[Ord. No. 1275 §I, 1-7-1991]
There is hereby established by the City of Plattsburg, a Sidewalk Replacement Incentive Program. The purpose of this Program is to encourage property owners to replace or install commercial and/or residential sidewalks within the City of Plattsburg, and for the purpose of setting up an agreement regarding contribution and cooperation between the City and residents and businesses for the purposes of establishing new sidewalks or replacing existing sidewalks.
[Ord. No. 1275 §II, 1-7-1991]
It is understood that this is to be a reimbursable program, the initial costs of the project to be borne by the property owner, and eligible expenses as described herein will be reimbursed upon completion of the project and the necessary administrative processing by the City of Plattsburg. It is understood that funding will be provided on a first come, first serve basis, and will last only as long as budgeted funds are available through the City.
[Ord. No. 1275 §III, 1-7-1991]
Generally. Residential sidewalks are to be approved prior to construction by the City. The amount to be paid must be agreed upon by the City prior to construction. It must be inspected by a representative of the City, named by the City, immediately prior to and immediately after the pouring of the concrete for the sidewalk.
Specifications Shall be as Follows. All sidewalks shall be constructed of concrete, being a minimum of thirty-six (36) inches in width, a minimum of four (4) inches in thickness and shall contain a minimum of six (6) inches reinforcing mesh. All sidewalks shall be constructed with a minimum of two (2) inches base gravel, and be broom finished. After completion the City will agree to haul off and dispose of any existing concrete after the completion of the sidewalk.
[Ord. No. 1275 §IV, 1-7-1991]
All the requirements regarding the inspection and agreements as stated above, relative to residential sidewalks shall also apply to commercial sidewalks. They shall be identical and shall be required of the parties in exactly the same manner as residential. Sidewalks shall be constructed of concrete, a minimum of seventy-two (72) inches in width (or as may currently exist), or as commercial or residential areas may dictate. They shall be a minimum of four (4) inches thick, and shall contain a minimum of six (6) inches reinforcing mesh. All sidewalks shall be constructed with a minimum of two (2) inches of base gravel, and shall be broom finished.
[Ord. No. 1275 §V, 1-7-1991]
This program shall continue for so long as the City has budgeted funds available in its budget, and may lapse prior to the end of the budget year if all funds in the budget have been exhausted.
[Ord. No. 1275 §V, 1-7-1991]
It is reiterated, as stated in Section 535.050, that prior approval by the City for construction of sidewalks must be obtained by the residential property owner or commercial property owner prior to construction of the sidewalk, and an agreed upon price and amount will be agreed upon for the construction and contribution of the City toward the construction of the sidewalk.
[Ord. No. 1275 §VI, 1-7-1991]
Failure to comply with the above stated specifications, and/or to receive prior approval for the installation or replacement of sidewalks with the City, will automatically disqualify the resident or business seeking assistance from the City of any funding or contribution from the City.