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File #: 21-3991    Version: 1 Name: Ordinance - Approval of an Ordinance of the City Of Mansfield, Texas Amending Chapter 97 “Alarm Systems” of the Code of Ordinances by Amending Alarm System Fee Schedules, Duties and Authority of the Alarm Administrator; and the Definition of False Alarm N
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 3/11/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 4/26/2021 Final action: 4/26/2021
Title: Ordinance - Approval of an Ordinance of the City of Mansfield, Texas Amending Chapter 97 “Alarm Systems” of the Code of Ordinances by Amending Alarm System Fee Schedules, Duties and Authority of the Alarm Administrator; and the Definition of False Alarm Notification
Sponsors: Tracy Aaron
Attachments: 1. Ordinance, 2. Alarm Ordinance Revisions

Title

Ordinance - Approval of an Ordinance of the City of Mansfield, Texas Amending Chapter 97 “Alarm Systems” of the Code of Ordinances by Amending Alarm System Fee Schedules, Duties and Authority of the Alarm Administrator; and the Definition of False Alarm Notification

 

Requested Action

Approval of an ordinance to amend Chapter 97 of the Code of Ordinances

 

Recommendation

Approval of Ordinance Amendment

 

Description/History

To allow some latitude for city staff to work with citizens and businesses who are facing hardships due to alarm system malfunctions; Such as fees that have been assessed due to malfunctions and amending the definition of “False Alarm Notification” to prevent the charging of certain fees.

 

Justification

City staff recommends the City Council amend Chapter 72 of the Code of Ordinances to allow staff more latitude in working with citizens and businesses who experience hardships related to alarm systems malfunctions.

 

Funding Source

N/A

 

Prepared By

Kyle Lanier, Asst. Chief, Mansfield Police Department

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