TOWN ORDINANCE 2002-02
ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING CUMULATIVE FIRE FUND UNDER IC 36-8-14
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF LEO-CEDARVILLE OF ALLEN COUNTY, INDIANA, THAT A NEED NOW EXISTS FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A CUMULATIVE FIREFIGHTING FUND FOR THE FOLLOWING PURPOSES:
Purchase, construction, addition, renovation of buildings used by any fire department or volunteer fire company serving the town; the purchase of firefighting equipment for the use of any fire department or volunteer fire company serving the town, including making the required payments under any lease rental with the option to purchase agreement made to acquire the equipment; to purchase police or fire radio equipment; to purchase, construct, renovate, or add to a building, or the purchase of equipment for use by a provider of emergency medical services under IC 16-31-5 to the town.
BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED THAT THIS BOARD WILL ADHERE TO THE PROVISIONS OF IC 36-8-14. THE PROPOSED FUND WILL NOT EXCEED FIVE CENTS ($0.0333) ON EACH $100.00 OF ASSESSED VALUATION (PRE-TRUE VALUE TAX ASSESSMENT METHOD). THE SAID TAX RATE WILL BE LEVIED BEGINNING WITH TAXES DUE AND PAYABLE IN THE YEAR 2003.
BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED THAT PROOFS OF PUBLICATION OF THE PUBLIC HEARING HELD ON THE 22ND DAY OF JULY, 2002 AND A CERTIFIED COPY OF THIS ORDINANCE BE SUBMITTED TO THE STATE BOARD OF TAX COMMISSIONERS OF THE STATE OF INDIANA AS PROVIDED BY LAW. SAID CUMULATIVE FUND IS SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE STATE BOARD OF TAX COMMISSIONERS.
THE PROVISIONS OF ALL PRIOR ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT WITH THE PROVISIONS HEREOF ARE OF NO FURTHER FORCE OF EFFECT AND ARE HEREBY REPEALED.
DULY ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE OF THE MEMBERS OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF LEOCEDARVILLE, THIS 22ND DAY OF JULY 2002.
Matthew A. Akins
COUNCIL VICE PRESIDENT
R. Paul Steffens