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File #: 4951    Version: 0 Name: Community Children's Service Fund
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/5/2017 In control: Health and Environment Committee
On agenda: 1/9/2017 Final action: 1/17/2017
Title: AN ORDINANCE enacting chapter 82., Jackson County Code, 1984, consisting of sections 8200., 8201., 8202., 8203., 8204., and 8205., relating to the establishment of the Community Children's Services Fund, with an effective date and sunset.
Sponsors: Crystal Williams
Indexes: CHAPTER 82, COMMUNITY CHILDREN'S SERVICES FUND
Code sections: Jackson County Code, 1984 - Chapter 82
Attachments: 1. 4951adopt.pdf
Related files: 4880

IN THE COUNTY LEGISLATURE OF JACKSON COUNTY, MISSOURI

 

 

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AN ORDINANCE enacting chapter 82., Jackson County Code, 1984, consisting of sections 8200., 8201., 8202., 8203., 8204., and 8205., relating to the establishment of the Community Children’s Services Fund, with an effective date and sunset.

 

 

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ORDINANCE NO. 4951, January 9, 2017

 

INTRODUCED BY Crystal Williams, County Legislator

 

 

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 WHEREAS, by Ordinance 4880, dated August 22, 2016, the Legislature did approve the submission to the qualified voters of Jackson County a question authorizing the establishment of 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; and,

 

WHEREAS, at the general election held on November 8, 2016, the qualified voters of Jackson County did approve this question; and,

 

WHEREAS, pursuant to sections 67.1775 and 210.861, RSMo, the Legislature hereby approves the establishment of the Community Children’s Services Fund; now therefore,

 

BE IT ORDAINED by the County Legislature of Jackson County, Missouri, as follows:

 

Section A.  Enacting Clause.  Chapter 82., Jackson County Code, 1984, consisting of sections 8200., 8201., 8202., 8203., 8204., and 8205., is hereby enacted, to read as follows:

 

 

CHAPTER 82

 

COMMUNITY CHILDREN’S SERVICES FUND

 

 

8200.  Tax Imposed.

Pursuant to the provision of section 67.1775, RSMo, there is imposed in Jackson County a countywide sales tax at the rate of one-eighth of one percent 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.

 

8201.  Community Children’s Services Fund, Established.

The Jackson County Community Children’s Services Fund is established as authorized by section 67.1775 and 210.861, RSMo.

 

8202.  Board of Directors, Established.

The Community Children’s Services Fund shall be administered and managed by a Board of Directors.

 

8203.  Board of Directors, Governing Provisions.

The Board of Directors shall consist of nine members, appointed by the County Executive pursuant to article III, section 6.1 of the Jackson County Charter. The following governing provisions shall apply to the Board of Directors:

 

                     8203.1                       Residency.

All members of the Board of Directors shall be residents of Jackson County, with at least one member residing in each of the six County Legislative districts.

 

8203.2                       Membership Restrictions.

No member of the Board of Directors shall serve on the County Legislature or have any financial interest in or be employed by any agency which is a recipient of any proceeds of the Community Children’s Services Fund.

 

8203.3                     Terms.

Each member of the Board of Directors shall serve a term of three years except that of the initial appointees to the Board, three members shall serve initial terms of one year, and three members shall serve initial terms of two years. All Board members may be reappointed.

 

8203.4                     Officers.

The Board of Directors shall elect a chairman, vice chairman, treasurer, and such other officers as the Board deems necessary.

                     a.                     Treasurer’s Bond.

The Treasurer of the Board of Directors shall furnish a surety bond or comparable insurance coverage as required by section 210.861.2, RSMo, with the cost of such bond or insurance to be paid by the Board from the Community Children’s Services Fund.

 

8203.5                     Compensation.

Members of the Board of Directors shall not receive compensation for their services, but may be reimbursed for their actual and necessary expenses.

 

8204.                     Board of Directors, Powers, Duties, and Responsibilities.

The Board of Directors shall have all powers, duties, and responsibilities as are conferred by sections 67.1775 and 210.861, RSMo.

 

8205.                     Effective Date and Sunset.

The tax imposed by this chapter shall be collected beginning April 1, 2017. Collections shall cease March 31, 2024, unless the renewal of the tax is authorized by the voters of Jackson County prior to that date.

 

 

Enacted and Approved

Effective Date:  This ordinance shall be effective immediately upon its signature by the County Executive.

 

APPROVED AS TO FORM:

 

 

______________________________              ____________________________

Chief Deputy County Counselor                                                               County Counselor

 

 

I hereby certify that the attached ordinance, Ordinance No. 4951 introduced on January 9, 2017, was duly passed on January 17, 2017 by the Jackson County Legislature.  The votes thereon were as follows:

 

 

                                          Yeas ______9_________                                          Nays ______0_______

 

 

                                          Abstaining _____0______                                          Absent ____0________

 

 

 

 

 

This Ordinance is hereby transmitted to the County Executive for his signature.

 

 

 

____________________                                                                 ________________________________

Date                                                                                                       Mary Jo Spino, Clerk of Legislature

 

I hereby approve the attached Ordinance No. 4951.

 

 

 

____________________                                                                _________________________________

Date                                                                                                                              Frank White, Jr., County Executive