CHAPTER I. ADMINISTRATION

 


ARTICLE 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS. 3

1-101.       Code designated. 3

1-102.       Definitions. 3

1-103.       Existing ordinances. 4

1-104.       Effect of repeal. 4

1-105.       Catch lines of sections. 5

1-106.       Parenthetical and reference matter. 5

1-107.       Amendments; repeal. 5

1-108.       Powers generally. 5

1-109.       Ordinances. 5

1-110.       Same; subject and title; amendment. 6

1-111.       Same; ordinance book. 6

1-112.       Resolutions, motions. 6

1-113.       City records. 6

1-114.       Altering code. 6

1-115.       Scope of application. 6

1-116.       General penalty. 6

1-117.       Severability. 7

1-118.       Official newspaper. 7

ARTICLE 2. GOVERNING BODY.. 8

1-201.       Governing body. 8

1-202.       Ordinances. 8

1-203.       Meetings. 8

1-204.       Quorum. 8

1-205.       Mayor. 8

1-206.       President of the council. 8

1-207.       Vacancy; mayor, council members. 9

1-208.       Compensation. 9

1-209.       Members not to interfere. 9

1-210.       Offices and salaries. 9

1-211.       Incorporating code of procedure for Kansas cities. 9

1-212.       Code of ethics. 10

ARTICLE 3. CITY MANAGER.. 12

1-301.       City manager; appointment; qualifications. 12

1-302.       Same; salary, bond. 12

1-303.       Same; powers. 12

1-304.       Same; general duties. 12

1-305.       Same; countersigning warrants. 13

1-306.       Same; acting in other offices. 13

1-307.       Same; absence; acting city manager. 13

1-308.       Same; salaries of officers and employees. 13

ARTICLE 4. ADMINISTRATIVE DEPARTMENTS  14

1-401.       Departments created. 14

1-402.       Departmental division; officers; employees; boards. 14

1-403.       Department of law. 15

1-404.       Same; city attorney. 15

1-405.       Same; municipal judge; duties. 16

1-406.       Department of electric generation; department of electric distribution. 16

1-407.       Department of public works. 16

1-408.       Department of public welfare. 17

1-409.       Department of public safety. 17

1-410.       Same; chief of police. 17

1-411.       Same; fire chief. 17

1-412.       Same; ambulance director. 18

1-413.       Department of finance. 18

1-414.       Same; city clerk. 18

1-415.       Same; fiscal records. 18

1-416.       Same; seal; oaths. 19

1-417.       Same; withholding agents. 19

1-418.       Deputy city clerk. 19

1-419.       City treasurer. 19

1-420.       Same; fiscal records. 20

ARTICLE 5. OATHS AND BONDS. 21

1-501.       Oath; affirmation. 21

1-502.       Oaths filed. 21

1-503.       Bonds required. 21

1-504.       Same; premiums. 21

1-505.       Condition of bonds. 22

1-506.       Approval of bonds. 22

ARTICLE 6. PERSONNEL POLICY AND EMPLOYEE BENEFITS  23

1-601.       Conflict of interest. 23

1-602.       Personnel rules and regulations. 23

1-603.       Salary. 23

1-604.       Reimbursed expenses. 23

1-605.       Employee benefit contribution fund. 24

1-606.       Same; inclusion. 24

1-607.       Hospitalization and medical insurance. 24

1-608.       Salaries and benefits. 24

ARTICLE 7. INVESTMENT OF PUBLIC FUNDS  25

1-701.       Purpose and goals. 25

1-702.       Active funds; designation of depositories; eligible depositories. 25

1-703.       Definitions. 25

1-704.       Investment of idle funds. 26

1-705.       Procedures and restrictions. 28

1-706.       Custody and safekeeping. 28

1-707.       Sale or transfer. 28

1-708.       Interest on time deposits. 28

1-709.       Same; procedures and restrictions. 28

1-710.       Capital improvements fund; established. 29

1-711.       Same; use of moneys. 29

1-712.       Same; transfers. 29

1-713.       Petty cash fund established; amount; custodian. 29

ARTICLE 8. OPEN RECORDS. 30

1-801.       Policy. 30

1-802.       Record custodians. 30

1-803.       Public request for access. 30

1-804.       Facilities for public inspection. 30

1-805.       Procedures for inspection. 30

1-806.       Appointment of official custodians. 30

1-807.       Designation of additional record custodians. 31

1-808.       Duties of custodians. 31

1-809.       Requests to be directed to custodians. 31

1-810.       Fee administration. 32

1-811.       Inspection fee. 32

1-812.       Copying fee. 32

1-813.       Prepayment of fees. 32

1-814.       Payment. 32

ARTICLE 9. CITY LAND BANK.. 33

1-901.       Establishment of city land bank. 33

1-902.       Board of trustees. 33

1-903.       Administrative staff. 33

1-904.       Cash basis compliance. 33

1-905.       Budget. 33

1-906.       Duties of trustees. 33

1-907.       Eligible property. 33

1-908.       Development incentives. 34

1-909.       Project development and review. 34

1-910.       Operating funds. 34

1-911.       Annual report. 34

1-912.       Use of funds. 34

1-913.       Compensation of trustees. 34

1-914.       Statutory authority. 35

ARTICLE 10. REVENUE, FINANCE & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT  36

1-1001.     Main trafficways; bond financing. 36

1-1002.     Administrative fees for accounts referred for formal collection. 36

1-1003.     Neighborhood revitalization plan. 36

1-1004.     City sales tax; 0.25% for various public improvements. 36