Item Coversheet
City of Independence
BILL NO. 18-085Ord.No:          1st R

Agenda Title:

18-085 - 1R. An ordinance amending Ordinance No. 18922 which levied a tax on all real property subject to taxation on January 1, 2018, within the corporate limits of the City of Independence, Missouri, for general revenue and public health and recreation purposes, and for The Independence Square Special Business Benefit District; said levies and assessments being separate and distinct, all for the fiscal year commencing on the 1st day of July, 2018, and ending on the 30th day of June, 2019.

Staff recommends approval of this ordinance.

City Council approved the recommended tax levy rates for General Revenue, Public Health and Recreation, and Independence Square Special Benefit District on August 20th, 2018. Staff noticed a typographical error on the ordinance language for the rate for the Independence Square Special Benefit District. This ordinance is amending the original ordinance language to correct that error and match the tax levy rate with the state auditor's pro forma in the attached documents. 


The tax levies for General Revenue ($0.4792 per $100 of assessed valuation) and Public Health and Recreation ($0.2257 per $100 of assessed valuation) will remain the same.


The tax levy for the Independence Square Special Benefit District will change from $0.5795 per $100 of assessed valuation to $0.5749 per $100 of assessed valuation.

Department:          CMOContact Person:          Kristen Ayers

City Managers OfficeApproved
Finance DepartmentApproved
Finance DepartmentApproved
Law DepartmentApproved
City Managers OfficeApproved
City Clerk DepartmentApproved

Council Action:          Council Action:          Accepted

State Auditor's Pro Forma 2018Backup Material