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  184.359.  Reduction of tax rate (roll back) by reassessment — restoration of, tax rate in whole or in part, procedures, election, ballot form — restored tax rate effective when. — 1.  Notwithstanding any of the provisions of chapter 137, the board of directors of any metropolitan zoological park and museum district, as established according to the provisions of sections 184.350 to 184.384, on behalf of such district, may request the election officials of any city and county containing all or part of such district to submit to the qualified voters of such district at any municipal, special, primary or general election or elections a referendum or referendums to permit or restore, in part, or, in whole, the tax rate or rates authorized for any subdistrict of such district from time to time under the provisions of sections 184.350 to 184.384.

  2.  Such proposal or proposals shall be submitted to the voters in substantially the following form at such election or elections:


Shall the Metropolitan Zoological Park and Museum District of the City of ______ and the County of ______ be authorized to increase the tax rate for the ______ Subdistrict to ______ cents on each $100 of assessed valuation of taxable property within the District? This tax rate shall replace the present tax rate of ______ for the ______ Subdistrict.
☐ YES ☐ NO


  3.  The proposed tax rate shall not exceed the maximum tax rate authorized by the voters from time to time pursuant to sections 184.350 to 184.384, prior to reduction or reductions in such rate following any reassessment pursuant to chapter 137.

  4.  In the event that a majority of the voters voting thereon in such city and a majority of the voters voting thereon in such county cast votes in favor of the proposal or proposals, then the tax rate or rates for such subdistrict or subdistricts shall be deemed in full force and effect as of the first day of the second month following the election.  The results of the election shall be certified by the election officials of such city and county, respectively, to such district not less than thirty days after the day of the election.  The cost of the election shall be paid as provided by sections 115.063 and 115.065.  In the event any proposal shall fail to receive a majority of the "YES" votes in either the city or the county, then such proposal shall not be resubmitted at any election held within one year of the date of the election on which such proposal was rejected.

  5.  Such proposal or proposals to the qualified voters of the district may be submitted by a verified resolution of the district board of directors to the respective election officials of the city and county wherein the district is located.


(L. 1989 H.B. 116, et al.)

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