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Bob Ferguson

AGO 1957 NO. 87 > Jun 24 1957

Mosquito Control Districts have no authority to impose taxes except those authorized by voters of such districts.  A special one mill levy may be authorized for general expenses during the first year after the district's organization; thereafter levies may be imposed only to retire general obligation bonds, the proceeds of which used for capital purposes only.  Such districts cannot share millage within the 40 mill limit with other taxing districts.