Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette : 2019-02-11
Northwest Arkansas : 11 : 5B
5B MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2019 ● ∂ ∂ On the Web More Northwest Arkansas news nwadg.com/ arkansas/northwest/ ORDINANCE NO. O-2018-54 INDIGO SKY CASINO BE IT ENACTED BY THE QUORUM COURT OF THE COUNTY OF BENTON, STATE OF ARKANSAS, AN ORDINANCE TO BE ENTITLED: Amazing Stay & Play Package! AN ORDINANCE CALLING A SPECIAL ELECTION IN BENTON COUNTY, ARKANSAS ON THE QUESTION OF LEVYING A COUNTYWIDE ONE-EIGHTH OF ONE PERCENT (0.125%) SALES AND USE TAX FOR A PERIOD OF 54 MONTHS; AND PRESCRIBING OTHER MATTERS PERTAINING THERETO. 2 Options STARTING AT: $50 WHEREAS, the Quorum Court of Benton County, Arkansas (the “County”) has passed on November 27, 2018, Ordinance No. O-2018-53 (the “Tax Ordinance”) providing for the levy of a 0.125% sales and use tax within the County for a period of 54 months (the “Sales and Use Tax”); and WHEREAS, the purpose of this Ordinance is to call a special election on the question of the levy of the Sales and Use Tax; SAVE UP TO NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE QUORUM COURT OF BENTON COUNTY, ARKANSAS: 44%! Article 1. There is hereby called a special election to be held on March 12, 2019, at which election there shall be submitted to the electors of the County the question of the levy of the Sales and Use Tax. Article 2. The question of levying the Sales and Use Tax shall be placed on the ballot for the election in substantially the following form: 2 OTPIONS STARTING AT $50 0.125% (ONE-EIGHTH OF ONE PERCENT) SALES AND USE TAX Go Indulge in the comfort of one of 244 amazingly relaxing rooms. Take in the views and you will feel like you are on a getaway. We offer more than 1,200 gaming machines and 14 table games. Adoption of a 0.125% (one-eighth of one percent) local sales and use tax within Benton County, the net collections of which remaining after deduction of the administrative charges of the State of Arkansas and required rebates will be distributed only to the County and used for the purposes of acquiring, constructing, equipping and furnishing a new court facility, and any necessary land acquisition and parking, drainage, flood control, lighting, road and utility improvements therefor, with any balance not needed for such purposes to be used for the operation, repair and maintenance of such court facility and buildings on the campus of the Historic County Courthouse. The sales and use tax shall be levied for a period of 54 months with an expected commencement date of July 1, 2019 and expiration date of December 31, 2023. CHECK OUT SOME OTHER GREAT DEALS SAVE UP TO 90%! FOR ................................................................................................................................ AGAINST ...................................................................................................................... Article 3. The election shall be held and conducted and the vote canvassed and the results declared under the law and in the manner now provided for county elections and only qualified voters of the County shall have the right to vote at the election. Article 4. The results of the election shall be proclaimed by the County Court, and such Proclamation shall be published one time in a newspaper published in the County and having a general circulation therein, which Proclamation shall advise that the results as proclaimed shall be conclusive unless attacked in the courts within thirty days after the date of publication. DEAL PIGGY PRICE: $39 SAVINGS OF OVER 50% Article 5. A copy of this Ordinance shall be (a) filed with the Benton County Clerk at least 60 days prior to the election date and (b) given to the Benton County Board of Election Commissioners so that the necessary election officials and supplies may be provided. A certified copy of this Ordinance and the Tax Ordinance shall also be provided to the Commissioner of Revenues of the State of Arkansas as soon as practical. DEAL PIGGY PRICE: $10 SAVINGS OF 50% Article 6. The County Judge and County Clerk, for and on behalf of the County, are hereby authorized and directed to do any and all things necessary to call and hold the special election as herein provided and, if the levy of the Sales and Use Tax is approved by the electors, to cause the Sales and Use Tax to be collected, and to perform all acts of whatever nature necessary to carry out the authority conferred by this Ordinance. Article 7. All ordinances and parts thereof in conflict herewith are hereby repealed to the extent of such conflict. Article 8. The provisions of this Ordinance are separable and if an article, phrase or provision shall be declared invalid, such declaration shall not affect the validity of the remainder of the Ordinance. PASSED: November 27, 2018. APPROVED: DEAL PIGGY PRICE: $5 SAVINGS OF 50% DEAL PIGGY PRICE: $5 SAVINGS OF 50% ATTEST: /s/ Barry Moehring
BARRY MOEHRING, COUNTY JUDGE DATE SIGNED: 11-28-2018 /s/ Tena O’Brien
TENA O’BRIEN, COUNTY CLERK SPONSOR: JP Tom Allen
DATE ADOPTED: November 27, 2018 Votes For: 8 Vote Against: 5 Abstain: Present: Absent: 2 This ad is not considered a voucher/coupon. For more information to sign up or to advertise, go to nwadealpiggy.com. Northwest Arkansas’ Newspaper
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