ORDINANCE NO. 930453
Amending Section A1.4, Official Corporate Mark and
Official Corporate Seal-Use Of, of the Administrative Code to allow use of a
marketing logo by the Department of Convention and Entertainment Centers.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:
Section 1. That Section A1.4, "Official
Corporate Mark and Official Corporate Seal-Use Of," of the Administrative
Code is hereby repealed and in lieu thereof a new Section A1.4, "Official Corporate
Mark and Official Corporate Seal-Use Of" is hereby adopted to read as
Section A1.4. Official Corporate Mark and Official
Corporate Seal-Use Of.
(a) The official corporate mark of Kansas City
shall be used on all City printed matter, on City uniform clothing, and on City
vehicles, and may be used on City buildings and other fixed structures, and on
souvenir items. The official corporate seal of Kansas City shall be used upon
ceremonial keys to the City of Kansas City, and upon ordinances and resolutions
enacted by the Council, proclamations used by the Mayor, legal instruments of
the City lawfully executed, and certifications made by the City Clerk pursuant
to lawful authority. Provided, however, that the City Manager can waive the
requirement of use of the City mark and authorize the Department of Convention
and Entertainment Centers use of a special symbol in lieu of the City mark for
marketing purposes. No other mark, symbol, seal, logo or other image or design
purporting to represent or denote the City or any of its departments shall be
recognized or used.
(b) It shall be unlawful for any person other than
the City Clerk or a Deputy City Clerk to attach to or impress the official seal
of the City, or any representation thereof, upon any instrument. It shall be
unlawful for any person to attach to or impress the official seal or official
mark of the City or any representation of either, upon any item except as
herein provided. Any person violating the provisions of this section shall,
upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine of not less than one dollar
($1.00) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) for each offense.
(c) Nothing in this section shall be construed to make
unlawful the use, printing or embossing of the official mark, seal or symbol by
City employees or officials authorized by the City Manager.
Approved as to form and
Assistant City Attorney