9-101. MUNICIPAL COURT ESTABLISHED.
The Municipal Court of Burlington, Kansas is hereby designated as the Municipal Court for the city. The municipal Court shall have jurisdiction to hear and determine cases involving violations of the ordinances of the city. (Code 2012)
9–102. SAME, PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE.
The Kansas code of procedure for municipal Courts, as set forth in K.S.A. 12-4101 et seq. and all acts amendatory or. supplemental thereto shall govern the practice and procedure in all cases in the municipal court. (Code 2012)
9–103. TIME AND PLACE OF SESSIONS.
Municipal court shall be held in the municipal Courtroom in the Burlington Municipal Court on such days and at such hours as the municipal judge designates. (Code 2012)
9–104. MUNICIPAL JUDGE, APPOINTMENT.
The municipal court shall be presided over by a municipal judge. (Code 2012)
9–105. SAME, ABSENCE; VACANCY, PRO TEM.
In the event the municipal judge is temporarily unable to preside due to absence, illness or disqualification, the municipal judge shall designate an attorney or other qualified person to act as judge pro tempore. In the event the municipal judge fails to appoint a judge pro tempore, the judge pro tempore shall be appointed in the same manner as the municipal judge is selected. The judge pro tempore shall receive compensation as shall be provided by ordinance, payable in the same manner as the compensation of the regular municipal judge. Any vacancy in the office of municipal judge will be filled by the City of Burlington. (K.S.A. 12-4107; Code 2012)
9-106. SAME, POWERS AND DUTIES.
The municipal judge shall have such powers and duties as set forth in the Kansas code of procedure for municipal courts (K.S.A. 12-4101 et seq.) and all acts amendatory or supplemental thereto. (Code 2012)
9–108. COURT CLERK.
The Municipal Court Clerk for the City of Burlington, Kansas is hereby designated as the Municipal Court Clerk for the city. The duties of the office shall be those prescribed by the Code for Municipal Courts set forth in Chapter 12, Article 41 of the Kansas Statutes. (K.S.A. 12-4108; Code 2012)