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Journal-World classified (published 05/15/2013)

(First published in the
Shawnee Dispatch, April 17,
2013)

CITY OF SHAWNEE, KANSAS

CHARTER ORDINANCE
NO. 43

A CHARTER ORDINANCE
EXEMPTING THE CITY OF
SHAWNEE, KANSAS, FROM
THE PROVISIONS OF K.S.A.
13 1024a ENTITLED
"GENERAL IMPROVEMENTS
AND LANDS THEREFOR;
BORROWING MONEY AND
BOND ISSUES; WHEN ELECTION REQUIRED" AND PROVIDING FOR SUBSTITUTE
AND ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS ON THE SAME SUBJECT; AND REPEALING
CHARTER ORDINANCE NO.
35.

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

SECTION 1
. The City of
Shawnee, Kansas (the
"City"), by the power
vested in it by Article XII,
Section 5 of the Constitution of the State of Kansas,
hereby exempts itself from
and makes inapplicable to
it the provisions of K.S.A. 13
1024a entitled "General Improvements and Lands
Therefor; Borrowing Money
and Bond Issues; When
Election Required" a legislative enactment which is
applicable to the City, but
is not applicable uniformly
to all cities in the State of
Kansas; and the City
hereby provides substitute
and additional provisions
on the same subject.

SECTION 2 . The City may,
for the purpose of paying
for any street, trafficway,
sidewalk, trail, storm water
control, curbs, gutters,
bridge, viaduct, public
building, off street parking
facility, public park, golf
course, recreation facility
or for the acquiring of land
for any of the aforesaid
purposes, either within or
without the City, or for the
purpose of acquiring, improving or extending electric or electronic traffic
control system, fiber optic
cable system, or the improvement, repair, extension of any water works,
sewage disposal plants,
storm sewer, drainage improvement or public utility,
or for the purpose of rebuilding, repairing, adding
to or extending the same
from time to time as the necessity of the City may require, the City may borrow
money and issue bonds
therefore without such
bonds having been authorized by vote of the public.

SECTION 3 . The authority
to issue bonds provided for
by this Charter Ordinance
is a complete alternative to
and in addition to any other
lawful method of or authority for the City to issue
bonds. Any improvement
or land acquisition previously authorized to be paid
for by bonds issued pursuant to Charter Ordinance
No. 35 may be paid for by
bonds issued pursuant to
this Charter Ordinance.

SECTION 4 . Charter Ordinance No. 35, which previously exempted the City
from K.S.A. 13 1024a, is
hereby repealed.

SECTION 5 . This Charter
Ordinance shall be published once each week for
two consecutive weeks in
an official City newspaper.

SECTION 6 . This Charter
Ordinance shall take effect
sixty one (61) days after final publication unless a
sufficient petition for a referendum is filed as provided in Article XII, Section
5, Subdivision (c)(3) of the
Constitution of the State of
Kansas, in which case this
Charter Ordinance shall become effective only upon
approval by a majority of
electors voting at an election held on the Ordinance.

SECTION 7 . Upon its effective date, this Charter Ordinance shall be recorded by
the City Clerk in a book
maintained for charter ordinances of the City and
shall be filed with the Secretary of the State of Kansas.

THIS ORDINANCE is hereby
passed by a two thirds vote
of the Governing Body of
the City of Shawnee, Kansas, on this 9th day of April,
2013, and APPROVED AND
SIGNED
by the Mayor on
this 9th day of April, 2013.

CITY OF SHAWNEE, KANSAS
By: /s/ Jeff Meyers, Mayor

(SEAL)

ATTEST:
By: /s/ Keith D. Campbell
City Clerk

APPROVED AS TO FORM:
By: /s/ M. Ellis Rainey, II
City Attorney
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