☰ Revisor of Missouri

Title XI EDUCATION AND LIBRARIES

Chapter 182

Effective - 31 Dec 1985, see footnote bottom

  182.100.  Tax for library building, election — duration, rate — building fund — revenues paid to district, when. — 1.  Whenever, in any county library district which has decided or shall hereafter decide to establish and maintain a free county library under the provisions of sections 182.010 to 182.120, the county library board of trustees, by written resolution entered of record, deems it necessary that free county library buildings be erected in the county and voters equal to five percent of the total vote cast for governor at the last election of any county library district shall petition the county governing body in writing asking that an annual tax be levied at and as an increased rate of taxation for the library buildings and specify in their petition a rate of taxation annually, and not to be levied for more than ten years, on all taxable property in such county library district, then the county governing body, if it finds the petition was signed by the requisite number of voters, shall enter of record a brief recital of the petition, and of its finding, and shall order that the question of the petition be submitted to the voters of the county library district at an election.  The order and the notice shall specify the rate of taxation mentioned in the petition.

  2.  The question shall be submitted in substantially the following form:

Shall there be a tax of ______ (insert amount) on each one hundred dollars assessed valuation for the erection of a free county library building?

  3.  If the majority of the voters of the county library district voting on the question vote in favor of the tax, the tax specified in the notice shall be levied and collected in like manner with other taxes of the county library district, and shall be known as the "County Library Building Fund", and shall be subject to the exclusive control of the county library board of trustees.  At least once in every month the county collector in all counties of the first and second classes, including such counties having a charter form of government, shall pay over to the treasurer of the county library district all money received and collected by him for the fund and take duplicate receipts from the treasurer, one of which he shall file with the secretary of the county library district and the other he shall file in his settlement with the county governing body.  The county collector in counties of the third and fourth classes shall pay over to the county treasurer, at least once in every month, all moneys received and collected by him for the county library building fund and shall take duplicate receipts therefor, one of which he shall file in his settlement with the county governing body.  The county treasurer in such county shall pay over to the treasurer of the county library district, at least once in every month, all moneys so received by him for the fund; upon payment he shall take duplicate receipts from the treasurer of the county library district, one of which he shall file with the secretary of the district, and the other he shall file in the settlement with the county governing body.  This fund shall be used for expenses incident to the erection and furnishing of the library building.  The tax hereby provided for the erection of free county library buildings in such county shall be in addition to the tax levied for the establishment and maintenance of such county library.

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(RSMo 1939 § 14773, A.L. 1955 p. 547 § 182.090, A.L. 1978 H.B. 971, A.L. 1984 S.B. 423, A.L. 1985 S.B. 152)

Prior revision: 1929 § 13469

Effective 12-31-85


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