ADOPTING ORDINANCE
Ordinance No. 94-11
AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING A CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE VILLAGE OF PAWNEE, ILLINOIS; PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF CERTAIN ORDINANCES NOT INCLUDED THEREIN; AND PROVIDING FOR THE MANNER OF AMENDING SUCH CODE OF ORDINANCES
   WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 5/1-2-3 of the Illinois Municipal Code, the Village President may appoint persons to revise the Village's ordinances, and the corporate authorities may enact an Ordinance adopting such revisions;
   WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 5/1-2-3 of the Illinois Municipal Code, the Village retained the services of Sterling Codifiers, Inc. to revise the Village's Ordinances, and Sterling Codifiers, Inc., after consultation with the Ordinance Committee of the Village Board, has tendered to the Village a revised Code of Ordinances for the Village's adoption;
   NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE PRESIDENT AND BOARD OFTRUSTEES OF THE VILLAGE OF PAWNEE, SANGAMON COUNTY, ILLINOIS, ASFOLLOWS:
   SECTION 1: The book of revised ordinances entitled "Village Code of Pawnee, Illinois 1994" prepared by Sterling Codifiers, Inc., is hereby adopted and enacted, and shall be treated and considered as a new and original comprehensive ordinance which shall supersede all other general and permanent ordinances (except as provided in Section 7 hereof) passed by the President and Board of Trustees on or before March 31, 1994. Said book shall be known as the "Pawnee Code of Ordinances".
   SECTION 2: As provided in Section 1-2-1 of the Pawnee Code of ordinances, all general ordinances of the Village of Pawnee enacted prior to March 31, 1994, are hereby repealed, except such as are included in the Pawnee Code of Ordinances or are by necessary implication reserved from repeal (subject to the saving clauses contained in the following sections), and excluding the following ordinances, which are not hereby repealed: the Personnel Code and amendments thereto; tax levy ordinances; appropriation ordinances; ordinances relating to boundaries and annexations; franchise ordinances and other ordinances granting special rights to persons or corporations; contract ordinances and ordinances authorizing the execution of a contract or the issuance of warrants; salary ordinances; ordinances establishing, naming or vacating streets, alleys or other public places; improvement ordinances; bond ordinances; ordinances relating to elections; ordinances relating to the transfer or acceptance of real estate by or from the Village; and all special ordinances.
   SECTION 3: All additions or amendments to the Pawnee Code of Ordinances, when passed in such form as to indicate the intention of the President and Board of Trustees to make the same a part thereof, shall be deemed to be incorporated in such Code so that reference to the "Pawnee Code of Ordinances" shall be understood and intended to include such additions and amendments.
   SECTION 4: A copy of the Pawnee Code of Ordinances shall be kept on file in the Office of the Clerk, preserved in looseleaf form. It shall be the duty of the Clerk, or someone authorized by the Clerk, to insert in their designated places all amendments or ordinances which indicate the intention of the President and Board of Trustees to make the same a part of the Code when the same have been printed or reprinted in page form, and to extract from the Code all provisions which may from time to time be repealed by the President and Board of Trustees. This copy of the Pawnee Code of ordinances shall be available for all persons desiring to examine it and shall be considered the official Code of ordinances of the Village of Pawnee, Illinois.
   SECTION 5: The Pawnee Code of Ordinances shall be in full force and effect, after its passage, approval and publication, on July 15, 1994.
   SECTION 6: This Ordinance and the Pawnee Code of Ordinances shall be printed and published in book or pamphlet form by order of the President and Board of Trustees.
   SECTION 7: Ordinance No. 87-2, "An Ordinance Regulating Development in Special Flood Hazard Areas in the Village of Pawnee, Illinois" was inadvertently omitted from the Pawnee Code of Ordinances, and shall remain in effect until its inclusion in an amendment to the Code of Ordinances. Ordinances of general applicability passed after March 31, 1994 and before this Ordinance shall remain in effect and shall be included in an amendment to the Code of ordinances. Such ordinances include Ordinance 94-7, pertaining to abandoned vehicles, and Ordinance No. 94-9, pertaining to stop signs.
   PASSED this 11th day of July, 1994.