171.01  TAX LEVIED.
   For the purpose of paying the costs and expenses of enforcing and administering the tax provided for in this section; and for planning, constructing, improving, maintaining and repairing public roads, highways and streets; maintaining and repairing bridges and viaducts; paying the City's portion of the cost and expense of cooperating with the Department of Transportation in the planning, improvement and construction of State highways; paying this City's portion of the compensation, damages, costs and expenses of planning, constructing, reconstructing, improving, maintaining and repairing roads and streets; paying any costs apportioned to this City under Ohio R.C. 4907.47; paying debt service charges on notes and bonds of this City issued for such purposes; purchasing, erecting and maintaining street and traffic signs and markers; purchasing, erecting and maintaining traffic lights and signals; and to supplement revenue already available for such purposes, there is hereby levied an annual municipal motor vehicle license tax, in addition to the tax levied by Ohio R.C. 4503.02, 4503.07 and 4503.18, upon the operation of motor vehicles on the public streets, roads and highways within the City, beginning January 1, 1987, to be at the rate of five dollars ($5.00) per motor vehicle on all motor vehicles in the district, the registration of which as defined in Ohio R.C. 4503.10, is in the City. Such tax levied shall be in addition to the taxes at the rate specified in Ohio R.C. 4503.04 and 4503.16, subject to reduction in the manner provided in Ohio R.C. 4503.11 and the exemptions provided in Ohio R.C. 4503.16, 4503.17, 4503.17.1 and 4503.43. (Ord. 43-85. Passed 11-19-85.)