APPENDIX A – CHARTER ORDINANCESAPPENDIX A – CHARTER ORDINANCES\CHARTER ORDINANCE NO. 7

A CHARTER ORDINANCE EXEMPTING THE CITY OF MINNEAPOLIS. KANSAS. FROM THE PROVISIONS OF K.S.A. 79-1952, AND PROVIDING SUBSTITUTE AND ADDITONAL PROVISIONS ON THE SAME SUBJECT AND REMOVING ANY LIMITATION OF TAX LEVY.

Be it Ordained by the Governing Body of the City of Minneapolis, Kansas:

Section 1: EXEMPTION.

The City of Minneapolis, by the power vested in it by Article 12, Section 5 of the Constitution of the State of Kansas and as provided by K.S.A. 79-5036(a), hereby elects to exempt itself from the provisions of K.S.A. 79-1952. The provisions of the above mentioned statute apply to the City of Minneapolis, but do not apply uniformly to all cities in Kansas.

Section 2 - Tax Levy

The governing body of the City of Minneapolis is hereby authorized and empowered to levy taxes in each year for the general fund and other city purposes. Said purposes shall include all of the operations of the city except as limited by the provisions of Section 4, or this ordinance. The governing body may levy an amount necessary to meet the requirements of its adopted budget.

Section 3 - Library

The rate of levy for library purposes shall not exceed 5.00 mills.

(09-05-1995)