Vestavia Hills, Alabama, USA, local Obligatory referendum [LOR] - Elections on additional tax

General Typology

Instrument
Obligatory referendum [LOR]
Location
Vestavia Hills, Alabama, USA
Political level
local
Local Name:
Elections on additional tax
Normative Level:
constitutional
Legally Binding:
yes
Legally Defined:

Amendment 352 ratified

Additional Property Tax in City of Vestavia Hills.

Section 1. In addition to any taxes now authorized, or that may be hereafter authorized, by the Constitution and laws of Alabama, there is hereby levied an additional tax of nine and three-fourths (9 3/4 ) mills based upon the value of the property therein as fixed for state taxation; provided the levy of said tax shall first have been approved by the qualified electors of Vestavia Hills as hereinafter provided.

Section 2. In the event this amendment is approved and a majority of the qualified electors of Vestavia Hills who vote thereon in favor of the adoption of this amendment when it is submitted, the additional tax provided for in section 1 shall be levied and collected without any other election having been held thereon. In the event this amendment is approved and a majority of the qualified electors of Vestavia Hills who vote thereon vote against its approval, the tax shall not be levied unless the issue shall have been again submitted to a vote of the qualified electors of Vestavia Hills and voted for by a majority of those voting at the election. Subsequent elections may be held at intervals of not less than one year.

Source: Alabama Constitution 1901, (accessed October 18, 2021)

Subject Matter:

To levy an additional tax

Actors

Author:
Governing body
Initiator:
Law
Decision maker:
Electorate

Requirements

Available Time:
Turnout Quorum:
None
Approval Quorum:
Majority of voters
Geographical Quorum:
None
Excluded Issues:

In the event this amendment is approved and a majority of the qualified electors of Vestavia Hills who vote thereon in favor of the adoption of this amendment when it is submitted, the additional tax provided for in section 1 shall be levied and collected without any other election having been held thereon.

Other Formal Requirements:

In the event this amendment is approved and a majority of the qualified electors of Vestavia Hills who vote thereon vote against its approval, the tax shall not be levied unless the issue shall have been again submitted to a vote of the qualified electors of Vestavia Hills and voted for by a majority of those voting at the election. Subsequent elections may be held at intervals of not less than one year.

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