City of Hampton, Virginia
Ordinance - Non-Coded
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, VA 23669
Enactment Number: -
AN ORDINANCE EXEMPTING FROM PERSONAL PROPERTY TAXATION
CERTAIN PROPERTY LOCATED IN THE CITY OF HAMPTON OWNED BY NATIONAL MINORITY TV,
INC., AN ORGANIZATION DEVOTED EXCLUSIVELY TO RELIGIOUS PURPOSES ON A NON-PROFIT
BASIS AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
WHEREAS, National Minority TV, Inc.,
(hereinafter the Applicant), has petitioned the City Council of the City of
Hampton, Virginia (the "Council") to exempt certain personal property
of the Applicant from taxation pursuant to Article X, Section 6(a)(6) of the Constitution
of Virginia; and
WHEREAS, a public hearing at which all
citizens had an opportunity to be heard with respect to the Applicants
petition was held by Council on January 9, 2007; and,
WHEREAS, the provisions of Subsection B of
Section 58.1-3651, Code of Virginia (1950), as amended, have been examined and
considered by the Council; and
WHEREAS, the Applicant agrees that the
personal property identified as Tax Account Number 233596 and located at 1435 Big Bethel Road, (the Property) is owned by the Applicant and shall be used by the
Applicant exclusively for religious purposes on a non-profit basis.
THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF HAMPTON, VIRGINIA:
designates National Minority TV, Inc. as a religious organization within the
context of Section 6(a)(6) of Article X of the Constitution of Virginia, and
hereby exempts from taxation certain personal property located at 1435 Big
Bethel Road, identified by Tax Account Number 233596 and owned by the
Applicant, which property is used exclusively for religious purposes on a
non-profit basis; continuance of this exemption shall be contingent on the
continued use of the property in accordance with the purposes which the
Applicant has designated in this Ordinance.
shall be in full force and effect on February 1, 2008, if by such time a copy,
duly executed by an authorized officer of the Applicant, has been filed with
the City Clerk.
The City Clerk
is directed to forward an attested copy of this Ordinance to the Assessor, the
Commissioner of the Revenue and the City Treasurer and to Sheri Duff, Office
Manager of National Minority TV, Inc.
the regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Hampton, Virginia held
on January 9, 2008.
Signed by ____________________________ Date
Ross A. Kearney, II, Mayor
Attested by ____________________________ Date _________________
Katherine K. Glass
Clerk of the Council