ORDINANCE NO. 4, 1988
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF BELLEFONTE, KENTUCKY ESTABLISHING AN AD VALOREM TAX TO ASSIST IN THE PAYMENT OF POLICE PROTECTION FOR THE CITY OF BELLEFONTE, KENTUCKY AND OTHER MATTERS.
WHEREAS, the City of Bellefonte, Kentucky needs additional tax based revenue to provide police coverage as currently being provided by the City, and,
WHEREAS, that protection in the past has been provided by a special charge to the residence which is to be dropped in the event that the tax as requested is passed,
NOW BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL of the City of Bellefonte, Kentucky as follows:
That there shall be a tax established on an ad valorem basis based upon fair cash value of all property within the City of Bellefonte, Kentucky to be applied only for the providing of police protection within the City of Bellefonte, Kentucky.
That that tax shall be at the rate of $ 0.1050 per $100.00 of assessed valuation of all property within the City.
That this tax shall be assessed and collected on a yearly basis, and the proceeds from this tax every year until such time as it is repealed shall be applied only to the payment of police protection within the City.
That these monies shall be kept by a separate accounting to be provided only for police and fire protection but may be co-mingled in the general funds of the City subject to the restriction that they are not to be expended for any other purpose other than as stated herein.
That this tax shall become effective January 1, 1989 and shall first be included upon the residence tax bills for the calendar year 1989.
That all ordinances in conflict herewith are specifically hereby repealed to the extent of said conflict only.
That each section and each sentence of this ordinance is enacted separately and the invalidity and/or unconstitutionality of any one particular sentence and/or section shall not affect the validity and/or constitutionality of any other sentence and/or section.
That this ordinance shall be in full force and effect immediately after its passage, approval and publication according to law.
Richard A. Macomb
City of Bellefonte, Kentucky
First Reading: Aug 22, 1988
Second Reading: Nov 28, 1988