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File #: 5663    Version: 0 Name: JaCo tax levy - .5920
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/7/2022 In control: Legislature As A Whole
On agenda: 9/12/2022 Final action: 9/19/2022
Title: AN ORDINANCE setting the 2022 Jackson County, Missouri, tax levy.
Sponsors: Charlie Franklin
Indexes: TAX LEVY 2022
Attachments: 1. 5663 bu.pdf, 2. 5663adopted.pdf
Related files: 5541
IN THE COUNTY LEGISLATURE OF JACKSON COUNTY, MISSOURI

Title
AN ORDINANCE setting the 2022 Jackson County, Missouri, tax levy.

Intro
ORDINANCE NO. 5663, September 12, 2022

INTRODUCED BY Charlie Franklin, County Legislator


Body
WHEREAS, section 540.00 of the Jackson County Code requires the County Legislature to adopt a tax levy sufficient to provide for appropriations in the County budget; and,

WHEREAS, sections 137.073 and 137.115, RSMo, and Missouri Constitution, article X, section 22, require political subdivisions, including counties, to revise their tax levies as a result of general reassessment; and,

WHEREAS, the 2022 annual County budget would require the following tax levies on each one hundred dollars of assessed valuation for the fiscal year 2022 after calculation of the levy revisions mandated by sections 137.073 and 137.115 and the Missouri Constitution:

LEVY
General $0.2485
Health $0.2642
Park $0.1330
Special Road and Bridge $0.2471

TOTAL $0.8928


and,

WHEREAS, pursuant to authorization granted in sections 67.500 et seq., RSMo, the qualified voters in Jackson County on November 6, 1979, approved Jackson County Proposition #1 which provided for a county-wide sales tax of one-half cent and a corresponding reduction of the County's total property tax levy annually by seventy percent of the total amount of sales tax revenue in the same tax year; and,

WHEREAS, section 67.505, RSMo, requires that after a county has determined its budget, the total property tax levy must be reduced in an amount sufficient to decrease the total property taxes it will collect by an amount equal to 70% of the sales tax revenue in the same tax year; and,

WHEREAS, this estimate is subject to revisions based upon actual sales tax revenues during the calendar year 2022, and the permanent levy adopted in September 2023 will reflect an adjustment based on actual...

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