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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM NO. 13


Meeting Date: May 22, 2001 

Subject/Title: Approve a resolution authorizing staff to write-off uncollectible water, sewer and solid waste accounts in the amount of $26,315.60.

Submitted by: Pam Ehler, Finance Director
Donna Dwyer, Utility Billing Supervisor

Approved by: Jon Elam, City Manager


RECOMMENDATION:
Approve a resolution authorizing staff to write off uncollectible water, sewer and solid waste accounts in the amount of $26,315.60.

PREVIOUS ACTION:
None

BACKGROUND:
There are a total of 86 utility accounts with unpaid balances totaling $26,315.60. These closed accounts have been sent to collections and have been deemed uncollectible at this point in time. The existence of unpaid accounts distorts the accounts receivable balance. Writing off the uncollectible accounts will reflect a more accurate balance.

Year Amount Number of Accounts Loss Rate 

2000 $26,315.60 86 3.0%

RESOLUTION NO.

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BRENTWOOD AUTHORIZING THE WRITE-OFF OF UNCOLLECTIBLE WATER, SEWER AND SOLID WASTE ACCOUNTS IN THE AMOUNT OF $26,315.60.

WHEREAS, a number of utility accounts have been left unpaid by customers, and

WHEREAS, these closed accounts have been sent to collections and deemed uncollectible, and

WHEREAS, the existence of unpaid accounts distorts the accounts receivable balance.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City Council of the City of Brentwood hereby reduces the accounts receivable balance in the amount of Twenty Six Thousand Three Hundred Fifteen Dollars and sixty cents ($26,315.60).

PASSED, APPROVED AND ADOPTED by the City Council of the City of Brentwood at a regular meeting held May 22, 2001 by the following vote:

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