TITLE 2. ADMINISTRATION AND PERSONNELTITLE 2. ADMINISTRATION AND PERSONNEL\Chapter 2.16 MUNICIPAL COURT AND MUNICIPAL JUDGE

A.    The City of Belleville, a City of the second class, by virtue of the power vested in it by Article 12, Section 5 of the Constitution of the state of Kansas, elects to exempt and does exempt itself from and make inapplicable to it K.S.A. 12-4112, adopted by the Kansas Legislature, that is not uniformly applicable to all cities, the Legislature having made special provisions applying to certain classes of cities in such enactment.

B.    In lieu of KSA 12-4112, the governing body of the city adopts the following provision:

       In all municipal court cases where the accused person or persons plead guilty or nolo contendere, or are found guilty of a violation of the ordinances of the city, such person( s) shall be assessed costs for the administration of justice in the municipal court of the city, and such costs shall be determined by ordinance.

(Charter Ord. 6 §§ 1, 2, 1985)

The Mayor, subject to the approval of the City Council shall appoint the Judge of the Municipal Court.

(Code 2016)

The municipal judge shall have exclusive jurisdiction to hear and determine all cases for offenses against the ordinances of the city.

(Ord. 6 § 1, 1916)

A.    It shall be the duty of the municipal judge to preside over the city’s municipal court, and the municipal judge shall have jurisdiction to hear and determine cases involving violations of the ordinances of the city and such other powers and duties as set forth in Kansas Statutes Annotated, Chapter 12.

B.    The salary of the municipal judge is fixed in the sum of six thousand dollars ($6,000.00) per year, payable in monthly installments of five hundred dollars, as earned, in full compensation for all services performed by him or her, as designated in subsection A of this section.

(Code 2016)

In all municipal court cases where the accused person or persons, as the case may be, plead guilty or nolo contendere, or is found guilty, such person shall be assessed costs in the amount of Seventy Five Dollars ($75.00) for the administration of justice in the municipal court, and in addition thereto, in cases of extreme hardship, the municipal judge is hereby empowered to waive court costs, or to permit the payment of the same by installments.

(Charter Ord. 6 §§ 1, 2, 1985)