The Bryant City Council will hold a Special Meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 8th, at Boswell Municipal Complex-City Hall Courtroom, 210 SW 3rd St., Bryant. AR 72022. The topic of discussion is whether to dissolved the Advertising and Promotion Commission. The agenda follows:
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
CALL TO ORDER
- Public Comments should be limited the three (3) minutes per speaker
- Legal Department – Bryant City Attorney- Josh Farmer Presenting
1. An Ordinance Repealing Ordinance 2017-38 Dissolving the Advertising and Promotion Commission for the City of Bryant Arkansas; Repealing the Gross Receipts Tax Pursuant to the Arkansas Advertising and Promotion Commission Act, and for Other Purposes, with Emergency Clause.
Documents: See ordinance below or download the pdf here: Ordinance Dissolving the AP Commission and Repealing Tax.pdf
CITY OF BRYANT ORDINANCE 2019-____
AN ORDINANCE REPEALING ORDINANCE 2017-38; DISSOLVING THE ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION COMMISSION FOR THE CITY OF BRYANT, ARKANSAS; REPEALING THE GROSS RECEIPTS TAX PURSUANT TO THE ARKANSAS “ ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION COMMISSION ACT;” AND, FOR OTHER PURPOSES
WHEREAS, the City Council of Bryant passed Ordinance 2017-38 and established an Advertising and Promotion Commission and levied a gross receipts tax, pursuant to the authority of the Arkansas “Advertising and Promotion Commission Act;’
WHEREAS, the City of Council of Bryant wishes to repeal Ordinance 2017-38,
dissolve the Advertising and Promotion Commission and repeal the levying of
gross receipts tax, pursuant to the authority of the Arkansas “Advertising and
Promotion Commission Act;”
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BRYANT, ARKANSAS:
SECTION 1. City of Bryant Ordinance 2017-38 is hereby repealed in its
SECTION 2. The Advertising and Promotion Commission for the City of Bryant is
dissolved immediately upon the effective date of this ordinance.
SECTION 3. The levying of the “gross receipts tax” pursuant to City of Bryant
Ordinance 2017-38 and the “Advertising and Promotion Commission Act” within
the City of Bryant is repealed immediately upon the effective date of this
SECTION 4. Provisions Severable. If any provision of this Ordinance or the
application thereof to any person or circumstance is held invalid, such invalidity
shall not affect the other provisions or applications of this Ordinance which can
be given effect without the invalid provision or application, and to this end, the
provisions of the Ordinance are hereby declared to be severable.
SECTION 5: Emergency Declared. This Ordinance is necessary to preserve
the public peace, health, safety and welfare, an emergency is declared to exist
and this Ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after the date of its
PASSED AND APPROVED THIS ____DAY OF AUGUST, 2019.