Auburn, Alabama, USA, local Popular or citizens initiative [PCI] - To call an election on special property tax for recreational purposes

General Typology

Instrument
Popular or citizens initiative [PCI]
Location
Auburn, Alabama, USA
Political level
local
Local Name:
To call an election on special property tax for recreational purposes
Normative Level:
constitutional
Legally Binding:
yes
Legally Defined:
Amendment 242 ratified

Special Property Tax for Recreational Purposes in City of Auburn.

The city of Auburn may levy and collect annually an additional tax of one-fifth of one per centum upon the value of the property therein as assessed for state taxation, the proceeds of which shall be applied exclusively for public recreational projects, provided the rate of the tax, the time it is to continue, which shall not exceed twenty-five years, and the purpose thereof shall have been first submitted to a vote of the qualified electors of the city and voted for by a majority of those voting at such election.

The taxes authorized in this article shall be in addition to the taxes heretofore or hereafter authorized by this Constitution and the laws of this state. The council or commission of the city may on its own motion, and shall upon written petition of not less than five per centum of the qualified electors of the city, call and provide for holding elections under this article.

Subject Matter:
To call an election on special property tax for recreational purposes

Actors

Author:
Citizens
Initiator:
Citizens
Decision maker:
Local electorate

Requirements

Number Of Signatures:
5% of electorate
Available Time:
No time period mentioned
Turnout Quorum:
None
Approval Quorum:
Majority of voters
Geographical Quorum:
None
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