BE IT ORDAINED by the president and the board of trustees of the village of Waterman, DeKalb County, Illinois, that:
SECTION 1. Pursuant to the provisions of 65 ILCS 5/1-2-3, and from and after the date of passage of this ordinance, the village code of the village of Waterman, Illinois prepared by Sterling Codifiers, Inc. in 2005 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 village, shall be accepted in all courts without question as the official code and law of the village as enacted by the village president and board of trustees.
SECTION 2. All ordinances of a general nature included in this official village 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 village code. All ordinances and annexation ordinances shall continue in full force and effect unless specifically repealed or amended by a provision of the village code. Such ordinances are not included in the official village code.
SECTION 3. It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to change or amend by additions or deletions, any part or portion of such village code, or to insert or delete pages or portions thereof, or to alter or tamper with such village code in any manner whatsoever which will cause the law of the village to be misrepresented thereby.
SECTION 4. VALIDITY: All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are to the extent of such conflict, hereby repealed. This code is intended to, and shall, replace the 1999 codification previously known as the "Waterman municipal code."
(a) This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and approval and publication in pamphlet form as provided by law.
ADOPTED this 13th day of December, 2005, pursuant to roll call vote as follows:
AYES:   5
NAYS:   0
Absent:   1
APPROVED this 13th day of December, 2005.
Clidea Lave, Village President
Kathy Bock, Village Clerk