[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Genesee 2-8-1982. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Town of Genesee shall provide emergency and nonemergency ambulance and other conveyance vehicles and personnel for the benefit of all persons who request said service while within the boundaries of the Town of Genesee. The Town shall provide said service by contract with the Village of North Prairie and the Village of Wales or other contracting persons, corporations or entities, public or private, with which the Town Board deems best to contract.
Any person or persons utilizing said conveyance service, whether emergency or otherwise, shall thereupon become responsible to the Town of Genesee for the expense incurred by the Town in providing said service. The actual fee charged by the Town to the person or persons utilizing the conveyance service shall be established by the Town Board by resolution in December of each year for the following year.
The Villages of North Prairie and Wales, or any other contracting agency, shall report all conveyances performed in the Town of Genesee for which the Town shall be charged to the Town Clerk within 30 days after said conveyance on a form titled "Report of Ambulance Conveyance" provided by the Town.
The Town Clerk shall, upon receipt of the ambulance/conveyance report from the party performing the conveyance, prepare and forward to the person utilizing the service a statement for said fees giving 30 days for payment thereof. At the expiration of 60 days from billing, if said fees remain unpaid, the Town Clerk shall proceed as follows:
If the party utilizing said conveyance service is a real estate owner in the Town of Genesee, then the unpaid charge shall be placed upon the real estate tax roll as a special charge under § 66.0627, Wis. Stats., with the following legend: "Ambulance run (date)."
If the person utilizing said conveyance service is not an owner of real estate located in the Town of Genesee and the bill remains unpaid, the Town Clerk shall, from time to time, collect said unpaid bills and present them to the Town Board for referral to the Town Attorney or other collection agency.
Any statements remaining unpaid after said 30 days shall bear interest at the rate of 15% per annum and said statement shall so advise the debtor.