[Ord. No. 3277-01 §§1 — 2, 8-1-2001]
The license or occupation tax is hereby increased by increasing the rate of taxation, effective September 1, 2001, from five percent (5%) to six percent (6%) of the annual gross receipts from all non-residential users upon all persons, firms, companies or corporations engaged in the business of supplying electricity or electric service or power; gas or gas service; water or water service; or telegraph service or local telephone exchange service.
At a special election on November 8, 1988, the voters approved the imposition of such a tax on utility service provided to non-residential users within the City of Hazelwood, Missouri; said tax not to exceed six percent (6%) of gross receipts.
[Ord. No. 4179-11 §1, 9-21-2011]
Pursuant to the provisions of Section 393.275.2, RSMo., the City Council hereby determines that it is in the best interests of the people of the City of Hazelwood that the City maintain the tax rate of its business license tax on the gross receipts of utility corporations as provided by law regardless of the recent tariff actions of the Missouri Public Service Commission with respect to AmerenUE rates for service.