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File #: 220196    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/27/2022 In control: Council
On agenda: 3/24/2022 Final action: 3/24/2022
Title: Setting the rates for the trafficway maintenance tax, the park and boulevard maintenance tax, and the boulevards and parkways front foot assessment at $0.00 for Fiscal Year 2022-23 in accordance with Section 68-582 of the Code of Ordinances
Attachments: 1. Parkway, Trafficway, and Boulevard Ordinance 2022 Fiscal Note, 2. Parkway, Trafficway, and Boulevard Ordinance 2022 Fact Sheet, 3. Authenticated Ordinance 220196
ORDINANCE NO. 220196

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Setting the rates for the trafficway maintenance tax, the park and boulevard maintenance tax, and the boulevards and parkways front foot assessment at $0.00 for Fiscal Year 2022-23 in accordance with Section 68-582 of the Code of Ordinances

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WHEREAS, at the election held on August 7, 2012, the voters of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, approved a park sales tax of 1/2 cent authorized by Section 644.032 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri for the purpose of providing for the maintenance and operations of local parks, parkways, boulevards and community centers, to become effective January 1, 2013; and

WHEREAS, in approving the park sales tax at the August 7, 2012, election, the voters directed that the City cease billing and collecting the trafficway maintenance tax, the park and boulevard maintenance tax, and the boulevards and parkways front foot assessment by setting the assessment for each at $0.00 effective January 1, 2013, and for each following year for as long as the park sales tax is in effect; and

WHEREAS, upon approval of the park sales tax on August 7, 2012, Section 68-582 of the Code of Ordinances was adopted, requiring that, beginning January 1, 2013, and each year thereafter when levies are set by the City Council as part of its annual budget deliberations, the City Council will adopt appropriate ordinances that establish the park and boulevard maintenance taxes and trafficway maintenance taxes at $0.00, and establish the boulevards and parkways front foot assessments at $0.00; and

WHEREAS, at their meeting held on January 25, 2022, the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners passed a resolution recommending to the City Council that the assessment for the park and boulevard maintenance tax and the boulevards and parkways front foot assessment each be set as $0.00 for Fiscal Year 2022-23; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:
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