CHARTER ORDINANCE NUMBER 42
A CHARTER ORDINANCE EXEMPTING THE CITY OF SALINA FROM THE PROVISIONS OF K.S.A. 64-101 REGARDING NEWSPAPERS IN WHICH LEGAL PUBLICATIONS MAY BE MADE AND PROVIDING SUBSTITUTE AND ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS ON THE SAME SUBJECT.
BE IT ORDAINED by the Governing Body of the City of Salina, Kansas:
Section One. Election to Exempt. The City of Salina, Kansas (the “City”), by virtue of the powers 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 64-101, Kansas Statutes Annotated, which statute applies to the City but is not uniformly applicable to all cities, and thereby provides substitute and additional provisions on the same subject as set forth in this Charter Ordinance.
Section Two. Substitute and Additional Provisions. The Governing Body shall designate from time to time by resolution one or more newspapers and/or the City’s designated website as the official newspaper(s) of the City for publication of legal notices, advertisements or publications of any kind which may be required to be published in the official city newspaper by the laws of the State of Kansas or of the City.
Section Three. Currently Designated Official City Newspaper. Any newspaper that has been designated as an official City newspaper as of the effective date of this Charter Ordinance shall continue to be an official City newspaper unless or until such time as the Governing Body shall adopt a resolution providing otherwise.
Section Four. Publication of Ordinance. This Charter Ordinance shall be published in its entirety once each week for two (2) consecutive weeks in the official City newspaper.
Section Five. Effective Date. This Charter Ordinance shall take effect 61 days after final publication unless a sufficient petition for a referendum is filed and a referendum held on the Charter Ordinance as provided in Article 12, Section 5, subsection (c)(3) of the Constitution of the State of Kansas, in which case this Charter Ordinance shall become effective if approved by a majority of the electors voting thereon.
Section Six. Records. Upon its effective date, this Charter Ordinance shall be recorded by the Salina City Clerk in a book maintained for charter ordinances of the City and a certified copy shall be filed with the Kansas Secretary of State.
Passed by the Governing Body, not less than two-thirds of the members-elect voting in favor thereof.
Introduced: August 14, 2023
Passed: August 21, 2023, by a vote of
5 yes; 0 no; 0 abstain
Michael L. Hoppock, Mayor
Nikki Goding, Deputy City Clerk