APPENDIX A – CHARTER ORDINANCESAPPENDIX A – CHARTER ORDINANCES\CHARTER ORDINANCE NO. 11

A CHARTER ORDINANCE EXEMPTING THE CITY OF ST. JOHN, KANSAS, FROM K.S.A. 41-719(a), AS AMENDED; AND PROVIDING SUBSTITUTE AND ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS ON THE SAME SUBJECT WHICH RELATE TO THE CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR IN PUBLIC PLACES.

Section 1. The City of St. John, Kansas, a City of the Third Class, by the power vested in it by Article 12, Section 5, of the Constitution of the State of Kansas, hereby elects to exempt, and does exempt itself from and makes inapplicable to it the provisions of K.S.A. 41-719 (a), as amended, which is not uniformly applicable to all cities, the legislature having made special provisions applying to certain classes of cities in said enactment.

Section 2. In lieu of K.S.A. 41-719 (a), as amended, the governing body of the City of St. John, Kansas, hereby adopts the following substitute and additional provisions:

(a)    It shall be unlawful for any person to drink or consume alcoholic liquor upon the public streets, alleys, roads, or highways; in beer parlors, taverns, pool halls or places to which the general public has access, whether or not an admission or other fee is charged or collected; inside vehicles while upon the public streets, alleys, roads or highways; or upon property owned by the State or any governmental subdivision thereof; except that .the governing body of the City of St John, by ordinance, may exempt certain property, the title of which is vested in said City.

(b)   Any person violating the provisions of subsection (1) shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction, shall be punished by a fine of not less than fifty dollars ($50.00) nor more than two hundred dollars ($200.00).