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File #: 4880    Version: Name: Children's Tax Service Ordinance
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 8/18/2016 In control: County Legislature
On agenda: 8/22/2016 Final action: 8/22/2016
Title: AN ORDINANCE submitting to the qualified voters of Jackson County, Missouri at the general election to be held on November 8, 2016, a question authorizing Jackson County solely for the purpose of establishing a Community Children's Services Fund for the purpose of providing services to protect the well-being and safety of children and youth nineteen years of age or less and to strengthen families, to levy a countywide sales tax of one-eighth of one cent for a period of seven years.
Sponsors: Crystal Williams, Tony Miller, Dan Tarwater III, Theresa Cass Galvin, Garry J. Baker, Scott Burnett, Alfred Jordan, Dennis Waits, Greg Grounds
Indexes: GENERAL ELECTION, QUALIFIED VOTERS
Attachments: 1. 4880adopt.pdf
Related files: 4951
IN THE COUNTY LEGISLATURE OF JACKSON COUNTY, MISSOURI


Title
AN ORDINANCE submitting to the qualified voters of Jackson County, Missouri at the general election to be held on November 8, 2016, a question authorizing Jackson County solely for the purpose of establishing a Community Children's Services Fund for the purpose of providing services to protect the well-being and safety of children and youth nineteen years of age or less and to strengthen families, to levy a countywide sales tax of one-eighth of one cent for a period of seven years.


Intro
ORDINANCE NO. 4880, August 22, 2016

INTRODUCED BY Crystal Williams, Tony Miller, Dan Tarwater III, Theresa Galvin, Garry Baker, Scott Burnett, Alfred Jordan, Dennis Waits, Greg Grounds, County Legislators

Body
WHEREAS, pursuant to section 67.1775.1, RSMo Supp 2013, the governing body of any county in Missouri may, after voter approval, levy a sales tax in the county not to exceed one-quarter of one cent, for the purpose of providing services described in section 210.861, RSMo Supp. 2013, including counseling, family support, and temporary residential services to persons nineteen years of age or less; and,

WHEREAS, under section 67.1775.6, all revenues generated by such tax shall be deposited in the county treasury to the credit of a special Community Children's Services Fund to accomplish the purposes set out in sections 67.1775 and 210.861, which revenues may be used for no other purpose, to be administrated by a board of directors established under section 210.861; and,

WHEREAS, pursuant to section 210.861, when the tax prescribed by section 67.1775 is authorized, the governing body of the county shall appoint a board of directors consisting of nine members, who shall be residents of the county, to staggered terms of three years; and,

WHEREAS, also pursuant to section 210.861, revenues collected and deposited in the Community Children's Services Fund may be expended for the purchase of the following ...

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