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 COUNCILMEN AND THEIR TERMS OF OFFICE; PROVIDING FOR APPOINTMENTS OF CERTAIN OFFICERS; AMENDING HILLSBORO CHARTER ORDINANCE NO. 1.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF HILLSBORO, KANSAS:
SECTION 1: The City of Hillsboro, 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 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 Councilman from each ward of the City of
Hillsboro, Kansas. Also each even
numbered year thereafter, there shall be elected one Councilman from each ward
of the City of Hillsboro, Kansas. At
said election, the Mayor and the candidate for Councilman 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 Clerk, Police Chief, Fire Chief, City Superintendent, 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. 1.
(05-15-1990; Amended by C.O. No. 13; Repealed by C.O. No. 19)