Bill No. 372 Ordinance No. 1380
AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE LICENSE FEE OF MOTOR VEHICLES
BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the City of Rich Hill, Missouri, as follows:
SECTION 1: DEFINITIONS:
Whenever in this ordinance the following words or terms are used they shall be deemed to have the following meanings:
- MOTOR VEHICLES: A vehicle compelled by power other than muscular power; but shall not include for the purpose of this ordinance, farm tractors, traction engines, road machinery or any vehicle owned by the federal, state, county or other municipal government or motor vehicles used exclusively outside the limits of the City of Rich Hill and not garaged within the City.
- MOTOR TRUCK: A motor vehicle designed to transport materials or commodities.
- OWNER: Any person, firm, association, corporation or partnership whose residence is within the City of Rich Hill, owning or renting a motor vehicle or having the exclusive use thereof, under a lease or otherwise, as of January 1 of each year.
SECTION 2: LICENSE FEE:
Every owner of a motor vehicle which is owned as of January 1 of each and who resides in the City of Rich Hill, Missouri as of that date, shall pay an annual motor vehicle license fee, which shall be valid from the 1st day of January to the 31st day of December, which fee shall be paid for each motor vehicle that the owner owns as of the 1st day of January each year.
SECTION 2: FEES
The annual motor vehicle license fee for each motor vehicle subject to the fee shall be $3.00.
SECTION 3: DISPOSITION OF LICENSE FEES:
All moneys derived from license fees in this ordinance provided for shall be placed in a special fund of this City and shall be expended in the maintenance, cleaning, construction and repair of the streets and highways within the City ofRich Hilland for no other purpose.
SECTION 4: COUNTY COLLECTOR TO COLLECT:
The Collector of Revenue of Bates County, Missouri shall include a charge on bills issued for personal property taxes the charge for motor vehicle license fees as set forth in this ordinance and shall collect the same with and in the same payment as personal property taxes. Said Collector shall collect delinquent receipts of such motor vehicle license fees and penalties thereon, in the same manner and form as provided by law for the collection of delinquent property taxes.
All ordinances that are in conflicted are hereby repealed.
Read two times and approved this 10th day of April 2012.
Jim Kithcart, Mayor
Rose Entrikin, City Clerk
Ayes: Becker, Perkey-Ewing, Kassner, Thurman