A CHARTER ORDINANCE EXEMPTING THE CITY OF HILLSBORO, KANSAS FROM SECTION 14-201, K.S.A. AS AMENDED, PROVIDING SUBSTITUTE AND ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS ON THE SAME SUBJECT, RELATING TO ELECTION OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEMBERS AND THEIR TERMS OF OFFICE; PROVIDING FOR APPOINTMENTS OF CERTAIN OFFICERS; AMENDING HILLSBORO CHARTER ORDINANCE NO. 6
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF HILLSBORO, KANSAS:
SECTION 1. The City of Hillsboro, Kansas, by the power vested 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 Section 14-201, K.S.A. as amended and provide substitute and additional provisions as hereinafter set forth in this ordinance. Such statutory section is applicable to this City, but is not applicable uniformly to all cities.
SECTION 2. On the first Tuesday in April, 1977, and each odd numbered year thereafter, there shall be elected a mayor and one council member from each ward of the City of Hillsboro, Kansas. Also, each even numbered year thereafter, there shall be elected one council member from each ward of the City of Hillsboro, Kansas. At said election, the mayor and the candidate for council member receiving the highest number of votes in each ward shall be declared elected for a term of two years.
SECTION 3. The mayor may appoint, by and with the consent of the city council, a city treasurer, city attorney, municipal judge, and such other officers as they may deem necessary. Officers so appointed and confirmed shall hold their offices for a term of one (1) year, and until their successors are appointed and qualified. City residency shall be within the discretion of the city council.
SECTION 4. This ordinance amends previous Hillsboro Charter Ordinance No. 6.