CHAPTER I. ADMINISTRATION

CHAPTER I. ADMINISTRATION

 


ARTICLE 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS. 1

1-101.     Code designated. 1

1-102.     Definitions. 1

1-103.     Existing ordinances. 2

1-104.     Effect of repeal. 2

1-105.     Catchlines of sections. 3

1-106.     Parenthetical and reference matter. 3

1-107.     Amendments; repeal. 3

1-108.     Ordinances. 3

1-109.     Same; subject and title; amendment. 3

1-110.     Same; publication. 4

1-111.     Same; ordinance book. 4

1-112.     Resolutions, motions. 4

1-113.     City records. 4

1-114.     Altering code. 4

1-115.     Scope of application. 4

1-116.     General penalty. 4

1-117.     Severability. 5

ARTICLE 2.  GOVERNING BODY.. 6

1-201.     Governing body. 6

1-202.     Same; powers generally. 6

1-203.     Same; meetings. 6

1-204.     Same; quorum. 6

1-205.     Powers of the mayor. 6

1-206.     President of the council; acting mayor. 7

1-207.     Administrative powers. 7

1-208.     Vacancies in governing body; how filled. 7

1-209.     Compensation. 7

1-210.     Expenses. 7

1-211.     Incorporating code of procedure for Kansas cities. 8

1-212.     Code of ethics. 8

ARTICLE 3.  OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES. 10

1-301.     City administrator, city attorney and municipal judge; appointment and removal. 10

1-302.     Department heads; appointment and removal. 10

1-303.     Employees. 10

1-304.     Discipline and removal. 10

1-305.     Vacancy in office. 10

1-306.     City administrator; office; duties. 10

1-306a.   Same; purchasing agent responsibilities. 11

1-307.     City clerk; office; duties. 11

1-308.     Same; seal; oaths. 11

1-309.     Same; withholding agents. 12

1-310.     Assistant city clerk; office; duties. 12

1-311.     City treasurer; office duties. 12

1-312.     City attorney; office; duties. 12

1-313.     City prosecutor; office; duties. 13

1-314.     Street superintendent; office and duties. 13

1-315.     Utilities superintendent; office and duties. 14

1-316.     Appointment or employment in more than one position. 14

1-317.     Conflict of interest. 14

ARTICLE 4.  PERSONNEL POLICY AND EMPLOYEE BENEFITS  16

1-401.     Personnel policies and guidelines. 16

ARTICLE 5.  OATHS AND BONDS. 17

1-501.     Oath; affirmation. 17

1-502.     Oaths filed. 17

1-503.     Bonds required. 17

1-504.     Same; premiums. 17

1-505.     Condition of bonds. 18

1-506.     Approval of bonds. 18

ARTICLE 6.  OPEN RECORDS. 19

1-601.     Policy. 19

1-602.     Record custodians. 19

1-603.     Local freedom of information officers. 19

1-604.     Public request for access. 20

1-605.     Facilities for public inspection. 20

1-606.     Procedures for inspection. 20

1-607.     Appointment of official custodians. 20

1-608.     Appointment of local freedom of information officer. 21

1-609.     Designation of additional record custodians. 21

1-610.     Requests to be directed to custodians. 21

1-611.     Fee administration. 21

1-612.     Inspection fee. 21

1-613.     Copying fee. 22

1-614.     Prepayment of fees. 22

1-615.     Payment. 22

ARTICLE 7.  INVESTMENT OF PUBLIC FUNDS  23

1-701.     Purpose and goals. 23

1-702.     Active funds; designation of depositories; eligible depositories. 23

1-703.     Definitions. 23

1-704.     Investment of idle funds. 24

1-705.     Procedures and restrictions. 26

1-706.     Custody and safekeeping. 26

1-707.     Sale or transfer. 26

1-708.     Interest on time deposits. 26

ARTICLE 8. REVENUE, FINANCE AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT  27

1-801.     One-half percent sales tax (effective October 1, 2006). 27

1-802.     One-half percent sales tax (effective October 1, 2007). 27

1-803.     Public building commission. 27

1-804.     Equipment reserve fund. 28

1-805.     Neighborhood revitalization plan. 28

1-806.     Transient guest tax; convention and tourism promotion. 29

1-807.     Main trafficway designations for bond financing purposes. 32

ARTICLE 9. LAND BANK.. 33

1-901.     Land bank established. 33

1-902.     Board of trustees. 33

1-903.     Administrative staff. 33

1-904.     Cash basis. 33

1-905.     Budget. 33

1-906.     Management of property. 33

1-907.     Property available for inclusion in land bank. 33

1-908.     Incentives. 34

1-909.     Consultation and review. 34

1-910.     Use of city funds. 34

1-911.     Annual report. 34

1-912.     Sale of property; investment of funds. 34

1-913.     Trustee compensation and expenses. 34

1-914.     Statutory authority. 35