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City of Gerald, MO
Franklin County
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The Board of Aldermen shall have power to levy, collect annually taxes upon all real estate and personal property, and all other taxable property, within the corporate limits of said City, in addition to other taxes, and in sufficient amount for the purpose of providing general revenue to defray the operating expenses of the City Government, as well as to pay the interest and principal, as it may become due, of any bonded indebtedness outstanding against the City; such taxes shall be collected in the manner and time as hereinafter prescribed.
In the absence of a City Assessor, and until such City Assessor is duly appointed and qualified, it shall be the duty of the Mayor of the City to procure from the County Clerk of Franklin County, Missouri, on or before the first (1st) day of October of each year a certified abstract from his/her assessment books of all property within the corporate limits of the City made taxable by law for State purposes, and the assessed valuation thereof as agreed upon by the Board of Equalization, which abstract shall be immediately transmitted to the Board of Aldermen, and it shall be the duty of the Board of Aldermen to establish by ordinance the rate of taxes for the year.