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File #: REP 15-330    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Informational Report Status: Meeting Item
File created: 4/13/2015 In control: CITY COUNCIL WORKSHOP
On agenda: 4/20/2015 Final action:
Title: Establishing an Emergency Utility Assistance Program Details: An Emergency Utility Assistance Program for the City would utilize the proposed service agreement with the Treasure House to validate assistance requests from low income utility bill customers. The City would eliminate the use of collection agencies and "promises" for collecting overdue bills and begin liening property as provided by the Revised Code of Washington (RCW) and Camas Municipal Code (CMC). Presenter: Cathy Huber Nickerson, Finance Director
Indexes: Resolution, Utilities
Code sections: Chapter 13.44 - BILLING AND COLLECTION
Attachments: 1. Resolution establishing emergency utility assistance program
Related files: REP 15-126, AI 15-181, RES 15-006, REP 15-502
Title
Establishing an Emergency Utility Assistance Program
Details: An Emergency Utility Assistance Program for the City would utilize the proposed service agreement with the Treasure House to validate assistance requests from low income utility bill customers. The City would eliminate the use of collection agencies and "promises" for collecting overdue bills and begin liening property as provided by the Revised Code of Washington (RCW) and Camas Municipal Code (CMC).
Presenter: Cathy Huber Nickerson, Finance Director
Recommended Action
Recommended Action: Staff recommends Council direct the City Attorney to draft a resolution to be placed on the May 4, 2015 Regular Agenda for Council's consideration.