HEALTH AND SAFETY
HOSPITAL LICENSES AND INSPECTION
39-1334. Additional tax levies. (a) If it becomes necessary and expedient so to do, it shall be lawful for the board to levy additional taxes and collect revenue for the purpose of creating a reserve sinking fund for the purpose of accumulating moneys with which to add new buildings or necessary equipment, and to provide extensions of and betterments to the improvements of the district, and for such purposes may levy an additional tax not to exceed two hundredths of one percent (.02%) of the market value for assessment purposes on all taxable property in the district.
(b) If the board finds it necessary to maintain the solvency of a facility or facilities, the board is authorized to levy additional taxes and collect revenue in excess of the limitations prescribed by section 39-1333, Idaho Code, for the sole purpose of retiring current or past due obligations accruing where operating expenses for such a facility or facilities have exceeded all available sources of revenue in the fiscal year preceding the anticipated date of levy; provided, that any such additional levy shall be authorized only if approved by two-thirds (2/3) of the qualified electors of the district voting at an election called and conducted in the manner specified in sections 39-1339 through 39-1342, Idaho Code.
[39-1334, added 1965, ch. 173, sec. 17, p. 340; am. 1981, ch. 66, sec. 1, p. 96; am. 1995, ch. 82, sec. 16, p. 227; am. 1995, ch. 118, sec. 52, p. 470; am. 1996, ch. 322, sec. 35, p. 1064.]