Charter Ordinance No. 124  


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  • A CHARTER ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 3 OF CHARTER ORDINANCE NO. 83 PERTAINING TO THE TRANSIENT GUEST TAX AND REPEALING THE ORIGINAL OF SAID SECTION.

    BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF WICHITA, KANSAS:

    SECTION 1. Section 3 of Charter Ordinance 83 is hereby amended to read as follows:

    "SECTION 3. That a transient guest tax of six percent (6%) shall be levied in the City of Wichita, Kansas, upon the gross rental receipts derived from or paid by transient guests for lodging or sleeping accommodations, exclusive of charges for incidental services or facilities, in any hotel, motel, or tourist court. The effective date of said tax shall be subject to the conditions and provisions of Section 6 herein."

    SECTION 2. The expenditure of the additional one percent (1%) transient guest tax levied by Section 1, beyond that tax levied prior to the effective date of this Charter Ordinance, shall not be subject to the provision of Charter Ordinance No. 91, Section 2, pertaining to priority of expenditures.

    SECTION 3. (Amended and repealed—See Charter Ordinance No. 174, § 2.)

    SECTION 4. Section 3 of Charter Ordinance 83 is hereby repealed.

    SECTION 5. This ordinance shall be published once each week for two consecutive weeks in the official City paper.

    SECTION 6. This is a Charter Ordinance and shall take effect sixty-one (61) days after final publication unless a sufficient petition for referendum is filed and a referendum held on the ordinance as provided in Article 12, Section 5, Subdivision (c)(3) of the Constitution of the State of Kansas, in which case, the ordinance shall become effective if approved by a majority of the electors voting thereon.

    PASSED BY THE GOVERNING BODY, not less than two-thirds of the members elect voting in favor thereof this 27th day of February, 1990.

    BOB KNIGHT
    Mayor

    ATTEST: (Seal)

    JOHN MOIR
    Director of Finance/City Clerk