(First published in The Hays Daily News June 19, 2014)
Resolution to Levy Tax for Capital Outlay Fund
WHEREAS, the Board of Education of Unified School District No. 489, Ellis County, State of Kansas, is authorized by K.S.A 72-8801, to make an annual tax levy at a mill rate not exceeding the statutorily-prescribed mill rate for a period of time as determined by the Board of Education upon the taxable tangible property in the district for the purpose specified in said law; and
WHEREAS, the Board of Education has determined to exercise the authority vested in it by said law;
Be it Resolved that:
The above-named school board shall be authorized to make an annual tax levy for a period not to exceed 5 years in an amount not to exceed 8 mills upon the taxable tangible property in the school district for the purpose of acquisition, construction, reconstruction, repair, remodeling, additions to, furnishing, maintaining and equipping of school district property and equipment necessary for school district purposes, including (1) Acquisition of computer software; (2) acquisition of performance uniforms; (3) housing and boarding pupils enrolled in an area vocational school operated under the board; (4) architectural expenses; (5) acquisition of building sites; (6) undertaking and maintenance of asbestos control projects; (7) acquisition of school buses; and (8) acquisition of other fixed assets, and for the purpose of paying a portion of the principal and interest on bonds issued by cities under the authority of K.S.A. 12-1774 and amendments thereto, for the financing of redevelopment projects upon property located within the school district. The tax levy authorized by this resolution may be made, unless a petition in opposition to the same, signed by not less than 10% of the qualified electors of the school district, is filed with the county election officer of the home county of the school district within 40 calendar days after the last publication of this resolution. In the event a petition is filed, the county election officer shall submit the question of whether the tax levy shall be authorized to the electors in the school district at an election called for that purpose or at the next general election, as is specified by the Board of Education of the above school district.
THIS IS TO CERTIFY that the above Resolution was duly adopted by the Board of Education of Unified School District No. 489, Ellis County, Kansas, on the 16th day of June, 2014.
/s/ Elizabeth Jaeger
Clerk of the above Board of Education
(Last published in The Hays Daily News June 26, 2014)