[R.O 2010 §620.010; Ord. No. 964 §1, 10-1-2007; Ord. No. 1050 §1, 4-5-2010; Ord. No. 1102 §1, 9-19-2011]
Intent — Rates Generally. It is the purpose of this Section to continue the occupational license franchise fee on businesses supplying electrical, telephone, cellular telephone, cable TV, information systems, water or gas service or any combination thereof to areas within the City at a sum equal to five percent (5%) of the gross receipts derived by any utilities within the City.
Pursuant to Section 393.275, RSMo., and any and all other applicable authority, the City shall maintain the five percent (5%) rate set forth in this Section 620.010 without reduction notwithstanding any periodic fluctuations in the tariffs of such utility corporations or any notice thereof including, but not limited to, notice sent under Section 393.275, RSMo.
[R.O 2010 §620.020; Ord. No. 964 §1, 10-1-2007; Ord. No. 1050 §1, 4-5-2010]
All such persons described in Section 620.010 shall file with the City Clerk on or before the last day of April 2010 a sworn statement of the gross receipts of such person for the period from January 1, 2010 to April 30, 2010. Thereafter, such statements and payments shall be made on or before the last day of May 2010 and on or before the last day of each month thereafter for the gross receipts for the preceding month.
[R.O 2010 §620.030; Ord. No. 964 §1, 10-1-2007; Ord. No. 1050 §1, 4-5-2010]
The City Clerk or his/her duly authorized designee shall be authorized to investigate the correctness of the statement required in Section 620.020, and for that purpose the City Clerk shall have access at all reasonable times to books, papers and records in order to ascertain the accuracy thereof.