Nevada Cooperative Agreements by Public Agencies; Regional Transportation Commissions; Planning and Zoning; Development and Redevelopment

Sec. § 271A.070
Creation; acquisition, operation and ownership of projects located within districts; pledge of proceeds of certain taxes; boundaries; financing or reimbursement; exceptions.


1.

Except as otherwise provided in this section and NRS 271A.080, the governing body of a municipality may:

(a)

Create a tourism improvement district for the purposes of carrying out this chapter and revise the boundaries of the district by adopting an ordinance describing the boundaries of the district and generally describing the types of projects which may be financed within the district pursuant to this chapter.

(b)

Without any election, acquire, improve, equip, operate and maintain a project within a district created pursuant to paragraph (a). The project may be owned by the municipality, another governmental entity, any other person, or any combination thereof.

(c)

For the purposes of carrying out paragraph (b), include in an ordinance adopted pursuant to paragraph (a) the pledge of a single percentage specified in the ordinance, which must not exceed 75 percent, of:

(1)

An amount equal to the proceeds of the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 372.105 and 372.185 with regard to tangible personal property sold at retail, or stored, used or otherwise consumed, in the district during a fiscal year, after the deduction of a sum equal to 1.75 percent of the amount of those proceeds;

(2)

The amount of the proceeds of the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 374.110 and 374.190 with regard to tangible personal property sold at retail, or stored, used or otherwise consumed, in the district during a fiscal year, after the deduction of 0.75 percent of the amount of those proceeds; and

(3)

The amount of the proceeds of the tax imposed pursuant to NRS 377.030 with regard to tangible personal property sold at retail, or stored, used or otherwise consumed, in the improvement district during a fiscal year, after the deduction of 1.75 percent of the amount of those proceeds.

2.

The governing body of a municipality may not include in an ordinance adopted to create or revise the boundaries of a district pursuant to paragraph (a) of subsection 1 on or after July 1, 2013, the pledge of any proceeds described in subparagraph (2) of paragraph (c) of subsection 1. The provisions of this subsection do not apply to the governing body of a municipality with respect to any district created before July 1, 2013, if the governing body obtains an opinion from independent bond counsel stating that the applicability of this provision would impair an existing contract for the sale of bonds which were issued before July 1, 2013.

3.

A district created pursuant to this section by:

(a)

A city must be located entirely within the boundaries of that city.

(b)

A county must be located entirely within the boundaries of that county and, when the district is created, entirely outside of the boundaries of any city.

4.

If any property within the boundaries of a district is also included within the boundaries of any other tourism improvement district or any improvement district for which any money has been pledged pursuant to NRS 271.650, the total amount of money pledged pursuant to this section and NRS 271.650 with respect to such property by all such districts must not exceed the amount authorized pursuant to this section.

5.

If the governing body of a municipality creates a tourism improvement district:

(a)

On or before October 1, 2009, that includes within its boundaries any property included within the boundaries of a redevelopment area established pursuant to chapter 279 of NRS, the governing body and agency may provide financing or reimbursement related to a project or redevelopment project pursuant to the provisions of both NRS 271A.120 and 279.610 to 279.685, inclusive.

(b)

After October 1, 2009, that includes within its boundaries any property included within the boundaries of a redevelopment area established pursuant to chapter 279 of NRS, the governing body and an agency:

(1)

May provide financing or reimbursement related to a project or redevelopment project pursuant to the provisions of NRS 271A.120 or 279.610 to 279.685, inclusive, whichever is applicable.

(2)

Shall not provide such financing or reimbursement related to the project or redevelopment project pursuant to the provisions of both NRS 271A.120 and 279.610 to 279.685, inclusive.

6.

As used in this section:

(a)

“Agency” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 279.386.

(b)

“Redevelopment project” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 279.412.
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