Series 101 2000 ORDINANCES/RESOLUTIONS
Section 101-437 Ord. 16564; Calling a Special Election on November 7, 2000 RE: Imposing a Local Parks Sales Tax
Bill No. B 259-00A
calling a special election in the City of Columbia, Missouri, to be held on Tuesday,
2000, on the question whether to authorize the City to impose a local parks sales tax; directing
notification of the election authority; describing the form of the notice of election; and fixing the
time when this ordinance shall become effective.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS
SECTION 1. A special election is hereby ordered to be
held in the City of Columbia,
Missouri, on Tuesday, November 7, 2000, on the following question:
LOCAL PARKS SALES TAX
Shall the City of Columbia, Missouri, impose a sales tax of one-fourth of one percent
years and one-eighth of one percent thereafter, for the purpose of providing funding for local
parks, in order to purchase, improve and manage parks, trails and natural lands for water quality,
wildlife, tree preservation, and recreation purposes? All expenditures will be subject to an
annual public audit. Revenue from this tax would be used to purchase, improve and manage the
Stephens Lake property and for other park purposes.
SECTION 2. The City Clerk is hereby authorized and directed
to notify the Clerk of the
County Commission of Boone County, Missouri, of the adoption of this ordinance no later than 5
o'clock p.m. on August 29, 2000, and to include in the notification all of the terms and provisions
required by Chapter 115, RSMo. 1994, as amended.
SECTION 3. The form of the notice of election shall be
substantially as set forth on "Exhibit
A" attached hereto and made a part hereof as fully as if set forth herein verbatim.
SECTION 4. The election shall be held and conducted, and
the results thereof canvassed and
returned, in all respects in accordance with the laws of the State of Missouri and the Charter and
Ordinances of the City of Columbia, Missouri.
SECTION 5. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect
from and after its passage.
Passed this 21st day of August, 2000.