APPENDIX A – CHARTER ORDINANCESAPPENDIX A – CHARTER ORDINANCES\CHARTER ORDINANCE NO. 14

A CHARTER ORDINANCE EXEMPTING THE CITY OF ST. JOHN, KANSAS FROM THE REQUIREMENTS OF K.S.A. 15-204.

Section 1. The City of St. John shall be and is hereby exempted from the provisions of K.S.A. 15-204 upon the approval, publication, and passage of the applicable protest petition period.

Section 2. The following shall govern the appointment of certain city officials for the City of St. John, Kansas:

       The mayor, with the consent of council, may appoint at the first regular meeting of the governing body in May of 2002 and in every other year thereafter so that the appointment is one full year following the election which chooses the mayor or city council members, the following city officers: municipal judge, public health officer and city attorney. The municipal judge, public health officer and city attorney shall hold the office for an initial term of two years and until their successors are appointed. Any of these officers who are reappointed shall hold their offices for an additional two-year term and until their successors are appointed and qualified. The duties of the offices shall be regulated by ordinance. Any officer may be removed by a majority vote of the total membership elected or appointed to the council and may be suspended at any time by the mayor. All other city officials shall not be considered as appointed positions.