise eliminate or abate the hazard, (2) that upon completion of such work the <br />cost thereof, including Nuisance AbatementServices, can be billed to the property <br />owner or can become a special assessment against that parcel, and (3) that upon <br />City Council confirmation of the assessment and recordation of that order, a lien <br />may be attached to the parcel to be collected on the next regular property tax bill <br />levied against the parcel. <br />B. Notice of Abatement Proceedings. Whenever the Fire Marshal of a designee <br />determines that a nuisance exists and the owner of a property fails to properly abate the <br />nuisance, the Fire Marshal is ordered to take appropriate correction actions based upon <br />those findings. The Fire Marshal shall notify the owner of affected properties, as shown <br />on the latest equalized tax assessment roll, by mail of intention to abate the nuisance. <br />C. . Service of Notice. Notices shall be mailed by certified and regular first class mail <br />to the address of the property owner not less than 15 days prior to the date of the <br />proposed abatement. Failure of any owner, or any party concerned to receive a notice <br />shall not affect the validity of any proceeding taken, if the procedure for service of notice <br />has been followed. <br />D. Appeal. The property owner may appeal the decision of the Fire Marshal requiring <br />the abatement of the nuisance by sending a written appeal to the Fire Chief requesting a <br />hearing with the City Manager within ten (10) days of the notice. <br />Page 2 of 5 <br />