APPENDIX A – CHARTER ORDINANCESAPPENDIX A – CHARTER ORDINANCES\CHARTER ORDINANCE NO. 5

A CHARTER ORDINANCE EXEMPTING THE CITY OF ST. JOHN, KANSAS, FROM SECTION 12-4110 AND SECTION 12-4112 OF THE KANSAS STATUTES ANNOTATED AS ADOPTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF KANSAS IN THE SESSION LAWS OF 1973, CHAPTER 61; AND PROVIDING SUBSTITUTE AND ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS ON THE SAME SUBJECT, AUTHORIZ ING THE ASSESSMENT OF COURT COTS IN CASES HEARD IN THE MUNICIPAL COURT OF THE CITY OF ST.JOHN; KANSAS, AND PRESCRIBING CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH THE CITY ATTORNEY SHALL PROSECUTE CASES HEARD BY THE MUNICIPAL COURT OF THE CITY OF ST. JOHN, KANSAS.

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, Section 12-4110 and Section 4112 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated as adopted by the Legislature of Kansas In Session Laws of 1973. Chapter 61, which are 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.SA 12-4110, the governing body of the City of St John, Kansas, hereby enacts the following provisions:

        The city attorney, in person or by his assistants, shall prosecute all contested cases in municipal court, and shall appear to prosecute such other cases as the judge of the municipal court shall deem necessary.

Section 3. In lieu of K.S.A. 12-4112, the governing body of the City of St John, Kansas, hereby adopts the following provision:

        Each person found guilty of a violation of the ordinances of the City of St John, Kansas, shall be assessed costs for the administration of justice in the municipal court of the City of St John, Kansas, and such costs shall be determined by ordinance.

(7-2-1974)