A CHARTER ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF BALDWIN CITY, KANSAS EXEMPTING THE CITY FROM THE PROVISIONS OF K.S.A. 13-1024a RELATING TO GENERAL IMPROVEMENTS AND THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS THEREFOR AND PROVIDING SUBSTITUTE AND ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS RELATING THERETO.
Section 1. Exemption - K.S.A. 13-1024a. The City, by the power vested in it by the Act, hereby elects to exempt itself from and make inapplicable to it, the provisions of K.S.A. 13-1024a and does hereby provide the following substitute and additional provisions in place thereof:
For the purpose of paying (a) (i) for any bridge, viaduct, public building, street and sidewalk, and the land necessary therefor, (ii) for lands for public parks and recreation facilities and for developing and constructing parks and recreation facilities, within or without the City, (iii) for the establishment and construction of crematories, desiccating or reduction works, including the land necessary therefor, within or without the City, or (iv) for the improvement, repair or extension of any waterworks, sewage disposal plant, electric light plant, crematory, desiccating or reduction works or other public utility plant owned by the City, and (b) for rebuilding, adding to or extending the structures, buildings and facilities described in subsection (a) hereof, from time to time, as the necessities of the City may require, the City may borrow money and issue its bonds for the same.
Section 2. Severability. Any provision or section of this Charter Ordinance is deemed or ruled unconstitutional or otherwise illegal or invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, such illegality or invalidity shall not affect any other provision of this Charter Ordinance. In such instance, this Charter Ordinance shall be construed and enforced as if such illegal or invalid provision had not been contained herein.