☰ Revisor of Missouri

Title XIV ROADS AND WATERWAYS

Chapter 233

Effective - 28 Aug 1978 bottom

  233.455.  Election to be held, when — levy and collection of tax, procedure — applicability of other laws. — 1.  Whenever the board of commissioners of any special road district proposes to issue bonds for road purposes, they shall order the submission of the question to the voters and whenever twenty voters of any township shall file with the clerk of the county commission wherein the township is located a petition in writing asking that bonds for road purposes be issued for and on behalf of such township, it shall be the duty of the county commission to order the submission of the question to the voters.

  2.  The notice of election, in either case, shall state the amount of bonds to be issued.

  3.  The result of the submission of the question shall be entered upon the records of such county commission or the board of commissioners.  If it shall appear that two-thirds of the voters voting on said question shall have voted in favor of the issuance of said bonds, the board of commissioners of the special road district, or the county commission, as the case may be, shall order and direct the execution of the bonds for and on behalf of such special road district or township, and shall provide for the levy and collection of a direct annual tax upon all the taxable property in said district or township sufficient to provide for the payment of the principal and interest of the bonds so authorized as they respectively become due.

  4.  It shall be the duty of the clerk of the board of commissioners on or before the first day of May in each year, or the state auditor immediately thereafter, in case the clerk of the board of commissioners should fail or neglect, on or before the first day of May of each year, so to do, to certify to the county commission of the county, or counties, wherein such road district is situated, the amount of money that will be required during the next succeeding year to pay interest falling due on bonds issued and the principal of bonds maturing during such year.

  5.  On receipt of such certificate it shall be the duty of the county commission, or commissions, at the time it makes the levy for state, county, school and other taxes, to, by order made, levy such a rate of taxation upon the taxable property in the road district, in such county or counties, as will raise the sum of money required for the purposes aforesaid.  On such order being made it shall be the duty of the clerk of the county commission, or commissions, to extend such rate of taxation upon the tax books, against all of the taxable property in the district in such county or counties, and the same shall be collected by the collector of the revenue at the time and in the manner, and by the same means as state, county, school and other taxes are collected.

  6.  At the time the county commission is required to determine and levy the rate of taxation for state, county, school and other taxes, to determine, order and levy such a rate of taxation upon the taxable property in any township in such county as may have outstanding bonds issued under this section as will be sufficient to pay interest and principal falling due during the next succeeding year.  It shall be the duty of the clerk of the county commission to extend upon the tax books of the county such rate of taxation upon and against all of the taxable property in such township, and when so extended the same shall be collected by the collector of the revenue at the time, in the manner, and by the means that state, county, school and other taxes are collected.

  7.  All the laws, rights and remedies of the state of Missouri for the collection of state, county, school and other taxes, shall be applicable to the collection of taxes herein authorized to be collected.

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(RSMo 1939 § 8610, A.L. 1978 H.B. 971)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 7961; 1919 § 10748


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