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Legislation #: 130165 Introduction Date: 2/28/2013
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 3/17/2013
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER MARCASON
Title: Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, Article XIV, by enacting one new section, Section 2-1971, that changes the deadline for passage of tax levy ordinances.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
2/27/2013 Filed by the Clerk's office
2/28/2013 Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee
3/6/2013 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
3/7/2013 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 130165

Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, Article XIV, by enacting one new section, Section 2-1971, that changes the deadline for passage of tax levy ordinances.

 

WHEREAS, Section 805(d) of the City Charter establishes the fourth regular Council meeting in March as the date for adoption of the next fiscal year budget, which for the upcoming fiscal year is March 28, 2013; and

 

WHEREAS, Section 805(g) of the City Charter states that whenever practicable, ordinances fixing the tax levies shall be passed at the time the annual appropriation ordinance is passed, but no later than the fourth Monday in March, which for the upcoming fiscal year is March 25, 2013; and

 

WHEREAS, Section 805(i) of the City Charter allows the deadline for the passage of the tax levy ordinances to be changed, as long as the ordinances are passed not later than 30 days before the beginning of the fiscal year; and

 

WHEREAS, the Council desires to change the deadline for consideration of the tax levy ordinances to allow the tax levy ordinances to be considered at the same time as the annual appropriation ordinance; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, is hereby amended by adding one new section to read as follows:

 

Sec. 2-1971. Tax Levy Ordinances.

 

As authorized under Section 805(i) of the City Charter, the deadline for passage of tax levy ordinances required under Section 805(g) of the City Charter is changed from the fourth Monday in March to the fourth regular meeting in March.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Cecilia Abbott

Assistant City Attorney