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Town of Addison, WI
Washington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Addison as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Property maintenance — See Ch. 277.
[Adopted 12-18-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-03]
In this article, the following definitions shall apply:
SPECIAL EQUIPMENT
All equipment other than fire trucks and equipment normally carried on fire trucks.
SPECIAL EXTINGUISHING AGENTS, CHEMICALS, NEUTRALIZERS OR SIMILAR MATERIALS
All substances other than water.
A. 
Fire and EMS charges. The Town of Addison shall charge property owners within the Town of Addison a fee for the cost of specialized extinguishing agents, chemicals, water used outside the Allenton Sanitary District, specialized equipment, neutralizers or similar materials provided by the Allenton Volunteer Fire Department or the St. Lawrence Volunteer Fire Company in an amount as set forth by resolution which shall be amended from time to time.[2]
[2]
Editor's Note: The Fee Schedule is on file in the Town Clerk's office.
B. 
Billing; delinquent charges. If the Allenton Volunteer Fire Department or the St. Lawrence Volunteer Fire Company is unable to secure payment after making reasonable effort to collect for the cost of specialized extinguishing agents, chemicals, water used outside the Allenton Sanitary District, specialized equipment, neutralizers or similar materials within 120 days of the initial billing, the Fire Department shall bill the Town of Addison for these expenses. The Town of Addison shall reimburse the Fire Department for the costs of specialized extinguishing agents, chemicals, water used outside the Allenton Sanitary District, specialized equipment, neutralizers or similar materials within 30 days of receipt of the bill. The Town of Addison shall then have all rights associated with the accounts receivable, and may take all measures to collect such delinquent bills, including placing the delinquent charges on the property owners' tax bills as a special charge.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
In situations involving hazardous materials, the following provisions shall apply:
A. 
Every person, firm or corporation using, storing, handling or transporting flammable or combustible liquids, chemicals, gases or other hazardous materials shall comply with the requirements of Ch. SPS 310, Wis. Adm. Code, as the same is now in force and may hereafter from time to time be amended.
B. 
Every person, firm or corporation using, storing, handling or transporting (whether by rail or on the highways) flammable or combustible liquids, chemicals, gases or other hazardous materials shall be liable to the Town for the actual cost of labor and materials associated with the use of any special extinguishing agents, chemicals, neutralizers or similar materials or equipment employed to extinguish, confine, neutralize, contain or clean up any such hazardous material which is involved in any fire or accidental spill or in the threat of any fire or accidental spill.