Ordinance 1

BILL NO. 7866                     ORDINANCE NO. 1

 

AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING AND ENACTING A NEW CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE CITY OF

HOLDEN, MISSOURI; ESTABLISHING THE SAME; PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF CERTAIN

ORDINANCES NOT INCLUDED THEREIN, EXCEPT AS HEREIN EXPRESSLY PROVIDED; PROVIDING FOR THE MANNER OF AMENDING SUCH CODE OF ORDINANCES; AND PROVIDING WHEN THIS ORDINANCE SHALL BECOME EFFECTIVE.

 

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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF HOLDEN, MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:

 

Section 1.  That this ordinance, consisting of Title I to XII, each inclusive, is hereby adopted and enacted as the “Code of Ordinances, City of Holden, Missouri,” and shall be treated and considered as a new and original comprehensive ordinance which shall supersede all other general and permanent ordinances passed by the City Council prior to March 1, 1985, except such as by reference thereto are expressly saved from repeal or continued in force and effect for any purpose.

 

Section 2.  That all provisions of such code shall be in full force and effect from and after the adoption of this ordinance, and all ordinances of a general and permanent nature of the City of Holden, Missouri, enacted prior to March 1, 1985, and not in such Code or recognized and continued in force by reference therein are hereby repealed from and after the effective date of this ordinance, except as hereinafter provided.  That no resolution of the City, not specifically mentioned, is hereby repealed.

 

Section 3.  That the repeal provided for in Section 2 hereof shall not affect any offenses or act committed or done or any penalty or forfeiture incurred or any contract or right established or accruing before the effective date of this ordinance; nor shall such repeal affect any ordinance or resolution promising or guaranteeing the payment of money for the City, or authorizing the issuance of any bonds of the City, or any evidence of the City’s indebtedness, or any contract or obligations assumed by the City; nor shall such repeal affect the administrative ordinances or resolutions of the City Council not in conflict or inconsistent with the provisions of such Code; nor shall such repeal affect ordinances establishing positions, classifying employees and setting salaries, not inconsistent with such Code; nor shall such repeal affect any right of franchise granted by any ordinance to any person, firm or corporation; nor shall such repeal affect  any ordinance dedicating, naming, establishing, locating, relocating, opening, paving, widening, vacating, etc., any street or public way in the City; nor shall such repeal affect any ordinance levying or imposing taxes; nor shall such repeal affect ordinances prescribing through streets, parking limitations, parking prohibitions, one-way traffic, limitations on load of vehicles, or loading zones, not inconsistent with such Code; nor shall such repeal affect any ordinance establishing and prescribing the street grades of any street in the

City; nor shall such repeal affect any ordinance providing for local improvements and assessing taxes therefore; nor shall such repeal affect any ordinance dedicating or accepting any plat or subdivision in the City; nor shall such repeal affect any ordinance extending the boundaries of the City; not shall such repeal be construed to revive any ordinance or part thereof that has been repealed by a subsequent ordinance which is repealed by this ordinance.

 

 

 

Section 4.  Any and all additions or amendments to such Code, when passed in such form as to indicate the intention of the City Council to make the same a part thereof, shall be deemed to be incorporated in such Code so that reference to the Code of Ordinances of the City of Holden shall be understood and intended to include such additions and amendments.

 

Section 5.  A copy of such Code shall be kept on file in the office of the

City Clerk, preserved in loose leaf form, or in such other form as the City

Clerk may consider most expedient.  It shall be the express duty of the City Clerk or someone authorized by him, to insert in their designated places all amendments or ordinances which indicate the intention of the City Council to make the same a part of such Code when the same have been printed or reprinted in page form, and to extract from such Code all provisions which may be from time to time repealed by the City Council.  This copy of such Code shall be available for all persons desiring to examine the same and shall be considered the official Code of Ordinances of Holden, Missouri.

 

Section 6.  In case of the amendment of any section of such Code for which a penalty is not provided, the general penalty as provided in Chapter 13 of such Code shall apply to the section as amended; or in case such amendment contains provisions for which a penalty other than the aforementioned general penalty, is provided in another section in the same chapter, the penalty so provided in such other section shall be held to relate to the section so amended, unless such penalty is specifically repealed therein.

 

Section 7.  It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation in the

City to change or amend by additions or deletions, any part or portion of such Code, or to insert or delete pages or portions thereof, or to alter or tamper with such Code in any manner whatsoever which will cause the law of the City of Holden to be misrepresented thereby.  Any person, firm or corporation violating this section shall be punished as provided in Chapter 13 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Holden.

 

Section 8.  All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are, to the extent of such conflict, hereby repealed.

Section 9.  This ordinance shall become in full force and effect from and after its passage and approval.