A CHARTER ORDINANCE EXEMPTING THE CITY OF MILTONVALE, KANSAS FROM SECTION 79-1953 OF THE 1961 SUPPLEMENT TO THE GENERAL STATUTES OF KANSAS, 1949, AND PROVIDING SUBSTITUTE AD ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS ON THE SAME SUBJECT, AUTHORIZI NG AND LIMITING TAX LEVIES IN ONE YEAR ON EACH DOLLAR OF ASSESSED TANGIBLE VALUATION; AND PRESCRIBING AN AGGREGATE FOR ALL CITY-WIDE TAX LEVIES.
Section 1. The city of Miltonvale, Kansas, a city of the third class, by the power vested in it by Article 12, Section 5, of the Constitution of the State of Kansas, hereby elects to ex-exempt, and does exempt itself from and makes inapplicable to it, Section 79-1953 of the 1961 Supplement to the General Statutes of Kansas, 1949, which is not applicable uniformly to all cities of the third class, the legislature no having established classes of cities for the purpose of imposing tax limitations, and hereby provides substitute and additional provisions as hereinafter provided.
Section 2. The Governing Body of the City of Miltonvale, Kansas, is hereby authorized and empowered to levy taxes in each year for the following city purposes, but said governing body shall not fix a rate of levy in any one year on each dollar of assessed tangible valuation of the city in excess of the following named rates.
General operating fund, which shall include the following activities: General government; police department; fire department; health and sanitation including refuse collection and disposal; highways (all public traveled ways including bridges); sewer maintenance, sewage treatment and disposal; parks; cemeteries; street lighting; rest rooms; hydrant rental; forestry; military maintenance – eleven (11) mills.
Provided, that any revenue derived from the motor vehicle and motor fuel taxes shall be budgeted to the credit of the highways department of said general operating fund shall be used exclusively for the purposes for which received.
PROVIDED, THAT THE AGGREGATE of all city-wide tax levies of such city, except levies for the payment of bonds and interest thereon, and levies for the control and eradication of noxious weeds, and levies authorized by other statutes to be outside the aggregate, is hereby limited to eleven (11) mills on each dollar of assessed tangible valuation of such city.