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Ord 37-85 4/9/1985 ORDINANCE NO. 37-85 ORDINANCE ADOPTING A SYSTEM OF REPRESENTATION BASED ON SINGLE-MEMBER DISTRICTS AND A MAYOR AND ONE COUNCILMAN ELECTED AT LARGE; SPECIFYING THE TERMS AND YEARS OF ELECTION; DESCRIBING THE BOUNDARIES OF THE DISTRICTS; PROVIDING FOR COUNCILMEN AND THE MAYOR TO BE ELECTED BY A PLURALITY VOTE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; DECLARii. ' AN EMERGENCY. WHEREAS, the City of Wichita Falls is presently involved in litigation in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas , Wichita Falls Division, in a case numbered CA 7-84-133 , styled "Raul Vasquez , et al, vs. City of Wichita Falls, Texas , et al" ; and, WHEREAS , the City of Wichita Falls and the Plaintiffs have negotiated a settlement of the pending litigation without the admission of liability of either party, but in complete settlement of all issues of law and fact; and, WHEREAS , part of the compromise between the parties is the change of the election process in the City of Wichita Falls by providing for five "single-member" districts, with the qualified voters of each district voting only for the resident candidate for the council position in their district; and further providing for a Mayor and one councilmember who will be elected "at large" by all qualified voters of the City of Wichita Falls . NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS, THAT: SECTION 1 . Definitions . a. "City Council" means the City Council of the City of Wichita Falls, Texas . b. "Ward" means district. c. "City" means City of Wichita Falls, Texas. SECTION 2 . The City Council shall be composed of a Mayor and six councilmen. The Council does hereby establish five (5) "single member" wards, being numbered one through five inclusive, and as identified on the map (Exhibit A) and the accompanying field notes (Exhibit B) attached hereto and expressly incorporated by reference herein. Any person seeking election to any particular numbered district shall be a bona fide resident of the City and the district which he seeks to represent. Any person seeking election to the position of Mayor or the one "at large" council seat shall be a bona fide resident within the corporate limits of the City of Wichita Falls . SECTION 3 . If , during the term of his or her office, a councilman from one of the five (5) numbered council wards ceases to be a bona fide resident of the City or of the council ward from which that individual has been elected, that office shall become vacant and the vacancy shall be filled as specified in the City Charter. If , during the term of his or her office , the Mayor or the one councilman elected "at large" ceases to be a bona fide resident within the corporate limits of the City of Wichita Falls, that office shall be vacant and the vacancy likewise filled as specified in the City Charter. SECTION 4 . The City Council shall be composed of a Mayor and six councilmen. The Mayor and one councilman shall be elected from the City "at large" ; the other five councilmen shall be elected from the five single member districts. Any candidate for councilman from a district must receive a plurality of the voates cast for the district in which he resides . The Mayor and the councilman "at large" must each receive a plurality of the votes cast in the entire City. SECTION 5 . The Mayor and each councilman, upon election, shall serve a term of two years, unless otherwise specified herein, and shall continue to serve until his successor is duly elected, and sworn into office. - 2 - SECTION 6 . To implement the system of single-member representation and insure an orderly transition: a. District One, District Two and the councilman at-large ' s position, will stand for regular election in 1985 and each odd year thereafter. b. District Three, District Four, District Five and the Mayor' s position will stand for regular election in 1986 and each even year thereafter. c. Bill Palmer shall serve as the resident representative of District Three until a successor qualifies by election in 1986 , or otherwise. Craig A. Wilson shall serve as the resident representative of District Four, until a successor qualifies by election in 1986 , or otherwise . James A. Welburn will serve as the resident representative of District Five until a successor qualifies by election in 1986 , or otherwise . Gary D. Cook will until a successor qualifies by election in 1986 , serve as Mayor q Y or otherwise. SECTION 7 . The terms of councilmen Thomas E. Swift, Charles Harper, and Charles Dean Thomas shall terminate after the election in 1985 , and their successor is duly elected and sworn into office . SECTION 8 . This ordinance and the specific plan of redistricting as set out herein, shall not become effective until they have received preclearance by the Attorney General of the United States of America, as required in Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 , as amended in 1982, United States Code Annotated, nor until they have further been held constitutional by the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas . SECTION 9 . The provisions of this ordinance shall prevail over any conflicting provisions in any other ordinance of the City or any provision of the Home Rule Charter of the City. SECTION 10 . The fact that approval of the proposed change in the system of representation of City is needed at the earliest possible date to insure all necessary conditions and requirements - 3 - • are met prior to the next official officers election in 1985, makes it necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health, safety and general welfare of the public, creates an emergency and this ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure, and this ordinance shall be in full force and effect immediately upon its passage, subject to the provisions of Section 8 . of this ordinance. PASSED AND APPROVED this the 94t/ day of LC2c�v , 1985 . • Alf.■"7 /' A Y 0 R 1 ATTEST: City Clerk - 4 - EXHIBIT A FILED WITH ORIGINAL ORDINANCE 37-85 IN VAULT FILING CABINET 446./je DISTRICT NO. 1 Beginning at the intersection of Call Field Road and Fairway Boulevard; Thence north with Fairway Boulevard crossing Seymour Highway (U.S. 82 and 277) and continuing north following the City limits with its meanders to a point being the extreme west City limits; Thence north with the City limits to the north side canal; Thence in an easterly direction following the meanders of said canal to the City limits, being west of City View Drive; Thence north with said City limits to the City limit line lying south of U. S . Highway No. 287 ; Thence following the City limits with its angles to City View Lane; Thence south with City View Lane to its point of intersection with the north side canal; Thence following said canal with its meanders to its intersection with Covington Lane; Thence south along Covington Lane to its point of intersection with Old U. S . Highway No. 287 ; Thence east with Old U. S. Highway No. 287 to its point of intersection with Central Expressway; Thence south on Central Expressway to its point of intersection with U . S. Highway 82 and 277 (5th Street) ; Thence west on U . S . Highway 82 and 277 (5th Street) to its point of intersection with Baylor Street; Thence south on Baylor Street to its point of intersection with 8th Street; Thence west on 8th Street to its point of intersection with Denver Street; Thence north on Denver Street to its point of intersection with 7th Street; Thence west on 7th Street to its point of intersection with Van Buren Street; Thence south on Van Buren Street to its point of intersection with 8th Street; Thence east on 8th Street to its point of intersection with Denver Street; Thence south on Denver Street to its point of intersection with 10th Street; Thence west on 10th Street to its point of intersection with Harrison Street; Thence south on Harrison Street to its point of intersection with Avenue F; - 1 DISTRICT NO. 1 Thence west on Avenue F to its point of intersection with Monroe Street; Thence in a southerly direction on Monroe Street to its point of intersection with Avenue J; Thence east on Avenue J to its point of intersection with Taft Street; Thence south on Taft Street to its point of intersection with Kell Boulevard; Thence southwest on Kell Boulevard to its point of intersection with Kemp Street; Thence south on Kemp Street to its point of intersection with Call Field Road; Thence west on Call Field Road to its intersection with Fairway Boulevard, being the place of beginning. - 2 DISTRICT NO. 2 Beginning at the intersection of Kell Boulevard and Brook Street; Thence north on Brook Street to its point of intersection with 10th Street; Thence west on 10th Street to its point of intersection with Denver Street; Thence north on Denver Street to its point of intersection with 8th Street; Thence west on 8th Street to its point of intersection with Van Buren Street; Thence north on Van Buren Street to its point of intersection with 7th Street; Thence east on 7th Street to its point of intersection with Denver Street; Thence south on Denver Street to its point of intersection with 8th Street; Thence east on 8th Street to its point of intersection with Baylor Street; Thence north on Baylor Street to its point of intersection with U . S . Highway 82 and 277 (5th Street) ; Thence east on U. S . Highway 82 and 277 (5th Street) to its point of intersection with Central Expressway; Thence north on Central Expressway to its point of intersection with north side canal; Thence west with the meanders of north side canal to its intersection with Loop 11; Thence north with Loop 11 to its point of intersection with Northwest Freeway (U. S . 287) ; Thence east with Northwest Freeway (U. S . 287) to its point of intersection with Central Expressway; Thence north on Central Expressway to its point of intersection with Airport Drive; Thence east on Airport Drive to its point of intersection with Sheppard Access Road; Thence south on Sheppard Access Road to its point of intersection with Industrial Boulevard; Thence east with Industrial Boulevard to its point of intersection with Old Burkburnett Highway; Thence north with Old Burkburnett Highway to its point of inter- section with Pleasant View Road; Thence east on Pleasant View Road to its point of intersection with Burkburnett Road; Thence south on Burkburnett Road to its point of intersection with railroad spur north of and running parallel to Clements Street; - 1 DISTRICT NO. 2 Thence east on railroad spur to its point of intersection with Fisher Street; Thence north on Fisher Street to its point of intersection with Rincon Avenue; Thence east with Rincon Avenue to its point of intersection with F.M. Road 171; Thence in a southeasterly direction to a point on undedicated East Lincoln Street which point lies in a northerly extension of Sellers Street; Thence due south to the Wichita River; Thence easterly down the Wichita River with its meanders to a point in the City limit line; Thence in an easterly and southerly direction following the City limits to a point of intersection of said City limit line with the MKT RR and Hammon Road (Waurika Highway) ; Thence south on Hammon Road to its point of intersection with Central Freeway East; Thence west with Central Freeway East to its point of intersection with McKinney Road; Thence northerly with McKinney Road to its point of intersection with Lucas Avenue; Thence west with Lucas Avenue to its point of intersection with Hines Boulevard; Thence in a northerly direction with Hines Boulevard to its point of intersection with Fort Worth Street; Thence west with Fort Worth Street to its point of intersection with Holliday Creek; Thence south with Holliday Creek to its intersection with East Scott Street; Thence west with East Scott Street to its point of intersection with Galveston Street; Thence west with Galveston Street to its point of intersection with Kentucky Street; Thence north with Kentucky Street to its point of intersection with Waco Street; Thence west with Waco Street to its point of intersection with Jacksboro Highway; Thence south with Jacksboro Highway to its point of intersection with Galveston Street; - 2 - L • DISTRICT NO. 2 Thence west with Galveston Street to its point of intersection with Austin Street; Thence northwest with Austin Street to its point of intersection with Fort Worth and Denver RR; Thence southwest with Fort Worth & Denver RR to its point of intersection with Bluff Street; Thence southeast with Bluff Street to its point of intersection with Galveston Street; Thence southeast with Galveston Street to its point of intersec- tion with Kell Boulevard; Thence southwest on Kell Boulevard to the point of beginning, being the intersection of Brook Street and Kell Boulevard. - 3 DISTRICT NO. 3 Beginning at a point in the south city limits at its point of intersection with State Highway No. 79; Thence in a northeasterly direction along State Highwayd No. 79 to its point of intersection with Southwest Parkway (F.M. 369) ; Thence in a westerly direction along Southwest Parkway (F.M. 369) to its point of intersection with Taft Blvd. ; Thence North along Taft Blvd. to its point of intersection with Hampstead Lane; Thence West alone Hampstead Lane to its intersection with Milby Ave. ; Thence along Milby Ave. to its point of interestion with Fain Street; Thence along Fain Street to its point of intersection with Speedway Ave. ; Thence along Speedway Ave. to its point of intersection with Taft Blvd. ; Thence along Taft Blvd. to its point of intersection with Kell Blvd. ; Thence along Kell Blvd. to its point of intersection with Kemp Street; Thence South along Kemp Street to its point of intersection with Call Field ; Thence west along Call Field Road to its point of intersection with Fairway Blvd. ; Thence North along Fairway Blvd. to its point of intersection with Seymour Highway (U.S . Highway 82 and 277) ; Thence following the city limits with its meanders to point of intersection with Lake Wichita; Thence following the shore lines of Lake Wichita to the point of beginning. DISTRICT NO. 4 Beginning at the point of intersection of the south city limits with State Highway No. 79; Thence in a northeasterly direction with State Highway No. 79 to its point of intersection with Southwest Parkway (F.M. 369) ; Thence in a westerly direction along Southwest Parkway (F.M. 369) to its point of intersection with Taft Blvd. ; Thence northerly along Taft Blvd. to its point of intersection with Hampstead Lane; Thence westerly along Hampstead Lane to its point of intersec- tion with Milby Ave. ; Thence northerly along Milby Ave. to its point of intersection with Fain Street; Thence easterly along Fain Street to its point of intersection with Speedway Ave. ; Thence northerly with Speedway Ave. to its point of intersection with Taft Street; Thence northerly along Taft Street to its point of intersection with Avenue J; Thence west along Avenue J to its point of intersection with Monroe Street; Thence north along Monroe Street to its point of intersection with Avenue F; Thence east with Avenue F to its point of intersection with Harrison Street; Thence north along Harrison Street to its point of intersection with 10th Street; Thence east along 10th Street to its point of intersection with Brook Street; Thence south along Brook Street to its point of intersection with Kell Blvd. ; Thence easterly along Kell Blvd. to its point of intersection with Galveston Street; Thence easterly along Galveston Street to its point of inter- section with Bluff Street; Thence northerly along Bluff Street to its point of intersec- tion with Fort Worth & Denver RR spur; Thence easterly along the Fort Worth & Denver RR spur to its point of intersection with Austin Street; Thence southerly along Austin Street to its point of intersec- tion with Galveston Street; Thence east along Galveston Street to its point of intersection with Jacksboro Highway; Thence north on Jacksboro Highway to its point of intersection with Waco Street; - 1 - r Thence east along Waco Street to its point of intersection with Kentucky Street; Thence south along Kentucky Street to its point of intersec- tion with Galveston Street; Thence easterly with Galveston Street to its point of inter- section with East Scott Street (U. S. Highway 82 and 287) ; Thence easterly along East Scott Street (U. S . Highway 82 and 287) to its point of intersection with Holliday Creek; Thence northerly with Holliday Creek to Fort Worth Street; Thence east with Fort Worth Street to its point of intersec- tion with Hines Blvd. THence south with Hines Blvd. to its point of intersection with Lucas Ave. ; Thence east with Lucas Ave . to its point of intersection with McKinney Road; Thence south with McKinney Road to its point of intersection with Central Freeway East; Thence East with Crentral Freeway East to its point of inter- section with Hammon Road; Thence north with Hammon Road to its point of intersection with the MK&T RR; Thence following the city limits with its meanders in an easterly , southerly and westerly direction to the point of beginning, said point being the intersection of the south city limits with State Highway No. 79 . - 2 r DISTRICT NO. 5 Beginning at the intersection of the north City limits line and the MKT Railroad; Thence in a southerly and westerly direction with the City limits line to its intersection with City View Lane; Thence south with City View Lane to its intersection with the north side canal; Thence in an easterly direction with the north side canal to its intersection with Covington Lane; Thence south with Covington Lane to its intersection with Old Iowa Park Highway (Old U . S . Highway No. 287) ; Thence east with Old Iowa Park Highway to its intersection with Central Freeway; Thence northerly with Central Freeway to its intersection with the north side canal; Thence westerly with the north side canal to its intersection with Loop 11; Thence northerly with Loop 11 to its intersection with Northwest Freeway; Thence easterly with Northwest Freeway to its intersection with Central Freeway; Thence north with Central Freeway to its intersection with Airport Drive; Thence easterly with Airport Drive to its intersection with Sheppard Access Road; Thence southerly with Sheppard Access Road to its intersection with Industrial Boulevard; Thence east with Industrial Boulevard to its intersection with Old Burk Highway; Thence northerly with Old Burk Highway to its intersection with Pleasant View Drive; Thence east with Pleasant View Drive to Burkburnett Road; Thence south with Burkburnett Road to its intersection with a railroad spur lying north and parallel to Clements Street; Thence east with such railroad spur to its intersection with Fisher Street; Thence north with Fisher Street to its intersection with Rincon Avenue; Thence east with Rincon Avenue to its intersection with F.M. 171; Thence in a southeasterly direction to a point in East Lincoln Street (an undedicated street) , which point lies in the northerly extension of Sellers Street; - 1 - . DISTRICT NO. 5 Thence south to the Wichita River; Thence easterly down the Wichita River with its meanders to a point in the City limits line; Thence in a northerly and westerly direction with such City limits line to the place of beginning . - 2 Affidavit of Publication THE STATE OF TEXAS COUNTY OF WICHITA (Paste Clipping Here) .ORDINANCE NO.29-85 On this 18th day of April ORDINANCE GRANTING WAIVER OF SECTION 31-41 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES TO A D 1985 . personally appeared before me, the undersigned authority ALLOW ISSUANCE OF A. TAXI. CHAUFFEUR'S LICENSE TO K.T. MEDLINGER. ORDINANCE NO.30-85 Toni Belvedere , bookkeeper AN ORDINANCE CLOSING, VA- . CATING, AND ABANDONING • PORTIONS OF AN EIGHT (8) for the Times Publishing Company of Wichita Falls, publishers of the FOOT WIDE EAST-WEST UTILITY EASEMENT AND A FIFTEEN(15) FOOT WIDE NORTH-SOUTH Wichita Falls Record News, a newspaper published at Wichita Falls in UTILITY EASEMENT IN LOT 2-A, BLOCK 7, SOUTHWEST Wichita County, Texas, and upon being duly sworn by me, on oath states PARKWAY CENTER ADDITION, WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS ORDINANCE NO.31-85 that the attached.advertisement is a true and correct copy of advertising AN ORDINANCE WAIVING THE MINIMUM BUILDING SETBACK REQUIREMENTS ALONG published in atiE 11 issues thereof on the following BAYLOR STREET FOR LOT 16-A, BOYD SUBDIVISION, WICHITA dates: FALLS,TEXAS ORDINANCE NO.32-85 A�r i 1 18i ORDINANCE CHANGING THE SECOND REGULAR CITY COUN- CIL MEETING IN APRIL, 1985 TO : APRIL 23, 1985, AT 8:30 .1-"FX_,[�. O'CLOCK A.M. • ORDINANCE NO.33-85 Bookkeeper for Times Publishing Company ORDINANCE WAIVING SEC- TION 25-60 OF THE CODE ORDI- of Wichita Falls NANCES ALLOWING THE NOTRE DAME SCHOOLS TO HAVE A TRANSIENT SHOW AT NOTRE Subscribed and sworn to before me this the day and year first above DAME SCHOOL ON MAY 3, 4, AND 5, 1985 I ) written. ORDINANCE NO.34-85 r• ORDINANCE MAKING AN AP- PROPRIATION FROM THE GEN- ERAL FUND TO ACCOUNT NO. - 11-012-4430, AND DECLARING • AN EMERGENCY • ORDINANCE NO.35-85 ORDINANCE WAIVING SEC- — TIONS 4-5 AND 4-24 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES ALLOW THE SALE OF BEER AT THE NOTRE DAME SPRING FESTIVAL ON MAY 3,4,AND 5, 1985 ORDINANCE NO.36-85 .401'1!f!ao;,. ORDINANCE TO RESCIND ORDI- ;<'C:4 ' 4' • NANCE 123-84 AND TO AMEND SECTION 32-21 OF CODE OF `.;`> JOY DAVIS ORDINANCES TO ESTABLISH '��u=1f7 TeX2S . THE POLICIES GOVERNING DE- - -POSITS FOR ALL PERSONS AND L✓jJ Co inussio11 • BUSINESSES DESIRING TO USE ,;,• ':,: ;,•' CITY WATER "^,:r ;rs.,s•' ORDINANCE NO.36-85 ORDINANCE ADOPTING A SYS- TEM OF REPRESENTATION BASED ON SINGLE-MEMBER DISTRICTS AND A MAYOR AND ONE COUNCILMAN ELECTED AT LARGE;SPECIFYING THE TERMS AND YEARS OF ELECTION; DE- SCRIBING THE BOUNDARIES OF THE DISTRICTS;PROVIDING FOR COUNCILMEN AND THE MAYOR TO BE ELECTED BY A PLURALITY VOTE; PROVIDING AN EFFEC- T TIVE DATE; DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.