Town of Alden, NY
Erie County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Alden 11-23-1970 (Ch. 18 of the 1981 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Any person, corporation or association being the owner of real property in the Town of Alden, outside of incorporated areas, shall be required to cut, trim or remove brush, grass, rubbish or weeds; or to spray with herbicides, cut, trim, remove or destroy poisonous shrubs or weeds upon their lands when ordered to do so by resolution of the Town Board.
Whenever the Town Board adopts a resolution requiring the owners of land to cut, trim or remove brush, grass, rubbish, or weeds; or to spray with herbicides, cut, trim, remove or destroy poisonous shrubs or weeds upon their lands, the Town Board shall specify the place, manner and time, not less than five days from the receipt of said notice, within which such work shall be completed. A notice of the adoption of such resolution shall be served upon such owner or owners by ordinary or surface mail addressed to his or their last known address.
Whenever a notice or notices referred to in § 263-2 hereof has been or have been served upon such owner or owners of the respective lots or parcels of land to cut, trim or remove brush, grass, rubbish or weeds; or to spray with herbicides, cut, trim, remove or destroy poisonous shrubs or weeds, and such owner or owners shall neglect or fail to comply with the requirements of such notice or notices within the time provided therein, the Town Board shall authorize the work to be done and pay the cost thereof out of general Town funds to be appropriated by the Town Board for such purpose.
The Town shall be reimbursed for the cost of the work performed or services rendered, by direction of the Town Board as hereinabove provided, by assessment and levy upon the lots or parcels of land wherein such work was performed or such services rendered, so much of the actual and complete costs as incurred upon and from each such lot or lots, which charges shall be assessed and collected in the same manner and at the same time as other ad valorem Town charges.