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Ordinance 2003-16

ORDINANCE NO. 2003-16
AN ORDINANCE LEVYING A TAX ON THE REAL AND PERSONAL
PROPERTY WITHIN THE CITY OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS, FOR THE YEAR
2003, 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 2003, to be collected in 2004, 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 it's 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 in full force and effect from and after
its passage and approval.
PASSED AND APPROVED this 14th day of October, 2003.