Board Bill Number 8 | Session 2020-2021

Increasing Tax Rate for Early Childhood Services and Programming

Summary

The reason for the Board Bill is to consent to the request of the City Mental Health Board and place before the voters of the City of St. Louis at the November 3, 2020 election a proposal to increase the tax rate for the community children's services from the current 19 cents per hundred dollars of assessed valuation to 25 cents, which is the maximum authorized by state statute. Pursuant to Sec. 210.860 the community children's services fund has been administered by the City Mental Health Board since it's initial passage in 2004. The tax increase is desired due to the need to increase early childhood services programming for children aged five years and younger, services which cannot be provided from current funds. If approved by the voters, the tax would yield approximately $2.3 million dollars annually.

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Overview

Legislative History

Legislative activities for this board bill. Learn more about what these activities mean.

  • 05/01/2020

    First Reading

  • 05/15/2020

    Second Reading

  • 05/21/2020

    Perfection

  • 06/05/2020

    Third Reading

06/05/2020 Final Passage Vote Results

Aye Votes
25
Nay Votes
0
Vote Totals

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Ordinance

Ordinance Number: 71162

Effective Date: 07/10/2020

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