The occupational business license levied and assessed for the following purposes: to pay the salaries of all administrative officers; to provide police protection; to provide for payment of salaries and expenses for other employees, consultants and contractors, and for compensation for others providing goods and services to or for the City; to pay the cost of telephone, light, heat, power and other utilities; to pay insurance and bonds and acquisition of equipment and supplies for City purposes; to pay toward the cost of cleaning and maintaining sewers, streets, sidewalks, gutters and repairing and/or replacing same; to pay rental, costs and expenses for the use and occupancy of municipal property; to pay for expenses incident to operation of the Public Works Department of the City; and to pay the general cost of carrying on the business of the government of the City, including the cost of materials, manpower and equipment incidental thereto; and funds collected shall be placed in the City’s General Fund to be used for all municipal purposes.
(Ord. 2004-15, passed 11-18-04; Am. Ord. 2016-11, passed 10-6-16)