City of Versailles, MO
Morgan County
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[Ord. No. 15-011 §1, 12-8-2015]
The City hereby approves and authorizes joining and participation in the Missouri Clean Energy District.
[Ord. No. 15-011 §2, 12-8-2015]
The City declares its intent that the provisions of this Article shall be in conformity with federal and state laws. The City enacts this Ordinance pursuant to Sections 67.2800 to 67.2835, RSMo. (2000), as amended.
[Ord. No. 15-011 §2, 12-8-2015]
A. 
Title. This Article shall be known and may be cited as "The City of Versailles, Missouri, Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Ordinance."
B. 
Definitions. Except as specifically defined below, words and phrases used in this Ordinance shall have their customary meanings. Words and phrases defined in Section 67.2800.2, RSMo. (2000), as amended, shall have their defined meanings when used in this Ordinance. As used in this Article, the following words and phrases shall have the meanings indicated.
MISSOURI CLEAN ENERGY DISTRICT or DISTRICT
The Missouri Clean Energy District.
PACE ASSESSMENT
A special assessment made against qualifying property in consideration of PACE funding.
PACE FUNDING
Funds provided to the owner(s) of qualified property by the District for an energy efficiency improvement.
QUALIFYING PROPERTY
Real property located in The City of Versailles, Missouri.
[Ord. No. 15-011 §2, 12-8-2015]
A. 
The Missouri Clean Energy District shall administer the functions of the PACE Program within the City by
1. 
Providing property owners with an application in order to apply for PACE Funds;
2. 
Developing standards for the approval of projects submitted by property owners;
3. 
Reviewing applications and selecting qualified projects;
4. 
Entering into assessment contracts with property owners;
5. 
Providing a copy of each executed notice of assessment to the County Assessor and causing a copy of each such notice of assessment to be recorded in the real estate records of the Recorder of Deeds for the County;
6. 
Authorizing and disbursing the PACE funds to the property owners;
7. 
Receiving the PACE assessment from the County Collector;
8. 
Recording any lien, if needed, due to nonpayment of a PACE assessment; and
9. 
Exercising all powers granted by Section 67.2810.2, RSMo. (2000), as amended, including, but not limited to, the power to levy and collect special assessments under an assessment contract with a property owner.
[Ord. No. 15-011 §2, 12-8-2015]
Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, officers and other officials of the City, the District and the County in which the City is located shall not be personally liable to any person for claims, of whatever kind or nature, under or related to the City's participation in the District's PACE Program, including, without limitation, claims for or related to uncollected PACE assessments. The City has no liability to a property owner for or related to energy savings improvements funded under a PACE Program. The District shall for all purposes be considered an independent entity and shall not be considered a political subdivision of the City of Versailles.