AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RICH HILL, MISSOURI, DECLARING THE RESULTS OF THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 7, 2017, AND ACCEPTING CERTIFICATION OF THE RESULTS OF SAID ELECTION BY THE COUNTY CLERK OF BATES COUNTY.
WHEREAS, an election in the City of Rich Hill, Missouri (the “City”), was duly called and held on the 7th day of November, 2017 (the “Election”); and
WHEREAS, the County Clerk of Bates County, Missouri, has certified the results of the Election; and
WHEREAS, the Board of Aldermen wishes to declare and accept the certified results of the Election.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF RICH HILL, MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:
SECTION 1: The following use tax question was on the Election ballot:
Shall the City of Rich Hill, Missouri impose a local use tax at the same rate as the total local sales tax rate, currently two percent (2%), provided that if the local sales tax rate is reduced or raised by voter approval, the local use tax rate shall also be reduced or raised by the same action? A use tax return shall not be required to be filed by persons whose purchases from out-of-state vendors do not in total exceed two thousand dollars in any calendar year.
SECTION 2: A majority of the qualified voters of the City who cast ballots in the Election voted in the affirmative to approve the use tax question.
SECTION 3: The City hereby accepts the certification of the results of the Election by the County Clerk of Bates County, which is attached hereto as Exhibit A and incorporated herein.
SECTION 4: Having been approved and the results certified, the City Clerk is hereby authorized to take any and all actions necessary to effectuate the imposition of the use tax.
SECTION 5: This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and approval.
SECTION 6: All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict with this Ordinance are hereby repealed.
READ TWO TIMES AND PASSED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN AND APPROVED BY THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF RICH HILL, MISSOURI, THIS 14TH DAY OF NOVEMBER, 2017.
______________________________ Patricia Pilcher, President of the Board
Brittany Schenker, City Clerk