14-514. Taxation; annual certification for levy; bonds; limits.

(1) The city council shall annually certify to the county clerk of the county in which the city is located, by resolution, the tax upon the taxable value of all the taxable property in such city, not to exceed fifty cents on each one hundred dollars, which the city desires to be levied as taxation for all municipal purposes for the ensuing year, subject to the levy limitations contained in section 77-3442.

(2) In addition to the tax set forth in subsection (1) of this section, the council shall also and further certify not less than fourteen cents on each one hundred dollars and such tax as may be necessary to pay bond issues maturing within the year or bond issues maturing in the near future, the object of this requirement being to create a fund to accomplish a partial retirement of the bonded obligations of the city in such a manner as to avoid unusual and heavy levies during particular years when large maturities occur.

(3) The proceeds derived from each respective levy provided for in subsections (1) and (2) of this section shall be devoted exclusively and entirely to the purposes for which the levy is made. The certification provided for under such subsections shall be made before the county board of equalization has made its tax levy for each respective year.

Source:Laws 1921, c. 116, art. IV, § 13, p. 474; C.S.1922, § 3637; C.S.1929, § 14-514; Laws 1937, c. 176, § 1, p. 692; Laws 1939, c. 8, § 1, p. 72; C.S.Supp.,1941, § 14-514; R.S.1943, § 14-514; Laws 1949, c. 18, § 1, p. 85; Laws 1953, c. 287, § 3, p. 929; Laws 1955, c. 23, § 1, p. 114; Laws 1979, LB 187, § 32; Laws 1992, LB 719A, § 37; Laws 1999, LB 141, § 2.

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