ORDINANCE
NO. _____

An Ordinance amending Section 9-13 of the Columbus Code pertaining to cemetery fees, and for other purposes.
THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA HEREBY ORDAINS, AS FOLLOWS:
SECTION 1.

Section 9-13 of the Columbus Code is repealed in its entirety and replaced with a new Section 9-13 to read as follows:

Sec. 9-13. - Grave opening and closing and recording fees.

The Cemetery Sextant shall receive the following grave opening and closing fees as well as application / recording fees as listed:

Monday Through Friday
Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays
(a)  For all interments approved by the superintendent of cemeteries: 
(1) Infants (up to 1 year of age)
$350.00
  $450.00
(2) Children (1—5 years of age)
$550.00
  $650.00
(3) Adults (includes children over 5 years of age)
$900.00
$1,150.00
(b) With Ash Container. When interments are made of cremation ashes:
$300.00
   $500.00
(c) Application and Recording Fee
 $25.00
    $25.00

SECTION 2.



This Ordinance shall take effect on July 1, 2016, and all prior inconsistent Ordinances shall be repealed as of the July 1, 2016 date.
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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held on the 7th day of June, 2016; introduced a second time at a regular meeting held on the 14th day of June, 2016 and adopted at said meeting by the affirmative vote of members of said Council.

Councilor Allen voting____________.
Councilor Baker voting____________.
Councilor Barnes voting___________.
Councilor Davis voting____________.
Councilor Garrett voting__________.
Councilor Henderson voting________.
Councilor Huff voting_____________.
Councilor Pugh voting_____________.
Councilor Thomas voting___________.
Councilor Woodson voting__________.



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TINY B. WASHINGTON, CLERK TERESA PIKE TOMLINSON, MAYOR