A CHARTER ORDINANCE EXEMPTING THE CITY OF OLATHE, KANSAS FROM THE PROVISIONS OF K.S.A. 64-101(a) AND PROVIDING SUBSTITUTE AND ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS ON THE SAME SUBJECT.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF OLATHE, KANSAS:
SECTION ONE: The City of Olathe, Kansas by 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 from and make inapplicable to it the provisions of K.S.A. 64-101(a), which applies to this City but not uniformly to all cities.
SECTION TWO: The City of Olathe, Kansas, by the power vested in it by Article 12, Section 5 of the Constitution of the State of Kansas, hereby enacts the following substitute and additional provisions in lieu of those provisions exempted in Section One above:
“The Governing Body shall designate from time to time by resolution one or more newspapers as the official newspaper or newspapers 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 the City.
Any newspaper that is an official City newspaper on 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. Any publication in any newspaper, which at the time of the publication was an official City newspaper, shall be valid notwithstanding the adoption subsequent to the publication of a resolution changing the designation of the official City newspaper.”
SECTION THREE: This is a Charter Ordinance and shall take effect sixty-one (61) days after its final publication unless a sufficient petition for a referendum is filed within sixty (60) days and a referendum is held on the ordinance as provided in Article 12, Section 5, Subdivision (c) (3), of the Constitution of the State of Kansas, in which case the ordinance shall become effective if approved 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 7th day of February, 2012.
SIGNED by the Mayor this 7th day of February, 2012.