CHARTER ORDINANCE NO. 4
A CHARTER ORDINANCE EXEMPTING THE CITY OF NEW STRAWN, KANSAS, FROM THE PROVISIONS OF K.S.A. 15-201 RELATING TO THE ELECTION AND APPOINTMENT OF CITY OFFICERS AND REPEALING CHARTER ORDINANCE NO. 1.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF NEW STRAWN, KANSAS.
SECTION 1. That the City of New Strawn, Kansas, by the power vested in it by Article 12, Section 5, of the Constitution of the State of Kansas, hereby elects to exempt itself from and make inapplicable to it the provisions of K.S.A. 15-201 which applies to said city, but the provisions of which do not apply uniformly to all cities, and to provide substitute and additional provisions on the same subject.
SECTION 2. That there shall be designated positions of councilman number one, councilman number two, councilman number three, councilman number four, and councilman number five. On the first Tuesday in April, 1987, and every four (4) years thereafter, there shall be elected a councilman for the positions of councilman number two and councilman number four for a term of four (4) years. On the first Tuesday in April, 1989, and every four (4) years thereafter, there shall be elected a mayor and councilman for the positions of councilman number one, councilman number three, and councilman number five for a term of four (4) years.
SECTION 3. Charter Ordinance No. 1 of the City of New Strawn, Kansas, is hereby repealed.
SECTION 4. That this Charter Ordinance shall be published once each week for two consecutive weeks in the official city newspaper, THE COFFEY COUNTY TODAY.
SECTION 5. That this Charter Ordinance shall take effect sixty-one (61) days after its final publication, unless a sufficient petition for referendum is filed, as provided in Article 12, Section 5, Subdivision (c)(3) of the Constitution of the State of Kansas, in which case this Charter Ordinance shall become effective upon the approval by a majority of electors voting at an election held on this Charter Ordinance.