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Ordinance 1997-08

AN ORDINANCE LEVYING A TAX ON THE REAL AND PERSONAL
PROPERTY WITHIN THE CITY OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS, FOR THE
YEAR 1997 FIXING THE RATE THEREOF AT 5.0 MILS AND
CERTIFYING THE SAME TO THE COUNTY CLERK OF WASHINGTON
COUNTY, ARKANSAS AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY TO EXIST.
BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Johnson,
Arkansas:
Section 1: That a tax is hereby levied on the real and
personal property within the City of Johnson, Arkansas for the year
1997, to be collected in 1998, at the rate of 5.0 mils.
Section 2: That the real and personal property tax so
levied and the rates provided therefore are hereby certified to the
Clerk of Washington County, Arkansas, to be placed in the tax book
by the County Clerk and collected in the same manner that the
county and school district taxes are collected.
Section 3: The City Clerk is hereby authorized and
directed to file certified copies of this ordinance in the office
of the County Recorder, County Clerk, County Assessor, and the
County Tax Collector 'for Washington County, Arkansas.
Section 4: EMERGENCY CLAUSE. It is further determined and
ordained by the City Council for the City of Johnson, Arkansas that
an emergency exists; immediate passage and implementation of this
Ordinance is necessary for the efficient administration of city
business and to preserve the public peace, health, safety and
welfare of the citizens of Johnson, Arkansas; and, therefore, this
Ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its
passage and approval.