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Ordinance 133

AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE CITY ATTORNEY TO
COLLECT THE SAME FEE AS IS ALLOWED FOR PROSECUTING
ATTORNEYS IN THIS STATE AND ALL CRIMINAL CASES; TO
DECLARE AN EMERGENCY; FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
WHEREAS, it has been brought to the attention of the City
Council of the City of Johnson, Arkansas that A.C.C. 14-43-410
requires an Ordinance be passed by the City Council to enable the
City to collect the same fees that are allowed Prosecuting
Attorneys in this State in all criminal cases to be collected by
the City for the City Attorney as part of his compensation.
THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF
JOHNSON, ARKANSAS;
That the City Attorney of this City shall receive, as part
of his compensation, for all prosecutions tried by the City
Attorney for violations of Ordinances of the City and for all
prosecutions tried by the City Attorney for violations of State
laws, committed within the corporate limits of the cities, the
same fees as are allowed by Prosecuting Attorneys in this State
in all criminal cases.
In the event that City Attorneys are paid by salary only,
the City is authorized to collect the fees referred to in this
section and they are to be applied as the City Council may
direct.

That any Ordinances contrary to this Ordinance are hereby
repealed.
It is hereby declared that an emergency exists and this
Ordinance being necessary for the preservation of health, safety,
and welfare of the citizens of Johnson, Arkansas, shall become
effective upon its passage, approval, and publication.