2012-78

ORDINANCE TO AMEND ORDINANCE 1971-130 (INCOME TAX ORDINANCE) AS AMENDED, BY AMENDING SECTION 2, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

WHEREAS, the voters of the City of Marion, Ohio did approve the
additional one-quarter of 1 percent (.25%) income tax increase on November
6,2012, and

WHEREAS, it is now necessary to amend Marion City Ordinance
1971-130,

BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the City of Marion, Marion County, Ohio

Section 1. That Section 2 of Ordinance 1971-130 is hereby amended
by adding the following:

"To provide additional funds for the municipal operations as set forth hereafter, there be and is hereby levied an additional income tax, in addition to the 1.75% income tax, upon those classes of earnings and income as are set forth in Section 3 of this Ordinance at the rate of an additional one-quarter of one percent (.25%) being distributed: 40% of the one-quarter of one percent for the Police Department; 40% of the one-quarter of one percent for the Fire Department; 10% of the one-quarter of one percent for dispatch services/disaster services; 10% of the one-quarter of one percent for the Provision of Street Improvements, from and after the first day of January, 2013. Ordinance 2012 -54 was approved by the voters at the November 6, 2012 General Election as per the certification of the Marion County Board of Elections."

Section 2. This Ordinance is declared to be an emergency measure
necessary for the immediate preservation of the health, welfare and safety of
the City of Marion, and the inhabitants thereof and for the further reason that
this ordinance needs to be passed before the end of the year to implement the will of the majority of voters of the City; and for the daily operation of said City; and as such shall take effect and be in force immediately upon its passage and approval by the Mayor, provided it receives the affirmative vote of two-thirds of all members elected to Council, otherwise, it shall become effective from and after the earliest period allowed by law.


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Dave Edwards
Approved: President of Council

 

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Mayor Scott Schertzer


Attest;


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Clerk of Council