§1925.3. Method of taxation; referendum to increase taxes beyond initial authorization
A. The district hereby created shall levy a tax on the assessed valuation of all taxable property appearing on the 1985 and subsequent tax rolls, without a vote of the people, in an amount that will produce for the district in the initial year that the option is exercised the same revenue as that authorized by law to be deducted pro rata from that year's tax roll for the assessor's salary and expense fund. In addition to the millage, the assessor shall file a compensation statement with the auditor in order to receive necessary funds to cover the expenses of the assessor's office for the current year. However, the taxes generated by the millage levied shall be collected free of deductions for retirement systems. The amount of millage to be assessed shall be determined and certified by the legislative auditor by dividing the net tax roll as of January first of the year of implementation into the salary and expense account and salary and personal expense allowance of the assessor for the current year. This millage adopted shall remain in effect in subsequent years unless changed as provided by law.
B. The total amount of ad valorem taxes received by the district shall never be less than that received by the district in the initial year. The assessor and ex officio chief executive officer of the district may adjust the millage levied, without the necessity of a public referendum, so as to assure that such funding does not fall below that of the initial year.
C. In addition to the taxes authorized herein the district or a subdistrict created by the district may impose additional millages in any district or subdistrict when approved by a majority of the electors voting thereon in an election held for that purpose, and any taxes generated by such additional millages shall be levied subject to deductions for retirement systems. This election may be called by the assessor and ex officio executive officer of the district. The cost of the election shall be borne by the assessor's salary and expense fund unless the election is concurrent with another election, in which event the district or subdistrict shall bear a proportionate share of the cost.
Acts 1984, No. 223, §1; Acts 1985, No. 292, §1; Acts 1985, No. 664, §1; Acts 1986, No. 450, §1; Acts 2005, No. 433, §1, eff. Dec. 31, 2005; Acts 2006, No. 622, §8, eff. Dec. 11, 2006.