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10/8/2013 - Ordinance 13-10715 Amending Chapter 8 Pertaining to Continued Education Requirements

ORDINANCE NUMBER 13-10715

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 8, ARTICLE III, DIVISIONS 2 AND 3, SECTIONS 8-175 AND 8-189 OF THE SALINA CODE PERTAINING TO CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS.

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

Section 1.  That Section 8-175 of Chapter 8, Article III, Division 2 of the Salina Code is hereby amended as follows:

Section 8-175.  Continuing education requirements for certain qualified individuals.
Any person serving as the qualified individual for a Class A, B or C general contractor or a Class D contractor/owner license shall, as a precondition of serving as the qualified individual for renewal of the license, be required to complete eighteen hours (18) hours of continuing education courses related to the building trades during the term of the license of which three (3) hours each calendar year [for a total of nine (9) hours] must be instruction on codes that are equivalent to or newer than the City of Salina’s adopted codes. These will include, but not be limited to the International Building/Residential Codes, International or Uniform Plumbing Codes, International or Uniform Mechanical Codes, National Electrical Codes, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG), or other training approved by the Building Official.  The building official shall promulgate the regulations necessary to administer compliance with these continuing education requirements.

Section 2.  That Section 8-189 of Chapter 8, Article III, Division 3 of the Salina Code is hereby amended as follows:
Sec. 8-189.  Continuing education requirements.
Any person licensed as a journeyman or master in the plumbing, electrical, or mechanical skilled trade license category shall, as a precondition of renewal of the license, be required to complete eighteen hours (18) hours of continuing education courses related to the building trades during the term of the license of which three (3) hours each calendar year [for a total of nine (9) hours] must be instruction on codes that are equivalent to or newer than the City of Salina’s adopted codes. These will include, but not be limited to the International or Uniform Plumbing Codes , International or Uniform Mechanical Codes , or National Electrical Codes.  Continuing education courses must be applicable to the skilled trade for which the journeyman or master is licensed.  The building official shall promulgate the regulations necessary to administer compliance with these continuing education requirements.

Section 3.  Repealer.  That existing Sections 8-159 and 8-189 are hereby repealed.

Section 4.  Summary of ordinance for publication.  That this ordinance shall be in full force and effect after its adoption and publication by summary once in the official city newspaper.

Ordinance No. 13-10715 Summary

On October 7, 2013, the City of Salina, Kansas, passed Ordinance No. 13-10715.  The ordinance amends Chapter 8 of the Salina Code by amending Sections 8-175 and 8-189 pertaining to the requirements of continuing education for a qualified individual for a Class A, B, or C general contractor and Class D contractor/owner license and renewal of a journeyman or master skilled trade license for plumbing, electrical or mechanical.  A complete copy of the ordinance is available at www.salina-ks.gov or in the office of the city clerk, 300 W. Ash Street, free of charge.  This summary is certified by the city attorney.
        Introduced: September 16, 2013
        Passed: October 7, 2013

        
        Barbara V. Shirley, Mayor
[SEAL]
ATTEST: 

Lieu Ann Elsey, CMC, City Clerk