A CHARTER ORDINANCE EXEMPTING THE CITY OF WAKEFIELD, KANSAS, FROM THE PROVISIONS OF K.S.A. 79-1953, WHICH RELATE TO TAX LEVY LIMITATIONS FOR THE LIBRARY FUND; PROVIDING SUBSTITUTE AND ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS ON THE SAME SUBJECT AND REMOVING ANY LIMITATION OF TAX LEVY FOR THE LIBRARY FUND OF SAID CITY.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF WAKEFIELD, KANSAS:
Section 1. In accordance with the authority granted to municipalities by Article 12, Subsection 5 of the Constitution of the State of Kansas, the City of Wakefield, hereby elects to exempt itself from and to make inapplicable to said City the provisions of K.S.A. 79-1953, which establish a tax levy limitation for the City’s Library Fund. Said statutory provisions relate to cities of the third class, but do not apply uniformly to all cities in Kansas.
Section 2. The Governing Body of the City of Wakefield, Kansas, is hereby authorized and empowered to levy taxes in each year for the General Fund and other City purposes as otherwise authorized by law. The taxes levied for the funding of the City’s library shall not be subject to any limitation. The Governing Body may levy an amount necessary to meet the requirements in its adopted budget for the Library Fund.