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Chapter 243

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  243.310.  Permanent drainage tax record shall be kept — method — additional levies. — 1.  The list and schedule specified in section 243.300 shall be prepared in the form of a well-bound book which shall be named and endorsed "Drainage Tax Record of Drainage District Number ______ of ______ County, Missouri", which endorsement shall also be printed or written at the top of each page in said book and the same shall be signed by the county clerk, attested by the seal of the county commission and shall hereafter remain a permanent record in the office of said clerk.

  2.  In case the proceeds of the taxes levied as provided in this chapter are not sufficient to construct the improvements as described in the report of the viewers and engineer as confirmed by the county commission, then the county commission shall make, certify and provide for the collection of such additional tax levies as are necessary to complete the improvement; provided, however, that the aggregate of all such levies, exclusive of taxes levied for interest on bonds, does not exceed the total benefits assessed and confirmed.

  3.  If any sum be needed to pay any judgment against the district and upon the filing of a certified copy of said judgment with the clerk of the county commission, it shall be the duty of the county commission, at the next term, to levy sufficient taxes to pay the same and to add thereto sufficient taxes to pay the interest on said judgment.  The commission shall levy, certify and provide for the collection of said taxes as provided in this chapter and shall apportion the same to the lands or other property in proportion to the original assessment of benefits, but not in excess thereof, and if in excess thereof then in such proportion as will not, with other lawful tax levies, made and collected be in excess of the benefits reported by the viewers and confirmed by the county commission.


(RSMo 1939 § 12413)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 10824; 1919 § 4492

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