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ORDINANCE NO. 2014-15
AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING A COMPILATION AND GENERAL CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE CITY OF MCLOUD, OKLAHOMA, TO BE KNOWN AS THE "MCLOUD CITY CODE", INCLUDING ORDINANCES DEFINING OFFENSES AND PRESCRIBING PENALTIES FOR THE VIOLATION OF THE SAME; REPEALING PREVIOUS CODIFICATIONS AND ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT WITH THE MCLOUD CITY CODE, EXCEPT CERTAIN ORDINANCES HEREIN EXCEPTED; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE MCLOUD CITY CODE; SAVING ALL PENDING PROCEEDINGS AND EXISTING RIGHTS AND REMEDIES; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MCLOUD, OKLAHOMA:
SECTION 1. ADOPTION OF THE MCLOUD CITY CODE
The ordinances and codes of a general, permanent and continuing character affecting the public at-large of the city of McLoud ("city"), except for those designated in this ordinance, have been compiled and codified under the authority of the McLoud city council pursuant to the terms entered into by and between the city and Sterling Codifiers Inc. of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, are hereby approved, adopted and ordained to be the code of ordinances of the city upon the subjects set out in the code. This code of ordinances shall be in full force and effect from and after the date or dates specified in this ordinance. The code of ordinances, consisting of titles one (1) through twelve (12), each inclusive, and all ordinances up to and including ordinance no. 2014-14, adopted November 20, 2014, are hereby adopted and enacted as the "McLoud city code", which code shall supersede all general and permanent ordinances of the city adopted on or before December 1, 2014 to the extent provided in this ordinance.
SECTION 2. SUPPLEMENTAL ORDINANCES
Any ordinances amending the McLoud city code, adopted after December 1, 2014, shall be construed as if they amend or refer to like provisions of the 2014 McLoud city code. Any and all supplements, additions and amendments to the McLoud city code, when passed in such form as to indicate the intention of the city council to make the same a part of the 2014 McLoud city code, shall be deemed to be incorporated into the McLoud city code, so that reference to the 2014 McLoud city code shall be understood and intended to include such supplements, additions and amendments as part of the 2014 McLoud city code.
SECTION 3. EXCEPTIONS
All ordinances enacted subsequent to ordinance no. 2014-14, which was adopted November 20, 2014, are not included in the codified publication as of the effective date of this ordinance and it is hereby provided that all such ordinances shall continue in full force and effect from and after this date until repealed.
SECTION 4. REPEAL
All prior codified city ordinances of a general and permanent nature adopted on or before December 1, 2014, and not included in the 2014 McLoud city code or recognized and continued in force by reference in this ordinance are hereby repealed. In addition, all prior uncodified city ordinances or parts of ordinances of a general and permanent nature and enacted prior to December 1, 2014, that conflict with the provisions of the 2014 McLoud city code are hereby repealed to the extent of such conflict.
SECTION 5. DIRECTIONS TO CITY CLERK
The city clerk, upon passage of this ordinance, are directed to take all actions necessary to comply with the provisions of article XIV of title 11 of Oklahoma's Statutes concerning the codification of the ordinances of the city.
SECTION 6. SUMMARY OF CONTENTS OF THE MCLOUD CITY CODE
As required by title 11 Oklahoma Statutes, sections 14-108(C), 14-107(A) and 14-106, the contents of the McLoud city code are summarized as reflected in exhibit "A", which is attached to this ordinance and incorporated here by reference.
SECTION 7. SAVING CLAUSE
Neither the repeal of any of said ordinances nor any of the provisions contained herein shall be deemed or construed to impair, modify, alter, or affect any rights, right of action or cause of action, whether now pending in any court or not, which are now existing or which may arise or come into existence, before the date when the McLoud city code described above shall take effect.
SECTION 8. SEVERABILITY
If any section, sentence, clause or phrase of this ordinance or any part thereof is for any reason found to be invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remainder of this ordinance or any part thereof.
SECTION 9. EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE MCLOUD CITY CODE
The 2014 McLoud city code shall be deemed to be in effect, in full force and operation as of twelve and one second (12:00:01) A.M. on January 1, 2015, provided that ordinances enacted subsequent to ordinance no. 2014-14, which was enacted November 20, 2014 shall be deemed effective on the dates provided in such ordinances.
SECTION 10. EMERGENCY CLAUSE
That an emergency is hereby declared to exist for the preservation of the public peace, health and safety, and more particularly to provide for the orderly continuation of the necessary functions, operations and government of the city of McLoud, by reason whereof this ordinance shall take effect immediately from and after its passage and approval.
ADOPTED by the council: December 18, 2014.
ADOPTED as an emergency measure voted upon separately and approved by an affirmative vote of at least four-fifths (4/5) of the city council: December 18, 2014.
Approved: Phil Solinger, Mayor
Attest: A Kay Heinz, City Clerk/Treasurer