A CHARTER ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 1 OF CHARTER ORDINANCE NO. 24. REPEALING ORIGINAL SECTIONS 1 AND 2 OF CHARTER ORDINANCE NO. 24, AND REPEALING SECTIONS 1, 2 AND 3 OF CHARTER ORDINANCE NO. 26, ALL PERTAINING TO THE EXEMPTION OF THE CITY OF NEWTON, KANSAS, FROM THE PROVISIONS OF K.S.A. 12-1696 TO 12-16,101, INCLUSIVE, REGARDING THE LEVYING OF A TRANSIENT GUEST TAX, PROVIDING FOR THE AUTHORIZED EXPENDITURES THEREOF, AND CREATING A CONVENTION AND TOURISM COMMITTEE.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF NEWTON, KANSAS:
SECTION 1. Section 1 of Charter Ordinance No. 24 of said City is hereby amended to read as follows:
“Section 1. By the power vested in the City of Newton, Kansas, by Article 12, Section 5, of the Constitution of the State of Kansas, said City hereby elects to exempt itself from and make inapplicable to it the provisions established under K.S.A. 12-1696 to 12-16,101, inclusive, such provisions being a part of enactments applicable to the City of Newton, but not applicable uniformly to all cities. The governing body may by ordinance adopt substitute and additional provisions thereto.”
SECTION 2. Original Sections 1 and 2 of Charter Ordinance No. 24, and Sections 1, 2 and 3 of Charter Ordinance No. 26, are hereby repealed.