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Title XV LANDS, LEVEES, DRAINAGE, SEWERS AND PUBLIC WATER SUPPLY

Chapter 245

Effective - 12 Jul 1994, see footnote bottom

  245.180.  Board to levy tax, when — new tax authorized, when — tax, how levied — secretary to prepare levee tax record. — 1.  After the lists of lands and other property, with the assessed benefits and the decree and judgment of court, have been filed in the office of the county recorder as provided in section 245.130, then the board of supervisors shall without any unnecessary delay, after a public hearing, levy a tax of such portion of said benefits on all lands, railroad and other property in the district to which benefits have been assessed, as may be found necessary by the board of supervisors to pay the cost of the completion of the proposed works and improvements as shown in said plan for reclamation and in carrying out the objects of said district, and plus ten percent of said total amount for emergencies.  The said tax shall be apportioned to and levied on each tract of land or other property in said district in proportion to the benefits assessed and not in excess thereof.

  2.  Notwithstanding the limitations of sections 245.130 and 245.135 or any tax levy limitation contained in this chapter, the board of supervisors, having levied a tax pursuant to subsection* 1 of this section, may levy a new tax of such portion of the assessed benefits on all lands, railroad and other property in the district to which benefits have been assessed whenever it is found necessary by the board of supervisors to pay the cost of replacing, repairing and reconstructing works and improvements called for and completed pursuant to the plan for reclamation originally adopted by the board of supervisors and in carrying out the objects of said district.  The tax levied under this subsection* shall be apportioned to and levied on each tract of land or other property in said district in proportion to the benefits assessed.

  3.  In case bonds are issued as provided herein and hereafter, then the amount of the interest (as estimated by said board of supervisors) which will accrue on such bonds shall be included and added to the said tax levied under either subsection* 1 or 2 of this section, but the interest to accrue on account of the issuing of said bonds shall not be construed as a part of the cost of construction in determining whether or not the expenses and costs of making said improvements are or are not equal to or in excess of the benefits assessed.  The secretary of the board of supervisors, as soon as said total tax is levied, shall, at the expense of the district, prepare a list of all taxes levied, in the form of a well-bound book, which book shall be endorsed and named "levee tax record of ______ levee district ______", which endorsement shall also be printed or written at the top of each page in said book, and shall be signed and certified by the president and secretary of the board of supervisors, attested by the seal of the district, and the same shall thereafter become a permanent record in the office of said secretary.

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(RSMo 1939 § 12511, A.L. 1977 S.B. 3, A.L. 1994 S.B. 633)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 10921; 1919 § 4615

Effective 7-12-94

*Word "paragraph" appears in original rolls.


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