A CHARTER ORDINANCE EXEM PTING THE CITY OF CHAPMAN, KANSAS, FROM K.S.A. 79-1953 AND AMENDMENTS THERETO AND PROVIDING SUBSTITUTE AND ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS ON THE SAME SUBJECT AUTHORIZING AND LIMITING TAX LEVIES IN ANY ONE YEAR ON EACH DOLLAR OF ASSESSED TANGIBLE VALUATION AND PRESCRIBING AN AGGREGATE FOR ALL CITY WIDE TAX LEVIES.
Section 1. The City of Chapman, 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 exempt and does exempt itself from and makes inapplicable to it K.S.A. 79-1953 and amendments thereto, which is not applicable uniformly to all cities of the third class, the Legislature not 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 Chapman, Kansas, is hereby authorized and empowered to levy taxes in each year for the following city purposes, but the governing body shall not fix a rate of levy in any one year on each dollar of the assessed annual 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, disposal; Highways (all public travelled ways including bridges); Sewer Maintenance; Sewer Treatment and Disposal Works; Parks; Cemetery; Street Lighting; Restroom Hydrant Rental; Forestry; Military Memorial Maintenance: 11 Mills.
Provided, that any revenue derived from the motor vehicle and motor fuel taxes shall be budgeted to the credit of the highway department of the general operating fund and shall be used exclusively for the purpose 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 statutes to be outside the aggregate limit is hereby limited to 16 mills on each dollar of assessed tangible valuation of such city.