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Ordinance 2002-18

AN ORDINANCE LEVYING A TAX ON THE REAL AND PERSONAL
PROPERTY WITHIN THE CITY OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS, FOR THE YEAR
2002 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 2002, to be collected in 2003, 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.
EMERGENCY CLAUSE: That the Washington County Quorum Court will have to
consider and act on this tax levy at its November meeting and therefore immediate passage of this
Ordinance is necessary to allow filing time and other processing; therefore, an emergency is
hereby declared to exist to insure the continuation of the tax revenues to the City necessary to
provide services to the residents of Johnson. This Ordinance shall be hi full force and effect from
and after its passage and approval.