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March 6, 2012

Newton Town Candidates and Warrant

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SECTION 3. Separate Event

Each instance of offense shall constitute a separate event for purpose of assessment of a penalty and in the case of a continuing violation, each day said violation occurs shall constitute a separate violation for penalty purposes.

SECTION 4. Amount of Penalty

The dollar amount, before the doubling or tripling specified below, of the penalty for a particular violation shall be the amount set forth in the particular code, ordinance, bylaw, or regulation for whose violation a notice is issued.

SECTION 5. Enhanced Penalties

Failure of the offender to pay the penalty designated in the notice of violation within 30 days shall automatically increase the penalty to double the amount specified, which said doubling shall be 10 warned of in the notice, provided that the total amount assessed for each offense shall not exceed $1,000. Failure of the offender to pay the penalty designated in the notice of violation within 60 days shall automatically increase the penalty to triple the amount specified, which said tripling shall be warned of in the notice, provided that the total amount assessed for each offense shall not exceed $1,000.

SECTION 6. Payment of Violations

Penalties imposed under this system may be paid by mail to the issuing department to the address for payment specified on the notice of violation.

SECTION 7. Appeals

Appeals for the issuance of a notice of violation shall be heard by the Board of Selectmen or their designee as judge utilizing the informal procedure of the small claims court justice, which said appeal shall not be governed by the rules of evidence, provided that such appeal is requested by letter to the Board of Selectmen within 15 calendar days from the issuance of the notice of violation. Any enhanced penalty may also be appealed in like fashion to the Board of Selectmen provided that such appeal is requested within 15 calendar days from any increase in penalty. The decision of the Board of Selectmen on any such appeal, which may include the waiver of any enhanced penalty, shall be final.

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