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ORD NO 1446-STO

Ordinance summary published in the Labette Avenue on September 17, 2020 and the full text of the Ordinance is available at www.oswegokansas.com for a minimum of 1 week from the date of publication.


Ordinance No. 1446 Summary

 

On September 14, 2020 the City of Oswego, Kansas, adopted Ordinance No. 1446 regulating traffic within the corporate limits of the City of Oswego, KS, incorporating by reference the “Standard Traffic Ordinance for Kansas Cities,” Edition of 2020, with certain omissions, changes and additions, providing certain penalties and repealing Ordinance 1424. A complete copy of this Ordinance may be obtained or viewed free of charge at the Office of the City Clerk at City Hall, 703 5th Street, or at www.oswegokansas.com. The form of this summary is certified by Lucas J. Nodine, City Attorney.

 

 

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                                                            Lucas J. Nodine, City Attorney

 

 

 

ORDINANCE NO. 1446_

 

 

AN ORDINANCE REGULATING TRAFFIC WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF OSWEGO, KANSAS; INCORPORATING BY REFERENCE THE "STANDARD TRAFFIC ORDINANCE FOR KANSAS CITIES," EDITION OF 2020, PROVIDING CERTAIN PENALTIES, AMENDING SECTIONS 14-101 through 14-104 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF OSWEGO, KANSAS.

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF OSWEGO, KANSAS:

 

SECTION 1. INCORPORATING STANDARD TRAFFIC ORDINANCE. There is hereby incorporated by reference for the purpose of regulating traffic within the corporate limits of the City of Oswego, Kansas, that certain standard traffic ordinance known as the "Standard Traffic Ordinance for Kansas Cities," Edition of 2020, prepared and published in book form by the League of Kansas Municipalities, Topeka, Kansas. One copy of said Standard Traffic Ordinance shall be marked or stamped "Official Copy as Adopted by Ordinance No. 1446," and to which shall be attached a copy of this ordinance, and filed with the city clerk to be open to inspection and available to the public at all reasonable hours. The police department, municipal judge and all administrative departments of the city charged with enforcement of the ordinance shall be supplied, at the cost of the city, such number of official copies of such Standard Traffic Ordinance similarly marked, as may be deemed expedient.

 

SECTION 2. Section 114.5 Unlawful Operation of a Work-Site Utility Vehicle is hereby omitted and deleted.

 

 

SECTION 3. TRAFFIC INFRACTIONS AND TRAFFIC OFFENSES.

(a) An ordinance traffic infraction is a violation of any section of this ordinance that prescribes or requires the same behavior as that prescribed or required by a statutory provision that is classified as a traffic infraction in K.S.A. Supp. 8-2118.

(b) All traffic violations which are included within this ordinance, and which are not ordinance traffic infractions, as defined in subsection (a) of this section, shall be considered traffic offenses.

 

SECTION 4. PENALTY FOR SCHEDULED FINES. The fine for violation of an ordinance traffic infraction or any other traffic offense for which the municipal judge establishes a fine in a fine schedule shall not be less than $30.00 or more than $2,000.00. A person tried and convicted for violation of an ordinance traffic infraction or other traffic offense for which a fine has been established in a schedule of fines shall pay a fine fixed by the court not to exceed $2,000.00.

 

SECTION 5. REPEAL. Sections 14-101 through 14-104 of the Code of the City of Oswego are hereby amended.

 

SECTION 6. EFFECTIVE DATE. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its publication in the Labette Avenue.

 

Passed by the Governing Body and approved by the Mayor of the City of Oswego, Kansas this 14th day of September, 2020.

 

 

 

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Daniel J. Chapman, Mayor

 

Attest:

 

 

 

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Carol J. Eddington, City Clerk

 

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