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File #: 5637    Version: 0 Name: Children's Services Fund Ballot
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/14/2022 In control: Legislature As A Whole
On agenda: 7/18/2022 Final action: 7/25/2022
Title: AN ORDINANCE submitting to the qualified voters of Jackson County, Missouri, at the general election to be held on November 8, 2022, a question authorizing Jackson County, solely for the purpose of continuing its Community Children's Services Fund to provide services to protect the well-being and safety of children and youth nineteen years of age or less and to strengthen families, to extend its countywide sales tax, at the rate of one-fourth of one cent.
Sponsors: Tony Miller
Indexes: COMMUNITY CHILDREN'S SERVICES FUND, ELECTION, SALES TAX
Code sections: Chapter 82 - Community Children Services Fund
Attachments: 1. 5637bu.pdf, 2. 5637adopted.pdf
Related files: 4880, 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, 2022, a question authorizing Jackson County, solely for the purpose of continuing its Community Children's Services Fund to provide services to protect the well-being and safety of children and youth nineteen years of age or less and to strengthen families, to extend its countywide sales tax, at the rate of one-fourth of one cent.

Intro
ORDINANCE NO. 5637, July 18, 2022

INTRODUCED BY Tony Miller, County Legislator

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WHEREAS, pursuant to section 67.1775.1, RSMo 2016, the governing body of any county in Missouri may, after voter approval, levy a sales tax in the county not to exceed one-fourth of one cent, for the purpose of providing services described in section 210.861, RSMo 2016, including counseling, family support, and temporary residential services to persons nineteen years of age or less; and,

WHEREAS, pursuant to Ordinance 4880, dated August 22, 2016, the voters of Jackson County authorized the imposition of this tax, at the rate of one-eighth of one cent, at the general election held on November 8, 2016; and,

WHEREAS, the County actually imposed the tax via Ordinance 4951, dated January 9, 2017, which ordinance also adopted chapter 82 of the Jackson County Code, governing the Community Children's Services Fund; and,

WHEREAS, unless this tax is extended, it will expire on March 31, 2024; and,

WHEREAS, under section 67.1775.6, all revenues generated by the tax are deposited in the County treasury to the credit of the 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 the Fund's board of directors established under section 210.861; and,

WHEREAS, pursuant to section 210.861 and chapter 82, when the tax prescribed by section 67.1775 is ...

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