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ORDINANCE NO. 20-14
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 28-27 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF EMPORIA, KANSAS PERTAINING TO FLOURIDATION OF WATER SUPPLY AND REPEALING SAID SECTION AS IT EXISTED PRIOR TO THE ADOPTION OF THIS ORDINANCE.
BE IT ORDAINED by the Governing Body of the City of Emporia, Kansas:
Section 1. That Section 28-27 of the Code of the City of Emporia, Kansas is hereby amended to read as follows:
“Sec. 28-27. Fluoridation Of Water Supply:
Upon receiving the consent and approval of the state board of health and until further direction of the governing body, the city is hereby authorized and directed to provide the means and to proceed with the introduction of sufficient fluoride to raise the total fluoride concentration in the finished water to a parts per million that shall not exceed the limit recommended by the United States Public Health Service (USHPS), nor the limit set by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) or the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), if the limit from KDHE is lower than that of the USPHS or the USEPA, in the water being distributed from the city water treatment facility. (1962 Code § 23-301; Ord. 20-14 § 1, 6-3-2020)”
Section 2. That Section 28-27 of the Code of the City of Emporia, Kansas as it existed prior to the adoption of this ordinance is hereby repealed.
Section 3. This ordinance shall take effect upon its publication in the official City newspaper.
Section 4. The provisions of this ordinance shall be included and incorporated in the Code of Ordinances of the City of Emporia, KS as an amendment thereto and shall be appropriately numbered to conform to the uniform numbering system of the Code.
PASSED AND APPROVED by the Governing Body of the City of Emporia, Kansas, this 3 rd day of June 2020.
Danny Giefer, Mayor
Kerry Sull, City Clerk