ADOPTING ORDINANCE
AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF THE OFFICIAL CODE OF THE CITY OF LANARK; PROVIDING FOR THE CONTINUANCE IN EFFECT OF ALL GENERAL LAWS IN EFFECT ON THE DATE OF SUCH ADOPTION PROVIDING FOR THE CONTINUANCE OF ALL SPECIAL ORDINANCES NOT INCLUDED IN THE OFFICIAL CODE; AND PROVIDING FOR THE MANNER OF AMENDING SUCH CODE.
BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Lanark, County of Carroll and State of Illinois:
Section One: That the City Code of the City of Lanark, consisting of Chapters 1 to 10, each inclusive, is hereby adopted and enacted as the "City Code of the City of Lanark, Illinois" containing all ordinances of a general nature in effect at the time of such codification.
Section Two: That the City Code of the City of Lanark, Illinois shall be accepted in all Courts as the Official Code and Law of the City as enacted by the Mayor and City Council.
Section Three: All ordinances of a general nature included in this Official City Code shall be considered as a continuation of said ordinance provision and the fact that some provisions have been deliberately eliminated by the Governing Body shall not serve to cause any interruption in the continuous effectiveness of ordinances included in said Official City Code.
Section Four: All ordinances of a special nature, such as tax levy ordinances, bond ordinances, franchises, vacating ordinances and annexation shall continue in full force and effect unless specifically repealed or amended by a provision of the City Code. Such ordinances, while remaining in full force and effect, shall not be included in this Official City Code.
Section Five: That any and all additions and amendments to such City Code, when passed in such form as to indicate the intention of the City Council to make the same a part thereof shall be deemed to be incorporated in such City Code so that reference to the "City Code of the City of Lanark, Illinois" shall be understood and intended to include such additions and amendments.
Section Six: That a copy of such City Code shall be kept on file in the possession of the City Clerk preserved in looseleaf form, or in such other form as the City Clerk may consider most expedient. It shall be the express duty of the City Clerk, or someone authorized by him, to insert in their designated places all amendments or ordinances which indicate the intention of the City Council to make the same a part of such City Code when the same have been printed or reprinted in page form, and to extract from such City Code all provisions which may be from time to time repealed by the City Council. This copy of such code shall be available for all persons desiring to examine the same.
Section Seven: All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith, are to the extent of such conflict, hereby repealed.
Section Eight: That this Ordinance shall be in full force from and after ten days from the publication thereof.
 
Passed this           day of               , 19    , A.D.
Ayes         Nays         Present         Absent        
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                  City Clerk
ATTEST:
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City Clerk
Approved by me this     day of               , 1982, A.D.
Filed and published this     day of           , 1982 A.D., as provided by law.
                                 
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Mayor
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City Clerk
Motion to pass Ordinance made by Alderman
Motion 2nd by Alderman
Roll call vote:
Alderman Geary   
Alderman Feltmeyer   
Alderman Geisz   
Alderman Nelson   
Alderman Colberg   
Alderman Baxter