A CHARTER ORDINANCE EXEMPTING THE CITY OF OLATHE, KANSAS, FROM K.S.A. 13-1805, AND PROVIDING SUBSTITUTE AND ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS ON THE SAME SUBJECT, RELATING TO THE OBTAINING OF SURETY BONDS FOR CITY OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF OLATHE, KANSAS:
SECTION ONE: The City of Olathe, Kansas, by the power invested in it by Article 12, Section 5, of the Constitution of the State of Kansas, hereby elects to make inapplicable to it and exempts itself from K.S.A. 13-1805 which applies to said city but not uniformly to all cities, and provides substitute and additional provisions on the same subject as hereinafter provided.
SECTION TWO: The Governing Body shall obtain a good and sufficient surety bond in the amount of $500,000, giving blanket coverage of all city employees, conditioned for the faithful discharge of employee's duties, and saving the City of Olathe harmless from all loss caused by neglect of duty or malfeasance in office, or for the willful expenditure of any monies of such city in violation of law.
SECTION THREE: This ordinance shall be published once each week for two consecutive weeks in the official city newspaper.
SECTION FOUR: This is a charter ordinance and shall take effect sixty-one (61) days after final publication unless a sufficient petition for a referendum is filed and a referendum held on the ordinance as provided in Article 12, Section 5, Subdivision (c)(3) of the Constitution of Kansas, in which case the ordinance shall become effective if approved by a majority of the electors voting thereon.
PASSED by the Governing Body, not less than two-thirds of the members elect voting in favor thereof, the 17th day of January, 1984.
SIGNED by the Mayor the 17th day of January, 1984.