APPENDIX A – CHARTER ORDINANCESAPPENDIX A – CHARTER ORDINANCES\CHARTER ORDINANCE NO. 1

A CHARTER ORDINANCE EXEMPTING THE CITY OF MINNEAPOLIS, KANSAS FROM THE PROVISIONS OF K.S.A.79-1952 AND PROVIDING SUBSTITUTE AND ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS ON THE SAME SUBJECT AUTHORIZING AND LIMITING TAX LEVIES IN ANY ONE YEAR ON EA.CH DOLLAR OF ASSESSED TANGIBLE VALUATION AND PRESCRIBING AN AGGREGATE FOR ALL CITY-WIDE TAX LEVIES.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF MINNEAPOLIS, KANSAS:

Section 1: The City of Minneapolis, Kansas, being a City of the Second class by the power vested in it by Article 12, Section 5 of the constitution of the State of Kansas, hereby elects to exempt, and does exempt itself from and make in­ applicable to it K.S.A.79-1952 which is not applicable uniformly to all cities and the Legislature, not having established classes of cities for the purpose of imposing tax limitations and prohibitions and provides substitute and additional provisions as hereinafter provided.

Section 2: The Governing Body of the City of Minneapolis, Kansas, is hereby authorized and empowered to levy taxes in each year for the following city purposes, but said Governing Body shall not fix a rate of levy in any one year on each dollar of assessed tangible valuation of said City in excess of the following-named rates:

General Operating Fund (which shall include the following activities): General government; police department; fire department; health and sanitation, including refuse collection and disposal; highways (all public traveled ways, including bridges); sewer maintenance, sanitary and storm; sewage treatment and disposal; parks; cemeteries; street lighting; rest room; hydrant rental; forestry; military memorial maintenance … 15 mills. PROVIDED. That any revenue derived from the motor vehicle-and motor fuel taxes shall be budgeted to the credit of the highway department of said general operating fund and shall be used exclusively for the purposes for which received.

Library…3 mills PROVIDED. That two mills of said levy shall be outside the aggregate levy limit prescribed by this section.

Airport; Acquisition and maintenance … 0.50 mills

Band: As provided in K.S.A. 12-14a02 or any amendments thereto;

Without an election                        .50 mills

With an election                             1.00 mills

PROVIDED. That the aggregate of all city-wide tax levies of said City, except levies for the payment of bonds and interest thereon and levies for the control and eradication of noxious weeds, and levies authorized by other statutes to be outside the aggregate is hereby limited to sixteen (16) mills on each dollar of assessed tangible valuation of said City.

(06-07-1966; Repealed by C.O. No. 3)