A CHARTER ORDINANCE EXEMPTING THE CITY OF OLATHE, KANSAS, FROM K.S.A. 12-3001 AND PROVIDING SUBSTITUTE AND ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS ON THE SAME SUBJECT, RELATING TO THE CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES AT PUBLIC MEETINGS AND FINAL PASSAGE THEREOF.
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. 12-3001 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: All ordinances of the City of Olathe, Kansas, shall be considered at a public meeting of the Governing Body except where a statute provides a different procedure for an ordinance for a specific purpose. All ordinances may be passed finally on the day it is introduced; provided, no ordinance granting a franchise or special privilege shall ever be passed finally on the day it is introduced.
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 10th day of February, 1970.
SIGNED by the Mayor the 10th day of February, 1970.