AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE POSTING OF BYLAWS RESOLUTIONS, AND ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF ELKINS, ARKANSAS, AND DETERMINING FIVE (5) OF THE MOST PUBLIC PLACES IN ELKINS, ARKANSAS, FOR THE PURPOSE OF POSTING ORDINANCES, BYLAWS, RESOLUTIONS, AND NOTICES.
WHEREAS, the City of Elkins is required by Arkansas Code Annotated Section 14-55- 206 to either publish or post written or printed notice of any law or ordinance,
WHEREAS, there is no newspaper published in Elkins, Arkansas,
WHEREAS, the most effective way of notifying the citizens and residents of Elkins of bylaws, resolutions, and ordinances of a general or permanent nature is to post same in public places within the City of Elkins.
WHEREAS, The City Council of Elkins, Arkansas is required to designate five (5) of the most public places in Elkins, Arkansas, which shall be utilized for the aforesaid posting, and
WHEREAS, the City Council needs to give specific guidelines concerning the posting of bylaws, resolutions, notices, and ordinances
NOW, IT IS HEREBY DETERMINED AND ENACTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ELKINS, ARKANSAS,
SECTION 1: That all laws, bylaws, resolutions, notices, or ordinances of the City of Elkins, Arkansas, hereinafter adopted or enacted shall be posted in the five (5) hereinafter designated public places for a period of not less than thirty (30) calendar days.
SECTION 2: Such posting, as aforesaid, shall occur within one hundred twenty hours (120) hours of adoption or enactment, shall be done in a manner which provides reasonable protection for the documents against the elements, the posting should ensure that the full text of the resolution, bylaw, notice or ordinance is visible to the public or that the full title and first page of the text is visible with written advice to the effect that a complete copy of the entire text of the bylaw, resolution, notice, or ordinance is available to the public at the office of the City Recorder/Treasurer in Elkins' City Hall during regular office hours. However, if there are civil or criminal fines or levies the pages containing information on such civil or criminal fines or levies must be visible with written advice to the effect that a complete copy of the entire text of the bylaw, resolution, notice or ordinance is available to the public at the office of the Recorder/Treasurer in Elkins' City Hall during regular office hours.
SECTION 3: That the official or employee of the City of Elkins who posts each such law, bylaw, resolution, notice or ordinance shall record the date of posting, the date of removal, and the locations where posted in a permanent Record to be maintained by the City Recorder IT reasurer.
SECTION 4: That the most public places in Elkins, Arkansas, for purposes of posting all bylaws, notices, resolutions and ordinances are hereby determined to be:
1) Elkins Post Office 2) Elkins City Hall 3} Elkins Water Department 4) Elkins Court House 5) Elkhorn Service Station
PASSED AND APPROVED this 15th day of Febraury, 2007
- Ordinance 011807B (103 Downloads)