§ 85. Taxes. The Board may, after referendum approval, levy a tax for corporate purposes
of the district annually at the rate approved by referendum, but which rate shall
not exceed .05% of the value of all taxable property within the port district as equalized
or assessed by the Department of Revenue.
If the Board desires to levy a tax it shall order that the question be submitted at
an election to be held within the district and shall certify the order and the question
to the proper election officials, who shall submit the question to the voters at an
election under the general election law. The Board shall cause the result of the referendum to be entered upon the records
of the port district. If a majority of the vote on the question is in favor of the proposition, the Board
may annually thereafter levy a tax for corporate purposes at a rate not to exceed
that approved by referendum but in no event to exceed .05% of the value of all taxable
property within the district as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue.
The question shall be in substantially the following form:
Shall the Mid-America Intermodal Authority Port District levy a tax annually not to
exceed (insert rate) % of the value of taxable property as equalized or assessed by
the Department of Revenue for corporate purposes.
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