[Ord. No. 88-12A §1, 6-14-1988]
Every person, firm, company, or corporation now or hereafter engaged in the business of furnishing exchange telephone service in the City of Lake Ozark, Missouri, shall pay the said City as an annual license tax, five percent (5%) of the gross receipts derived from the furnishing of such service within said City, as hereinafter set forth.
[Ord. No. 88-12A §2, 6-14-1988]
All such persons, firms, companies or corporations mentioned in Section 615.010 hereof shall file with the City Clerk of said City on or before the last day of the month, a sworn statement of the gross receipts derived by such persons, firm, company or corporation from the furnishing of such service during the preceding month. At the time of filing any such statement, the person, firm, company or corporation involved shall pay to the City Collector of the said City five percent (5%) of such gross receipts. Gross receipts derived from the furnishing of such service to said City or any other municipal or governmental unit located in the said City shall not be included in the foregoing statement, nor shall any tax be due on such gross receipts. The telephone company shall have the privilege of crediting such sums as may be due hereunder with any unpaid balance due said company for telephone service rendered or facilities furnished to said City.
[Ord. No. 88-12A §3, 6-14-1988]
The first (1st) payment of tax provided for herein shall be due and payable on June 30, 1988, and shall be for the period from January 1, 1988 to June 30, 1988, said first (1st) payment to be reduced by an amount which may heretofore have been paid for the period from January 1, 1988 to June 30, 1988. Thereafter, monthly payments are to be received.
[Ord. No. 88-12A §4, 6-14-1988]
The payments required by the provisions of this Section shall be in lieu of all other excises, charges, exactions, rentals, impositions, or other license or occupation taxes heretofore imposed upon any persons, firm, company or corporation engaged in the business described in Section 615.010; but nothing herein contained shall be construed to exempt such person, firm, company or corporation from any general or special ad valorem tax imposed upon the public generally by said City.
[Ord. No. 88-12A §5, 6-14-1988]
All such persons, firms, companies, or corporation mentioned in Section 615.010 at the request of any person shall remove or raise or lower its wires temporarily to permit the moving of houses or other bulky structures. The expense of such temporary removal, raising or lowering of wires shall be paid by the party or parties requesting such raising or lowering of wires, and payment in advance may be required. Not less than forty-eight (48) hours advance notice shall be given to arrange for such temporary wire changes.
[Ord. No. 88-12A §6, 6-14-1988]
The right is hereby granted to all such persons, firms, companies, or corporations mentioned in Section 615.010 to trim trees, brush, or hedges upon and overhanging the streets, alleys, sidewalks, and public places of said City, so as to prevent foliage from coming in contact with the telephone wires and cables, all of said trimming to be done under the supervision and direction of the Governing Body of said City or of any City Official to whom said duties have been or may be delegated.