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There is hereby levied an annual 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 roads or highways within the Municipality for the purpose of paying the costs and expenses of enforcing and administering the tax provided for in this chapter; and for planning, constructing, improving, maintaining and repairing public roads, highways and streets; maintaining and repairing bridges and viaducts; paying the Municipality's portion of the costs and expenses of cooperating with the Department of Transportation in the planning, improvement and construction of State highways; paying the Municipality'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 the Municipality under Ohio R.C. 4907.47; paying debt service charges on notes or bonds of the Municipality 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. Such tax shall be at the rate of five dollars ($5.00) per motor vehicle on all motor vehicles and district of registration of which, as defined in Ohio R.C. 4503.10, is in the Municipality. Such tax shall be in addition to the taxes at the rates specified in Ohio R.C. 4503.04 and 4503.16, subject to quarterly reductions in the manner provided in Ohio R.C. 4503.13 and the exemptions provided in Ohio R.C. 4503.16, 4503.17 and 4503.171.
(Ord. 1141-83. Passed 1-23-84.)