Yalobusha County Tax Levy 2008-2009

A portion of the material needed by supervisors to help formulate the new budged is piled on the floor during discussions earlier this year.

RE:  IN THE MATTER OF THE LEVYING OF COUNTY AD VALOREM TAXES FOR THE YEAR 2008-2009,

        INCLUDING SCHOOL DISTRICT, ROAD DISTRICT AND OTHER TAXING DISTRICTS

    There came on for hearing and determination by the Board of Supervisors of Yalobusha County on this 15th day of September, 2008, the matter of levying ad valorem taxes for the fiscal year 2008-2009, beginning October 1, 2008, for the county, for the road districts, for the school districts and all other taxing districts, and fixing the tax rate, or levy for the county and for the districts as stated, in accordance with the provisions of Section 27-39-303 et seq. of the Mississippi Code of 1972, annotated, and other laws relative to said matter; and the Board having fully and carefully considered the needs and requirements of the various funds of the county, and of said districts, and of the rates, or levy, which are required to produce revenue necessary to meet the budget as made, fixed and heretofore approved by this Board, as required by law; and it appearing that the tax rates or levies, for the county and several county purposes, the road districts, school districts and other taxing districts are necessary in order to raise the funds required to meet the expenses of the county, and of said taxing districts for the fiscal year.

    On motion made by Tommy Vaughn, seconded by Frank J. Tillman and Supervisors Vaughn, Sims, Suggs and Tillman having affirmatively voted for same, it is therefore Ordered and adjudged by the Board of Supervisors of Yalobusha County, Mississippi, that the following ad valorem tax rates or levies be and the same are hereby imposed or levied for fiscal year 2008-2009 upon the assessed value of all taxable property in Yalobusha County, Mississippi, and in the respective road districts, school districts and all hereafter to be assessed and listed upon the assessment rolls of said county as of January 1, 2008, except property subject to state tax only and except exempted assessed value of homes to the extent exempted by the Homestead Act of 1946, said rates, expressed in mills or a decimal fraction of a mill, being levied or imposed upon each dollar of assessed valuation appearing upon the assessment rolls of said county as aforesaid, for the following funds or purposes; and the money, when collected, shall be credited to the respective funds as provided by law.


SECTION 1
    There is hereby levied upon each dollar of assessed valuation of the county (except values subject to state tax only, for county-wide purposes) as follows:
a. For General County Purposes (current expenses and maintenance as authorized by Sections
   27-39-303, 39-3-5, 19-9-105, 19-9-97, 41-13-25, 19-9-93, 27-1-32, and 41-19-39, Mississippi
   Code of 1972, annotated and amended where applicable)…………………………………………………………………53.76
b. For purposes of reappraisal escrow as authorized by Section 27-39-329, Mississippi Code of
   1972, annotated……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………  1.00
c. For purposes of defraying the cost of reappraisal maintenance as authorized by Section
   27-39-325, Mississippi Code of 1972, annotated………………………………………………………………………………  2.76
d. For purposes of the general support and maintenance of Northwest Mississippi Junior College
   as authorized by Section 37-29-141, Mississippi Code of 1972, annotated…………………………………………..  1.09
e. For purposes of Northwest Mississippi Junior College capital improvement as authorized by
   Section 37-29-141, Mississippi Code of 1972, annotated…………………………………………………………………..  1.00
f. For purposes of the maintenance and/or construction of bridges as authorized by Section 65-15-7
   and 27-39-305, Mississippi Code of 1972, annotated………………………………………………………………………..  9.20
g. For purposes of maintenance and/or construction of roads as authorized by Section 27-39-305,
   Mississippi Code of 1972, annotated……………………………………………………………………………………………….  4.65
h. For the purposes of county rural fire protection (except upon taxable property of the county lying in
   the municipalities of Water Valley, Coffeeville and Oakland), as authorized by Section 19-9-109
   of the Mississippi Code of 1972, as amended…………………………………………………………………………………..  3.07
j.  For purposes of raising revenue to retire certain general obligation bonds issued for the purpose of equipping
    the Yalobusha General Hospital pursuant to Section 19-9-1 of the Mississippi Code of 1972, as
    amended………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..1.85
j.  For purposes of raising revenue to retire certain general obligation bonds issued for the purpose of courthouse
    improvement pursuant to Section 19-9-1 of the Mississippi Code of 1972, as amended ………………………  5.60

SECTION 2.
    There is hereby levied upon each dollar of assessed valuation of taxable property in the following separate school districts for the maintenance of said school districts and all incidental expenses as authorized by Section 37-57-105 et seq., Mississippi Code of 1972, annotated:
a. Coffeeville School Repair Bond and Interest…………………………………………………………………………………….  2.77
b. Coffeeville School Maintenance……………………………………………………………………………………………………..34.66
c. Water Valley School Maintenance………………………………………………………………………………………………… 36.24
e. Water Valley School Repair Bond and Interest…………………………………………………………………………………  3.45
f. Water Valley School Transportation Bond and Interest………………………………………………………………………..1.27
   
 SECTION 3.
    There is hereby levied and imposed upon each dollar of assessed valuation of the benefited acres within the Tillatoba Creek Drainage District in Yalobusha County for purposes of meeting the current expenses, as well as carrying on current operations of the district, as authorized by Section 51-31-63 of the Mississippi
Code of 1972, as amended………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..10.00

SECTION 4.
    There is hereby levied on each and every acre of timbered and uncultivated acreage of the county, for forest protection, as authorized by Section 49-19-115 of the Mississippi Code of 1972, annotated…………………………0.09

SECTION 5.
    There is hereby levied and imposed upon each benefited acre within the Otoucalofa Drainage District in Yalobusha County, for purposes of meeting expenses, as well as carrying on current operation of the District, as authorized by Section 51-29-47 of the Mississippi Code of 1972, annotated……………………………. $    0.50 per acre

SECTION 6.
    It is further recited that said rates above set do not exceed any statutory or constitutional limitation upon taxation in the State of Mississippi.
    It is further ordered that all monies collected by the Tax Collector of Yalobusha County, Mississippi, be paid in the respective funds as levied above, and that the county auditor credit each fund with their respective share as collected and turned in and the Clerk is to mail a certified copy of this Order to the Auditor of Public Accounts, the Tax Collector of Yalobusha County, the State Land Commissioner and to the State Tax Commission. Further, within three (3) weeks after this Order is entered upon the minutes, the Clerk shall mail a copy of this Order to each public service corporation operating in and through the county.
    It is further ordered that the Clerk of this Board make legal certification and publication of this Order as provided by Section 27-39-319, Mississippi Code of 1972, annotated.
    SO ORDERED, this 15th day of September, 2008.
                        BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
                        YALOBUSHA COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI
                        By: /s/ Amos Sims
                        Amos Sims, PRESIDENT
ATTEST
/s/Amy F. McMinn
AMY F. McMINN
CLERK OF THE BOARD

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