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Notice is hereby given that a ballot title for measure 34-271 referred by the King City Council to qualified voters at the November 8, 2016 General Election has been filed with the Elections Office of the City of King City on September 7, 2016. An elector may file a petition for review of this ballot title at the Washington County Circuit Court no later than 5:00 p.m., September 17, 2016. The ballot title is as follows:

CAPTION: A Fuel Tax for King City Streets and Rights of Way

QUESTION: Shall King City impose a fuel tax of three cents per gallon for street and right-of-way improvements, repair and maintenance?

SUMMARY: A yes vote on this measure would approve Ordinance 16-02 and amend the King City municipal code to impose a three cent per gallon tax on motor vehicle fuel sold in King City. The tax would be collected by motor vehicle fuel dealers and paid to the City. Net revenue received under the Ordinance would only be used for the planning, financing, design, construction, maintenance, repair, operation and use of public highways, roads, streets and public rights-of-way within the City. The ordinance includes a record-keeping requirement for dealers, and allows credits if a dealer makes an overpayment. It imposes penalties on a dealer for non-payment and exempts certain fuels (exported fuel, fuel sold to the armed forces, and fuel in vehicles coming into King City) from taxation. At a rate of three cents per gallon, annual revenue is expected to be between $60,000 and $100,000 annually.
Publish 09/15/2016. TT12204