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FINANCE AND TAXATION
SECTION 9. Local Taxes.-
(a) Counties, school districts, and municipalities shall, and special
districts may, be authorized by law to levy ad valorem taxes and may be
authorized by general law to levy other taxes, for their respective pur-
poses, except ad valorem taxes on intangible personal property and taxes
prohibited by this constitution.
(b) Ad valorem taxes, exclusive of taxes levied for the payment of
bonds and taxes levied for periods not longer than two years when author-
ized by vote of the electors who are the owners of freeholds therein not
wholly exempt from taxation, shall not be levied in excess of the following
villages upon the assessed value of real estate and tangible personal prop-
erty: for all county purposes, ten mills; for all municipal purposes, ten
mills; for all school purposes, ten mills; for water management purposes
for the northwest portion of the state lying west of the line between
ranges two and three east, o.05 mill; for water management purposes for
the remaining portions of the state, 1.0 mill; and for all ether special
districts a village authorized by law approved by vote of the electors
who are owners of freeholds therein not wholly exempt from taxation. A
county furnishing municipal services may, to the extent authorized by
law, levy additional taxes within the limits fixed for municipal purposes.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the following statement be placed
.o the ballot:
ARTICLE VII, SECTION 9
Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution authorizing and limit-
ing local taxes for water management purposes to not more than one (1)
iled n fie Secreta of StateJune 1975.
Filed in Office Secretary of State June 13, 1975.