Resolution #19-14: Creating a Fee for Dishonored Checks

Date of Adoption: February 21, 2019

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 or entity who presents a check to the VTMUA which is subsequently dishonored by their financial institution shall pay a fee of $20 to the VTMUA.