A CHARTER ORDINANCE AMENDING CHARTER ORDINANCE NO. 7 EXEMPTING THE CITY OF ROSE HILL, KANSAS, FROM THE PROVISIONS OF K.S.A. 15-209 AND ANY AMENDMENTS THERETO IN ESTABLISHING RESPONSIVE TIME DISTANCES FROM THE CITY LIMITS FOR CERTAIN CITY OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES.
Section 1. The City of Rose Hill, Kansas, by the power invested in it by Article 12, Section 5 of the constitution of the State of Kansas, hereby elects to exempt itself and make inapplicable to it those provisions within K.S.A. 15-209 and amendments thereto which require that city officers be qualified electors of the City of Rose Hill, Kansas, which provisions constitute an enactment of the Kansas legislature applicable to the City of Rose Hill, Kansas, but which is not applicable uniformly to all cities.
Section 2. The governing body requires all of the department heads and the city administrator be qualified electors of Rose Hill, Kansas. A newly elected or appointed department head or city administrator has six months to become a qualified elector of Rose Hill, Kansas. The current department heads or city administrator shall become qualified electors upon their next residential move.
Section 3. To promote the public health, safety, or convenience, the governing body requires any city officer or employee to reside no further than 20 minutes normal travel time from the Rose Hill city limits.