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BOARD BILL NO. [11] 30

INTRODUCED BY ALDERMAN CRAIG N. SCHMID, LYDA KREWSON">

An ordinance relating to excess payments designated by any person, firm or corporation on any water bill, personal property tax bill, real estate tax bill or other bill in the City of St. Louis which is designated by ordinance for a City of St. Louis asset, services provided by the City of St. Louis, or for a non-profit entity; minimum amount required annually for non-profit agencies; maximum number of non-profit agencies; and disposition of designated excess payments.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF ST. LOUIS AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION ONE. Designation of City of St. Louis asset or service.

Pursuant to ordinance the Comptroller may be authorized and directed to establish a fund designated for the purpose of paying for the construction, purchase, lease, maintenance, or repair of any City of St. Louis asset, or may be authorized and directed to establish a fund designated for the purpose of paying for City services provided by the City of St. Louis. The City of St. Louis pursuant to ordinance may include on any water bill, personal property tax bill, real estate tax bill, or other bill issued by the City of St. Louis the option for designating any fund established by the City of St. Louis for purchase, lease, maintenance, or repair of any City of St. Louis asset or designating any service provided by the City of St. Louis as the recipient of excess payments, designated by any person, firm or corporation.

SECTION TWO. Maximum non-profit agencies designated and minimum funds donated annually.

The City of St. Louis pursuant to ordinance may include on any water bill, personal property tax bill, real estate tax bill, or other bill issued by the City the option for designating up to four (4) entities, recognized by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service as non-profit entities that provide assistance to residents of the City of St. Louis and do not purchase, lease, maintain or repair any City of St. Louis asset as the recipients of excess payments designated by any person, firm or corporation. However, in order to remain included as an entity that can be designated to be a recipient of excess payments on the water bill, personal property tax bill, real estate tax bill, or other bill issued by the City of St. Louis each non-profit entity must receive designated donations from excess payments no less than ten thousand dollars ($10,000) annually, determined from the date the non-profit entity first appeared on water bills, personal property tax bills, real estate tax bills or other bills issued by the City. If the non-profit entity fails to receive at least ten thousand dollars ($10,000) annually, determined from the date the non-profit entity first appeared on water bills, personal property tax bills, real estate tax bills or other bills issued by the City in designated payments from persons, firms and corporations that designate recipients of excess payments, the non-profit agency shall be removed from any water bill, personal property bill, real estate tax bill, or other bill issued by the City of St. Louis immediately.

SECTION THREE. Excess payment disposition.

When any person, firm or corporation pays an amount in excess of the amount due on any water bill, personal property tax bill, real estate tax bill, or other bill issued by the City of St. Louis and designates a listed City of St. Louis fund or non-profit entity, the Collector of Revenue shall remit to the Comptroller the excess amount on a monthly basis, listing the City of St. Louis fund or non-profit entity for which the excess payments have been designated.

The Comptroller, upon receipt of excess payment amounts remitted by the Collector of Revenue, shall place said excess payments, if the excess payments are designated for a City asset or City service, in the fund established for the purpose designated by the person, firm or entity on its water bill, personal property tax bill, real estate tax bill, or other bill issued by the City of St. Louis.

The Comptroller, upon receipt of excess payment amounts remitted by the Collector of Revenue, shall remit said excess payments, if the excess payments are designated for a non-profit entity, to the entity designated by the person, firm or entity on its water bill, personal property tax bill, real estate tax bill, or other bill issued by the City of St. Louis.

Legislative History
1ST READING REF TO COMM COMMITTEE COMM SUB COMM AMEND
04/29/11
2ND READING FLOOR AMEND FLOOR SUB PERFECTN PASSAGE
ORDINANCE VETOED VETO OVR SIGNED BY MAYOR
69118

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