ORDINANCE NO. O-08-670
AN ORDINANCE ENACTING AND ADOPTING A SUPPLEMENT TO THE CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE CITY OF FERRIS, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
WHEREAS, American Legal Publishing Corporation of Cincinnati, Ohio, has completed the 2007 supplement to the Code of Ordinances of the City of Ferris, which supplement contains all ordinances of a general and permanent nature enacted since the prior codification of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Ferris; and
WHEREAS, American Legal Publishing Corporation has recommended the revision or addition of certain sections of the Code of Ordinances which are based on or make reference to sections of the Texas code; and
WHEREAS, it is the intent of the Legislative Authority to accept these updated sections in accordance with the changes of the law of the State of Texas; and
WHEREAS, it is necessary to provide for the usual daily operation of the municipality and for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, safety and general welfare of the City of Ferris that this ordinance take effect at an early date;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE LEGISLATIVE AUTHORITY OF THE POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE CITY OF FERRIS:
Section 1.   That the 2007 supplement to the Code of Ordinances of the City of Ferris as submitted by American Legal Publishing Corporation of Cincinnati, Ohio, and as attached hereto, be and the same is hereby adopted by reference as if set out in its entirety.
Section 2.   Such supplement shall be deemed published as of the day of its adoption and approval by the Legislative Authority and the Clerk of the City of Ferris is hereby authorized and ordered to insert such supplement into the copy of the Code of Ordinances kept on file in the Office of the City Secretary.
Section 3.   This ordinance is declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the peace, health, safety and general welfare of the people of this municipality, and shall take effect at the earliest date provided by law.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the City Council of the City of Ferris, Texas this 21st day of April, 2008.
APPROVED:
Jim E. Parks, Jr.  /s/     
Jim E. Parks, Jr., Mayor
ATTEST:
Pat Bradley  /s/               
Pat Bradley, City Secretary
APPROVED AS TO FORM:
                                       
David Dodd, City Attorney