Chapter 4.20
SERVICE AREA OPERATION

Sections:

4.20.010    Authority and duties of assembly.

4.20.015    Financing.

4.20.020    Authority and duties of manager.

4.20.030    Authority and duties of boards.

4.20.040    Public hearing.

4.20.010 Authority and duties of assembly.

The rate of taxation and the issuance of bonds to finance services within a service area and the operating and capital budgets for the service area are subject to assembly approval. [Ord. 80-29-O §1, 1980].

4.20.015 Financing.

The assembly may levy or authorize the levying of taxes, charges, or assessments in a service area to finance the special services. If the assembly authorizes the levying of taxes, charges, or assessments, the rate of taxation and the issuance of bonds are subject to assembly approval. [Ord. 98-04 §2, 1998].

4.20.020 Authority and duties of manager.

A. The manager shall provide staff assistance to boards for the developing of service area work programs and budgets.

B. Except as provided in any procedures adopted under subsection D of this section, the manager shall execute the approved operating budget and capital budget for each service area, and direct and supervise the administration of all activities in the service area.

C. In performing the duties in subsection B of this section, the manager shall adhere to the specifications and priorities in each adopted service area work program, subject to the availability of appropriated funds.

D. The manager and a board may adopt, subject to assembly approval, procedures for the board to participate in developing contract specifications, contractor selection, and monitoring and supervising contractor performance, for contractors hired by the borough to perform services under service area budgets. [Ord. 98-04 §2, 1998; Ord. 84-61-O §10, 1984; Ord. 80-29-O §1, 1980].

4.20.030 Authority and duties of boards.

A. On or before March 31st of each year, each board shall adopt a service area work program for the next borough fiscal year. The work program shall be a detailed statement of the level of services desired by the service area, and the service area’s priorities for operating and capital expenditures.

B. Concurrently with the adoption of the service area work program, each board shall adopt a service area operating budget and capital budget for the next borough fiscal year. The budgets shall be consistent with the service area work program and shall be in a form compatible with the borough operating budget and capital budget, respectively. The service area budgets shall be incorporated in the borough budget for submission to the assembly.

C. A board shall participate in the administration of services in its service area in accordance with procedures adopted under KIBC 4.20.020(D) and shall advise the manager and assembly regarding the execution of the work program and budgets for its service area. [Ord. 98-04 §2, 1998; Ord. 84-61-O §10, 1984; Ord. 80-29-O §1, 1980].

4.20.040 Public hearing.

Each board shall hold at least one public hearing within its service area before adopting the service area work program, operating budget and capital budget. Notice of the public hearing shall be published at least once a week for two consecutive weeks before the public hearing in a newspaper of general circulation in the service area. Copies of the proposed service area work program, operating budget, and capital budget shall be available to the public at the office of the clerk and at such other places as the board may designate, at least seven days before the public hearing. [Ord. 80-29-O §1, 1980].