[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Randolph 4-16-1996 ATM by Art. 12, approved 7-29-1996. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 4-25-2006 ATM by Art. 32, approved 10-17-2006]
The following municipal charges shall be included as liens created by MGL c. 40, § 58 to be added to and collected as unpaid real estate taxes: police alarms (Ch. 73 of the Code); fire alarms (Ch. 73 of the Code); water and sewer use charge (Ch. 192 of the Code); ambulances services (Ch. 105 of the Code); dog violations (Art. 7 of the 1994 Annual Town Meeting); dishonored checks (Art. 24 of the 1991 Annual Town Meeting). Noncriminal disposition ticket fines and penalties pursuant to MGL c. 40, § 21D, for violation of Board of Health Rules and Regulations Article 1 Sec. 1.2(A).
[Added 11-2-1999 STM by Art. 73, approved 1-31-2000]
Town Council hereby authorizes Town departments, committees and commissions, to use Credit Cards and Debit Cards for collection of fees, fines and penalties pursuant to any policies, as approved by the Town Manager.
[Added 6-11-2018 by Ord. No. 2018-018]
Purpose. This section establishes and authorizes revolving funds for use by Town departments, boards, committees, commissions, agencies or officers in connection with the operation of programs or activities that generate fees, charges or other receipts to support all or some of the expenses of those programs or activities. These revolving funds are established under and governed by MGL c. 44, § 53E1/2.
Expenditures limitations. A department or agency head, board, committee, commission or officer may incur liabilities against and spend monies from a revolving fund established and authorized by this section without appropriation subject to the following limitations:
Fringe benefits of full-time employees whose salaries or wages are paid from the fund shall also be paid from the fund.
No liability shall be incurred in excess of the available balance of the fund.
The total amount spent during a fiscal year shall not exceed the amount authorized by the Council on or before July I of that fiscal year, or any increased amount of the authorization that is later approved during that fiscal year by the Town Manager and Town Council.
Interest. Interest earned on monies credited to a revolving fund established by this section shall be credited to the general fund.
Procedures and reports. Except as provided in MGL c. 44, § 53E1/2, and this section, the laws, charter provisions, ordinances, rules, regulations, policies or procedures that govern the receipt and custody of town monies and the expenditure and payment of Town funds shall apply to the use of a revolving fund established and authorized by this section. The Town Accountant shall include a statement on collections credited to each fund, the encumbrances and expenditures charged to the fund and the balance available for expenditure in the regular report the Town Accountant provides to the department, board, committee, commission, agency or officer on appropriations made for its use. Those reports will be sent to the Town Council members.
Authorized revolving funds. The Table of Revolving Funds provided in § 18-3F establishes:
Each revolving fund authorized for use by a Town department, board, committee, commission, agency or officer;
The department or agency head, board, committee, commission or officer authorized to spend from each fund;
The fees, charges and other monies charged and received by the department, board, committee, commission, agency or officer in connection with the program or activity for which the fund is established that shall be credited to each fund by the Town Accountant;
The expenses of the program or activity for which each fund may be used;
Any restrictions or conditions on expenditures from each fund;
Any reporting or other requirements that apply to each fund; and
The fiscal years each fund shall operate under this section.
Table of Revolving Funds.
[Amended 6-10-2019 by Ord. No. 2019-022]