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15-204. Appointment of city officers; duties and compensation; removal. Subject to the provisions of K.S.A. 2017 Supp. 12-16,128, and amendments thereto, the mayor, with the consent of the council, may appoint, at the first regular meeting of the governing body in May of each year, the following city officers: A municipal judge of the municipal court, a clerk, a treasurer, a marshal-chief of police, law enforcement officers and such other officers as deemed necessary. Such officers shall hold an initial term of office of not to exceed one year and until their successors have been 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 duties and pay of the various officers shall be regulated by ordinance. Any officer may be removed by a majority vote of the total membership elected or appointed to the council and may be suspended at any time by the mayor.

History: L. 1871, ch. 60, § 8; R.S. 1923, § 15-204; L. 1959, ch. 83, § 3; L. 1963, ch. 125, § 1; L. 1967, ch. 90, § 12; L. 1985, ch. 80, § 1; L. 1988, ch. 84, § 3; L. 2008, ch. 163, § 13; July 1.

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