AN ORDINANCE READOPTING THE EXISTING CITY CODE

OF THE CITY OF LA PORTE CITY, IOWA AS THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF LA PORTE CITY, IOWA

BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of La Porte City, Iowa as follows:

SECTION 1. PURPOSE. The purpose of this ordinance is to comply with the provisions of Sections 380.8, Code of Iowa, requiring cities to compile and maintain a code of ordinances.

SECTION 2. CODE ADOPTED. The CODE OF ORDINANCES OF E CITY OF LA PORTE CITY, IOWA as mandated by Ordinances 386 through 505, both inclusive being found to be correct and adequate for the City is hereby readopted as the CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF AL PORTE CITY, IOWA

SECTION 3. AMENDMENTS. All general ordinances of the City passed hereafter shall be in the form of an addition, amendment or repealer to the CODE OF ORDINANCES F THE CITY OF LA PORTE CITY, IOWA and shall include proper references to title, chapter, section, subsection or paragraph to maintain the orderly codification of ordinances.

SECTION 4. COPY ON FILE. An official copy of the “CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF LA PORTE CITY, IOWA,” adopted by the ordinance, including a certificate of the City Clerk as to its adoption and the effective date, is on file in the office of the City Clerk and is available for public inspection.

SECTION 5. EFFECTIVE DATE. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its publication, as required by law.

SECTION 6. WHEN EFFECTIVE. This ordinance shall be in effect from and after its final passage, approval and publication as provided by law.

PASSED BY THE CITY COUNCIL this 28th day of March, 2016.

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David Neil, Mayor

ATTEST:

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Jane Whittlesey, Clerk

First Reading Passed 3/28/2016
Second Reading Waived
Third Reading Waived, adopted 3/28/2016