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File #: 72641    Version: 1 Name: Authorizing Madison Water Utility's General Manager to certify municipal services bills, assessments, and charges to the 2022 tax rolls of other governmental units for delinquent accounts in those jurisdictions.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/13/2022 In control: Water Utility
On agenda: 9/6/2022 Final action: 9/6/2022
Enactment date: 9/7/2022 Enactment #: RES-22-00616
Title: Authorizing Madison Water Utility's General Manager to certify municipal services bills, assessments, and charges to the 2022 tax rolls of other governmental units for delinquent accounts in those jurisdictions.
Sponsors: Satya V. Rhodes-Conway, Nasra Wehelie, Yannette Figueroa Cole
Attachments: 1. Item 4 Memo- Transfer Charges to Tax Roll for Other Governmental Units.pdf, 2. Item 4 Attachment - Draft Resolution 72641.pdf

Fiscal Note

City of Madison water and sewer utilities provide service to customers outside the City of Madison to the following local jurisdictions:

 

Cities of Fitchburg, Middleton, and Monona

Towns of Blooming Grove, Burke, Middleton, and Verona

Villages of Maple Bluff, McFarland, and Shorewood Hills

 

The Madison Water Utility administers the billing service for water and sewer service to residents in these other jurisdictions.  All delinquent water and sewer bills for these other local jurisdictions with due dates between September 23, 2021 thru September 21, 2022 will get transferred into the respective local jurisdiction’s tax rolls for eventual collection.  This resolution is one of the necessary steps to aid those jurisdictions to accomplish this. No appropriation is required.

 

Madison Water Utility is currently exploring options to address water affordability for all City residents subject to existing regulatory guidelines.

 

Title

Authorizing Madison Water Utility's General Manager to certify municipal services bills, assessments, and charges to the 2022 tax rolls of other governmental units for delinquent accounts in those jurisdictions.

 

Body

WHEREAS, Madison Water Utility administers the billing system for the City of Madison Municipal Services Bill, which includes water and sewer bills, stormwater, landfill remediation, and urban forestry charges; and

 

WHEREAS, the City water and sewer utilities provide service to customers outside the City of Madison in accordance with Madison General Ordinances Section 13.16(2) and Section 35.02; and

 

WHEREAS, the City water and sewer utilities are authorized under section 66.0809(3) of Wisconsin Statutes to certify amounts owed in arrears to the utilities to the tax rolls of the appropriate town, village, or city;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Common Council authorizes Madison Water Utility's General Manager to certify the 2022 tax rolls to the towns of Blooming Grove, Burke, Middleton, and Verona, of the villages of Maple Bluff, McFarland, and Shorewood Hills, and the cities of Fitchburg, Middleton, and Monona any delinquent municipal services bills, water or sewer main assessment installations, and water and sewer lateral charges.