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ORDINANCE NO. 1424
AN ORDINANCE REGULATING TRAFFIC WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THECITYOF OSWEGO, KANSAS; INCORPORATING BY REFERENCE THE "STANDARD TRAFFIC ORDINANCE FOR KANSAS CITIES," EDITION OF 2019, PROVIDING CERTAIN PENALTIES, AMENDING SECTIONS 14-101 through 14-105 OF THE CODE OF THECITYOF OSWEGO, KANSAS.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OFOSWEGO,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 2019, 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. 1424," 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 14-105 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 theLabette Avenue.
Passed by the Governing Body and approved by the Mayor of the City of Oswego, Kansas this 12th day of August, 2019.
F.W. Cunningham, Jr., Mayor
Carol J. Eddington, City Clerk