Chapter 3.02USE OF COLLECTION AGENCY

Sections:

3.02.010
Authority of the city.
3.02.020
Administration.
3.02.030
Authority of collection agency.
3.02.010Authority of the city.

The city and each of its departments are hereby granted to use collection agencies to the full extent authorized pursuant to RCW 19.16.500

(Ord. 1408 § 1(Exh. A), 2014)

3.02.020Administration.

The city administrator is authorized to administer the collection of costs, charges, fees and penalties due to the department or to the city by use of a collection agency pursuant to RCW 19.16.500. Any amounts not paid within 30 days may be assigned for collection. The city administrator is authorized to enter into agreements with collection agencies to carry out the purpose of this chapter.

(Ord. 1408 § 1(Exh. A), 2014)

3.02.030Authority of collection agency.

If the collection agency pursues a debt in a court action, the collection agency is authorized to collect all costs of litigation, including attorney’s fees and court costs, and other amounts as authorized by law.