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Ordinance #128

AN ORDINANCE STATING THE PREFERENCE FROM MUNICIPAL
 CORPORATION CLASSIFICATION FOR THE TOWN OF
JOHNSON, ARKANSAS; DECLARING AN EMERGENCY AND FOR
T OTHER PURPOSES.

WHEREAS, The Town of Johnson, Arkansas was notified by the
Secretary of the State, the State of Arkansas, by letter of May
10, 1991 that the Municipal Corporation Classification would be
changed from that of Incorporated Town to that of City of the
Second Class as a result of a most recent United States census;

and
WHEREAS, The Town Council for the Town of Johnson, Arkansas
by Ordinance dated the 8th of October, 1991, which was filed for
the record March 16, 1992, stated a preference that the Town of
Johnson maintain its classification of incorporated Town.
WHEREAS, the Town Council of the Town of Johnson, Arkansas
has determined there will be additional powers and privileges
conferred upon it as a City of the Second Class and to remain an
incorporated Town would be in detriment to the Town of Johnson,
Arkansas:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE
TOWN OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS that;
The preference of the Municipal Corporation Classification

of the Town Council of the Town of Johnson, Arkansas is that
classification of City of the Second Class; and
That in accordance with A.C.C. 14-37-108, the Town Council
of the Town of Johnson/ Arkansas requests the State Auditor/ the
Secretary of State/ and Attorney General to declare the
incorporated Town of Johnson/ Arkansas a City of the Second
Class.
That the Town Council determines that an emergency exists
and this Ordinance/ being necessary for the preservation of
health/ safety/ and welfare of the citizens of Johnson, Arkansas
shall be effective immediately upon its passage, approval, and
publication and a recording of a certified copy thereof with a
recorder of Washington County, Arkansas.