AN ORDINANCE EXEMPTING THE CITY OF OTTAWA, KANSAS, FROM KANSAS STATUTES ANNOTATED 1968 SUPP. 14-1204, AND PROVIDING SUBSTITUTE PROVISIONS ON THE SAME SUBJECT RELATING TO THE ELECTION OF THE MAYOR AND COMMISSIONERS, THEIR TERMS OF OFFICE AND THE PRESIDING OFFICER.
Be it Ordained by the Governing Body of the City of Ottawa, Kansas:
Section 1. The City of Ottawa, Kansas, by the power vested 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 Kansas Statutes Annotated 1968 Supp. 14-1204, which applies to said city but not uniformly to all cities and provides substitute provisions on the same subject as hereinafter provided.
Section 2. The mayor, one commissioner of finance and revenue, and one commissioner of streets and public utilities shall constitute the board of commissioners and governing body of the city, and the mayor shall be presiding officer. They shall be elected for terms of three years, and shall hold their offices until their successors are qualified. The governing body member elected in the year 1966 shall have a term expiring in 1969. The governing body member elected in the year 1967 shall have a term expiring in 1970. The governing body member elected in the year 1968 shall have a term expiring in 1971.