St. Louis City Ordinance 65435
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BOARD BILL NO.  283
INTRODUCED BY ALDERMAN JAMES F. SHREWSBURY
An ordinance pertaining to the construction of a new animal protection facility; authorizing the Comptroller to establish an "Animal Protection Facility Restoration Fund"for the purpose of paying the costs related to the construction and maintenance of a new animal protection facility to be operated by the Department of Health; directing the Collector of Revenue to transfer to the Comptroller any amount of money in excess of the amount due on any water bill, personal property or real estate tax bill in the City of St. Louis which is designated by any person, firm or corporation for the "Animal House" program; containing an effective date.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF ST. LOUIS AS FOLLOWS:
SECTION ONE. Animal Protection Facility Restoration Fund.- established
The Comptroller is authorized and directed to establish a fund to be designated as the "Animal Protection Facility Restoration Fund" for the purpose of paying for the construction and maintenance of a new Department of Health Animal Protection Facility. All interest earned by the funds deposited in such special account shall be retained in the account to be appropriated according to provisions of this ordinance. All expenditures from such fund shall be appropriated in accordance with applicable law.
SECTION TWO. Excess payment disposition.
When any person, firm or corporation participating in the "Animal House" program pays an amount in excess of the amount due on any water bill, personal property or real estate tax bill the Collector of Revenue shall remit to the Comptroller the excess amount on a monthly basis.
SECTION THREE. Deposit in Animal Protection Facility Restoration Fund.
The Comptroller, upon receipt of such excess payments designated for the " Animal House" program remitted by the collector, shall place said receipted payments in the "Animal Protection Facility Restoration Fund" established in Section One.
SECTION FOUR. Use of funds.
Funds maintained in "Animal Protection Facility Restoration" account shall be used only to pay for all costs related to the construction of a new Animal Protection Facility and for materials and equipment required to properly maintain such facility.
SECTION FIVE. Capital improvementsUse.
The Director of Health and Hospitals shall recommend the use of said funds to the Health and Human Services Committee of the Board of Aldermen which shall determine the capital improvements for which the funds should be used, which use shall be consistent with this ordinance, and the Director, upon resolution passed by said Committee shall have the authority to prepare the necessary vouchers for such use of funds and the Comptroller, upon receipt of such voucher, shall draw warrants on the Fund. No part of such funds shall be used for any general operating purpose or expense, salaries, or advertising.
SECTION FIVE. Effective date.
The provisions of this ordinance shall become effective __________________, and any excess funds designated for the "Animal House" program received after ________________, shall be processed pursuant to this ordinance.
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