CHARTER ORDINANCE NO. 197  


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  • A CHARTER ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF WICHITA, KANSAS, RELATING TO THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE BOARD OF APPEALS OF PLUMBERS AND GAS FITTERS; AMENDING SECTION 4 OF CHARTER ORDINANCE NO. 106; AND REPEALING THE ORIGINAL OF SAID SECTION.

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

    SECTION 1. Section 4 of Charter Ordinance No. 106, amending Section 2 of Charter Ordinance 60 of the City of Wichita, is hereby amended to read as follows: [Amended by Charter Ordinance No. 219]

    "There is hereby authorized a Board of Appeals of Plumbers and Gas Fitters, which shall consist of seven members and the Director of the Metropolitan Area Building and Construction Department or representative who shall serve as secretary and perform such services as the board may require. Said board shall consist of the following:

    One (1) member, who shall hold a master plumber′s certificate (appointed by County);

    One (1) member, who shall hold a minimum journeyman plumber′s certificate (appointed by County);

    One (1) member, who shall hold a mechanical engineer′s license (appointed by County);

    One (1) member, who is a licensed mechanical contractor (appointed by City);

    One (1) member, who shall hold a master lawn sprinkler installer certificate (appointed by City);

    One (1) member, who is a licensed plumbing contractor (appointed by City); and

    One (1) member from the public-at-large, a joint appointment by the city manager for the City of Wichita and the county commissioner for Sedgwick County."

    SECTION 2. The original of Section 4 of Charter Ordinance No. 106 is hereby repealed.

    SECTION 3. The 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 days after final publication unless a sufficient petition for referendum is filed and a referendum held on the ordinance as provided in Article 12, Section 5(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 AND ADOPTED BY THE GOVERNING BODY, not less than two-thirds of the members-elect voting in favor thereof, this 5th day of August, 2003.

    Carlos Mayans, Mayor

    ATTEST:

    Pat Graves, City Clerk

    APPROVED AS TO FORM:

    Gary E. Rebenstorf