Charter Ordinance No. 159  


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  • A CHARTER ORDINANCE AMENDING CHARTER ORDINANCE NO. 90 OF THE CITY OF WICHITA PERTAINING TO JUDGES OF THE MUNICIPAL COURT BY THE ADDITION OF SUPPLEMENTAL PROVISIONS.

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

    SECTION 1. Charter Ordinance No. 90 is amended by adding the following section:

    SECTION 16. In addition to the three divisions of municipal court, there is hereby created the Neighborhood Municipal Court consisting of not less than one judge. The judge of the Neighborhood Municipal Court shall have the jurisdiction, power, and authority and serve for the term as shall be provided by ordinance of the City.

    SECTION 2. This ordinance shall be published once each week for two consecutive weeks in the official city paper.

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

    PASSED BY THE CITY COUNCIL, not less than two-thirds of the members elect voting in favor thereof, this 11th day of April, 1995.

    BOB KNIGHT
    Mayor

    ATTEST:

    PATRICIA L. BURNETT
    Deputy City Clerk

    Approved as to Form:

    GARY E. REBENSTORF
    City Attorney