AN INTANGIBLES TAX PETITION IS BEING CIRCULATED AROUND MARYSVILLE AND MARSHALL COUNTY THAT WOULD PLACE A QUESTION ABOUT RESCINDING THE CITY AND COUNTY INTANGIBLES TAX THAT WOULD BE ON THE NOVEMBER GENERAL ELECTION BALLOT. THE INTANGIBLES TAX IS A TAX THAT HAS BEEN SET UP LOCALLY TO LEVY GROSS EARNINGS RECEIVED FROM INTANGIBLE PROPERTY, LIKE MORTGAGES, SAVINGS ACCOUNTS, AND STOCKS AND BONDS. THERE ARE 2 PETITIONS GOING AROUND, ONE ASKING THAT THE CITY OF MARYSVILLE REMOVE THE TAX, THE OTHER ASKING MARSHALL COUNTY TO REMOVE THE TAX. RESIDENTS WHO LIVE IN MARYSVILLE MAY SIGN BOTH PETITIONS, AND RESIDENTS THAT LIVE OUTSIDE MARYSVILLE MAY ONLY SIGN THE ONE ASKING FOR MARSHALL COUNTY TO REMOVE THE TAX. 106 VALID SIGNATURES ARE NEEDED FOR THE CITY PETITION WHILE 350 SIGNATURES ARE NEEDED FOR THE COUNTY PETITION. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SIGN ONE OR BOTH OF THE PETITIONS, CALL TERRY HUGHES AT 562-5303 OR JOYCE PATTERSON AT 562-1133. THESE PETITIONS NEED TO BE TURNED INTO COUNTY ELECTION OFFICER SONYA STOHS BY SEPTEMBER 1ST TO ALLOW THEM TIME TO VERIFY EACH SIGNATURE.
About Kevin Rippe
Kevin Rippe was born in Marysville and moved to Smith Center at the age of 1, then graduated from Smith Center High School in 1995. He graduated from Cloud County Community College in 1997, and joined the staff of KKAN/KQMA radio in Phillipsburg a year later. Since June of 2011 Kevin has been with us here at Your Country KNDY. You can hear Kevin on daily news reports, as well as calling area high school football and basketball. Kevin lives in Marysville with his wife Melissa, and 4 children Brennen, Jacob, Bailee, and Joshua.