OF THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF ST. FRANCIS, KANSAS IMPOSING A ONE PERCENT
(1.0%) CITY-WIDE SALES TAX FOR GENERAL PURPOSES.
Resolution No. 2019-4, the governing body of the City of St. Francis, Kansas
(the “City”), authorized and provided for a special election in the
City for the purpose of submitting to the electors of the City the question of
imposing, under K.S.A. 12-187 et seq.
(the “Act”), a one percent (1.0%) City-wide sales tax (the “Sales
Tax”) for City infrastructure improvements, including streets and
payments on bonds issued to finance such improvements (the
“Sales Tax Proposition”), with collection of such Sales Tax to
commence on April 1, 2020; and
WHEREAS, a special
question election was held in the City on October 8, 2019, at which time there
was submitted to the qualified electors of the City the Sales Tax Proposition,
and a majority of the qualified electors of the City voting on this proposition
voted in favor thereof; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to
the Act and the results of the aforementioned special election, the governing
body of the City deems it necessary and advisable to authorize the levy of the
Sales Tax, which Sales Tax will be a general
purpose sales tax under the Act.
THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF ST. FRANCIS, KANSAS:
1. The levy of the Sales Tax is
hereby authorized, with collection of the Sales Tax to commence on April 1,
2. The City Clerk, upon passage of
this Ordinance, shall provide a certified copy of the same to the State
Director of Taxation pursuant to K.S.A. 12-189.
3. This Ordinance shall be
effective upon passage by the governing body, approval and execution by the
Mayor and publication once in the official City newspaper.
PASSED by the
governing body of the City of St. Francis, Kansas on November 25, 2019, and APPROVED and SIGNED by the Mayor.
Lila L. Whitmore, City Clerk