A CHARTER ORDINANCE EXEMPTING THE CITY OF OLATHE, KANSAS, FROM THE PROVISIONS OF K.S.A. 25-2303, 25-2309 AND 25-2709 AND AMENDMENTS THERETO.
WHEREAS, House Bill No. 2079 was enacted by the 1996 legislature, is a nonuniform enactment, and places significant mandates on cities of the first and second class in Kansas.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF OLATHE, KANSAS:
SECTION ONE: Exemption. The City of Olathe by virtue of the power vested in it by Article 12, Section 5 of the Constitution of the State of Kansas, hereby elects to and does exempt itself and make inapplicable to it K.S.A. 25-2303, 25-2309 and 25-2709 and amendments thereto, which apply to this city but do not apply uniformly to all cities.
SECTION TWO: Publication. This Charter Ordinance shall be published once each week for two consecutive weeks in the official city newspaper.
SECTION THREE: Effective Date. This Charter Ordinance shall take effect sixty-one (61) days after final publication unless a sufficient petition for a referendum is filed, requiring a referendum to be held on the ordinance as provided in Article 12, Section 5 of the Constitution of the State of Kansas, in which case this Charter Ordinance shall become effective upon approval by a majority of the electors voting thereon.
PASSED AND APPROVED by the Governing Body, not less than two-thirds of the members elect voting in favor thereof this 16th day of July, 1996.
SIGNED by the Mayor this 16th day of July, 1996.