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  67.1977.  Dissolution and repeal of the tax, procedure. — 1.  The board, when presented with a petition signed by at least one-third of the registered voters in the district that voted in the last gubernatorial election, calling for an election to dissolve and repeal the tax shall submit the question to the voters using the same procedure by which the imposition of the tax was voted.  The ballot of submission shall be in substantially the following form:


Shall ______ (name of district) dissolve and repeal the ______ (insert amount) percent tourism community enhancement district sales tax now in effect in the ______ (name of district)?
☐ YES ☐ NO
If you are in favor of the question, place an "X" in the box opposite "YES". If you are opposed to the question, place an "X" in the box opposite "NO".




If a majority of the votes cast on the proposal by the qualified voters of the district voting thereon are in favor of repeal, that repeal shall become effective December thirty-first of the calendar year in which such repeal was approved or after the repayment of the district's indebtedness incurred pursuant to sections 67.1950 to 67.1962, whichever occurs later.

  2.  No dissolution of such tourism community enhancement district shall invalidate or affect any right accruing to such tourism community enhancement district or to any person or invalidate or affect any contract entered into or imposed on such tourism community enhancement district.

  3.  Whenever the board of directors dissolves any such tourism community enhancement district, the governing body of the city with the largest population at inception of the district shall appoint a person to act as trustee for the district so dissolved, and such trustee, before entering upon the discharge of his duties, shall take and subscribe an oath that he will faithfully discharge the duties of his office, and shall give bond with sufficient security to be approved by the governing body of the city, to the use of such dissolved tourism community enhancement district, conditioned for the faithful discharge of this duty.  The trustee may prosecute and defend to final judgment all suits instituted by or against the district, collect all moneys due the district, liquidate all lawful demands against the district, and for that purpose shall sell any property belonging to such district, or so much thereof as may be necessary, and generally to do all acts requisite to bring to a speedy close all the affairs of the district.

  4.  When the trustee has closed the affairs of the tourism community enhancement district, and has paid all debts due by such district, he shall pay over to the treasurer of the school district, or school districts within the district, all money remaining in his hands, based upon the amount of sales taxes collected in each school district in the prior calendar year, and take receipts therefor, and deliver to the governing body of the city with the largest population at inception of the district, all books, papers, records and deeds belonging to the dissolved district.  These revenues shall not be used in any manner with respect to the calculation of the state school aid pursuant to chapter 163.


(L. 2001 S.B. 323 & 230)

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