ARTICLE I.
IN GENERAL

Sec. 2-1 Seal.

The seal of the city shall be in common form, with the words “City of Kingman, Arizona, Incorporated, 1952” inscribed on it.

(Code 1966, § 2-10)

Sec. 2-2 Signing and attesting official documents.

All ordinances, resolutions, and other official documents and papers of the city shall be signed by the mayor or acting mayor and attested by the city clerk.

Sec. 2-3 City map.

(a) The certified copy of the “Official City Map—City of Kingman, As Amended August 1987,” filed for record under fee entry number 87-34765 dated August 18, 1987, in the office of the county recorder and declared a public record by the city resolution number 1170 is hereby adopted by reference as the official map of the city, and made a part of this Code.

(b) Three (3) certified copies of said map shall be placed on file in the office of the city clerk, and be available for public use and inspection.

(Code 1966, § 2-11; Ord. No. 316, §§ 1, 2, 4-10-78; Ord. No. 670, § 1, 9-8-87, made pub. rec. by Res. No. 1170, 9-8-87)

Sec. 2-4 Policy for use of city complex and community center rooms.

There is hereby adopted by the common council for the purpose of providing a policy for the use of complex meeting rooms and the Kingman Community Center the public record entitled “Policy for Use of City Complex Meeting Rooms and Kingman Community Center,” dated April 3, 2000, three (3) copies of which are on file with the city clerk.

(Res. No. 3514, §§ 1, 2, 4-3-00)

Sec. 2-5 Fee for returned checks.

A fee of fifteen dollars ($15.00) shall be assessed against all persons who issue checks to the city when the checks are returned for insufficient funds, no account or closed account.

(Res. No. 1296, 3-6-89)

Editor’s note: Resolution No. 1296, adopted Mar. 6, 1969 did not specifically amend this Code; hence, its inclusion as § 2-5 was at the discretion of the editor.

Sec. 2-6 Publication of legal notices.

Except when specifically designated otherwise by this Code, by a city ordinance or resolution, or by state or federal law, the city clerk or other authorized city officer, shall publish legal notices as follows:

(a) If the place of publication of the notice is not specified, publication shall be in a newspaper of general circulation within the city limits.

(b) If the number of times the notice is to be published is not specified, publication shall be at least once in either a daily or weekly newspaper.

(c) “Newspaper” is as defined in A.R.S. § 39-201.

(Ord. No. 1240, § 1, 12-20-99)

Sec. 2-7 Fair housing.

(a) The Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 as amended requires that all applicants for community development block grant funds certify that they shall affirmatively further fair housing; and

(b) The Civil Rights Act of 1968 (commonly known as the Federal Fair Housing Act) and the Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988 declare a national policy to prohibit discrimination in the sale, rental, leasing and financing of housing or land to be used for the construction of housing or in the provision of brokerage services, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin; and

(c) Fairness is the foundation of the American system and reflects traditional American values; and

(d) Discriminatory housing practices undermine the strength and vitality of America and its people;

(e) The mayor and common council of the City of Kingman, Arizona hereby wish all persons living, working, doing business in or traveling through this City of Kingman to know that:

Discrimination in the sale, rental, leasing and financing of housing or land to be used for construction of housing, or in the provision of brokerage services on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin is prohibited by Title VIII of the Fair Housing Act Amendments of 1988; and that it is the policy of the City of Kingman to implement programs, within the constraints of its resources, to ensure equal opportunity in housing for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin; and within available resources the City of Kingman will assist all persons who feel they have been discriminated against in housing issues on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, handicap familial status or national origin to seek equity under existing federal and state laws to file a compliant with the Arizona Attorney General’s Office or the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; and that the City of Kingman shall publicize this Resolution and thereby encourage owners of rental properties, developers, builders and others involved with housing to become aware of their respective responsibilities and rights under the Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988 and any applicable state or local laws or ordinances; and that the City of Kingman shall undertake the following actions to additionally “affirmatively further fair housing.”

(Res. No. 3716, 4-1-02; Res. No. 3836, 4-21-03; Res. No. 3956, 4-5-04; Res. No. 4100, 3-21-05; Res. No. 4283, 5-1-06; Res. No. 4411, 3-19-07)

Secs. 2-82-14. Reserved.