ADOPTING ORDINANCE
ORDINANCE NO. 308
AN ORDINANCE ENACTING A CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE CITY OF LAKE CRYSTAL, MINNESOTA, AMENDING, RESTATING, REVISING, UPDATING, CODIFYING AND COMPILING CERTAIN ORDINANCES OF THE CITY DEALING WITH THE SUBJECTS EMBRACED IN THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, AND PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR THE VIOLATION OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES
   WHEREAS Minnesota Statutes §§ 415.02 and 415.021 authorize the city to cause its ordinances to be codified and printed in a book,
   NOW THEREFORE the City Council of the City of Lake Crystal, Minnesota, ordains:
SECTION 1. The general ordinances of the city as amended, restated, revised, updated, codified and compiled in book form, including penalties for the violations of various provisions thereof, are hereby adopted and shall constitute the "Code of Ordinances of the City of Lake Crystal." This Code of Ordinances also adopts by reference certain statutes and administrative rules of the State of Minnesota as named in the Code of Ordinances.
SECTION 2. The Code of Ordinances as adopted in Section 1 shall consist of the following titles:
   I.   GENERAL PROVISIONS
   III.   ADMINISTRATION
   V.   PUBLIC WORKS
   VII.   TRAFFIC CODE
   IX.   GENERAL REGULATIONS
   XI.   BUSINESS REGULATIONS
   XIII.   GENERAL OFFENSES
   XV.   LAND USES
SECTION 3. All prior ordinances, pertaining to the subjects treated in the Code of Ordinances, shall be deemed repealed from and after the effective date of this ordinance, except as they are included and re-ordained in whole or in part in the Code of Ordinances; provided, this repeal shall not affect any offense committed or penalty incurred or any right established prior to the effective date of this ordinance, nor shall this repeal affect the provisions of ordinances levying taxes, appropriating money, annexing or detaching territory, establishing franchises, or granting special rights to certain persons, authorizing public improvements, authorizing the issuance of bonds or borrowing of money, authorizing the purchase or sale of real or personal property, granting or accepting easements, plat or dedication of land to public use, vacating or setting the boundaries of streets or other public places; nor shall this repeal affect any other ordinance of a temporary or special nature or pertaining to subjects not contained in or covered by the Code of Ordinances. All fees established in prior ordinances codified in this Code shall remain in effect unless amended in this code or until an ordinance adopting a fee schedule is adopted or amended.
SECTION 4. This ordinance adopting the Code of Ordinances shall be a sufficient publication of any ordinance included in it and not previously published in the city's official newspaper. The Clerk of the city shall cause a substantial quantity of the Code of Ordinances to be printed for general distribution to the public at actual cost and shall furnish a copy of the Code of Ordinances to the County Law Library or its designated depository. The official copy of this Code of Ordinances shall marked and be kept in the office of the City Clerk.
SECTION 5. Such Code shall be in full force and effect as provided by Section 6, as such Code shall be presumptive evidence in courts and places of the ordinance and all provisions, sections, penalties and regulations therein contained and of the date of passage, and that the same is properly signed, attested, recorded, and approved and that any public hearings and notices thereof as required by law have been given.
SECTION 6. 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 this 20th day of March, 2017.
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Brad Ahrenstorff, Mayor
               
ATTEST:
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Taylor Gronau, City Administrator