KY HB388

Amend KRS 67C.147, relating to urban service taxing districts in consolidated local governments, to require the consolidated local government to reimburse fire districts operating under KRS Chapter 75 that made emergency medical runs within the area of the urban service tax district; require no more than 10 percent of funding of the services contracted with the consolidated local government by the urban service tax district come from taxes levied by the consolidated local government from areas outside the urban service tax district between July 1, 2025, and June 30, 2030; provide that no such funding come from outside the urban service tax district on or after July 1, 2030; amend KRS 67C.111, regarding incorporation and annexation of cities in a county containing a consolidated local government, to adjust the number of signatures required in a petition for mandatory action; prohibit a city in a county containing a consolidated local government from annexing manufacturing areas, as defined, primarily for the purpose of obtaining occupational license tax revenue unless the annexation is consented to by each property owner in the area to be annexed; create a new section of KRS Chapter 65 to provide that members of local boards, commission, committees, and other bodies created by or appointed by local governments have geographic and political party affiliation diversity; amend KRS 67C.103 to require the election of council members in a consolidated local government to be nonpartisan; amend KRS 67C.105 to require the election of a mayor in a consolidated local government to be nonpartisan; amend KRS 117.125 to conform; amend KRS 177.360 to direct consolidated local governments to establish procedures to prioritize projects undertaken with county road aid funds; establish the Property Valuation Review Commission to review assessments in a county containing a consolidated local government; ensure that the assessments are consistent and uniform; provide for appointments by mayor from recommendations of various entities; require that the commission report to the Legislative Research Commission, the mayor and metro council of the consolidated local government, and the Finance and Administration Cabinet no later than December 31, 2024; Sections 4, 5, and 6 EFFECTIVE January 1, 2025; EMERGENCY, in part.

2024/02/08 posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 09, 2024

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