A CHARTER ORDINANCE EXEMPTING THE CITY OF GREENSBURG, KANSAS, FROM THE PROVISIONS OF K.S.A. 15·204 AND PROVIDING SUBSTITUTE AND ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS ON THE SAME SUBJECT.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF GREENSBURG, KANSAS:
SECTION 1. INAPPLICABILITY. The City of Greensburg, Kansas, by the power vested in it by Article 12, Section 5, of the Constitution of the State of Kansas and as provided by KS.A. 79-5036(a), hereby elects to exempt itself from a portion of KS.A. 15-204, which portion provides for the appointment, duties and removal of city officers, and which enactment applies to this city but does not apply uniformly to all cities and hereby provides substitute and additional provisions as hereinafter set forth.
SECTION 2. SUBSTITUTION AND ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS. The following is hereby substituted for that portion of K.S.A. 15-204 which provides for the appointment, duties and removal of city officers: “The City Administrator may appoint upon the effective date of this Ordinance, the following city officers: A Municipal Judge of the Municipal Court, a Municipal Court Clerk, a City Clerk, a Deputy City Clerk, and Treasurer, and such other officers as deemed necessary. Any officers so appointed may be removed or suspended at any time by the City Administrator. The power of the Mayor to appoint the City Administrator and City Attorney shall remain in effect: All appointments are subject to the approval of the City Council.”
SECTION 3. TRANSITION OF APPOINTED OFFICERS; ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS. The current officers appointed by the Mayor, with the consent of the Council, which include a Municipal Judge of the Municipal Court, a Municipal Court Clerk, a City Clerk, a Deputy City Clerk, a Treasurer, and a City Attorney shall remain in their position until the effective date of this Ordinance, which is 61 days after the final publication, unless stayed by a sufficient petition for referendum, as provided by law. Thereafter, each of said positions (and other city officers not otherwise appointed by the Mayor) may be appointed by the City Administrator, as provided above.
SECTION 4. DISCIPLINE AND REMOVAL; ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS. The City Administrator shall be responsible for the discipline of all officers appointed by him and may, without notice, cause the affairs of any department or the conduct of any such officer or employee to be examined.
SECTION 5. DUTIES AND PAY. The duties and pay of the various officers shall be regulated by adopted personnel policies.