ORDINANCE NO. 823
AN ORDINANCE REGULATING TRAFFIC WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF
THE CITY OF MEADE, KANSAS; INCORPORATING BY REFERENCE THE “STANDARD
TRAFFIC ORDINANCE FOR KANSAS CITIES, “ EDITION OF 2010, PROVIDING
CERTAIN PENALTIES AND REPEALING ORDINANCE NUMBER 819.
Be it ordained by the Governing Body of the City of Meade:
Section 1. INCORPORATING STANDARD TRAFFIC ORDINANCE. There is hereby
incorporated by reference for the purpose of regulating traffic
within the corporate limits of the City of Meade, Kansas, that
certain standard traffic ordinance known as the “Standard Traffic
Ordinance for Kansas Cities,” Edition 2010, prepared and published
in book form by the League of Kansas Municipalities, Topeka, Kansas.
No fewer than three copies of said Standard Traffic Ordinance shall
be marked or stamped “Official Copy as Adopted by Ordinance No. 823”
and to which shall be attached a copy of this ordinance, and filed
with the City Clerk to be open to inspection and available to the
public at all reasonable hours. The police department, municipal
judge and all administrative departments of the City charged with
enforcement of the ordinance shall be supplied, at the cost of the
City, such number of official copies of such Standard Traffic
Ordinance similarly marked, as may be deemed expedient.
Section 2. TRAFFIC INFRACTIONS AND TRAFFIC OFFENSE.
(a) An ordinance traffic infraction is a violation of any
section of this ordinance that prescribes or requires the same
behavior as that prescribed or required by a statutory provision
that is classified as a traffic infraction in K.S.A. 8-2118.
(b) All traffic violations which are included within this
ordinance, and which are not ordinance traffic infractions, as
defined in subsection (a) of this section, shall be considered
Section 3. PENALTY FOR SCHEDULED FINES. The fine for violation of
an ordinance traffic infraction or any other traffic offenses for
which the municipal judge established a fine in a fine schedule
shall not be less than $20.00, nor more than $1,000.00. A person
tried and convicted for violation of a serious traffic infraction
for which a fine has been established in the 2010 Standard Traffic
Ordinance Handbook shall pay a fine fixed by the Court not to exceed
Section 4. REPEAL. Ordinance numbered 819 is repealed.
Section 5. EFFECTIVE DATE. This ordinance shall take effect and be
in force from and after its publication in the Official City
Passed and approved this 12th day of July 2010.
Bud Doerflinger, Mayor
Tiffany Neel, City Clerk