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AN ORDINANCE ENACTING A CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE TOWN OF MCCORDSVILLE, MCCORDSVILLE, INDIANA, REVISING, AMENDING, RESTATING, CODIFYING AND COMPILING CERTAIN EXISTING GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE TOWN OF MCCORDSVILLE DEALING WITH SUBJECTS EMBRACED IN SUCH CODE OF ORDINANCES, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
WHEREAS, the present general and permanent ordinances of the Town of McCordsville are inadequately arranged and classified and are insufficient in form and substance for the complete preservation of the public peace, health, safety and general welfare of the municipality and for the proper conduct of its affairs, and
WHEREAS, the Acts of the Legislature of the State of Indiana empower and authorize the Town of McCordsville to revise, amend, restate, codify and compile any existing ordinances and all new ordinances not heretofore adopted or published and to incorporate such ordinances into one ordinance in book form; and
WHEREAS, the Town Council of the Town of McCordsville has authorized a general compilation, revision and codification of the ordinances of the Town of McCordsville of a general and permanent nature and publication or such ordinance in book form; 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 municipality that this ordinance take effect at an early date.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF McCORDSVILLE:
Section 1. The general ordinances of the Town of McCordsville as revised, amended, restated, codified, and compiled in book form are hereby adopted as and shall constitute the "Code of Ordinances of the Town of McCordsville, McCordsville, Indiana."
Section 2. Such Code of Ordinances as adopted in Section 1 shall consist of the following Titles:
10.1 Title of code
10.3 Application to future ordinances
10.4 Construction of code
10.5 Rules of interpretation; definitions
10.7 Reference to other sections
10.8 Reference to offices; name designations
10.9 Errors and omissions
10.10 Reasonable time
10.11 Repeal or modification of code section
10.12 Limitation periods
10.13 Ordinances unaffected
10.14 Ordinances which amend or supplement code
10.15 Section histories; statutory references
10.16 Preservation of penalties, offenses, rights and liabilities
10.99 General penalty
Section 3. All prior ordinances pertaining to the subjects treated in such Code of Ordinances shall be deemed repealed from and after the effective date of this ordinance except as they are included and reordained in whole or in part in such Code; provided, such repeal shall not affect any offense nor shall such 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 nature or pertaining to subjects not contained in or covered by the Code.
Section 4. Such Code shall be deemed published as of the day of its adoption and approval by the Town Council and the Clerk-Treasurer of the Town of McCordsville is hereby authorized and ordered to file a copy of such Code of Ordinances in the Office of the Clerk-Treasurer.
Section 5. Such Code shall be in full force and effect as provided in Section 6, and such Code shall be presumptive evidence in all 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 BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF McCORDSVILLE, INDIANA ON THIS 9th DAY OF July, 2013.
Voting Affirmative: Voting Opposed:
Barry A. Wood /s/
Barry A. Wood Barry A. Wood
Thomas R. Strayer /s/
Thomas R. Strayer Thomas R. Strayer
Maxwell A. Meise /s/
Maxwell A. Meise Maxwell A. Meise
Brent A. Barnes /s/
Brent A. Barnes Brent A. Barnes
Lawrence J. Longman /s/
Lawrence J. Longman Lawrence J. Longman
Attest: Catherine C. Gardner /s/
Catherine C. Gardner
This instrument was prepared by Catherine C. Gardner, Clerk-Treasurer, Town of McCordsville, 6280 W. 800N, McCordsville, IN 46055.
I affirm, under the penalties for perjury, that I have taken reasonable care to redact each Social Security Number in this document, unless required by law. - Catherine C. Gardner