Chapter 1: Administration

Section 1: Ordanances

Section 1.1 (Ord. 1)

Section 1.2 Procedure to enact ordinances (Ord. 553)

Section 1.3 Becoming a fourth class city (Ord. 315)

Section 1.4 Financial accounting period (Ord. 613)

Section 2: City employees

Section 2.1 City Employees

Section 2.1.1 Mayor and aldermen salary (Ord. 050111-2)

Section 2.1.2 Aldermen at large (Ord. 060927)

Section 2.1.3 City Treasure (Ord. 01-05-15, Ord. 193)

Section 2.1.3.1 City Treasure Salary (Ord. 193)

Section 2.1.4 City Clerk Salary

Section 2.1.5 City Administrator (Ord. 9901-19B)

Section 2.1.6 Impeachment (Ord. 577)

Section 2.2 Employees

Section 2.2.1 (Ord. 536)

Section 2.2.2 "plan and agreement"

Section 2.2.3 One clerk for all departments

Section 2.2.4 Compensate anyone for out of city mileage (Ord. 100B)

Section 2.2.5 Hire sewer and lagoon inspector (Ord. 200)

Section 2.2.6 Pay volunteer firefighter (Ord. 362)

Section 2.2.7 Police staff regulation (Ord. 605)

Section 2.2.8 Filling vacancies

Section 2.2.9 City inspector (Ord. 990406a)

Section 2.2.10 Full time employees (Ord. 041109-1)

 

Section 1.1 (Ord. 1)

Ordinance No. 1 Bill No. 1

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF WOOD HEIGHTS, AS FOLLOWS:

ARTICLE I

All provisions of Chapter 80, Revised Statues of the State of Missouri, 1949, as amended, are hereby adopted as the ordinances of the Town of Wood Heights, Ray County, Missouri, until such specific ordinances may from time to time be passed by this board.

ARTICLE II

Hereafter any such specific ordinances dealing with any subject not inconsistent to the general laws of the State of Missouri, shall repeal any such general rule of law now in force under the said chapter 80.

Read three times, passed, and approved, this the 28th day of November 1999

Section 1.2 Procedure to enact ordinances (Ord. 553)

Ordinance No. 553

AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO PROCEDURE TO INACT PRDINANCES SETTING AN EFFECTIVE DATE FOR THIS ORDINANCE, AND REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH.

SECTION 1: Ordinances; procedures to enact.

The style of the ordinances of the city shall be: “Be it ordained by the board of the board of aldermen of the city of Wood Heights, Missouri, as follows.” No ordinance shall be passed except by bill, and no bill shall become an ordinance unless on its final passage a majority of the members elected to the board of aldermen shall vote for it, and the ayes and nays shall be entered on the journal. Every proposed ordinance shall be introduced to the board of aldermen in writing and shall be read by title or in full two times prior to passage, both readings may occur in a single meeting of the board of aldermen. If the proposed ordinance is read by title only, copies of the proposed ordinance shall be made available for public inspection prior to the time the bill is under consideration by the board of aldermen. No bill shall become an ordinance until it shall have been signed by the mayor or person exercising the duties of the mayor’s office, or shall have been passed over a mayor’s veto as herein provided by Section 2 of this ordinance

SECTION 2: Bills must be signed; mayor’s veto.

Every bill duly passed by the board of aldermen and presented to the mayor and by him approved shall become an ordinance, and every bill presented as aforesaid, but returned with the mayor’s objections shall stand reconsidered. The board of aldermen shall cause the objections of the mayor to be entered at large upon the journal, and proceed at its convenience to consider the question pending, which shall be in this form: “Shall the bill pass, the objections of the mayor thereto notwithstanding?” The vote on this question shall be taken by ayes and if two-thirds of all the members-elect shall vote in the affirmative, and the bill thus certified shall be deposited with the proper officer, and shall become an ordinance in the same manner and with like effect as if it had received the approval of the mayor. The mayor shall have power to sign or veto any ordinance passed by the board of aldermen; provided, that should he neglect or refuse to sign any ordinance and return the same with his objections, in writing, at the next regular meeting of the board of aldermen, the same shall become a law without his signature.

SECTION 3: This ordinance shall take effect from and after its date of passage.

Read three times and passed, and approved by the mayor on May 7, 1991.

Section 1.3 Becoming a fourth class city (Ord. 315)

ORDINANCE NO.315

AN ORDINANCE TO CHANGE THE VILLAGE OF WOOD HEIGHTS, MISSOURI , FROM A VILLAGE TO A FOURTH CLASS CITY.

SECTION 1: An ordinance to place before the people of the Village of Wood Heights, Missouri on the April 4, 1978 election ballot the choice to change the village of Wood Heights, Missouri from a village to a fourth class city.

SECTION 2: If this ordinance passes the officers of the village will remain in office with the powers and functions of their office prior to the election. The mayor and the board of trustees will divide the city into wards, and call for an election of officers of such city and to submit by law such other matter or may be authorized by law.

SECTION 3: All officers will continue to discharge the duties of their respective offices and shall hold their offices until their successors are elected or appointed and qualified for their duties

Passed and approved February 7, 1978

Section 1.4 Financial accounting period (Ord 613)

ORDINANCE NO. 613 BILL NO. 613

AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING THE ANNUAL FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING PERIOD OR THE CITY OF WOOD HEIGHTS, MISSOURI, AND REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES OR SECTIONS THEREOF REGERING TO ANNUAL FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING PERIODS NOW IN EFFECT.

BE IT ORDIANED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF WIID HEIGHTS, RAY COUNTY, MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION 1. That this financial accounting period for the City of Wood Heights, Missouri, shall be as follows:

July 1, 1997, through June 30, 1998, and from July 1st through June 30th of each year thereafter.

SECTION 2. Any ordinance or section of an ordinance now in effect, with reference to accounting periods prior to the passage and approval of this ordinance shall be hereby repealed so that the accounting periods quoted in Section 1 of this ordinance are in effect.

SECTION 3. That this ordinance shall be in full force and effect from after its data of passage and approval.

READ TWO TIMES AND PASSED THIS 19th day of February 1997.

 

Section 2.1 City Officials

Section 2.1.1 Mayor and aldermen salary (Ord. 050111-2)

BILL NO.050111-2 ORDINANCE NO. 050111-2

AN ORDINANCE SETTING THE SALARY SCHEDULE FOR MAYOR AND ALDERMEN

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF WOOD HEIGHTS, MISSOURI:

Section 1. The salary of the position of Mayor shall be paid at the rate of one hundred dollars ($100.00) per month

Section 2. The salary of the position of Aldermen will be paid at the rate of twenty five ($25.00) per month

Section 3. Salaries will be paid in December and June of each year

Section 4. All ordinance or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.

Section 5. This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after the municipal election of April, 2006 or if a new Mayor is elected or appointed prior to that time.

Read two times and passed by the Board of Aldermen for the City of Wood Heights, Missouri on this 11th day of January, 2005.

 

Section 2.1.2 Aldermen at large (Ord. 060927)

BILL NO. 060927 ORDINANCE NO. 060927

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF WOOD HEIGHTS, MISSOURI, AMENDING THE ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF WOOD HEIGHTS, MISSOURI, TO PROVIDE THAT HE BOARD OF ALDERMEN BE ELECTED AT-LARGE.

WHEREAS, The 93RD General Assembly enacted H.B. 977 providing fourth class cities under 1,000 population the option of electing the board of aldermen at-large, rather than from wards.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOAD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF WOOD HEIGHTS, MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION 1: At-large Elections. Election to the board of aldermen shall be at large. The seats of current aldermen shall be filled at-large as soon as the current term expires. Each year thereafter, one-half the board of aldermen shall stand for election at-large for a two year term.

SECTION 2: Wards Abolished The election wards are hereby abolished.

SECTION 3: Effective Date this ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and approval

Passed this day of November, 2006

 

Section 2.1.3 City Treasure (Ord. 01-05-15, Ord. 193)

AN ORDINANCE CREATING THE OFFICE OF CITY TREASURER, APPOINTMENT, TENURE, QUALIFICATIONS FOR OFFICE, BOND, COMPENSATION, DUTIES, REMOVAL FROM OFFICE, SEVERANCE CLAUSE, REPEAL OF CONFLICTING ORDINANCES, AND EFFECTIVE DATE,

Be it ordained by the Board of Aldermen of the City of Wood Heights, Ray County, State of Missouri, as follows:

Section I, Office of City Treasurer. There is hereby created and established the Office of City Treasurer for the City of Wood Heights, Missouri,

Section 2, Appointment and Tenure - A qualified person shall be appointed City Treasurer for the City of Wood Heights by the Mayor; such appointment shall be approved by the majority of the City Council, The person so appointed shall serve for an indefinite term,

Section 3, Qualifications - The person appointed to the Office of City Treasurer shall be at least twenty one (21) years of age and shall be a citizen of the City of Wood Heights. The person shall be or have the equivalent of a high school graduate or have the equivalent experience with a Working knowledge of accounting, subject to background checks, such as, but not limited to prior employment and criminal historics, as may be required for said position,

Section 4. Bond - The City Treasurer, before entering upon the duties of his/her office, shall file with the City a bond in the amount of ($50,000); such bond shall be approved by the City Council and such bond shall insure the City of Wood Heights for the faithful and honest performance of the duties of City Treasurer and for rendering a full and proper account to the City of Wood Heights for funds which shall come into the possession or control of the City Treasurer, The cost of such bond will be paid by the City of Wood Heights; however should the City Treasurer be covered by a blanket bond to the same extent, such individual bond shall not be required,

Section 5, Compensation - The City Treasurer shall receive such compensation. As may be determined from time to time by the City Council,

Section 6, Removal of City Treasurer - The City Treasurer will serve at the pleasure of the appointed authority. The Mayor, with the consent of a majority of the City Council, may remove the City Treasurer from office at will, and such City Treasurer may also be removed by a vote of the City Council, independently of the Mayor's approval or disapproval,

Section 7. Duties

A.) Bank Accounts: The City Treasurer shall be in charge of deposits, withdrawals, transfers, and maintaining accurate records of all bank accounts for the City of Wood Heights, He/She will, upon request, make available all records for review by the Mayor and/or the City Council,

B.) Preparation of bills for payment: The City Treasurer will be responsible for preparing, in a timely manner, all invoices for approval of payment by the City Council. The City Treasurer shall be responsible for preparing all checks for payment of approved invoices and collect the proper signatures on checks,

C.) Financial Reports: The City treasurer shall make monthly reports to the Mayor and City Council relative to the financial condition of the City, Such reports shall show the financial condition of the City in relation to the budget. It shall be the City Treasurer's responsibility to prepare and publish any financial statement as prescribed by State statics,

D.) Keep Records: The City Treasurer will have the responsibility of setting up and maintaining his/her own records, Any records that are maintained on computer files shall be duplicated and made compatible with the computer system used by personnel at City Hall. All computer files shall be maintained and updated on a regular basis,

E.) Budget: The City Treasurer shall be the Budget Officer of the City of Wood Heights and shall assemble estimates of the financial needs and resources of the City of Wood Heights for each ensuing year. The City Treasurer shall prepare a program of activities within the financial power of the City, embody in it a budget document with proper supporting schedules, and an analysis to be proposed the Mayor and City Council for their approval,

F.) Attend City Council meetings: The City Treasurer shall attend meetings of the City Council.

Section 8. Severance Clause - The provisions of this ordinance are declared to be severable and if any section, sentence, clause, or phrase of this ordinance, shall for any reason be held invalid or unconstitutional, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining sections, sentences, clauses, and phrases of this ordinance but they shall remain in effect, it being the legislative intent of the City Council that this ordinance shall stand notwithstanding the invalidity of any part.

Section 9. Repeal of Conflicting Ordinances - All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict with this ordinance are hereby repealed.

Section 10. Effective Date - This ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after it's passage and approval,

Autry Williams, Mayor

 

Section 2.1.3.1 City Treasure Salary (Ord. 193) - BILL No.123 - ORDINANCE NO.123

AN ORDINANCE TO INCREASE THE SALARY OF CITY TREASURER.
Be in ordained by the council of the Village of Wood Heights, as follows:
Council hereby authorizes he salary of the Treasurer of the Village of Wood Heights to be
established at $10.00 per month, effective the month of March 1971.
Passed and approved this 3rd day of March 1971.

 

Section 2.1.4 City Clerk Salary

An ordinance to amend ordinance NO. 75 in relation to the city clerks salary.

Be it ordained by the council of the Village of Wood Heights, Missouri as follows:

The monthly salary of a city clerk to be as follows:

Section 1:

Water department, $10.00 plus 5% of the monthly income.

Sewer department, $10.00 plus 5% of the monthly income.

General Funds Department, $10.00 plus 5% of the monthly income

Section 2:

To install water meters $2.50 each.

To install water meter readers $5.00 each.

To take out water meters $2.50 each.

Section 3: the 5% of the monthly income is to exclude all deposits in all departments.

Section 4: To be retroactive for one month.

Read three times, signed and approved this 2nd day of September, 1969.

Signed Joe Cox

Mayor

 

Section 2.1.5 City Administrator (Ord 9901-19B)

ORDINANCE NO. 9901 - 13B  BILL NO. 230-19 E.

AN ORDINANCE EY THE BOARD OF ALDERMAN OF THE CITY OF WOOD HEIGHTS, COUNTY OF RAY,  STATE OF MISSOURI ESTABLISHING A BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT FOR THE PLANNING AND SOMING COMMISSION; APPOINTMENT OF MEMBERS ; RULES AND REGULATIONS; PROCEDURES; SETTING AN EFFECTIVE DATE FOR THIS ORDINANCE; AND REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH:

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMAN OF THE CITY OF WOOD HEIGHTS , MISSOURI:

SECTION 1: AFTER MATURE AND DELIBERATE CONSIDERATION FOR THE HEALTH AND WELFARE OF THE CITY OF WOOD HEIGHTS, THE BOARD OF ALDERMAN HEREBY ESTABLISHES A “BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT”.

SECTION 2: THE BOARD OF ALDERMAN SHALL PROVIDE FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF A BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT, AND IN THE REGULATIONS AND RESTRICTIONS ADOPTED PURSUANT TO THE AUTHORITY OF CHAPTER 89, SECTIONS 8.010 TO 89.140 OF THE RSMo MAY PROVIDE THAT THE BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT MAY DETERMINE AND VARY THEIR APPLICATION IN HARMONY WITH THEIR GENERAL PURPOSE AND INTENT AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH GENERAL OR SPECIFIC RULES THEREIN CONTAINED. THE BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT SHALL CONSIST OF FIVE MEMBERS, WHO SHALL BE RESIDENTS OF WOOD HEIGHTS, MO. THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE FIRST BOARD APPOINTED SHALL SERVE RESPECTIVELY, ONE FOR ONE YEAR,ONE FOR TWO YEARS, ONE FOR THREE YEARS, ONE FOR FOUR YEARS, AND ONE FOR FIVE YEARS. THEREAFTER MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED FOR TERMS OF FIVE YEARS EACH. THREE ALTERNATE MEMBER MAY BE APPOINTED FOR TERMS OF FIVE YEARS EACH. tHREE ALTERNATE MEMBER MAY BE APPOINTED TO SERVE IN THE ABSENCE OF OR THE DISQUALIFICATION OF THEIR REGULAR MEMBERS. ALL MEMBERS AND THE ALTERNATIVES SHALL BE REMOVABLE FOR CAUSE BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMAN UPON WRITTEN CHARGES AND AFTER PUBLIC HEARING, VACANCIES SHALL BE FILLED FOR THE UNEXPIRED TERM OF ANY CHAIRMAN WHO SHALL SERVE FOR ONE YEAR. THE BOARD SHALL ADOPT RULES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF ANY ORDINANCE ADOPTED PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 89, SECTIONS 89.010 TO 891646 OF THE ESMo. MEETINGS OF THE BOARD SHALL BE HELD AT THE CALL OF THE CHAIRMAN AND AT SUCH OTHER TIMES AS THE BOARD MAY DETERMINE. SUCH CHAIRMAN, OR IN HIS ABSENCE THE ACTING CHAIRMAN, MAY ADMINISTER OATHS AND COMPEL THE ATTENDANCE OF WITNESSES. ALL MEETINGS OF THE BOARD SHALL BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. THE BOARD SHALL KEEP MINUTES OF ITS PROCEEDINGS, SHOWING THE VOTE OR EACH MEMBER UPON QUESTION, OR, IF ABSENT OR FAILING TO VOTE, INDICATION SUCH FACT, AND SHALL KEEP RECORDS OF ITS EXAMINATIONS AND THE OTHER OFFICIAL ACTIONS ALL OF WHICH SHALL BE IMMEDIATELY FILED ID THE OFFICE OF THE BOARD AND SHALL BE A PUBLIC SECORD. ALL TESTIMONY, OBJECTING THERETO AND RULINGS THEREON, SHALL BE TAKEN DOWN BY A REPORTER ASSIGNED BY THE BOARD FOR THAT PURPOSE.

SECTION 3:

THE BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING POWERS:

A.) TO HEAR AND DECIDE APPEALS WHERE IT IS ALLEGED THERE IS ERROR IN ANY ORDER, REQUIREMENT , DECISION, OR DETERMINATION MADE BY AN ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICIAL IN THE ENFORCEMENT OF THE “PLANNING AND SOMING COMMISSION” RULES AND REGULATIONS OR OF ANY ORDINANCE ADOPTED PURSUANT TO THE ORGANIZATION OF THE COMMISION.

B.) TO HEAR AND DECIDE ALL MATTERS REFERRED TO IT OR UPON WHICH IS REQUIRED TO PASS UNDER SUCH ORDINANCE:

C.) IN PASSING UPON APPEALS, WHERE THERE ARE PRACTICAL DIFFICULTIES OR UNNECESSARY HARDSHIP IN THE WAY OF CARRYING OUT THE STRICT LETTER OF SUCH ORDINANCE. TO VARY OR MODIFY THE APPLICATION OF ANY OF THE REGULATIONS OR PROVISIONS OF SUCH ORDINANCE SHALL BE OBSERVED. PUBLIC SAFETY AND WELFARE SECURED AND SUBSTANTIAL JUSTICE DONE.

SECTION 4: IN EXERCISING THE ABOVE MENTIONED POWERS SUCH BOARD MAY IN CONFORMITY TH THE PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 89,SECTION 89.010 TO 89.1040 OF THE RSMo, REVERSE OR AFFIRM WHOLLY OR PARTLY, OR MAY MODIFY THE ORDER, REQUIREMENT, DECISION OR DETERMINATION APPEALED FOR AND MAY MAKE SUCH ORDER, REQUIREMENT , DECISION, OR DETERMINATION OF ANY APPLICANT ON ANY MATTER UPON WHICH IT IS REQUIRED TO PASS UNDER ANY SUCH ORDINANCE OR TO EFFECT ANY VARIATION IN SUCH ORDINANCE.

SECTION 5: APPEALS TO THE BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT MAY BE TAKEN BY ANY PERSON AGGRIEVED, BY AN NEIGHBORHOOD ORGANIZATION AS DEFINED IN SECTION 32.105, RSMo, REPRESENTING SUCH PERSON, OR BY ANY OFFICER, DEPARTMENT, BOARD OR BUREAU OF THE CITY OF WOOD HEIGHTS AFFECTED BY ANY DECISION OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER. SUCH APPEAL SHALL BE TAKEN WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, AS PROVIDED BY THE RULES OF THE BOARD; BY FILING WITH THE OFFICER FROM WHOM THE APPEAL IS TAKEN AND WITH THE BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT A NOTICE OF  APPEAL SPECIFYING THE GROUNDS THEREOF. THE OFFICER FROM WHOM THE APPEAL IS SHALL FORTHWORTHY TRANSMIT TO THE BOARD ALL THE PAPERS CONSTITUTING THE RECORD UPON WHICH THE ACTION APPEALED FROM WAS TAKEN. AN APPEAL STAYS ALL PROCEEDINGS IN THE FURTHERANCE OF THE ACTION APPEALED FROM, UNLESS THE OFFICER FROM WHOM THE APPEAL IS TAKEN CERTIFIES TO THE BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT AFTER THE NOTICE OF APPEAL SHALL HAVE BEEN FILED WITH HIM THAT BY REASON OF FACTS STATED IN THE CERTIFICATE A STAY WOULD. IN HIS INION, CAUSE IMMEDIATE PERIL TO LIFE OF PROPERTY.IN SUCH CASE PROCEEDINGS SHALL NOT BE STAYED OTHERWISE THAN BY A RESTRAINING ORDER WHICH MAY BE GRANTED BY THE BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT OR BY A COURT OF RECORD ON APPLICATION OR NOTICE TO THE OFFICER FROM WHOM THE APPEAL IS TAKEN AND ON DUE CAUSE SHOWN. THE BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT SHALL FIX A REASONABLE TIME FOR THE HEARING OF THE APPEAL, GIVE PUBLIC NOTICE THEREOF, AS WELL AS DUE NOTICE TO THE PARTIES IN INTEREST, AND DECIDE THE SAME WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME. UPON THE HEARING ANY PARTY MAY APPEAR IN PERSON OR BY AGENT OR BY ATTORNEY.

SECTION 6: ANY PERSON JOINTLY OR SEVERALLY AGGRIEVED BY ANY DECISION OF THE BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT, ANY NEIGHBORHOOD ORGANIZATION AS DEFINED IN SECTION 32.105 RSMo, REPRESENTING SUCH PERSON OR PERSONS OR ANY OFFICER DEPARTMENT, BOARD OR BUREAU OF THE CITY OF WOOD HEIGHTS, MAY PRESENT TO THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE COUNTY IN WHICH THE PROPERTY AFFECTED IS LOCATED A PETITION , NULY VERIFIED, SETTING FORTH THAT SUCH DECISION IS ILLEGAL, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, SPECIFYING THE GROUNDS OF THE ILLEGALITY.; SUCH PETITION SHALL BE PRESENTED TO THE COURT MAY ALLOW A WRIT OF CERTIORARI DIRECTED TO THE COURT OF ADJUSTMENT AND SHALL PRESCRIBE THEREIN THE TIME WITHIN WHICH A RETURN THERETO MUST BE MADE AND SERVED UPON THE RELATOR’S ATTORNEY, WHICH SHALL NOT BE LESS THAN TEN DAYS AND MAY BE EXTENDED BY THE COURT. THE ALLOWANCE OF THE WRIT SHALL NOT STAY PROCEEDINGS UPON THE DECISION APPEALED FROM, BUT THE COURT MAY, OR APPLICATION, ON NOTICE TO THE BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED TO RETURN THE ORIGINAL PAPERS ACTED UPON BY IT, BUT IT SHALL BE SUFFICIENT TO RETURN CERTIFIED OR SWORN COPIES THEREOF OR OF SUCH PORTIONS THEREOF AS MAY BE CALLED FOR. THE RETURN SHALL CONCISELY SET FORTH SUCH OTHER FACTS AS MAY BE PERTINENT AND MATERIAL TO SHOW THE UPON THE GEARING,  IT SHALL APPEAR TO THE COURT THAT TESTIMONY IS NECESSARY FOR THE PROPER DISPOSITION OF THE MATTER, T MAY TAKE ADDITIONAL EVIDENCE OR APPOINT A REFEREE TO TAKE SUCH EVIDENCE AS IT MAY DIRECT AND REPORT THE TO THE COURT WITH HIS FINDINGS OF PROCEEDINGS UPON WHICH A DETERMINATION OF THE COURT SHALL BE MADE. THE COURT MAY REVERSE OR AFFIRM, WHOLLY OR PARTLY, OR MAY MODIFY THE DECISION BROUGHT UP FOR REVIEW. COSTS SHALL NOT BE ALLOWED AGAINST THE BOARD UNLESS IT SHALL APPEAR TO THE COURT THAT IT ACTED WITH GROSS NEGLIGENCE, OR IN BAD FAITH OR WITH MALICE IN MAKING THE DECISION APPEALED FROM.

SECTION 7: IN CASE ANY BUILDING OR STRUCTURE IS ERECTED, CONSTRUCTED,RECONSTRUCTED,ALTERED, CONVERTED OR MAINTAINED OR ANY BUILDING,STRUCTURE OR LAND IS USED IN VIOLATION OF ALL SECTIONS OR A OF ANY ORDINANCE OR OTHER REGULATION MADE UNDER AUTHORITY CONFERRED HEREBY, THE CITY OF WOOD HEIGHTS, IN ADDITION TO OTHER REMEDIES, MAY INSTITUTE ANY APPROPRIATE ACTION OR PROCEEDINGS TO PREVENT SUCH UNLAWFUL, ERECTION,CONSTRUCTION, RECONSTRUCTION, ALTERATION,CONVERSION,MAINTENANCE OR USE, TO RESTRAIN, CORRECT OR ABATE SUCH VIOLATION,TO PREVENT ANY ILLEGAL ACT,CONDUCT,BUSINESS , OR USE IN OR ABOUT SUCH PREMISES.SUCH REGULATIONS SHALL BE ENFORCED BY AN OFFICER EMPOWERED TO CAUSE ANY BUILDING STRUCTURE, PLACE OR PREMISES TO BE INSPECTED AND EXAMINED AND TO ORDER IN WRITING THE REMEDYING OF ANY CONDITION FOUND TO EXIST THEREIN OR THEREAT IN VIOLATION OF ANY PROVISION OF THE REGULATIONS MADE UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF SAID ORDINANCE.

SECTION 8: THE OWNER OR GENERAL AGENT OF A BUILDING OR PREMISES WHERE A VIOLATION OF ANY PROVISION OF SAID REGULATIONS HAS BEEN COMMITTED OR SHALL EXIST,OR THE LESSEE OR TENANT OF AN ENTIRE BUILDING OR ENTIRE PREMISES WHERE SUCH VIOLATION HAS BEEN COMMITTED OR SHALL EXIST, OR THE OWNER, GENERAL AGENT, ARCHITECT, BUILDER, CONTRACTOR OR ANY OTHER PERSON WHO COMMITS, TAKES PART OR ASSISTS IN ANY SUCH VIOLATION OR WHO MAINTAINS ANY BUILDING OR PREMISES IN WHICH ANY SUCH VIOLATION OR WHO MAINTAINS ANY BUILDING OR MISDEMEANOR PUNISHABLE BY A FINE OF NOT LESS THAN ONE DOLLAR AND NOT MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS FOR EACH AND EVERY DAY THAT SUCH VIOLATION CONTINUES, BUT IF THE OFFENSE BE WILLFUL ON THE CONVICTION THEREOF, THE PUNISHMENT SHALL BE A FINE OF NOT LESS THAN ONE AND EVERY DAY THAT SUCH VIOLATION SHALL CONTINUE OR BY IMPRISONMENT FOR TEN DAYS FOR EACH AND EVERY DAY SUCH VIOLATION SHALL CONTINUE OR BY BOTH SUCH FINE AND IMPRISONMENT IN THE DISCRETION OF THE COURT.

SECTION 9: ANY SUCH PERSON WHO HAVING BEEN SERVED WITH AN ORDER TO REMOVE ANY SUCH VIOLATION SHALL FAIL TO COMPLY WITH SUCH ORDER WITHIN TEN DAYS AFTER SUCH SERVE OR SHALL CONTINUE TO VIOLATE ANY PROVISION OFTHE REGULATIONS MADE UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF CITY OF WOOD HEIGHTS ORDINANCE IN THE RESPECT NAMED IN SUCH ORDER SHALL ALSO BE SUBJECT TO A CIVIL PENALTY OF TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTY DOLLARS.

SECTION 10: THIS ORDINANCE SHALL TAKE EFFECT FROM AND AFTER ITS DATE OF PASSAGE AND APPROVAL. ALL ORDINANCE OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH ARE HEREBY REPEALED

 

READ TWO TIMES AND PASSED, AND APPROVED BY THE MAYOR AND BOARD OF ALDERMAN THIS 15TH OF JANUARY, 1999.

 

Section 2.1.6 Impeachment (Ord. 577)

ORDINANCE NO. 577 BILL NO. 577 AN ORDINANCE FOR THE REGULATION OF IMPEACHMENT PROCEEDINGS FOR ALL LOCALLY ELECTED GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF WOOD HEIGHTS, AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION I. REMOVAL OF ELECTED OFFICERS FOR CAUSE

The mayor may, with the consent of a majority of all the members elected to the board of aldermen, remove from office, for cause shown, any elective officer of the city, Any elective officer, including the mayor, may in like manner, for cause shown, be removed from office by a two-thirds vote of all members elected to the board of aldermen, independently of the mayor's approval or recommendation,

SECTION III HEARING BEFORE BOARD OF IMPEACHMENT

Before such elected officer, including the mayor, may be removed, for cause shown, the officer shall be given the opportunity to be heard before the board of aldermen sitting as a board of impeachment.

a) Such officer shall be allowed to bring his witnesses before the board of impeachment;

b) such board of impeachment hearing shall only be held after due notice to the officer of said hearing, by mail and meeting all of the requirements of RSMo, Section 536,067 as revised, and not less than 10 days after the initial

notice of the hearing shall be mailed to the officer in question ;

c) every decision of the board of impeachment shall be in writing and accompanied by findings of fact and conclusions of law.

SECTION III REMOVAL OF APPOINTED OFFICERS

    The mayor may, with the consent of a majority of all the members elected to the board of aldermen, remove from office any appointive officer of the city at will, and any such appointive officer may be so removed by a two-thirds vote of all of the members elected to the board of aldermen, independently of the mayor’s approval or recommendation.

SECTION IV

    All Ordinances and parts of Ordinances that conflict with this Ordinance are hereby repealed.

    This Ordinance shall take effect from and after its date of passage.

READ TWO TIMES AND PASSED THIS 6TH DAY OF APRIL, 1993.

Mayer and Chairman of the Board of Aldermen, City of Wood Heights, Missouri

 

ATTEST: City Clerk

Based upon State Statutes: R.S. Mo. sections 79.240 and 536.067 et. seq.

 

Section 2.2 Employees

Ordinance No. 536 Bill No.536

AN ORDINANCE TO ENACT SEVEN SECTIONS OF THE ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF WOOD HEIGHTS, MISSOURI, TO BE KNOWN AS SECTIONS A, B, C, D, E, F, AND G DECLARING THE POLICY AND PURPOSE OF THE CITY OF WOOD HEIGHTS, MISSOURI, TO EXTEND TO ALL ELIGIBLE EMPLOYEES AND OFFICIALS OF SAID CITY WHO ARE NOT EXCLUDED BY LAW OR BY THIS ORDINANCE, AND WHETHER EMPLOYED IN CONNECTION WITH A GOVERNMENTAL OR PROPRIETARY FUNCTION OF SAID CITY, THE BENEFITS OF THE SYSTEM OF FEDERAL OLD-AGE, SURVIVORS, DISABILITY AND HEALTH INSURANCE AS AUTHORIZED BY SECTION 21B OF THE SOCIAL REVISED MISSOURI STATUTES (RSMo.), TOGETHER WITH ALL APPLICABLE RULES AND REGULATIONS RELATIVE THERETO: AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE MAYOR TO PREPARE, EXECUTE AND SUBMIT TO THE OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATION OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI, AS STATE AGENCY, A PLAN AND AGREEMENT FOR EXTENDING BENEFITS TO SAID EMPLOYEES AND OFFICIALS AND AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE MAYOR AND CITY CLERK TO EXECUTE AGREEMENTS AND MODIFICATIONS AND AMENDMENTS THEREOF WITH SAID STATE AGENCY, PROVIDING FOR THE EXTENSION OF SAID BENEFITS ARE EXTENDED TO BE MADE AND PAID OVER AS PROVIDED BY THE APPLICABLE STATE AND FEDERAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS: PROVIDING THAT SAID CITY SHALL KEEP SUCH REPORTS AS MAY BE REQUIRED BY APPLICABLE STATE AND FEDERAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS: ( AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY TO EXIST SO THAT THIS ORDINANCE SHALL BE IN FULL FORCE AND EFFECT FROM AND AFTER ITS PASSAGE AND APPROVAL).

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF WOOD HEIGHTS, MISSOURI, HEREBY ENACTS THE FOLLOWING SECTIONS OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF WOOD HEIGHTS,MISSOURI TO BE KNOWN AS SECTIONS A,B,C,D,E,F, AND G OF THE ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF WOOD HEIGHTS,MISSOURI, AND THE READ IN WORDS AND FIGURES AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION A. It is hereby declared to be the policy and purpose of the City of Wood Heights, Missouri, to extend to all eligible employees and officials of said City who are not excluded by law or by this ordinance, and whether employed in connection with a governmental or proprietary function of said city, the benefits of the system of Federal old-Age, Survivors, disability, and Health Insurance as authorized by the sections los. oo through 105. 445 RSMo, as the same may be now and hereafter in effect.

SECTION B. The Mayor and the city clerk of the city of Wood Heights, Missouri< are hereby authorized and directed, on behalf of the City to prepare, execute and submit to the  office of administration, social security unit of the state of missouri, as state agency of the state of missouri, a plan and Agreement for extending said benefits to said eligible employees and officials of the city of Wood Heights, Missouri, in the form prepared by the state Agency and hereby approved and adopted by the board of Aldermen of this city, which plan and agreement are to become effective upon approval thereof by the State Agency, and are further authorized and directed to execute agreements and modifications and amendments thereof  with said state agency providing for the extension of said benefits tp said employees and officials as set forth in said plan and agreement to provide that said extension of benefits is to be effective on January 1, 1988.

SECTION C. Commencing on the first pay period following the date of the approval of the Plan and agreement of this City by the State Agency, there shall be deducted from the wages of all employees and officials of the City of Wood Heights, Missouri, to whom the benefits of said system of Federal Old-Age, Survivors<disability and Health Insurance are extended, by virtue of the Plan and Agreement hereinbefore provided for, the amount of each of said employees’ and official’ contribution, as determined by the applicable State and Federal laws and by said Plan and Agreements, the aggregate amount of said deductions to be paid to the Internal Revenue Service as required by Federal law: provided, however, that from the first payment of wages make to each of system have been extended to such employees and officials, there shall be deducted a sum equal to the amount which would have been due and payable from each said employee and official had said extension of benefits been provided and effective on January 1, 1998.

SECTION D. Should the effective date of coverage as provided in Section C of this Ordinance be for retroactive periods prior to 1987, said deductions shall be paid into the State of Missouri CASDIII Trust  Fund as created by Section 105.390 RSMo  for benefits extended under said system of Federal Old-Age, Survivors, Disability and Health Insurance as determined by applicable state and federal laws.

SECTION E. Commencing on the first pay period following the date of the approval of the Plan and Agreement of this City appropriated from the General Fund and the Water/Sewer Fund of the City of Wood Heights, Missouri, and there is, and shall be, appropriated,the sum or sums of money necessary to pay the contributions of the City of Wood Heights, Missouri< which shall be due and payable by virtue of the extension of the benefits of the Federal Old- Age, Survivors, Disability and Health Insurance System to the eligible employees and officials of said City, said sum or sums of money to be paid to the Internal Revenue Service as Required by Federal law: Provided, however, that in making the first payment to the Internal Revenue Service,  after the benefits of said system have been extended ch employees and officials, said first payment shall include a sum equal to the amount which would have been due and payable had said extension of benefits been provided and effective om January 1,1988. The fund from which said appropriation is made will, at all times, be sufficient to pay the contributions of the City by this Section directed to be paid to the Internal Revenue Service.

SECTION F. The City of Wood Heights, MIssouri, from and after the approval of the Plan and agreement of this City by the State Agency, shall fully comply with, and shall keep such records, make such reports and provide such methods of administration of said Plan and Agreement as may be required by all applicable State and Federal laws, Rules and Regulations, now and hereafter in effect with respect to the extension of the benefits of the Federal Old-Age, Survivors, Disability and Health Insurance System to the employees and officials of this City. For the purpose of administering said Plan and Agreement on behalf of this City, and any and all notices and communications from the State Agency or the Internal Revenue Service to this city with respect to said Plan and Agreement shall be addressed to : City of Wood Heights, P.O. Box 253, Excelsior Springs , Missouri 64024.

SECTION G. All ordinances or parts or ordinances in conflict with the provisions of this ordinance are hereby repealed.

SECTION H. It being necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health and safety of the employees, officials and citizens of the City of Wood Heights, Missouri, that the provisions of this ordinance shall take effect at once, an emergency is hereby declared to exist and this ordinance shall be in full force and effet from and after its passage and approval.

 

Passed this 6th day of June, 1989.

Approved this 6th day of June ,1989.

 

Attest: Mayor

City Clerk

 

I, the undersigned, being the City Clerk of the City of Wood Heights, MIssouri< and< as such< having the official that the  above and foregoing is a true and correct copy of Aldermen of said City on the 6th day of June, 1989, and was approved on the 6th day of June, 1989, as the same appears in City Record Book No. 6.

    In witness whereof, I have hereunto set  my hand and affixed the official seal or said City, all on the 6th day of June, 1989.

 

Section 2.2.2 "plan and agreement"

Office of Administration Division of Accounting Jefferson City, Missouri

PLAN AND AGREEMENT

The CITY OF WOOD HEIGHTS OF WOOD HEIGHTS, MISSOURI being a Political Subdivision of the State of Missouri or instrumentality of the State of one or more of its political subdivisions (hereafter called the “Political Entity” ), and by virtue of the terms of Section 105.300 to and including Section 105.445 RSMo, 1996 of the State of Missouri (hereinafter called Section 105 and amendments thereof as the same may e now and hereafter in effect) and under and and by virtue of action lawfully taken by its governing body of the 6th day of June , 1889 a dusty certified copy of said action being attached hereto submits the following plan for extending the benefits of the system of Federal Old-Age, Survivors, Disability and Health Insurance to all of its eligible employees and officials as authorized by Section 105 and the agreement between the State of entered into, and by the Social Security Act as amended by the Social Security Act  Amendments of 1969 and related Enactments (said Acts being hereinafter collectively called “ Social Security Act”) said plan to become effective as an agreement with the Office of Administration of  the State of Missouri(hereafter called “State Agency” ) upon the written approval of said State Agency being endorsed hereon.

The benefits of the system of Federal Old-Age, Survivors, Disability and Health Insurance as authorized by the agreement between the State of Missouri and the Department of Health and Human Services, Secretary, and by the Federal Acts and the State Act, shall be extended to all eligible employees of the Political Entity subject to the following income and conditions:

     (1) When used in this Plan and Agreement the following terms mean

“Employee” elective or appointive officials and employees of the Political Entity, provided that employees who are members of any retirement system supported wholly or in part by the State or any of its political subdivisions or instrumentalities are not to be included within the meaning of this term unless they have elected to become eligible.

“Retirement system” a person, annuity, retirement or similar fund or system established by the State or a Political Entity thereof.

     (2) All Services performed by individuals as employees of the Political Entity are included except:

Any service performed by policemen or firemen as a member of a coverage group in positions covered by a retirement system;

Service performed by an employee who is employed to relieve him from unemployment ;

Service performed in a hospital, home or other institution by a patient or inmate thereof;

Covered transportation service,as determined under Section 210(k) of the Social Security Act, as amended;

Services performed by an individual as an employee serving on a temporary basis in connection with an unforeseen disaster e.g. fire, storm, snow, earthquake, flood,or other similar emergency;

Service (other than agricultural labor or service performed by a  student) which is excluded from employment by any provision of the State Act and of Section 210 (a) of the Social Security Act, as amended, other than paragraph (a) of such section;

Services which in the absence of an agreement entered into between the State of Missouri and the Department of Health in Section 210 of the Social Security Act.

Services of employees in the classifications indicated and designated in the Appendix attached hereto

     (3) The Political Entity, upon approval of this Plan and Agreement by the State Agency, will pay to either a financial institution qualified as a depository for the federal taxes or to the Federal Reserve Bank serving this geographical area at such times as the internal Revenue Service shall prescribe, contributions with respect to wages in the amounts and at the rates specified in the agreement entered into between the State of Missouri and Department of Health and Human Services, Secretary, such amounts to be equal to the sum of the taxes which would be imposed by Section 3101 and 3111 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, if the services covered by said agreement and by this Plan and Agreement by the State Agency, said first payment shall include a sum equal to the amount which would have been due and payable had this Plan and Agreement, the agreement between the State of Missouri and the Department of Health and Human Services, Secretary,and Section 105, all been effective on January 1,1988. If the Political Entity fails to make any of the payments herein provided to be made at the time or times when due, each and every such delinquent payment shall be subject to interest and/or  penalty charges for which assessment and collecting policies are established by Federal law.

     (4) The Political Entity will provide , from the fund or funds specified  in the action of its governing body hereinbefore referred to the sum or sums necessary to  make the payments on its behalf required to be made by the terms of the paragraph number 3 real above and the Political Entity covenants that said funds or funds will at all times be adequate to make such payments and the Political Entity will deduct from the wages of all its eligible employees and officials who will participate  in the benefits to be provided under the terms of this Plan and Agreement the amount of each of said employees and officials contributions required to be made by the terms of the paragraph numbered 3 next above.

     (5) Thu Political Entity will fully comply with all Rules and Regulations which are now, or may hereafter be prescribed by the State Agency under the terms of Section 105 and the Internal Revenue Service as provided for by  Federal law and will keep such records and make such reports, in such form and containing such information as may be prescribed b the State Agency and the internal Revenue Service and provide such methods of administration of this Plan and Agreement, as all may be required by the Internal Revenue Service and by said Rules and Regulations and by all applicable State and Federal laws and Rules and Regulations now or hereafter in effect for the purpose of administering this Plan and Agreement  the CITY CLERK, of the Political Entity shall be the official who shall make all required reports, keep all records, and be responsible for the administration of this Plan and Agreement on behalf of the Political Entity and may and all notices and communications from the State  Agency or the IRS to the Political Entity with respect to said Plan and Agreement shall be addressed to the said official at P.O.Box 253 EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, Missouri 64024.

 

Section 2.2.3 One clerk for all departments (Ord. 76)

Bill NO. 76

Ordinance NO. 76

AN ORDINANCE TO HAVE ONE CITY CLERK FOR ALL DEPARTMENTS OF CITY.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE VILLAGE OF WOOD HEIGHTS, MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:

There will be one City Clerk for all departments of the City.

Passed and approved this 7th, day of November,1967,

Signed

Mayor

Attest:

City Clerk

 

Section 2.2.4 Compensate Anyone for out of city mileage (Ord. 100B)

BILL No.100B ORDINANCE NO.100B

AN ORDINANCE TO PAY ANYONE MILAGE GOING OUT OF THE CITY TO CONDUCT BUSINESS FOR THE CITY.

Be it ordained by the Council of the Village of Wood Heights, Missouri, as follows:

Anyone going out of the city to conduct business for the city

shall receive $.lO per mile traveled.

Read three times, passed and approved this 12th day of August,

Signed

Joe Cox

Mayor

Attest:

City Clerk

(Seal of City)

 

Section 2.2.5 Hire sewer and lagoon inspector (Ord. 200)

 

Section 2.2.6 Pay volunteer firefighter (Ord. 362)

BILL # 362 ORDINANCE # 362

AN ORDINANCE SET UP BY THE COUNCIL ADDING THE VOLUNTEER FIREMAN AS PAID CITY EMPLOYEES:

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE CITY OF WOOD HEIGHTS, MO. , AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION ONE: Any volunteer Firemen for the City of Wood Heights, Mo. will be paid the sum of $5.00 per year.

SECTION TWO: In addition to $5.00 yearly pay each fireman will

be paid and additional $2.00 for each and every fire run made by him.

PASSED AND APPROVED BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE CITY OF WOOD HEIGHTS, MISSOURI, this 3rd day of June 1980.

Signed,

Stephen A. Schmidt Chairman of the Board.

Attest,

C. W. Crowley, City Clerk.

 

Section 2.2.7 Police staff regulation (Ord. 605)

*Passed 5/7/96

BILL NO. 605 ordinance No. 605

AN ORDINANCE IN RELATION TO SETTING MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR POLICE OFFICERS EMPLOYED BY THE CITY OF WOOD HEIGHTS: SETTING AN EFFECTIVE DATE FOR THE ORDINANCE; REPEALING ANY ORDINANCE OR PARTS OF ORDINANCE IN CONFLICT THEREWITH; AND INCORPORATING SAID ORDINANCE INTO THE CITY.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMAN OF THE CITY OF WOOD HEIGHTS RAY COUNTY, MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION 1. POLICE OFFICERs EMPLOYED BY THE CITY OF WOOD HEIGHTS MUST HAVE COMPLETED ONE HUNDRED TWENTY (120) HOURS OF CLASSROOM POLICE TRAINING. THEY MUST HAVE A SATISFACTORY RECORD As A RESPONSIBLE LAW ABIDING CITIZEN, HAVE RELIABILITY, INTEGRITY, PLEASING PERSONALITY AND NEAT PERSONAL APPEARANCE,

SECTION 2. ALL ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT WITH THIS ORDINANCE ARE HEREBY REPEALED.

SECTION 3. "THIS ORDINANCE SHALL BE IN FULL FORCE AND EFFECT FROMAND AFTER ITS PASSAGE BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMAN AND APPROVAL BY THE MAYOR

READ TWO TIMES AND PASSED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMAN OF THE CITY OF WOOD HEIGHTS, MISSOURI THIS _______ DAY OF _______, 1996.

 

Section 2.2.8 Filing vacancies

ORDINANCE NO.617 BILL NO,17

AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING PROCEDURES FOR FILLING VACANCIES IN CERTAIN OFFICES FOR THE CITY OF WOOD HEIGHTS, MISSOURI, AND REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES OR SECTIONS THEREOF REFERRING TO THE FILLING OF VACANCIES. IN CERTAIN OFFICES. FOR THE CITY OF WOOD HEIGHTS, MISSOURI.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF WOOD HEIGHTS, RAY COUNTY, MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION ... If a vacancy occurs in any elective office, the mayor or the person exercising the duties of the mayor shall cause a special meeting of the board of aldermen to convene where a successor  to the vacant office shall be selected. The successor shall serve until the next regular municipal election.

SECTION 2 . If a vacancy occurs in any office not elective, the mayor shall appoint a suitable person to discharge the duties of such office until the first regular meeting of the board of alderman thereafter, at which time such vacancy shall be permanently filled.

SECTION 3. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its date of passage and approval.

Passed this day of , 1997. , 1997,

Approved this day of

Mayor:

Attest:

CITY CLERK -

 

Section 2.2.9 City inspector (Ord. 990406a)

ORDINANCE 9904O6a

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF WOOD HEIGHTS, RAY COUNTY, MISSOURI ADOPTING ADMINISTRATIVE INSPECTION ORDERS FOR THE GENERAL SAFETY, HEALTH AND WELFARE OF THE CITIZENS OF WOOD HEIGHTS PROVIDING FOR PENALTIES FOR THE VIOLATION THEREOF; AND SETTING AN EFFECTIVE DATE FOR THIS ORDINANCE,

BET ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMAN OF THE CITY OF WOOD HEIGHTS, RAY COUNTY, MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION, FOR THE PURPOSED OF THIS ORDINANCE, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE MEANINGS ASSIGNED TO THEM BY THIS SECTION, UNLESS THE CONTEXT OF THEIR USE IN THIS ORDINANCE CLEARLY REQUIRES OTHERWISE:

ADMINISTRATIVE INSPECTION OFFICER: AN EMPLOYEE OF THE CITY OF WOOD HEIGHTS, MISSOURI, WHOIS CHARGED WITH THE DUTY OF MAKING INSPECTIONS.

ADMINISTRATIVE INSPECTION ORDER: AN ORDER ISSUED BY A JUDGE, AUTHORIZING A REQUIRED INSPECTION TO BE MADE,

JUDGE: A JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OF RAY COUNTY, MISSOURI, WOOD HEIGHTS MUNICIPAL DIVISION

OWNERS: EVERY INDIVIDUAL FIRM, PARTNERSHIP, CORPORATION, ASSOCIATION OR GOVERNMENTAL AGENCY, HAVING OR ASSERTING THE RIGHT TO OWNERSHIP, POSSESSION OR CONTROL OF ANY BUILDING STRUCTURE, EQUIPMENT OR PREMISES SUBJECT TO REQUIRED INSPECTIONS,

REQUIRED INSPECTION: INSPECTION OF ANY BUILDING, STRUCTURE, EQUIPMENT, OR PREMISES REQUIRED TO BE MADE FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OR ENFORCEMENT OF THE FOLLOWING CHAPTERS OF THE REVISED ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF WOOD HEIGHTS,

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES; ANIMAL CONTROL:

BUILDING CODE:

CIGARETTES;

FIREWORKS: FOOD AND FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS SOLID WASTE; HEALTH, SANITATION AND NUISANCES LICENSING; MASSAGE ESTABLISHMENTS, MODELING STUDIOS, ETC, MISCELLANEOUS OFFENSES:

EVERY JUDGE OF THE RAY COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT, WOOD HEIGHTS MUNICIPAL DIVISION, SHALL HAVE THE CITY OF WOOD HEIGHTS CITY CODE:POWER TO ISSUE ADMINISTRATIVE INSPECTION ORDERS UPON APPLICATION OF AN COURT ADMINISTRATIVE INSPECTION OFFICER, AND FOR PROBABLE CAUSE SHOWN.

SECTION 2. ANY ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS SHALL CONSTITUTE PROBABLE CAUSE FOR ISSUANCE OF AN ADMINISTRATIVE INSPECTION ORDER WHEREVER: THE INSPECTION FOR WHICH THE ORDER IS SOUGHT IS PART OF AN AREA WIDE INSPECTION PROGRAM BEING CARRIED OUT AT THE DIRECTIONS FO THE CITY COUNCIL OF WOOD HEIGHTS, MISSOURI.

THERE HAS BEEN A CITIZEN'S COMPLAINT, IN WRITING ALLEGING THAT THERE IS A VIOLATION OF CODE, ORDINANCE OR LAW REQUIRING INSPECTION,

THE APPLICANT FOR THE ORDER HAS PERSONAL KNOWLEDGE THAT A VIOLATION OF CODE, ORDINANCE OR LAW REQUIRING INSPECTION HAS OCCURRED OR IS OCCURRING,

THE INSPECTION FOR WHICH THE ORDER IS SOUGHT IS ONE REQUIRED BY CODE, ORDINANCE OR LAW TO BE MADE PERIODICALLY.

OTHER FACTS OR CIRCUMSTANCES SET FORTH IN THE APPLICATION CONVINCE THE COURT THAT THERE IS REASONABLE GROUNDS TO BELIEVE THAT ISSUANCE OF AN ORDER IS NECESSARY TO THE PROPER ADMINISTRATION OR ENFORCEMENT OF THIS CODE.

SECTION 3. IT SHALL BE A CONDITION PRECEDENT TO ISSUANCE OF ADMINISTRATIVE INSPECTION ORDER THAT: THE INSPECTION OFFICER SHALL HAVE FIRST REQUESTED PERMISSION TO MAKE A REQUIRED INSPECTION FROM THE OWNER, OCCUPANT, OR OTHER PERSON HAVING POSSESSION, MANAGEMENT, OR CONTROL OF THE BUILDING, STRUCTURE, EQUIPMENT, OR PREMISES SOUGHT TO BE INSPECTED AND THAT SUCH OWNER, OCCUPANT OR OTHER PERSON HAVING POSSESSION, MANAGEMENT, OR CONTROL OF THE BUILDING SHALL HAVE DENIED SUCH PERMISSION OR SHALL HAVE REFUSED TO ANSWER THE REQUEST: OR THE INSPECTION OFFICER FOUND THE BUILDING, STRUCTURE, EQUIPMENT, OR PREMISES SOUGHT TO BE INSPECTED UNOCCUPIED OR ABANDONED, AND THE OWNER COULD NOT BE LOCATED AFTER THE INSPECTION OFFICER MADE A REASONABLE EFFORT TO LOCATE HIM/HER.

SECTION 4. AN APPLICATION FOR AN ADMINISTRATIVE INSPECTION ORDER SHALL BE IN THE FORM OF AN AFFIDAVIT SWORN TO AND SUBSCRIBED BY ADMINISTRATIVE INSPECTION OFFICER, AND SHALL CONTAIN THE FOLLOWING:

THE DATE OF THE APPLICATION: THE NAME, ADDRESS AND OFFICIAL STATUS OF THE APPLICANT: THAT THE APPLICANT ACTING IN THE COURSE OF HIS/HER OFFICIAL DUTY:

A CITATION TO THE CHAPTER AND SECTION OF THE CODE, ORDINANCE OR LAW PURSUANT TO WHICH THE INSPECTION IS SOUGHT:

A DESCRIPTION OF THE BUILDING, STRUCTURE, EQUIPMENT OR PREMISES SOUGHT TO BE INSPECTED:

THAT PERMISSION TO MAKE THE REQUIRED INSPECTION HAS BEEN SOUGHT FROM THE OWNER AND THAT SUCH OWNER HAS DENIED PERMISSION OR HAS REFUSED TO ANSWER THE REQUEST,

A STATEMENT OF FACTS SHOWING PROBABLE CAUSE FOR ISSUANCE OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE INSPECTION ORDER,

APPROVAL OF THE CITY COUNSELOR CITY PROSECUTOR PRESENT THE APPLICATION TO THE COURT.

SECTION 5. IF THE JUDGE SHALL FIND THAT THE AFFIDAVIT IS SUFFICIENT AND THAT PROBABLE CAUSE TO INSPECT EXISTS, HE SHE SHALL ISSUE AN ADMINISTRATIVE INSPECTION ORDER SUCH ORDER SHALL CONTAIN THE FOLLOWING:

THE NAME OF THE ISSUING COURT: THE DATE OF ISSUANCE OF THE ORDER:

THE NAME AND OFFICIAL TITLE OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE INSPECTION OFFICER AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE THE ORDER:

A DESCRIPTION OF THE BUILDING, STRUCTURE, EQUIPMENT OR PREMISES TO BE INSPECTED:

TIE AUTHORIZED OBJECTIVE OF THE INSPECTION:

A FINDING THAT THE INSPECTIONS NECESSARY FOR EFFECTIVE ENFORCEMENT OF THE CODE. ORDINANCE OR LAW UNDER WHICH IT IS SOUGHT:

A FINDING THAT PROBABLE CAUSE EXISTS TO WARRANT THE ISSUANCE OF AN ADMINISTRATIVE INSPECTION ORDER:

A DIRECTION THAT THE ORDER SHALL BE EXECUTED WITHIN TEN DAYS OF THE DATE THEREOF.DURING DAYLIGHT HOURS ONLY, SUNDAYS EXCEPTED

A COMMAND TO ALL PERSONS PRESENTED WITH A COPY OF THE ORDER TO PERMIT THE INSPECTION AUTHORIZE.

THE SIGNATURE OF THE SIGNING JUDGE..

UPON ANNOUNCING HIS/HER NAME, OFFICIAL TITLE, AND PURPOSE, AND UPON PRESENTATION OF A COPY OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE INSPECTION ORDER THE DESIGNATED INSPECTION OFFICER SHALL HAVE THE RIGHT TO ENTER UPON TIME BUILDING, STRUCTURE, EQUIPMENT OR PREMISES DESIGNATED IN THE ORDER TOMAKE THE INSPECTION AUTHORIZED THEREBY EVERY ADMINISTRATIVE INSPECTION ORDER SHALL BE EXECUTED WITHIN TEN DAYS NEXT FOLLOWING THE DATE OF ISSUANCE BY THE COURT,

SECTION 6. UPON EXECUTION OF THE ORDER THE ADMINISTRATIVE INSPECTION OFFICER SHALL RETURN THE SAME TO THE COURT, CERTIFYING THEREON THAT THE ORDER HAS BEEN DULY EXECUTED AND THE DATE OF SUCH EXECUTION.

IF THE ORDER SHALL NOT HAVE BEEN EXECUTED WITHIN TEN DAY PERIOD ALLOTTED THEREFOR. THE INSPECTION OFFICER SHALL RETURN THE SAME TO THE COURT ENDORSING UPON THE ORDER THE REASON FORTS NON-EXECUTION.

SECTION 7. IF ANY PERSON SHALL REFUSE TO OBEY AN ADMINISTRATIVE INSPECTION ORDER OR SHALL RESIST THE EXECUTION THEREOF HE SHE SHALL BE GUILTY OF AN OFFENSE, AND UPON CONVICTION THEREOF SHALL BE PUNISHED BY A FINE OF NOT MORE THAN FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS OR IMPRISONMENT OF NOT MORE THAN NINETY DAYS, OR BOTH SUCI IN AND IMPRISONMENT,

SECTION8: THIS ORDINANCE SHALL BE IN FULL FORCE AND EFFECT FROM AND AFTER THE DATE OF  ITS PASSAGE AND APPROVAL READ TWO TIMES AND PASSED THIS 6TH  DAY

OF APRIL, 1999.

 

Section 2.2.10 Full time employees (Ord. 041109-1)

BILL NO, 041109-1 ORDINANCE NO,041109-1

AN ORDINANCE REVISING THE BENEFIT OPTION FOR FULL TIME EMPLOYEES OF THE CITY OF WOOD HEIGHTS, MISSOURI.

BE IT ORDAINED that the Board of Aldermen of the City of Wood Heights, Missouri, an employer under the Missouri Local Government Employees Retirement System, hereby elects the following:

A. To adopt no change in the contributions from covered employees, keeping the requirement of 4% of gross salary and wages as the contribution from covered employees in accordance with the provisions of 70.705 and 70.730 RSMo,

B. To adopt no change in the method of determining a member's final average salary, keeping a thirty-six consecutive month period for determining a member employee's final average salary in accordance with 70,600 and 70,656, RSMo,

C. To adopt a change in the Benefit Program of member employees, changing to Benefit Program L-3 (1.25%) in accordance with 70,655 RSMo,

D. To adopt no change in the Retirement Age Provision of member employees, keeping member employee's option of retirement upon attaining minimum service retirement age in accordance with 70,600, 70,645 and 70,646 RSMo, E, All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby repealed, F. The clerk or secretary shall certify this election to the Missouri Local Government

Employees Retirement System within ten (10) days hereof. Such election shall be effective on the first day of December, 2004,

ATTEST:

CITY CLERK

MAYOR