Resolution #17-16: Creating a Fee for a Dishonored Checks

Date of Adoption: February 16, 2017

WHEREAS, the VTMUA accepts payments of sewer user charges, connection fees and other charges by check;

WHEREAS, from time-to-time, a check is returned for insufficient funds or other reasons;

WHEREAS, the township finance office has a long standing policy of charging $20 for any dishonored check;

WHEREAS, the commissioners of the VTMUA agree with this policy;

NOW THEREFORE IT BE RESOLVED, by the commissioners of the Vernon Township Municipal Utilities Authority that any person who presents a check to the VTMUA which is subsequently dishonored by their financial institution shall pay a fee of $20 to the VTMUA.