APPENDIX A – CHARTER ORDINANCESAPPENDIX A – CHARTER ORDINANCES\CHARTER ORDINANCE NO. 1

A CHARTER ORDINANCE EXEMPTING THE CITY OF HOISINGTON, KANSAS, FROM K.S.A. 1968 SUPP. 14-201, PROVIDING SUBSTITUTE AND ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS ON THE SAME SUBJECT, RELATING TO THE ELECTION AND APPOINTMENT OF CITY OFFICERS AND THE TERMS OF OFFICERS.

Section 1. The City of Hoisington, Kansas, by the power vested in it by Article 12, Section 6 of the Constitution of the State of Kansas, hereby elects to exempt itself from and make inapplicable to it K.S.A. 1968 Supp. 14-201 and provide substitute and additional provisions as hereinafter set forth in this ordinance. Such statutory section is applicable to this city but is not applicable uniformly to all cities.

Section 2. There shall be elected on the first Tuesday in April of each odd numbered year a mayor and one-half of the number of councilmen as hereinafter set forth in this section. There shall be elected on the first Tuesday in April of each even numbered one-half the number of councilmen as hereinafter set forth in this section. The mayor shall hold his office for a term of two years or until his successor is qualified. There shall be two councilmen elected from each ward within the city, and except as otherwise provided herein, they shall hold their office for a term of two years or until their successors are qualified. One councilman from each ward shall be elected in each odd numbered year and the remaining councilmen in each ward shall be elected in each even numbered year Councilmen elected in 1968 shall have terms expiring in 1970. Councilmen elected in 1969 shall have terms expiring in 1971.

(02-13-69; Repealed by C.O. No. 14)