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14-201. Elective and appointive officers; terms; compensation. Except as provided in K.S.A. 12-1028a, and amendments thereto, there shall be elected on the first Tuesday in April of each odd-numbered year a mayor, council members and city treasurer. Subject to the provisions of K.S.A. 2017 Supp. 12-16,128, and amendments thereto, the mayor shall appoint, by and with the consent of the council, a municipal judge of the municipal court, a city marshal-chief of police, city clerk, city attorney, and may appoint police officers and any other officers deemed necessary. Any officers appointed and confirmed shall hold an initial term of office of not to exceed one year and until their successors are appointed and qualified. Any officers who are reappointed shall hold their offices for a term of one year and until their successors are appointed and qualified. The council shall by ordinance specify the duties and compensation of the office holders, and by ordinance may abolish any office created by the council whenever deemed expedient.

The mayor, council members and city treasurer shall hold their offices for a term of two years.

History: R.S. 1923, § 14-201; L. 1951, ch. 137, § 3; L. 1951, ch. 395, § 43; L. 1959, ch. 83, § 1; L. 1967, ch. 90, § 5; L. 1968, ch. 274, § 32; L. 1982, ch. 83, § 2; L. 1988, ch. 84, § 1; L. 2008, ch. 163, § 10; July 1.

Revisor's Note:

Commission government, see 14-1501.

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