Harrisonville City

Action Item

Failure to Pay 8a/5p


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Staff Report

Alderman Bowman asked that the committee review item B and consider that the bill due time before a penalty is assessed be moved from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to allow a full day to make payment.


Section 700.400 Penalty For Failure To Pay.

[CC 1977 §35-53; Ord. No. 2692 §1, 1-15-2001]

A.  All bills for utility services furnished by the City shall be subject to a five-percent penalty fee if not received in the City utility billing office by 5:00 P.M. on the 15th day of the month, when the 15th day falls on a regular business day (Monday through Friday).


B.  In cases where the 15th day of the month falls on a Saturday, Sunday or a City recognized holiday on which the utility billing office is closed, the penalty shall be applicable if payment is not received in the City utility billing office by 8:00 A.M. the next business day.

Meeting History

Oct 24, 2017 6:00 PM  Finance/Personnel Committee Regular Meeting

Alderman Judy Bowman gave explanation of resident's concern with time of penalty assessment. After discussion there was no action taken at this time.