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File #: 27589    Version: 1 Name: Approval of Dane County Library Tax Exemption Resolution
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/5/2012 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 10/16/2012 Final action: 10/16/2012
Enactment date: 10/18/2012 Enactment #: RES-12-00789
Title: Application to the Dane County Board for exemption from Dane County Library tax levied under Section 43.57(3) Wisconsin Statutes.
Sponsors: Larry Palm
Attachments: 1. EXEMPT MINIMUM 12 LEVYto libraries.pdf
Fiscal Note
Adoption of this resolution will result in a lower County tax levy on City of Madison property owners.
Title
Application to the Dane County Board for exemption from Dane County Library tax levied under Section 43.57(3) Wisconsin Statutes.
Body
Resolution Requesting Exemption from County Library Tax
 
WHEREAS the Dane County Board has established a county library and levies a county library tax as authorized under Section 43.57 (3) of the Wisconsin Statutes, and
 
WHEREAS the Dane County Library Board has determined that the library serving the city of Madison meets the minimum standards of operation established by County Board Resolution 185, 2011-2012 in compliance with Section 43.11 (3) (d) of the Wisconsin Statutes, and  
 
WHEREAS Section 43.64 (2) (b) of the Wisconsin Statutes provides that a village or city which levies a tax for public library service and appropriates and expends for a library fund as defined by s.43.52 (1) during the year for which the county tax levy is made a sum at least equal to the county tax rate in the prior year multiplied by the equalized valuation of property in the city or village for the current year, and
 
WHEREAS the city of Madison will appropriate in 2012 and expend in 2013 an amount in excess of that calculated above,
 
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the city of Madison hereby requests of the Dane County Board of Supervisors that the city of Madison be exempted from the payment of any tax for the support of the County Library Service as provided in Section 43.64 (2).
 
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that confirmed copies of this resolution be forwarded by the city clerk to the following party:
 
DIRECTOR
Dane County Library Service
201 W. Mifflin St.
Madison, WI 53703
 
Date Passed:_________________
 
Vote:_______________________
 
 
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Authorized Signature                                                Title of Person signing