Village of Montfort
Annual Noxious Weeds, Grass, and Vegetation Notice
Notice is hereby given that Section 9.11 & 9.13, Public Works of the Village of Montfort Municipal Code states:
(1) Mowing Required. No person owning property within the Village of Montfort shall permit to grow or pollinate upon his premises any weeds or grasses which cause or produce hay fever in human beings, exhale unpleasant or noxious odors or conceal filthy deposits. In order to prevent such growth and pollination, it shall be the duty of every property owner to mow or cause to be mowed upon his premises all grasses or weeds exceeding one foot in height.
(2) Mowing by Village. It shall be the duty of the Weed Commissioner to enforce this section and if any person shall fail to comply herewith, the Commissioner shall, after 5 days written notice to the owner cause the premises to be mowed and report the cost thereof in written to the Village clerk in the manner provided in s. 94.22 of the Wisconsin Statutes. Such charge shall be spread on the tax roll as a special tax to be collected in the same manner as other taxes unless such lands are exempt from taxation.
(3) Debris on Street No person shall place or leave upon any street or alley grass cuttings, leaves, tree limbs or branches, cut vegetation, snow or dirt. The owner or tenant of any property from which grass cuttings, leaves, tree limbs or branches, cut vegetation, snow or dirt is removed and placed upon any street or alley shall, after receiving notice that such material has been deposited upon a street or alley, promptly remove such material from the street or alley.
(4) Removal by Village. Failure to remove grass cuttings, leaves, tree limbs or branches, cut vegetation, snow or dirt, as required under sub. (1) above, shall be and is declared to be a nuisance and, in an addition to the penalty provided for violation of this section, the Village may summarily remove any grass cuttings, leaves, tree limbs or branches, cut vegetation, snow or dirt so accumulated or deposited and cause the cost of said removal to be charged to the owner or occupant of the property from which said grass cuttings, leaves, tree limbs branches, cut vegetation, snow or dirt has been removed. If not paid within 30 days, such charge shall be extended upon the current or next tax roll as a delinquent property tax, as provided in s. 6.60(16), Wis. Stats.
Posted 05/14/20 at Community Building, Post Office and village website by Shelly Kazda