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Ordinance 1298

                                                                                                    

                                                               ORDINANCE NO. 1298


AN ORDINANCE REGULATING TRAFFIC WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF OSWEGO,
KANSAS;  INCORPORATING BY REFERENCE THE "STANDARD TRAFFIC ORDINANCE FOR KANSAS CITIES,"
EDITION OF 2012, PROVIDING CERTAIN PENALTIES, AMENDING SECTIONS 14-101, 14-102 AND 14-103 OF
THE CODE OF THE CITY OF OSWEGO, KANSAS, AND REPEALING ORDINANCE NO. 1275.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF OSWEGO, KANSAS:

SECTION 1.  INCORPORATING STANDARD TRAFFIC ORDINANCE.  There is hereby incorporated by reference for
the purpose of regulating traffic within the corporate limits of the City of Oswego, Kansas, that certain standard
traffic ordinance known as the "Standard Traffic Ordinance for Kansas Cities," Edition of 2012, prepared and
published in book form by the League of Kansas Municipalities, Topeka, Kansas.  No fewer than three copies of
said Standard Traffic Ordinance shall be marked or stamped "Official Copy as Adopted by Ordinance No. 1298,"
 and to which shall be attached a copy of this ordinance, and filed with the city clerk to be open to inspection and
available to the public at all reasonable hours.  The police department, municipal judge and all administrative
departments of the city charged with enforcement of the ordinance shall be supplied, at the cost of the city, such
number of official copies of such Standard Traffic Ordinance similarly marked, as may be deemed expedient.

SECTION 2.  TRAFFIC INFRACTIONS AND TRAFFIC OFFENSES.
(a)  An ordinance traffic infraction is a violation of any section of this ordinance that prescribes or requires the same
behavior as that prescribed or required by a statutory provision that is classified as a traffic infraction in K.S.A. Supp. 8-2118.
(b)  All traffic violations which are included within this ordinance, and which are not ordinance traffic infractions, as defined
in subsection (a) of this section, shall be considered traffic offenses.

SECTION 3.  PENALTY FOR SCHEDULED FINES.  The fine for violation of an ordinance traffic infraction or any other traffic
offense for which the municipal judge establishes a fine in a fine schedule shall not be less than $30.00 or more than $2,000.00. 
A person tried and convicted for violation of an ordinance traffic infraction or other traffic offense for which a fine has been
established in a schedule of fines shall pay a fine fixed by the court not to exceed $2,000.00.

SECTION 4.  REPEAL.  Sections 14-101, 14-102 and 14-103 of the Code of the City of Oswego are hereby amended.

SECTION 5.  EFFECTIVE DATE.  This ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its publication in the Labette Avenue.

 

Passed by the Governing Body and approved by the Mayor of the City of Oswego, Kansas this 10th day of December, 2012.

 

                                                                                                                         _____________________________________
                                                                                                                         Glenn Fischer, Mayor

Attest:

 

_____________________________________
Cheri R. Peine, City Clerk

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