12.20.050 Failure to Improve – City Action – Cost.
If any such property owner, who has been notified, fails to make the improvements so ordered within the time specified in such notice, then the public works director shall proceed to make the improvement so ordered and shall report to the City Council the cost of such improvement. The City Council at its regular meeting shall assess the cost of such work against the property owner and the parcel of land immediately abutting on that portion of the sidewalk so improved, which charge or assessment shall be a lien upon said property and shall be collected by due process of law in the same manner as are other local improvement assessments by the City Clerk causing said costs to be recorded on the assessment roll, and said assessment shall constitute a special assessment against and a lien upon the property. (Ord. 388, 1912; Ord. 1312, 1976)