ADOPTING ORDINANCE
ORDINANCE NO. 638-14
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF NYSSA ADOPTING THE CITY OF NYSSA, OREGON CITY CODE.
WHEREAS, the city of Nyssa contracted Sterling Codifiers to review and codify the city ordinances and city code to make sure all ordinances were included in the city code; and
WHEREAS, city staff has reviewed and approved the modifications.
NOW THEREFORE, THE CITY OF NYSSA DOES ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS:
   Section 1: From and after the date of passage of this ordinance, the city code of the city of Nyssa, Oregon prepared by Sterling Codifiers, containing the compilation of all ordinances of a general nature together with the changes made to said ordinances, under the direction of the governing body of the city, is hereby adopted and shall be accepted in all courts without question as the official code and law of the city as enacted by the mayor and city council.
   Section 2: There is hereby adopted, as a method of perpetual codification, the loose-leaf type of binding together with the continuous supplement service, provided by Sterling Codifiers, whereby each newly adopted ordinance of a general and permanent nature amending, altering, adding or deleting provisions of the official city code is identified by the proper catchline and is inserted in the proper place in each of the official copies, one copy of which shall be maintained in the office of the city clerk, certified as to correctness and available for inspection at any and all times that said office is regularly open.
   Section 3: 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. All ordinances of a special nature, such as tax levy ordinances, bond ordinances, franchises, vacating ordinances and annexation ordinances shall continue in full force and effect unless specifically repealed or amended by a provision of the city code. Such ordinances are not intended to be included in the official city code.
   Section 4: It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to change or amend by additions or deletions, any part or portion of such code, or to insert or delete pages or portions thereof, or to alter or tamper with such code in any manner whatsoever which will cause the law of the city to be misrepresented thereby.
   Section 5: All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith, are, to the extent of such conflict, hereby repealed.
   Section 6: This ordinance and the code adopted by the same shall be recorded and shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage, approval and publication as provided by law.
   Section 7. EMERGENCY CLAUSE: The common council of the city of Nyssa hereby adjudges that it is necessary for the immediate preservation of the peace, health and safety of the said city that this ordinance shall take effect immediately upon its passage and approval, and an emergency is hereby declared to exist and this ordinance will be in full force and effect immediately upon its passage by the council and its approval by the mayor.
PASSED this 8th day of April, 2014.
Ayes: Mayor W. Mark Stringer, Council President Ross Ballard, Councilors: Diego Castellanoz, Harry Flock, Dave Hixson, Pat Brewer and Pat Oliver
     /s/                                     
   W. Mark Stringer, Mayor     
ATTEST:
  /s/                                     
Marla Roberts, City Recorder