There is hereby levied, effective on the 1st day of July, 2009, a transient guest tax of up to five percent (5%) upon the gross receipts derived from or paid by transient guests for sleeping accommodations, exclusive of charges for incidental services and facilities, in any hotel, motel, or tourist court located within the City of Belleville, Kansas.
(K.S.A. 12-1695 et seq.; C.O. No. 10; Ord. 898, Sec. 1)
The tax hereby levied shall be administered and collected by the Kansas Department of Revenue, and the revenue therefrom shall be distributed in accordance with the provisions of K.S.A. 12-1696 et seq. All moneys received from such tax shall be credited to a tourism and convention promotion fund of the city.
(K.S.A. 12-1695 et seq.; C.O. No. 10; Ord. 898; Sec. 2)
There is hereby established a committee to be known as the “Convention and Tourism Committee”, to be appointed by the Governing Body of the city, in accordance with the provisions of K.S.A. 12-16,101, which shall make recommendations to the City concerning programs and expenditures for the promotion of conventions and tourism.
(K.S.A. 12-1695 et seq.; C.O. No. 10; Ord. 898; Sec. 3)