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5.50.020 Compromise Authorization.

The Collections Section with the approval of the Commissioner of Finance and Administration is authorized and directed to effect compromises in all cases where in the judgment of the collections Section, substantial justice can thus be achieved.  These compromises are authorized in all cases involving an original claim of $5,000 or less.

Where the amount of the original claim is greater than $5,000 but less than $10,000, the Collections Section with the approval of the Commissioner of Finance and Administration is authorized to accept compromises which provide for payment to the City of not less than 50 percent of the amount of the original claim.  Where the amount of the original claim is greater than $10,000, the Collections Section with the approval of the Commissioner of Finance and Administration is authorized to effect compromises which provide for payment to the City of not less than 75 percent of the original claim.  Where the amount of the original claim is greater than $5,000, lesser amounts than herein specified may be accepted in compromise only with Council approval.  The Collections Section with the approval of the Commissioner of Finance and Administration is authorized to cancel accounts receivable invoices of under $5,000 in amount or accept promissory notes or confessions of judgment where in the judgment of the Collections Section, substantial justice can thus be achieved.

All compromises shall be in writing utilizing forms approved by the City Attorney.

Title 5 Revenue and Finan
Chapter 5.01 (Repealed)
Chapter 5.04 Funds
Chapter 5.08 Payment Of Salaries, Wages And Expenses
Chapter 5.09 Deferred Compensation Plan
Chapter 5.10 City Charitable Campaign
Chapter 5.12 Assignment or Garnishment of Salaries, Wages or Claims
Chapter 5.16 Emergency Checks
Chapter 5.20 Budget Procedure
Chapter 5.24 Auditor's Records and Reports
Chapter 5.30 Collections and Foreclosure Process
Chapter 5.31 Collections & Foreclosure Process For Delinquent Sewer Safety Net Liens
Chapter 5.32 (Repealed)
Chapter 5.33 Goods and Services
Chapter 5.34 Public Improvements and Construction Services
Chapter 5.36 Property Control
Chapter 5.40 Demands and Disbursements
Chapter 5.44 (Repealed)
Chapter 5.48 Charges for Services Performed
Chapter 5.50 Collections Section
Chapter 5.52 Petty Cash and Checks
Chapter 5.56 Ambulance Service
Chapter 5.60 Miscellaneous Charges
Chapter 5.64 Miscellaneous Fiscal Provisions
Chapter 5.68 Professional, Technical and Expert Service Contracts
Chapter 5.72 Economic Development Projects
Chapter 5.73 Arts Education and Access Income Tax
Chapter 5.74 Acquisition of Public Art
Chapter 5.75 Claims Under ORS Chapter 195 and 197