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  190.296.  Board may borrow money and issue bonds — ballot language — duration of loans, rate of interest (Warren County). — 1.  For the purpose of purchasing any property or equipment necessary or incidental to the operation of central dispatching of emergency services, the board may borrow money and issue bonds for the payment thereof in the manner provided herein.  The question of the loan shall be decided by the submission of the question to the eligible voters of the county at the first municipal election held in a calendar year.

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

Shall the ______ emergency services board borrow money in the amount of ______ dollars for the purpose of ______ and issue bonds for the payment thereof?

  3.  If the constitutionally required percentage of the votes cast are for the loan, the board shall, subject to the restrictions of subsection 4 of this section, be vested with the power to borrow money in the name of the board, to the amount and for the purposes specified on the ballot, and issue the bonds of the board for the payment thereof.

  4.  The loans authorized by this section shall not be contracted for a period longer than twenty years, and the entire amount of the loan shall at no time exceed, including the existing indebtedness of the board, in the aggregate, ten percent of the value of taxable tangible property therein, as shown by the last completed assessment for state and county purposes, the rate of interest to be agreed upon by the parties, but in no case to exceed the highest legal rate allowed by contract; when effected, it shall be the duty of the directors to direct a portion of the tax collected pursuant to section 190.292 in an amount sufficient to pay the interest on the indebtedness as it falls due, and also to constitute a sinking fund for the payment of the principal thereof within the time the principal becomes due.

  5.  This section shall only apply to any county of the third classification without a township form of government and with more than twenty-four thousand five hundred but less than twenty-four thousand six hundred inhabitants.


(L. 2004 S.B. 1329 § 190.348)

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