ORDINANCE NO. 462

AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF SOUTH PRAIRIE, PIERCE COUNTY, WASHINGTON CALLING FOR THE CONTINUATION OF A SPECIAL LEVY TO BE VOTED ON AT THE GENERAL ELECTION TAKING PLACE IN NOVEMBER 2005 FOR THE OPERATION OF EMERGENCY AID VEHICLE AND SETTING FORTH BALLOT TITLE.

Whereas, the Town of South Prairie has been operating an emergency aid unit for the benefits of the citizens, and

Whereas, the operation of a medical aid unit is for the health, safety and welfare of the citizens, and

Whereas, the ballot issue was for a duration of six (6) years, and

Whereas, Resolution No. 139 was introduced on 12/1/92, passed and published on 1219/92 which allowed for the levy and the same resolution was introduced and passed on January 5, 1993 and published on May 5, 1993, and

Whereas, Resolution 180 was introduced and passed on 5/4/99, and

Whereas, the special levy for the citizens of South Prairie was out of sequence

with the other levies for the operation of the emergency medical aid vehicle in Pierce

County, and

Whereas, Resolution 180 resulted in a change of the sequence to conform with the rest of the county.

Now, therefore, the Town Council of the Town of South Prairie, Pierce County, Washington do ordain as follows:

Section 1: The Town Council, Town of South Prairie hereby directs the Pierce County Auditor to place on the ballot of the election to be held in November 2005, the proposition for a special multi-year levy with the first year levy of 2005 and the first year

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Text Box:  collection for 2006, for the purposes of providing funds for the continuation of equipping, maintaining and operating emergency aid vehicles in the following form:

 

PROPOSITION

 

Levy for Operation of Emergency Aid Vehicle

 

Shall the Town of South Prairie levy an excess of $0.50 per $1,000.00 assessed valuation in 2005 for collection in 2006 to raise funds for the operation of an emergency aid vehicle; the duration of this levy being six (6) years?

 

Yes q

 

No q

 

 

Section 2: That a certified copy of this Ordinance showing the proposed ballot proposition be furnished to the Pierce County Auditor by the Town Clerk/Treasurer.

 

Section 3: If any provision of this ordinance, or Resolution 139 or Resolution shall be invalid or unenforceable for any reason, the remaining provisions of this ordinance and Resolution 139 and 180 shall remain in force and affect.

 

Mayor Layne Ross

INTRODUCED 8-14-05

PASSED___ 8-1-05__

APPROVED__ 8‑1-05

PUBLISHED___ 8-17-05

Attested:


Marla Nevill Town Clerk

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