Kansas City Question 1: Tax Levy Renewal (April 2013)

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A Kansas City Question 1: Tax Levy Renewal question was overwhelmingly approved on the April 2, 2013 election ballot in Cass, Platte and Clay Counties, which are in Missouri.

This measure authorized Kansas City to renew a property tax levy of 2.2 mills ($2.2 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for nine years in order to fund different health and emergency medical services in the city.[1]This tax currently yields $15 million per year in revenue.[2]

Election results

All precincts:

Kansas City Question 1
Approveda Yes 18363 81.98%
These election results are from the Kansas City Elections Office.

Text of measure

Text of the question:

Shall the City of Kansas City, Missouri be authorized to renew the current tax levy of 22 cents per $100.00 assessed valuation dedicated to ambulance services, emergency medical services, hospital and public health purposes for a period of nine years with the additional revenues to continue to be distributed as follows: the revenue derived from 3 1/2 cents of the levy to ambulance services, the revenue derived from 3 1/2 cents of the levy to non-for-profit neighborhood health centers, and the revenue derived from 15 cents of the levy to Truman Medical Center?



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  1. 1.0 1.1 Cass County April 2, 2013 Sample Ballot
  2. Greater KC Chamber backs health levy, tourism tax ballot proposals
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.