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Legislation #: 020080 Introduction Date: 1/17/2002
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER DANAHER
Title: Amending Chapter 2 of the Code of Ordinances by repealing Section 2-1401 and enacting in its place a new section, reducing the number of divisions of the municipal court.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
1/17/2002

Prepare to Introduce

1/17/2002

Referred Operations Committee

1/23/2002

Do Pass

1/24/2002

Assigned to Third Read Calendar

1/31/2002

Referred Finance and Audit Committee

2/6/2002

Hold On Agenda

2/13/2002

Do Pass

2/14/2002

Failed


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ORDINANCE NO. 020080

 

Amending Chapter 2 of the Code of Ordinances by repealing Section 2-1401 and enacting in its place a new section, reducing the number of divisions of the municipal court.

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That Chapter 2 of the Code of Ordinances is hereby amended by repealing Section 2-1401 and enacting in its place a new Section 2-1401, to read as follows:

 

Sec. 2-1401. Divisions.

 

(a) Designated. The municipal court, created by section 395 of the Charter, shall consist of nine divisions to be known respectively as division numbers two hundred one, two hundred two, two hundred three, two hundred four, two hundred five, two hundred six, two hundred seven, two hundred eight and two hundred nine. Division two hundred nine shall be permanently designated as the housing court to hear exclusively cases arising under ordinances of the city concerning residential and nonresidential property maintenance, nuisances, zoning, land use, fire prevention and protection, hazardous or toxic substances, unlawful activities of landlords and tenants of residential premises, and other matters designated from time to time by ordinance. Division two hundred eight shall be permanently designated to hear domestic violence cases. Division two hundred eight shall also hear matters assigned by the presiding judge or matters which may be designated from time to time by ordinance.

 

(b) Location. Division of the municipal court shall convene and be located in the municipal courts building of the city, or in any other place so designated by the city council.

 

(c) Court en banc. The judges of the divisions of the municipal court shall constitute the court en banc.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

 

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City Attorney