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5.30.180 Waste, Improvements to the Property and Nuisance Abatement Procedures.

A.  The City shall not bear any responsibility or liability for damage or waste to the property or to any structures or fixtures during the redemption period.  The purchaser shall assume all risk of such damage or waste.

B.  Any improvements or maintenance to the property made by a purchaser during the redemption period shall be made under a contractual agreement with the owner.  The contract shall specifically state the amount owing and the rate of interest, if any.

C.  In the event the property becomes a public nuisance, the City may enforce any applicable nuisance abatement regulations.  Nuisance abatement may result in additional assessments against the property, which may become the liability of the purchaser.

D.  The property may also become subject to special assessments.