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AN ORDINANCE TO ADOPT THE 1997 CODIFIED ORDINANCES; TO ADOPT NEW MATTER; TO REPEAL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT THEREWITH; AND TO DIRECT THAT THE STATUTORY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CODIFICATION OF ORDINANCES BE COMPLIED WITH.
WHEREAS, the Council of the Town of Winfield, West Virginia has deemed it necessary to revise and codify those Town ordinances of a permanent and general nature.
WHEREAS, it has heretofore entered into a contract with the Walter H. Drane Company to prepare and publish such codification;
WHEREAS, the codification of such ordinances, together with the new matter to be adopted, the matters to be amended and those to be repealed are before the Council;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF WINFIELD, that:
Section 1. The ordinances of the Town of Winfield, West Virginia, of a general and permanent nature, as revised, codified, rearranged and consolidated into component codes, chapters, articles and sections are hereby approved, adopted and enacted as the Codified Ordinances of Winfield, West Virginia, 1997.
Section 2. Pursuant to West Virginia Code 9-11-4(b):
(a) Notice of the proposed adoption of the Codified Ordinances shall be given by publication as provided in West Virginia Code 8-11-4(a)(2);
(b) Through authentication of this Ordinance the Mayor shall certify the 1997 Winfield Codified Ordinances which shall be filed as a permanent record in the office of the Recorder.
Section 3. The provisions of this Ordinance, including all provisions of the Codified Ordinances, shall be in full force and effect as provided in Section 4 of this Ordinance. All ordinances and resolutions or parts thereof enacted prior to January 1, 1997, which are inconsistent with any provision of the Codified Ordinances, are hereby repealed as of the effective date of this Ordinance except as follows:
(a) The enactment of the Codified Ordinances shall not be construed to affect a right or liability accrued or incurred under any legislative provisions prior to the effective date of such enactment, or an action or proceeding for the enforcement of such right or liability. Such enactment shall not be construed to relieve any person from punishment for an act committed in violation of any such legislative provisions, nor to affect an indictment or prosecution therefor. For such purposes, any such legislative provisions shall continue in full force notwithstanding its repeal for the purpose of revision and codification.
(b) The repeal provided above shall not affect:
(1) The grant or creation of a franchise, license, right, easement or privilege.
(2) The purchase, sale, lease or transfer of property.
(3) The appropriation or expenditure of money or promise or guarantee of payment.
(4) The assumption of any contract or obligation.
(5) The issuance and delivery of any bonds, obligations or other instruments of indebtedness.
(6) The levy or imposition of taxes, assessments or charges.
(7) The establishment, naming, vacating or grade level of any street or public way.
(8) The dedication of property or plat approval.
(9) The annexation or detachment of territory.
(10) Any legislation enacted subsequent to January 1, 1997.
Section 4. This ordinance shall become effective immediately upon passage and approval by the Mayor and publication according to law.
CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF WINFIELD, WEST VIRGINIA