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Legislation #: 071204 Introduction Date: 11/1/2007
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 2/3/2008
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER MARCASON
Title: Providing for submission to the qualified voters of Kansas City for their approval at a special election called for Tuesday, April 8, 2008, the question of charging a fee for the issuance of a permit for the operation of a short term loan establishment, and directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of this election.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
11/1/2007 Filed by the Clerk's office
11/1/2007 Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee
11/7/2007 Do Pass
11/8/2007 Assigned to Third Read Calendar
11/20/2007 Councilmember Marcason Move to Amend
11/20/2007 Passed as Amended

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ORDINANCE NO. 071204, AS AMENDED

 

Providing for submission to the qualified voters of Kansas City for their approval at a special election called for Tuesday, April 8, 2008, the question of charging a fee for the issuance of a permit for the operation of a short term loan establishment, and directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of this election.

 

WHEREAS, the City has enacted ordinances for the regulation of Short Term Loan Establishments; and

 

WHEREAS, the responsibilities and duties of regulating the Short Term Loan Establishments require such services and activities as the inspection, regulation and the issuance of a short term loan establishment permit: and

 

WHEREAS, the City believes it necessary that the City charge a reasonable fee to offset the services it provides and its activities in connection with its responsibilities and duties; and

 

WHEREAS, the City believes the cost to the City incurred by the services it provides and its activities in connection with its responsibilities and duties should be borne by those short term loan establishments requiring or enjoying such services or activities; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. ELECTION CALLED. That a special election is hereby called and shall be held in Kansas City, Missouri on Tuesday, April 8, 2008, at which election there shall be submitted to the qualified electors of Kansas City, Missouri, a question hereinafter set out to authorize a fee for issuance of a permit for the operation of a short term loan establishment with the revenues of such fees being used to cover the cost of administering the regulation, inspection, and issuance of the short term loan establishment permits by charging a fee of $1,000.00 per year or $500.00 if less than six months remaining in the calendar year for each new permit and $1,000.00 per year for each renewal of a short term loan establishment permit.

 

Section 2. BALLOT LANGUAGE. The ballot language shall be in substantially the form:

 

QUESTION _____

SHALL THE FOLLOWING BE APPROVED?

 

Shall the City of Kansas City, Missouri be authorized, for the purpose of reimbursing the City for the administrative expenses related to the regulation and inspection of short term loan establishments and the issuance of permits for such businesses, to impose an annual fee of $1,000.00 for each permit (new or renewal) for a short term loan establishment or $500.00 for a permit issued with less than 6 months remaining in the calendar year?

 

_________Yes ________No

 

The voter who desires to vote in favor of this proposition shall place an X in the box opposite Yes. The voter who desires to vote against this proposition shall place an X in the box opposite No.

 

Section 3. DELIVERY OF ORDINANCE BY CITY CLERK TO ELECTION AUTHORITIES. That the City Clerk shall deliver certified copies of this ordinance and notice of election to the Board of Election Commissioners of Kansas City, Missouri, Board of Election Commissioners of Clay County, Board of Election Commissioners of Platte County, and the County Clerk of Cass County, which shall be the authority of the respective election authorities of the City to submit the question to the electors of Kansas City as herein provided and to give public notice thereof as provided by law.

 

Section 4. ELECTION NOTICE. That the notice of election shall read as follows:

______________________________________________

 

NOTICE OF ELECTION

CITY OF KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI

Notice is hereby given that the City of Kansas City has called an election

to be held in the City on Tuesday, April 8, 2008, between the hours

of 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. C.S.T., at which election all qualified voters

residing within the City of Kansas City, Missouri, will be given the

opportunity to vote.

 

The official ballot will be in substantially the following form:

_________________________________________________

 

QUESTION _____

SHALL THE FOLLOWING BE APPROVED?

 

Shall the City of Kansas City, Missouri be authorized, for the purpose of reimbursing the City for the administrative expenses related to the regulation and inspection of short term loan establishments and the issuance of permits for such businesses, to impose an annual fee of $1,000.00 for each permit (new or renewal) for a short term loan establishment or $500.00 for a permit issued with less than 6 months remaining in the calendar year?

 

________Yes ________No

(Instructions to voters will be supplied by the election authorities)

 

____________________________________________________

 

A full and complete copy of Ordinance No. _______________, submitting the above question to the electorate is on file in the office of the City Clerk of Kansas City, Missouri, where the same is open for inspection and copying.

 The polling places for the election will be [insert list of polling places in last publication only.]

_____________________________________________

 

I hereby certify that the foregoing is the legal notice to be published pursuant to Section 115.127, RSMo.

 

Given under my hand and the official seal of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, this _______ day of __________________, 2007.

 

 

 

 

(SEAL) ____________________________________

Millie Crossland

City Clerk, City of Kansas City, Missouri

 

Before me, a notary public, personally appeared Millie Crossland, to me known to be the City Clerk of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, and the person who acknowledged to me that she executed the same for the purposes therein stated.

 

 

 

(SEAL) _____________________________________

Notary Public

My Commission Expires:_____________________

 

 

_________________________________________________

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

____________________________

Galen Beaufort

City Attorney