PENDING ORDINANCES
ORDINANCE NO. D-49
AMENDING PORTIONS OF TITLE 1, ADMINISTRATIVE
Be It Resolved By the City Council of the City of Fort Madison, Iowa:
SECTION 1.  The City Council of the City of Fort Madison, Iowa does hereby amend Title 1, Administrative, Chapter 1, City Code, Section 2, Acceptance, by deleting Section 2 in it’s entirety and enacting a new Section 2, “Acceptance”, to read in full as follows:
“The City Code, as hereby presented in either its printed form or electronic form, shall hereinafter be received without further proof in all courts and in all administrative tribunals of this State as the ordinances of the City of general and permanent effect.”
SECTION 2.  The City Council of the City of Fort Madison, Iowa does hereby amend Title 1, Administrative, Chapter 1, City Code, Section 3, Amendments, by deleting Section 3 in it’s entirety and enacting a new Section 3, “Amendments”, to read in full as follows:
“Any ordinance amendment to this City Code shall set forth in its text, the title, chapter and section number of the section or sections to be amended as well as clearly delineate the specific text to be added or deleted. All such amendments or revisions by ordinance shall be immediately forwarded to Sterling Codifiers, Inc., and the said ordinance material shall be prepared for and inserted in its proper place in each copy of this City Code and in the electronic version maintained by Sterling Codifiers, Inc.  Each such replacement page shall be properly identified and shall be inserted in each individual copy of the City Code within thirty (30) days from the date of its final passage or as soon as practicable after said replacement pages are obtained from Sterling Codifiers, Inc.”
SECTION 3.  The City Council of the City of Fort Madison, Iowa does hereby amend Title 1, Administrative, Chapter 6, City Council, Section 2, Organization, by deleting Section 2 in it’s entirety and enacting a new Section 2, “Term of Office”, to read in full as follows:
“Terms of city officers shall begin and end at twelve o’clock (12:00) noon on the first day in January which is not a Sunday or legal holiday following a regular city election.”
SECTION 4.  The City Council of the City of Fort Madison, Iowa does hereby amend Title 1, Administrative, Chapter 6, City Council, Section 8, Presentation and Approval of Claims, by deleting Section 8 in it’s entirety and enacting a new Section 8, “Presentation and Approval of Claims”, to read in full as follows:
“All bills and claims filed against the City and not for work or materials furnished the City under written contract shall be dated, itemized, and duly verified by the person asserting the claim; and shall, if for goods or materials or for services performed by a person other than a regular City employee, be approved by the head of the department to which said work, materials or services has been or will be furnished; and all such claims shall be filed with and approved by the City Council.”
SECTION 5.  The City Council of the City of Fort Madison, Iowa does hereby amend Title 1, Administrative, Chapter 7, Mayor, Section 2, Working Time, by deleting Section 2 in it’s entirety and enacting a new Section 2, “Working Time”, to read in full as follows:
“The mayor shall devote sufficient working time to perform his duties as mayor.”
SECTION 6.  The City Council of the City of Fort Madison, Iowa does hereby amend Title 1, Administrative, Chapter 7, Mayor, Section 5, Office; Keeper of Seal, by deleting Section 5 in it’s entirety and enacting a new Section 5, “Office”, as follows:
“The mayor shall maintain an office at some convenient place in the city to be provided by the council.”
SECTION 7.  The City Council of the City of Fort Madison, Iowa does hereby amend Title 1, Administrative, Chapter 8, City Clerk, Section 4, Record of Special Meeting, by deleting Section 4 in it’s entirety and enacting a new Section 4, “City Seal”, as follows:
“The City Seal shall remain in the custody of the Clerk and shall be affixed by the Clerk to all transcripts, orders and certificates which must be authenticated in accordance with applicable law.”
SECTION 8.  The City Council of the City of Fort Madison, Iowa does hereby amend Title 1, Administrative, Chapter 8, City Clerk, Section 6, Statement of Warrants, by deleting Section 6 in it’s entirety and enacting with a new Section 6, “Powers and Duties” as follows:
“The Clerk shall have such other powers and duties as may be provided by the provisions of this Code.”
SECTION 9.  The City Council of the City of Fort Madison, Iowa does hereby amend Title 1, Administrative, Chapter 8, City Clerk, Section 7, Record of Warrants, by deleting Section 7 in it’s entirety and inserting in lieu thereof:
“1-8-7:  Reserved”
SECTION 10.  The City Council of the City of Fort Madison, Iowa does hereby amend Title 1, Administrative, Chapter 8, City Clerk, Section 8, Money Due City, by deleting Section 8 in it’s entirety and inserting in lieu thereof:
“1-8-8:  Reserved”
SECTION 11.  The City Council of the City of Fort Madison, Iowa does hereby amend Title 1, Administrative, Chapter 8, City Clerk, Section 21, Power; Authority, by deleting Section 21 in it’s entirety.
SECTION 12.  The City Council of the City of Fort Madison, Iowa does hereby amend Title 1, Administrative, Chapter 8, City Clerk, Section 22, Annual Public Report, by deleting Section 22 in it’s entirety.
SECTION 13.  The City Council of the City of Fort Madison, Iowa does hereby amend Title 1, Administrative, Chapter 8, City Clerk, Section 23, Powers and Duties, by deleting Section 23 in it’s entirety.
SECTION 14.  The City Council of the City of Fort Madison, Iowa does hereby amend Title 1, Administrative, Chapter 12, Bonds of Officers, Section 3, Approval; Custody, by deleting Section 3 in it’s entirety and enacting a new Section 3, “Approval; Custody” as follows:
“All bonds shall be approved by the City Council.”
SECTION 15.  The City Council of the City of Fort Madison, Iowa does hereby amend Title 1, Administrative, Chapter 13, Employees; Benefits, Regulations and Residence Requirements, Section 1, Employee Benefits and Regulations, by deleting Section 1 in it’s entirety and enacting a new Section 1, “Employee Benefits and Regulations” as follows:
“An Employee Personnel Manual setting forth appropriate disclosure of information relative to all city employees, including but not limited to benefits, work rules and regulations shall be developed and reviewed at least annually by the City Manager and changes must be approved by the City Council by resolution.  Said Personnel Manual shall apply to all city employees, except to the extent the personnel manual is in conflict with collective bargaining agreements negotiated under Chapter 20 of the Code of Iowa.”
SECTION 16.  The City Council of the City of Fort Madison, Iowa does hereby amend Title 1, Administrative, Chapter 13, Employees; Benefits, Regulations and Residence Requirements, Section 3, Residence Requirements, paragraph two (2) by deleting the following phrase:
“where the Dial Corporation and Wabash International are currently located”
And inserting in lieu thereof:
“beginning at the Southwest corner of Parcel 024714144000150”
SECTION 17.  The City Council of the City of Fort Madison, Iowa does hereby amend Title 1, Administrative, Chapter 14, Corporate Limits; Section 1, Limits Defined, in it’s entirety, and enacting a new Section 1, “Limits Defined”, as follows:
“The City’s corporate boundaries are hereby adopted as if fully set out herein and are viewable on the official City Map on file in City Hall.  Annexations shall, following approval of the City Council, be included on the official City Map.”
SECTION 18.  The City Council of the City of Fort Madison, Iowa does hereby amend Title 1, Administrative, Chapter 15, Fiscal Year; Seal, Section 2, Annual Reports: by deleting Section 2 in it’s entirety and enacting a new Section 2, “Audit” as follows:
“Following the close of each Municipal fiscal year the City Treasurer shall prepare for the annual audit.”
SECTION 19.  The City Council of the City of Fort Madison, Iowa does hereby amend Title 1, Administrative, Chapter 16, Wards; Precincts, Section 1, Definitions, by deleting the following definition in it’s entirety:
“CENSUS DAY:  April 1, 2000, the official date of the 2000 United States decennial census.”
And inserting in lieu thereof:
“CENSUS DAY:  The official date of the United States decennial census.”
SECTION 20.  The City Council of the City of Fort Madison, Iowa does hereby amend Title 1, Administrative, Chapter 17, Run Off Election; Section 3, Regular Municipal Election, by removing:
“fortieth”
And inserting in lieu thereof:
“forty-seventh (47th)”.
SECTION 21.  The City Council of the City of Fort Madison, Iowa does hereby amend Title 1, Administrative, Chapter 17, Run Off Election; Section 6, Run-Off Election, by removing:
“two (2)”
And inserting in lieu thereof:
“four (4)”
SECTION 22.  The City Council of the City of Fort Madison, Iowa does hereby amend Title 8, Public Ways, Chapter 10, Cemeteries; Section 6, Certificates of Interment Rights, by removing:
“corporate seal”
And inserting in lieu thereof:
“City Seal”
SECTION 23.  All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict with the provisions of these ordinances are hereby repealed.
SECTION 24.  If any section, provision, or part of this ordinance be adjudged invalid or unconstitutional, such adjudication shall not affect the validity of the ordinance as a whole or any portion, provision or part thereof not adjudged invalid or unconstitutional.
SECTION 25.  This ordinance shall be in effect after its final passage, approval, and publication as provided by law.
   PASSED AND APPROVED this 5 th day of November, 2018.
                     _______________________________
Chris Greenwald, Mayor Pro Tem
City of Fort Madison, Iowa
ATTEST:
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Melinda L. Blind, City Clerk         
Published in the Daily Democrat On November ______, 2018.