Loading...
Ord 2373 11/21/1967 ORDINANCE NO. dg 3 73 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS, BY ADDING SECTION 15. 38, PROHIBITING THE KEEPING, HAVING IN POSSESSION, USE OF OR PERMITTING THE USE OF CARBON TETRACHLORIDE FIRE EXTINGUISHER WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS, PROVIDING FOR ENFORCEMENT, PROVIDING A FINE FOR VIOLATION; DECLARING AN EMERGENCY. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS, THAT: SECTION 1. The Code of Ordinances of the City of Wichita Falls is amended by adding a Section to be numbered 15 .38, to read as follows : "Section 15.38. Carbon tetrachloride fire extinguisher, prohibited. (a) It shall hereafter be unlawful for any person or persons to keep, have in their possession, or on their premises, to use or permit the use of a carbon tetrachloride fire extin- guisher within the City Limits of the City of Wichita Falls, Texas. (b) This Section shall be enforced by the Fire Marshal of the City or his authorized representative. " SECTION 2. Any person who violates any provision of Y P Y P this ordinance shall be punished by a fine of not exceeding Two Hundred Dollars ($200 .00) . Each day any violation of this ordi- nance shall continue shall constitute a separate offense. SECTION 3. The fact that many people live within the City of Wichita Falls and that certain precautions are necessary when using a carbon tetrachloride fire extinguisher and the fact that many people are unfamiliar with the dangers involved in the use of this type of extinguisher and there is an urgent need for their protection, this ordinance is declared an emergency mea- sure on the ground of urgent public need for the preservation of the peace, health and safety of life of the citizens of the City and said ordinance shall take effect immediately upon its passage. PASSED AND APPROVED this the 21st day of November, 1967 . M A Y O R ATTEST: • 7-1.0'-rit City Clerk • Affidavit of Publication ORDINANCE NO. 2373 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE THE STATE! OF TEXAS CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF ADD- ING SECTION 15.38 WIALTEXPROHIBITIING COUNTY OF WICHITA THE KEEPING, HAVING IN POSSES- SION, USE OF OR PERMITTING THE Here) USE OF CARBON TETRACHLORIDE December EXTINGUISHER WITHIN THE t CITY LIMITS, PROVIDING FOR EN- On tins �` DecBDecember day of . FORCEMENT, PROVIDING A FINE FOR VIOLATION; DECLARING AN EMERGENCY. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF A.D. . 1967. personally appeared before me, the undersigned authority WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS, THAT: �yy L SECTION 1. The Code of Ordinances of Katherine Parrish , bookkeeper the City of Wichita Falls is amended by adding a Section to be numbered 15.38, to read as follows: "Section 15.38. Carbon Tetrachloride fire extinguisher, prohibited. (a) It shall hereafter be unlawful for the Times Publishing Company of Wichita. Falls, publishers of the for any person or persons to keep, have in their possession, or on their pre- mises, to use or permit the use of a Wichita Falls Record News, a newspaper published. at Wichita Falls in carbon tetrachloride fire extinguisher within the City Limits of the City of Wichita County, Texas, and upon being duly sworn by me, on oath states Wichita Falls, Texas. (b) This Section shall be enforced by, the Fire Marshal of the City or his au- thorized representative." that the attached,advertisement is a true and correct copy of advertising SECTION 2. Any person who violates One ( ) 1 any provision of this ordinance shall be ` i• .issues thereof on the following punished by a fine of not exceeding Two published iris,._ Hundred Dollars (5200.00). Each day any violation of this ordinance shall con- dates' tinue shall constitute a separate offense,i ' SECTION 3. The fact that many people December 5, 1967 live within the City of Wichita Falls and that certain precautions are necessary when using a carbon tetrachloride fire extinguisher and the fact that many pen- , ,F--�;C-�ti _ ,L7C%�/1/!Ai""". pte are unfamiliar with the dangers in- {/i volved in the use of this type of ex- tinguisher and there is an urgent need Bookkeeper for Times Publishing Company for their protection, this ordinance is declared an emergency measure on the ground of urgent public need for the of Wichita Falls prevention of the peace, health and safe- ty of life of the citizens of the City and said ordinance shall take effect Immed- iately upon its passage. Subscribed and sworn to before me this the day and year first above PASSAGE AND APPROVED this the 21st day of November, 1967, s—R.C.Ran-, (SEAL) written. tier, Mayor ATTEST: s-Wilma J. Thomas, City Clerk —' -s.-,....,.. - C-2-ga-' v, d-o.-■,..r«' 1" ,.. —, . , ,