APPENDIX A – CHARTER ORDINANCESAPPENDIX A – CHARTER ORDINANCES\CHARTER ORD. NO. 158-2008

A CHARTER ORDINANCE EXEMPTING THE CITY OF MOUNT HOPE, KANSAS FROM THE PROVISIONS OF K.S.A. 15-204, PROVIDING SUBSTITUTE AND ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS ON THE SAME SUBJECT AND REMOVING THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE GOVERNING BODY UPON REJECTING A MAYORAL APPOINTMENT MUST MAKE A FINDING BY PASSAGE OF A RESOLUTION THAT A PERSON IS EITHER UNQUALIFIED OR NOT FIT TO HOLD OFFICE OR POSITION.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF MOUNT HOPE, KANSAS:

SECTION 1: The City of Mount Hope, Kansas, by the power vested in it by Article 12, Section 5 of the Constitution of the State of Kansas, elected to exempt itself from and make inapplicable to it the provisions of K.S.A. 15-204, as amended by House Bill number 2217 of 2008, which applies to this city but is part of an enactment which does not apply uniformly to all cities, insofar as said statute requires that the governing body, upon rejecting a Mayoral appointment, must find by passage of a resolution that a person is either unqualified or not fit to hold office or position.

SECTION 2: Mayoral appointments made pursuant to K.S.A. 15-204 may be rejected by a simple majority vote of the governing body and need not be accompanied by a resolution making a finding that the person is either unqualified or unfit to hold office or position.

(07-08-2008)