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THE CITY OFaim 01 <br /> Fop <br /> 2121' um CITY COUNCIL AGENDA REPORT <br /> pLEASANTON. <br /> July 16, 2019 <br /> Fire <br /> TITLE: CONSIDER A RESOLUTION DECLARING THAT THE COSTS FOR WEED <br /> ABATEMENT, INCLUDING ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS, ARE A SPECIAL <br /> ASSESSMENT AND LIEN IMPOSED ON THE PROPERTIES REQUIRING <br /> ABATEMENT <br /> SUMMARY <br /> The attached resolution includes an itemized report showing the cost of weed <br /> abatement on a lot-by-lot basis throughout the City. The weeds on two (2) parcels were <br /> abated by a Contractor hired by the City. The City of Pleasanton received a court order <br /> to gain access for both of these parcels which were surrounded by fences. The court <br /> authorized the City of Pleasanton to enter through the fence to complete the abatement. <br /> RECOMMENDATION <br /> Adopt the attached resolution overruling protests, approving the Cost Accounting Report <br /> for the 2019 Weed Abatement Program and declaring that the abatement costs are a <br /> special assessment and lien imposed on the properties requiring abatement. <br /> FINANCIAL STATEMENT <br /> The weed abatement costs and an administrative fee equal to 100% of the awarded <br /> contract to abate the declared nuisance are fully recoverable and become a special <br /> assessment on the property owner's tax bill. All costs involved with the Weed <br /> Abatement Program are budgeted under Account #122-181-3378. <br />