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Legislation #: 900799 Introduction Date: 12/13/1990
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Enacting a new Section 1.33, Code of General Ordinances, entitled "Decreased and Increased Licenses and Fees" reducing the authorized maximum fee for certain licensing and registration fees to provide for equal treatment of all contractors and authorizing the Department of Codes Administration to increase certain licensing and registration fees to recover an increased amount of the actual cost of issuing licenses and registrations; submitting these fees to the qualified electors of Kansas City, for their approval or disapproval, pursuant to the "Hancock Amendment"; and recognizing an emergency.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
12/12/1990

Prepare to Introduce

12/13/1990

Referred Finance Committee

12/19/1990

Do Pass as a Committee Substitute

12/20/1990

Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

12/27/1990

Passed as Substituted


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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 900799

 

Enacting a new Section 1.33, Code of General Ordinances, entitled "Decreased and Increased Licenses and Fees" reducing the authorized maximum fee for certain licensing and registration fees to provide for equal treatment of all contractors and authorizing the Department of Codes Administration to increase certain licensing and registration fees to recover an increased amount of the actual cost of issuing licenses and registrations; submitting these fees to the qualified electors of Kansas City, for their approval or disapproval, pursuant to the "Hancock Amendment"; and recognizing an emergency.

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WHEREAS, Article X, Section 22, Constitution of the State of Missouri, commonly known as the Hancock Amendment, prohibits political subdivisions from levying any new tax, license or fee, or from increasing an existing tax, license or fee, without the approval of the majority of the voters; and

 

WHEREAS, by this ordinance the City Council approves the establishment of new maximum levels of fees for the issuance of licenses and registrations of contractors regulated by the building code; and

 

WHEREAS, by this ordinance the City Council reduces the authorized maximum charges of certain fees, while increasing the maximum authorized charge of certain other fees, thereby treating each contractor regulated equally; and

 

WHEREAS, adjustment of the charges for regulation of licensed and registered contractors will result in more closely reflecting the costs of that regulation; and

 

WHEREAS, a municipal election will be held February 26, 1991; NOW, THEREFORE

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That a new Section 1.33, Code of General Ordinances, entitled "Decreased and Increased Licenses and Fees" shall be enacted to read as shown on the attached Exhibit #1.

 

Section 2. That pursuant to Article X, Section 22, Constitution of the State of Missouri, commonly known as the Hancock Amendment, the various licenses and fees set forth in this ordinance shall be submitted to the qualified voters of Kansas City for their approval or disapproval, at the next election to be held in Kansas City, not less than 60 days after passage of this ordinance.

 


Section 3. That the ballot title for this proposition shall be as follows:

 

SHALL THE FOLLOWING BE APPROVED?

 

Decreases and increases in various licenses and fees by the Codes Administration Department pertaining to the licensing of certain contractors and registration of certain other contractors, as set forth in Ordinance No. 900799.

 

Yes

 

No

 

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

 

Section 4. That the City Clerk shall deliver to the Board of Election Commissioners of Kansas City, Missouri, to the Board of Election Commissioners of Clay County, Missouri, to the Clerk of the County Commission of Platte County, and to the Clerk of the County Commission of Cass County, each a certified copy of this ordinance which shall be the authority for the election authorities to conduct the election, provide the ballot labels and ballots therefore, give notice of the election according to law, and to certify the results of the election.

 

Section 5. That this ordinance, providing for the submission of a proposal to the people is recognized as an emergency measure within the provisions of Section 15, Charter of the City of Kansas City, and shall take effect immediately.

 

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

 

__________________________________

Assistant City Attorney

 

 

Section 1.33. Decreased and Increased Licenses and Fees.

 

 

Current Proposed

Department Name of Charge Fee Maximum

 

 

Codes Application for Certificate of Qualification $10 $54 Administration Application for Registered Contractor Supervisor $10 $54 Examination Fee for all supervisors $ 0 $75

Certificate of Qualification Annual Renewal $ 6 $54

Registered Contractor Supervisor Annual Renewal $ 0 $54

Application for Contractor License $10 $54

Application for Contractor Registration $10 $54

Boilermaking Contractor Annual License $48 $54

Electrical Contractor Class I Annual License $72 $54

Electrical Contractor Class II Annual License $48 $54

Electrical Contractor Class III Annual License $48 $54

Fire Protection Contractor Class I Annual License $72 $54

Fire Protection Contractor Class II Annual Registration $48 $54

Fire Protection Contractor Class III Annual Registration $48 $54

Gas Fired Appliance Contractor Annual License $48 $54

Heating and Ventilating Contractor Annual License $72 $54

Pipe Fitting Contractor Annual License $48 $54

Plumbing Contractor Annual License $72 $54

Refrigeration Contractor Annual License $48 $54

Elevator Contractor Class I Annual Registration $72 $54

Elevator Contractor Class II Annual Registration $48 $54

Sign Contractor Class I Annual Registration $72 $54

Sign Contractor Class II Annual Registration $48 $54

Wrecking Contractor Class I Annual Registration $72 $54

Wrecking Contractor Class II Annual Registration $36 $54

 

 

EXHIBIT #1