<html> <head> <title>Rule 05:02:06:20 County, municipal, or school district tax levy opt-out ballot.</title> <META NAME="Keywords" Content="Administrative Rules 05:02:06:20"> <META NAME="Description" Content="Administrative Rules 05:02:06:20 County, municipal, or school district tax levy opt-out ballot."> <meta http-equiv=Content-Type content="text/html; charset=windows-1252"> <meta name=Generator content="Microsoft Word 15 (filtered)"> <style> <!-- /* Font Definitions */ @font-face {font-family:Wingdings; panose-1:5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0;} @font-face {font-family:"Cambria Math"; panose-1:2 4 5 3 5 4 6 3 2 4;} /* Style Definitions */ p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal {margin:0in; margin-bottom:.0001pt; font-size:12.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman",serif; color:black;} a:link, span.MsoHyperlink {color:blue; text-decoration:underline;} a:visited, span.MsoHyperlinkFollowed {color:#954F72; text-decoration:underline;} .MsoChpDefault {font-size:10.0pt; color:black;} @page WordSection1 {size:8.5in 11.0in; margin:1.0in 1.25in 1.0in 1.25in;} div.WordSection1 {page:WordSection1;} --> </style> </head> <body lang=EN-US link=blue vlink="#954F72"> <div class=WordSection1> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>5:02:06:20.&nbsp;&nbsp;</b><b>County, municipal, or school district tax levy opt-out ballot.</b> The tax levy opt-out ballot must be white and in the following form:</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><b>OFFICIAL TAX LEVY OPT-OUT ELECTION BALLOT</b></p> <p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><b>(__________(County) (Name of Municipality) or (______School District No. ____)</b></p> <p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><b>____________________, SOUTH DAKOTA</b></p> <p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><b>(Election Date)</b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The following tax levy opt-out was passed by the governing body and (submitted) (referred by petition) to the voters. The tax levy opt-out does not become effective unless approved by majority vote.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'>(HERE LIST THE AMOUNT AND TERMS OF THE INCREASED TAX LEVY)</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>To vote use a cross (X) or check mark (<span style='font-family:Wingdings'></span>) in the square in front of &quot;Yes&quot; or &quot;No&quot;.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <span style='font-size:18.0pt'>&#9633;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Yes&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;A vote &quot;Yes&quot; will increase the tax levy by the amount of the opt-out.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <span style='font-size:18.0pt'>&#9633;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; No&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;A vote &quot;No&quot; will leave the tax levy as it is without the amount of the opt-out.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Source:</b> 32 SDR 225, effective July 3, 2006; 44 SDR 94, effective December 4, 2017.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>General Authority:</b> SDCL <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=12-1-9">12-1-9(2).</A></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Law Implemented:</b> SDCL <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=10-12-43">10-12-43</A>, <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=10-13-36">10-13-36.</A></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> </div> </body> </html>