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Chapter 30: General Provisions
Code of Ordinances for the City of Wayne, Nebraska


Chapter 30: General Provisions

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30.01 CORPORATE EXISTENCE

The city is hereby found and declared to be a city of more than 5,000 persons. The city shall be governed by the laws of the state regulating cities of the first class.

(2002 Code, § 2-1)

Statutory reference:

Cities of the first class defined, see Neb. RS 16-101
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30.02 SERVICE OF PROCESS

All process affecting the city may be served by personal, residence or certified mail service upon the Mayor or the City Clerk.

(2002 Code, § 2-2)

Statutory reference:

Service of process, see Neb. RS 16-115
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30.03 POWERS

(A)  The city is a body corporate and politic.

(B)  It shall have all the general powers provided to it pursuant to Neb. RS 16-201.

(2002 Code, § 2-3)
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30.04 CODIFICATION OF ORDINANCES

The city shall have the power to revise the ordinances of the city in accordance with Neb. RS 16-247.

(2002 Code, § 2-4)
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30.05 EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACT

The State Emergency Management Act, being Neb. RS 81-829.36 through 81-829.75 as it now exists or may hereafter be amended to provide is adopted as part of this code, as if set out in full in this code.

(2002 Code, § 2-5)

Statutory reference:

State Emergency Management Act, see Neb. RS 81-829.36 et seq.
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30.06 EMINENT DOMAIN

The Council may, after negotiations in good faith have failed, bring condemnation actions for the acquisition of property within the city or without the city as provided by law. Such procedure shall be prescribed by state law and damages shall be paid.

(2002 Code, § 2-6)

Statutory reference:

Authority for eminent domain, see Neb. RS 19-709
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30.07 OFFICIAL CORPORATE SEAL

The official corporate seal of the city shall be kept in the office of the City Clerk and shall bear the following inscription: ASeal, City of Wayne, Nebraska, Incorporated February 2, 1884. The City Clerk shall affix an impression of the official seal to all warrants, licenses, permits, ordinances and all other official papers issued by order of the Council and countersigned by the City Clerk.

(2002 Code, § 2-7)

Statutory reference:

Corporate seal, see Neb. RS 16-115
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