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The Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, July 6, 2006 Owingsville for the fee imposed by the City of Owingsville. Whenever the licensee fee imposed by the City of Owingsville equals or exceeds the license fee imposed by the Bath County Fiscal Court, the Director of Finance may waive the requirement of filing a return with the Director of Finance, unless the person works both within the city limits of OwingsviUe, and in the unincorporated part of Bath County, in which case the license fee under this ordinance shall be applicable to the work performed in the unincorporated area of Bath County, Kentucky, without any credit for license fee paid to the City of Owingsville, Kentucky. V EXEMPT ACTIVITIES 1. Because of the undue burden of administration, no licensee under this article shall be required of a person engaged in agricUlture busi- ness (raising crops and livestock) who employs less than five (5) full time employees. The Director of Finance is empowered to draft reg- ulations defming full time employ- ees for the purpose of this ordi- nance. , 2. No license under this article shall be required of non-residents who sell farm products, other than trees, shrubs or ornamental plants, in Bath County, or non-resident own- ers who sell livestock in Bath County or who board their live- stock in Bath County for breeding purposes. The activities described in this subsection shall not consti- tute being engaged in any occupa- tion, trade, profession or other activity as mentioned in Article I1] herein. 3. Natural persons of the age of sixty-two (62) and older shall be exempt from the provisions of the occupation license fee as to the first ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00) of salaries, wages, commissions or other compensation earned by such persons in Bath County for work done or services performed or ren- dered in Bath County. 4. No license under this article shall be required of any person author- ized by the City of OwingsviUe or the Bath County Fiscal Court to demonstrate, sell or offer for sale, any goods, wares or merchandise at any annual, semi-annual or other festival or arts and crafts show. ARTICLE VI DUTY OF EMPLOYER TO WITHHOLD. REPORT AND PAY LJCENSE FEES: RECORDS. 1. Each employer (unless exempted herein) within Bath County shall deduct monthly, or more often than monthly, at the time of the payment thereof, the license fee due from each etap je,-by the amount of salaries, wages, commis- sions or other compensation due by such employer to such employee and shall pay to the Bath County gox;ernment the amount of license fee so deducted. 2. The payment required to be made on account of deductions by employers shall be made quarterly to the Bath County government for the quarterly periods ending the thirty-first day of March, the thirti- eth day of June, the thirtieth day of September and the thirty-first day of December, on or before the last day of the month following the quarter of such deduction; however, any employer withholding three hundred dollars ($300.00) or more license fee during any quarter shall file a return and pay the license fee withheld monthly. 3. Each employer who employs one (1) or more persons (unless exempted herein) within the unin- corporated area of Bath County shall, annually during the month of January of each year, make a return to the Director of Finance in which it sets forth the name and residence of each employee of such employer employed during the preceding cal- ender year, giving the amount of salaries, wages, commissions or other compensation earned during such preceding year by such employee together with such other pertinent information as the Director of Finance may require. SEPARATE RETURNS: PAY- MENTS. CONFIDENTIALITY 1. Each person subject to a license fee imposed by this article or required to make withholdings by this article shall, on or before the fifteenth day of the fourth month following the close of each year, make and file with the Director of Finance a return, in duplicate, on a form furnished by or obtainable from the Director of Finance, set- ting forth the aggregate amount of salaries, wages, commissions and compensation during the preceding year, with such other pertinent information as the Director of Finance may require; however, where the entire license fee due under this article has been withheld under the provisions hereof, the Director of Finance may waive the filing of such return by the licensee. Such return shall also show the amount of the license fee imposed by this article. 2. The person making the return shall, at the time of the filing there- of, pay to the Director of Finance the amount of license fees shown as due thereon; however, where any portion of the license fees so due shall have been deducted at the Some. credit for such amount shall be deducted at the source, credit for such amount shall be deducted from the amount shown to be due and only the balance, if any, shall be due and payable at the time of the filing of such return as herein above provided; and it shall be the duty of each emploYer who has deducted the license fee from the wages, salaries, commissions or other compensation referred to herein to furnish such employee a statement showing the amount of salary earned and license fee deducted and paid by such employ- er during the preceding calender year, on or before the fifteenth day of February of each year. 3. The Director of Finance shall have the authority to extend the fil- ing of such return in his discretion. Such extension shall be upon the written request Of the licensee; however, any balance unpaid when payment is due under the terms of this article shall bear interest at the rate of eight percent (8%) per annum until paid. 4. Any information gained by the Director of Finance or any other official or agent or employee of the Bath County government as a result of any returns, investigations, hear- ings or verifications required or anthorized by this article shall be confidential, except for official pur- poses and except in accordance with proper judicial order, or as otherwise provided by law; and any person or agent divulging such information shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine not exceeding one hundred dollars ($100.00) or imprisonment not to exceed ten (10) days, or both, at the discretion of the court; however, such persons may disclose to the Commissioner of Revenue of the State, or his duly authorized agent, all such informa- tion and right to inspect any of the books and records of the Bath County government if such Commissioner of Revenue of the State grants to the Bath County government the reciprocal right to obtain information from the files and records of the Department of Revenue of the State and maintains the privileged character of the information so furnished to him. 5. All license fees imposed by this article remaining unpaid after they become due shall bear interest at the rate of ten percent (10%) per annum, and the person from whom such license fees are due shall fur- ther be charged a penalty of one and one-half percent (1 1/2%) of the amount of the unpaid license fee for each month, or fraction of a mt~lti, stt 11' liceiiS~"fees reniain unpaid. Any person or employer who fats or refuses to withhold monthly the license fee measured by a percem of salaries, wages, and other methods prescribed or who fails to pay such money after with- holding the same to the Director of Finance at the time it is due as pro- vided under the terms herein, shall become liable for the amount due to Bath County and the same shall bear interest at the rate of ten per- cent (10%) per annum in addition to which a penalty of four and one- half percent (4 1/2 %) of such amount shall be added thereto for each month, or fraction of a month, said license fees remain unpaid. ARTICLE VBI COMMENCEMENT DATE AND DURA ON. The license fees imposed by this Ordinance shall be effective begin- ning July 1, 2006 and shall remain in force and effect until repealed or modified according to law. AR CLE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION. Any person who shall fail, neglect or refuse to make any return required by this Ordinance, or any employer who shall fail to withhold such license fees under the terms of this Ordinance, or to pay over to the Bath County government fees so withheld under the terms of this Ordinance, or any person who shall refuse to permit the Director of Finance or any agency or employee designated by him, in writing, to examine his books, records, papers, or who shall knowingly make any incomplete, false or fraudulent return, or who shall attempt to do anything whatever to avoid the full disclosure of earnings or profits in order to avoid the payment of the whole or any part of the license fee shall, upon conviction, be subject for each offense to a fine or penalty not to exceed five hundred dollars ($500.00) and/or to imprisonment for a period not to exceed one (1) year. The defiant shail, upon con- viction, pay all court costs for each offense, ARTICLE X Each, section and each provision of each section of this Ordinance are severable, and if any provismn, sec- tion, paragraph, sentence or part thereof, or the application thereof to any person, licensee, class or group, be held unconstitutional or invalid for any reason, such holding shall not affect or impair the remainder of this Ordinance, it being the legislative intent to ordain and enact each provision, section, paragraph, sentence, and part the.e- of, separately and independently of every other. AR CLE REPEALING CLAU$]E. All Orders. Resolutions or Ordinances in conflict with the provisions of this Ordinance are hereby repealed. Introduced for first reading on motion made by Walter Shrout and seconded by Commissioner Bill Martin and passed by majority vote of the Bath County Fiscal Court in duly session assembled on the 13th day of June, 2006, and finally adopted after due advertisement on Motion made by Walter Shrout and seconded by Commissioner Billy Martin, and passed by majority vote of the Bath County Fiscal Court in duly session assembled on this 29th day of June, 2006. Walter B. Shrout Bath County Judge/Executive ATTEST: Faye Davis Bath County Clerk (CO-50cl) PUBLIC MEETING Under the band and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 (Public Law 88-578), citizens are afforded the opportunity to express their views concerning the recre- ational needs of their community. To provide a forum for discussion, an open meeting is being held on July 13th, at 10:00 AM. at City Hall, 19 Goodpaster Avenue in Owingsville, KY sponsored by the City of Owingsville. The specific purpose of this meet- ing is to discuss the City of Owingsville's intent to submit an application to fund the construction of fencing and backdrops for the baseball fields in the Bath County/City of Owingsville Park. Anyone with a significant support- ing or opposing view is invited to voice that opinion at this meeting or in writing to: Land and Water Conservation Fund Program: Governor's Office for Local Development, 1024 Capital Center Drive, Suite 340, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601 within two (2) weeks of the date of the meeting. (CO-50cl) Toolmakers Company relocating to the Mt. Sterling area is seeking experienced Toolmakers for their auto- motive stampings and assembly facility. Toolmakers Repair of tooling, tool experience on draw, man- ually operated dies, pre- ventive maintenance, trouble shooting ability and operation of all tool related machinery. Transfer die and welding experience preferred. We offer an excellent benefit program and start- ing salary, based upon experience ($18 up to $24+). If you meet the above requirements, please submit your resum6 to: Staffing. Coord. - TR0626, 310 Flint Drive Mt Sterling, KY 40353 Or Email: resumes lms@ yahoo.com EOE NEW CHURCH OPENING Full Gospel Tabernacle 1765 Pickshein Rd Owingsville, KY. Opening for Bible study, singing, testimonies, prayer requests Everyone welcome! Also looking for a pastor that doesn't have his own church to pastor Servlces Friday at 6 p.m July 7th (every week) Sunday at 6 p.m, July 9th (every week) Tuesday at 6 p.m, July 11th (every week) Need more information, call 674-3164 Leave the dirty work to us. We w=ll make your car or truck look new again! Hand waxing avatlable! pick up and deliver! Mt Sterling, KY has openings for cooks on both shifts employees only. Good tips Previous employees need not apply No students, please Apply in person. e e ee e e e e: i 1946 BCHS Graduates i i Alar ng:i6eB thaCe Udty Hilge rSath:: fgraudu:0thi i year class reunion at Jerry's Restaurant in Mt. i i Sterling, on Saturday, July 22nd at 11 a.m. : : Come and bring a friend. For more informa- : tion, call Lola B. Denton at 674-2773 or : Dorothy Ulery at 683-4483. :. Special Finance NEW Singlewide mobile homes 3 BR and 2 Bath BAD CREDIT OK Good Job + Downpayment = Loan Approval We're not joking Apply by phone today (502) 867-7077 Monday July lOth (6 p.m.) BCHS Gym Sign up if interested in playing on Girl's Volleyball Team. NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Public Service Commission of Kentucky will hold a public hearing on July 18, 2006, at 9:00 a.m East- em Daylighttime, in Hearing Room 1 of the Commission's offices lo- cated at 211 Sower Boulevard, Frankfort, Kentucky, forthe purpose of cross-examining witn~esses in Ad- ministrative Case No. 2006-00045, which is an administrative proceed- ing to consider the requirements of The Federal Energy Policy Act of 2005, Subtitle E Section 1252, Smart Metedng, which entails time-based metering and demand response, and Section 1254, Interconnection. KENTUCKY UTILITIES COMPANY One Quality Street Lexington, Kentucky 606-683-2104 Need Medicare Supplement Check Our LOW Rates! Call for FREE Quote! 606-683-2104 859-948-4376 Need Major Medical? Call for FREEQuoteI 606-683-2104 859-948-4376 Tell Us You Saw It in the Outlook/ BUSINESS DIRECTORY Chad Had 1-859-498-3004 I Moved to New Location: 14o19 Old Owinosvill0 R~l, P I 753 Green Meadow Rd. 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