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File #: 56691    Version: 1 Name: Corporate officers must satisfy their obligations to be eligible for licensure
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/10/2019 In control: Attorney's Office/Approval Group
On agenda: 8/6/2019 Final action: 8/6/2019
Enactment date: 8/17/2019 Enactment #: ORD-19-00059
Title: Amending Section 9.01(2) of the Madison General Ordinances to clarify that corporate officers must satisfy their obligations to the city to be eligible for licensure.
Sponsors: Michael E. Verveer
Fiscal Note
No fiscal impact.
Title
Amending Section 9.01(2) of the Madison General Ordinances to clarify that corporate officers must satisfy their obligations to the city to be eligible for licensure.
Body
DRAFTER'S ANALYSIS: The amendment would clarify that corporate officers must satisfy (or enter into a payment plan) all pre-existing obligations to the City in order to be eligible to obtain any licenses from the City. Currently, the ordinance states that applicants must satisfy such outstanding obligations and in the case of a corporation, such a requirement would only apply to that legal entity and not to the corporate officers.

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The Common Council of the City of Madison do hereby ordain as follows:

The introductory paragraph of Subsection (2) of Section 9.01 entitled “Duty of Clerk With Regard to Licenses; Payment of Taxes, Claims, Forfeitures, Judgments, Etc., Appeal” of the Madison General Ordinances is amended to read as follows:

“(2) The payment of all personal property taxes, special assessments, and room taxes imposed pursuant to Section 4.21 of these ordinances, all forfeitures or judgments resulting from conviction for violation of any Madison General Ordinance except moving traffic violations, and all other judgments due and owing from any applicant, including any officer of a corporate applicant, to the City of Madison at the time of the application for any license or permit provided for in these Ordinances, and any of the same relating to the property or business previously licensed if the new license is granted consequent or conditionally upon the sale or transfer of the business or stock in trade or furnishings or equipment of the premises or of the ownership or control of a corporation is a condition precedent to the granting of such license or permit. If the personal property tax bill has not been issued, the Treasurer shall require advance payment ...

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