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3/8/2016 - Ordinance No. 16-10826 Amending Code Section 7-76

ORDINANCE NUMBER 16-10826

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SALINA CODE SECTION 7-76 PERTAINING TO RESTRICTIONS ON THE USE OF SPRING STEEL ANIMAL TRAPS IN THE CITY LIMITS AND REPEALING THE EXISTING SECTION.

BE IT ORDAINED by the Governing Body of Salina, Kansas:

Section 1.  Amendment of Salina Code Section 7-76.  Salina Code Section 7-76 is amended to provide as follows:

Sec. 7-76. Spring steel traps; exceptions.
It shall be unlawful for any person to use a spring steel trap in the city limits except:
(1) Rat, mice, gopher and mole traps; and
(2) Traps used by the city pursuant to a wildlife control permit issued by the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, for the purpose of capturing wildlife that is creating a public health or safety hazard or other public nuisance. 

Section 2.  Repealer.  Existing Salina Code Section 7-76 is repealed.

Section 3.  Effective.  This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its adoption and publication once in the official city newspaper by the following summary:

Ordinance No. 16-10826 Summary
On March 7, 2016, the City Commission passed Ordinance No. 16-10826.  The Ordinance amends Salina Code Section 7-76 pertaining to restrictions on the use of spring steel animal traps in the city limits and repeals the existing section.  A complete copy of the Ordinance can be found at www.salina-ks.gov or in the office of the City Clerk, 300 W. Ash, free of charge.  This summary is certified by the City’s legal counsel.
      
       Introduced: March 7, 2016
       Passed:  March 7, 2016

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Jon R. Blanchard, Mayor
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ATTEST:

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Shandi Wicks, CMC, City Clerk

Certification of Publication Summary:

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Greg A. Bengtson, City Attorney