Charter Ordinance No. 72  


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  • A CHARTER ORDINANCE EXEMPTING THE CITY OF WICHITA, KANSAS FROM THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 12-1222, KANSAS STATUTES ANNOTATED, AND PROVIDING SUBSTITUTE PROVISIONS FOR THE APPOINTMENT AND TERMS OF MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE CITY OF WICHITA LIBRARY AND PROVIDING SUBSTITUTE PROVISIONS FOR THE ELIGIBILITY OF SUCH MEMBERS AND THE MANNER OF FILLING VACANCIES TO SUCH BOARD OF DIRECTORS.

    BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF WICHITA, KANSAS:

    SECTION 1. That the City of Wichita, Kansas, by the power vested in it by Article 12, Section 5 of the Constitution of the State of Kansas, hereby elects to and exempts itself from and makes inapplicable to it the provisions of K.S.A. 12-1222, which apply to said city and provides substitute and additional provisions relating to the appointment and terms of members of the Board of Directors of the City of Wichita Library and additional and substitute provisions relating to the terms of office of such members of the Board and the manner of filling vacancies to such Board as follows:

    SECTION 2. (Amended—See Charter Ordinance No. 106, § 6.)

    SECTION 3. This Charter Ordinance shall be published once each week for two consecutive weeks in the official city newspaper.

    SECTION 4. This is a Charter Ordinance and shall take effect sixty-one (61) days after final publication unless a sufficient petition for a referendum is filed requiring a referendum to be held on the ordinance as provided in Article 12, Section 5, Subdivision (c)(3) of the Constitution of the State of Kansas, in which case the ordinance shall become effective if approved by a majority of the electors voting thereon.

    PASSED BY THE GOVERNING BODY, not less than two-thirds of the members elect voting in favor thereof, this 29th day of January, 1980.

    TONY CASADO
    Mayor

    ATTEST: (Seal)

    DONALD C. GISICK
    City Clerk