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ORDINANCE NO. 812


AN ORDINANCE LEVYING A CITY RETAILERS’ SALES TAX IN THE AMOUNT OF ONE-HALF OF ONE PERCENT (.5%), IN ADDITION TO THE PRESENT TAX, IN THE CITY OF MEADE, EFFECTIVE APRIL 7, 2009

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF MEADE, KANSAS

SECTION 1. A majority of the electors voting thereon having approved, at a special question election held on the 7th day of April, 2009, the levying of a retailers’ sales tax in the City of Meade, for the purposes of obtaining additional revenue needed to provide an adequate level of public services within the City and such other governmental purposes as may be in the best interest of the City; and avoiding, if possible, any increases in the property tax; as authorized by K.S.A. 12-187 et seq., and amendments thereto, there is hereby levied a city retailers’ sales tax in the amount of one-half of one percent (.5%), in addition to the present tax, to take effect on the 1st day of October, 2009.

SECTION 2. Except as otherwise be provided by law, such tax shall be identical in its application and exemptions therefrom the Kansas Retailers’ Sales Tax Act and all laws and administrative rules and regulations of the Kansas Department of Revenue relating to the state retailers’ sales tax shall apply to such city retailers’ sales tax insofar as such laws and regulations may be made applicable. The services of the Department of Revenue shall be utilized to administer, enforce and collect such tax.

SECTION 3. This ordinance shall be published one time in the official city newspaper, and a copy duly certified and submitted to the State Director of Taxation.

Passed by the Governing Body of the City of Meade, this ____ day of ______________, 2009.
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Bud Doerflinger, Mayor

ATTEST:

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Tiffany Neel, City Clerk


The City of Meade
132 South Fowler
PO Box 338
Meade, KS  67864-0338

Ph. (620) 873-2091
Fax (620) 873-2635

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