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10.15.050 Appointment and authority of revisor.
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(a) The City Attorney is designated as Revisor of ordinances and may act either in person or by delegating authority contained herein to another, and where “Revisor” is used herein, it will apply either to the City Attorney or his delegate.

(b) In the case of additions to this Code or amendments to, or repeal of, any provisions of this Code by subsequent ordinances, the Revisor shall prepare new pages of the Code to be placed in the proper order to show such added provisions, to replace the amended provisions with the new provisions as amended, and to omit the repealed provisions.

(c) The Revisor of ordinances shall revise for consolidation in the Kenai Municipal Code all ordinances of a permanent and general nature enacted by the Council.

(d) The Revisor shall edit and revise the ordinances for consolidation without changing the meaning of any ordinance in the following manner:

(1) Renumber sections, parts of sections, chapters, and titles;

(2) Change, delete, or provide new titles for sections, chapters, and titles;

(3) Change capitalization for the purpose of uniformity;

(4) Substitute the proper designation for the terms “the preceding section,” “this ordinance” and like terms;

(5) Substitute the proper calendar date for “effective date of this act,” “date of passage of this act,” and other phrases of similar import;

(6) Strike out figures if they are merely a repetition of written words or vice versa, or substitute figures for written words or vice versa for the purpose of uniformity;

(7) Correct manifest errors which are clerical or typographical, errors in spelling or grammar, or errors by way of additions or omissions;

(8) Correct manifest errors in reference to laws, regulations, ordinances, or other sections of this Code;

(9) Rearrange sections, combine sections or parts of sections with other sections or parts of sections, divide long sections into two or more sections, and rearrange the order of sections to conform to a logical arrangement of subject matter as may most generally be followed in the Kenai Municipal Code;

(10) Change all sections, when possible, to read in the present tense, indicative mood, active voice, third person, and singular number, or any other necessary grammatical change in the manner generally followed in the Kenai Municipal Code.

(11) Delete or change sections or parts of sections if a deletion or change is necessary because of ordinance amendments which did not specifically amend or repeal them;

(12) Omit all temporary laws, all titles to acts, all enacting and repealing clauses, all declarations of emergency, and all purpose, validity, and construction clauses unless, from their nature, it may be necessary to retain some of them to preserve the full meaning and intent of the ordinances.

(Ords. 543, 559)