A CHARTER ORDINANCE EXEMPTING THE CITY OF OAKLEY, KANSAS, FROM CERTAIN PORTIONS OF K.S.A. 12-1697 AND REPEALING CHARTER ORDINANCES NO. 15, 22, and 23.
Be It Ordained by the Governing Body of the City of Oakley, Kansas:
SECTION 1: The City of Oakley, Kansas, is a city of the third class, and by the power vested in it by Article XII, Section 5, of the Constitution of the State of Kansas, hereby elects to exempt, and does hereby exempt itself, from, and make inapplicable to it, that portion of K.S.A. 12-1697, which authorizes the levy of a transient guest tax at not to exceed the rate of two percent (2%) upon the gross receipts derived from or paid by transient guests for sleeping accommodations exclusive or charges for incidental services or facilities in any hotel, motel or tourist court; said statute not being uniformly applicable to all cities in Kansas.
SECTION 2: In place of that portion of K.S.A. 12-1697 referred to above, the governing body of the City of Oakley, Kansas, hereby levies a transient guest tax at not to exceed the rate of four percent (4%) upon the gross receipts derived from or paid by transient guests for sleeping accommodations exclusive of charges for incidental services of facilities in any hotel, motel or tourist court. All other provisions of K.S.A. 12-1697 shall remain in effect for the City of Oakley.