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8/29/2021 - Ordinance No. 21-11076

ORDINANCE NUMBER 21-11076

 

 AN ORDINANCE SUBMITTING TO THE VOTE OF THE ELECTORS OF THE CITY OF SALINA, KANSAS, AT THE NOVEMBER 2, 2021, CITY GENERAL ELECTION A QUESTION PRESENTED PURSUANT TO THE INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM STATUTE (K.S.A. 12-3013).

           

           WHEREAS, the Saline County Clerk/Saline County Election Officer has certified that a petition and proposed ordinance submitted pursuant to the initiative and referendum statute (K.S.A. 12-3013) under the title of:  “AN ORDINANCE LIMITING THE POWER OF THE CITY OF SALINA GOVERNING BODY TO IMPOSE RESTRICTIONS ON BUSINESSES AND CITIZENS RELATED TO A STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARED AT THE COUNTY OR STATE LEVEL” (the “Petitioned Ordinance”) is signed by the required number of electors qualified to sign; and

 

           WHEREAS, for the reasons that (a) the Governing Body has not enacted the Petitioned Ordinance without alteration and (b) a regular city election is going to be held within 90 days on November 2, 2021;

 

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

 

Section 1.  In accordance with K.S.A. 12-3013, the Governing Body submits to the vote of the electors of the City of Salina, Kansas, at the November 2, 2021 city general election the question presented by the Petitioned Ordinance, a copy of which is attached and incorporated herein.

 

            Section 2.  The City Clerk is directed to deliver a certified copy of this ordinance to the County Election Officer and to request that the County Election Officer take all steps necessary to include the proposition referred to in Section 1 above on the ballot for the city general election to be held on November 2, 2021.

 

Section 3.  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. 21-11076 Summary

 

On August 23, 2021, the City Commission passed Ordinance No. 21-11076.  The Ordinance submits to the vote of the electors of the City of Salina, Kansas at the November 2, 2021 city general election the question presented by a petition and proposed ordinance submitted pursuant to the initiative and referendum statute (K.S.A. 12-3013) under the title of: “AN ORDINANCE LIMITING THE POWER OF THE CITY OF SALINA GOVERNING BODY TO IMPOSE RESTRICTIONS ON BUSINESSES AND CITIZENS RELATED TO A STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARED AT THE COUNTY OR STATE LEVEL.”  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:                 August 23, 2021

                                                                                    Passed:                        August 23, 2021

Melissa Rose Hodges, Mayor

ATTEST:

JoVonna A. Rutherford, City Clerk