CHARTER ORDINANCE EXEMPTING THE CITY OF NEWTON, KANSAS, FROM K.S.A. 13-1017 AND PROVIDING SUBSTITUTE AND ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS ON THE SAME SUBJECT, PROVIDING FOR A DETAILED ESTIMATE OF COSTS BY THE CITY ENGINEER FOR PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS TO BE FINANCED BY THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS; PROVIDING SPECIFIED INSTANCES WHERE THE GOVERNING BODY SHALL DETERMINE WHETHER SAID PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS SHALL BE ACCOMPLISHED BY CITY FORCES OR BY CONTRACT; ESTABLISHING PROCEDURES FOR THE TAKING OF BIDS, FOR COMPLETING THE WORK WITH CITY FORCES AND FOR FINANCING THE COST THEREOF; PROVIDING FOR ADDITIONAL WORK BY CHANGE ORDER REGARDLESS OF COST.
Section 1. The City of Newton, Kansas, a Commission-Manager city of the first class, by the power vested in it by Article 12, Section 5, of the Constitution of the State of Kansas, hereby elects to and exempts itself from and makes inapplicable to it, K.S.A. 13-1017 which applies only to cities of the first class and applying to said city, and to provide substitute and additional provisions as hereinafter provided.
Section 2. [AMENDED BY CHARTER ORDINANCEN NO. 48.]
(8-20-69; C.O. No. 48)