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  77.675.  Ordinances, adoption and repeal process (City of Farmington). — 1.  In addition to the process for passing ordinances provided in section 77.080, the council of any city of the third classification with more than fifteen thousand but fewer than seventeen thousand inhabitants and located in any county of the first classification with more than sixty-five thousand but fewer than seventy-five thousand inhabitants may adopt or repeal any ordinance by passage of a bill that sets forth the ordinance and specifies that the ordinance so proposed shall be submitted to the registered voters of the city at the next municipal election.  The bill shall be passed under and pursuant to the procedures in section 77.080, except that it shall take effect upon approval of a majority of the voters rather than upon the approval and signature of the mayor.

  2.  If the mayor approves the bill and signs the bill*, the question shall be submitted to the voters in substantially the following form:


Shall the following ordinance be (adopted) (repealed)? (Set out ordinance.)
☐ YES ☐ NO


  3.  If a majority of the voters voting on the proposed ordinance vote in favor, such ordinance shall become a valid and binding ordinance of the city.


(L. 2013 S.B. 23 merged with S.B. 58)

*Word "it" appears in original rolls of S.B. 58, 2013.

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