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0000BASKETBALL Aedallion Electric Inc. obile parks, electric heal commercial & residential, i Pho L08-5606 or ,, LO00-.4640 Re-rooflng Specialists [ 0rdinances Involve Hoselton Roofing Co.[ Licensed and Bonded I AllTypes C0de, Fees, Roads VA2-7813 evenings j (The complete texts of Ordinances 477, 479 and 480 will be found elsewhere.--Editor) Passed by Monroe councilmen last week were ordinances adopting a Monroe Municipal Code, raising bicycle license fees and setting new road standards. Repealed with the adoption of the new municipal code were a number of outdated ordinances. As recommended at a previous council meeting bicycle license fees were increased from 75 cents to $1 to meet increased costs of licensing. Design standards for city streets were com- piled to follow county and state standards with the more rigid of the two prevailing should they conflict. In other council business purchase was made of Monroe water system maps from Lee John- son & Associates at a cost not to exceed $1,000. The eight maps including index will measure 24 by 36 inches each. Referred to the finance committee for a rec- ommendation February 14 were bids for city insurance. Read was a bid of $2,657 from Northwest Mutual Insurance Company represented by Bordon Soma and one for $2,782 from General Insurance Company represented by Whitfteld Insurance. Mrs. Ann Francis, city clerk, read a sum- marized audit report in which the condition of the city was termed sound with good budget control and general compliance with standard procedures. Mers Saw & Fixit Shop QUALIF lED LOCKSMITH Keys fitted to any lock, Combinations changed Doors opened any time day or night Complete sharpen service Lawn mowers, K|ves Hand, Circular and and scissors Chain Saws Small gas engines overhauled &Tuned Up Located on Westwick Rd., 2 m|les E. of Hwy t2 Rt. 2 Box 219f Snohomish Phone LOSgTI WANTED! Bus Drivers .Male or Female Starhng Wage: $200 month Apply... Office of Superintendent Monroe School Dist. 103 Marchers Norway Sought Native Any groups or individ- uals wishing to partici- pate in the March of Dimes drive for Monroe are asked to contact Bill Davisson, spokesman for the county group. PURDY & KERR CHApEl- FUNERAL DIRECTORS AMBULANCE SERVICE Mon. 794-7049 - Cam. ED3-6835 Member of PURPLE CROSS PLAN Succumbs Private funeral ser- vices have been held for Bergljot Strand- enaes, 71, of 224 South Blakely Street, who died January 24 at Valley General Hospital. Mr. Strandenaes, a 2 1/2 year resident of Monroe, was born in Norway on NoVember 9, 1896. Surviving him are a sister, Aagot M. Knurl- sen of 224 South Blak- ely, and a brother, Brede Knudsen, 229 South Blakely. Services were held at Purdy & Kerr Now tiM i Im la V8 You can get an Impala V8 Sport Coupe, 4-Door Sedan or an Impala Station Wagon specially equipped with popular equipment at sale savings. Choose the Impa a Sport Coupe (foreground), roomy 4-Door Sedan, two- or three-seat Impala Wagon. For a limited time only, your Chevrolet dealer is offering four popular Impala V8 models specially equipped at a savings. Additional savings are available on three popular packages of equipment. Every Impala V8 sale car has for added beauty and protection: Whitewall Tires Front Fender Lights Appearance Guard Group (includes door-edge guards; color-keyed floor mats, front and rear; front and rear bumper guards on coupes and sedans, front bumper guards on wagons) Pick this package for performance and additional savingsl Big 327-cubic-inch 275-hp V8 Powerglide Automatic Transmission Pick this package for power assists and additional savingsl Power Steering Power Brakes Pick yourself a package of convenience and additional savingsl Power Steering Power Disc Brakes Comfortilt Steering Wheel Be smart. Be sure. Buy now at your Chevrolet dealer's. ............................................................................................................................................................. COLLINS CHEVROLET, Inc. MAIN & MADISON ST. MONROE, WASH. PHONE: 794-7600 Feb. 1,1968, Monitor, Monroe, Wash., Page Three MONROE vs KINGS GARDEN AT Snohomish I I I II CHARLES R. (BOB) FISHER knows Snohomtsh County. In years of Service as Search and Rescue Co-ordinator, he has had an inside view of county government and its problems. CAPTAIN BOB FISHER can help the Free- holders avoid destroying proven capabilities in the process of correcting administrative tnadeauactes. Elec# CAPTAIN BOB FISHER A FREEHOLDER os 3, 391h Dist. Paid for by Committee for sensible county government Don Fisher, Chairman LEGAL NOTICE O RDINANCE NO. 477 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF MONROE, WASHINGTON, ADOPTING THE CODIFICATION OF ALL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF MONROE OF A GENERAL PUBLIC OR PERMANENT NATURE AS THE OFFICIAL CODE OF THE SAID CITY AS PRO- VIDED BY AND PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 97, LAWS OF 1957, AS AMENDED BY CHAPTER 7, LAWS OF 1965 (RCW 35.21. 500 - 35.21.570. WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Monroe has authorized the codification of all ordinances of a general or pub- lic nature or imposing a fine, penalty or forfeiture, and WHEREAS, such codification has now been completed and a printed copy thereof filed with the City Clerk, and WHEREAS, Chapter 97, Laws of 1957, as amended by Chapter 7, Laws of 1965 (RCW 35.21.500 - 35.21. 570)provide for the adoption of such codification by enacting an ordinance adopting such codification as the official code of such City and sets forth certain procedural requirements therein for such adop- tion, which requirements have been fully complied with, NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MONROE DO ORDAIN: Section 1. Adoption of Code. That the said codificatiov of the ordinances of the City of Monroe of general, public or permanent nature as contained and set forth in the printed copy thereof on file in the office of the City Clerk entitled "MONROE MUNICIPAL CODE" be and the same is hereby adopted as the official code of the City of Monroe as provided by Chapter 97, Laws of 1957, as amended by Chapter 7, Laws of 1965 (RCW 35.21.500 - 35.21.570. Section 2. Title - - Citation - - Reference. This code shall be known as the "MONROE MUNICIPAL CODE" and it shall be sufficient to refer to said code as the "Monroe Municipal Code" in any prosecution for the violation of any provision there. of or in any proceeding at law or equity. It shall also be suffi- cient to designate any ordinance adding to, amending, correct- ing, or repealing all or any part or portion thereof as an addition to, amendment to, correction of, or repeal of the "Monroe Municipal Code". Further reference may be had to the titles, chapters, sections and subsections of the "Monroe Municipal Code" and such reference shall apply to that numbered title, chapter, section or subsection as it appears in this code. Section 3. Definitions and construction. Unless the con- text otherwiserequires, the following words and phrases where used in the ordinances of the City of Monroe, Washington, shall have the meaning and construction given in this section: (a) "Code" means the "Monroe Municipal Code". (b) "City" means the city of Monroe, Washington. (c) "City Council" means the city council of the city of Monroe, Washington. (d) "County" means the county of Snohomish, State of Washington. (e) "Person" means any natural person, firm, association joint venture, joint stock company, partnership, organization, club, company, corporation, business trust, or their manager, lessee, agent, servant, officer, or employee of any of them. (f) "State" means the state of Washington. (g) "Oath" includes affirmation. (h) Gender. The masculine gender includes the feminine and neuter. (i) Number. The singular number includes the plural, and the plural the singular. (j) Tenses. The present tense includes the past and future tenses, and the future tense includes the present tense. (k) Shall, May. "Shall" is mandatory, "may" is per- missive. (1) Title of office. The use of the title of any officer, employee, department, board or commission means that officer, employee, department, board or commission of the city of Monroe, Washington. Section 4. Title, chapter and section headings. Title, chapter and section headings contained herein shall not be deemed to govern, limit, modify or in anymanner affect the scope, meaning or intent of the provisions of any title, chapter or section hereof. Section 5. Reference to specific ordinances. The provisions of this code shall not in any manner affect deposits or other matters of record which refer to, or are otherwise connected with ordinances which are therein specific- ally designated by number or otherwise and which are included within this code, but such reference shall be construed toapply to the corresponding provisions contained within this code. Section 6. Effect of code on past actions and oblilations, Neither the adoption of this code nor the repeal or am- endment hereby of any ordinance or pa-------'rt or portion of any ordi- nance of the city shall in any manner affect the prosecution for violations of ordinances, which violations were committed prior to the effective date hereof, nor be construed as a waiver of any license, fee, or penalty at said effective date due and unpaid under such ordinances, nor to be construed as affecting any of the provisions of such ordinances relating to the collection of any such license, fee, or penalty, or the penal provisions ap- plicable to any violation thereof, nor to affect the validity of any bond or cash deposit in lieu thereof required to be posted, filed, or deposited pursuant to any ordinance, and all rights and obligations thereunder appertaining shall continue in full force and effect. Section q. Copies as proof of ordinances. As provided for by RCW 35.21. 550, copies of such Code in published form shall be received without further proof as the ordinances of per- manent and general effect of the City of Monroe by all courts and administrative tribunals of this state. Section 8. Adoption of new material. New material shall be adopted by the City Council as separate ordinances prior to the inclusion thereof in such codification: Provided,that any ordinance ainending the codification shall set forth in full the section or sections of the codification being amended, and this shall constitute a sufficient compliance with any statu- tory requirement that no ordinance nor any section thereof shall be revised or amended unless the new ordinance sets forth the revised ordinance or amended section in full. Section 9. Purpose of catchllnes. The catchUnes lncon- nection with the titles, chapters and sections of the Monroe Municipal Code are inserted as a matter of convenience, and they shall be wholly disregarded by any person, officer, court or other tribunal in construing the terms and provisions of the Monroe Municipal Code. Section 10. Continuation of ordinances. The provisions of the Monroe Municipal Code, insofar as they are substantially the same as ordinances heretofore adopted by the City of Monroe shall be construed as continuations thereof and not as new enact- ments. Section 11. Reference applies to amendments. When- ever a reference is made to any portion of the Monroe Municipal Code, or to any ordinances of the City of Monroe, such refer- ence shall apply to all amendments and additions now or here- after made. Section 12. Violations -- Penalty. Any person violating any of the provisions or failing to comply with any of the man- datory requirements of the ordinances of Monroe shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. Any person convicted of a misdemeanor under the ordinances of Monroe shall be punished by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars, or by imprisonment not to exceed six months, or by both such fine and imprisonment. Each such person shall be guilty of a separate offense for each and every day during any portion of which any violation of any pro- vision of the ordinances of Monroe is committed, continued, or permitted by any such person, and he shall be punished accord- ingly. Section 13. Failure to pa), fine, costs, upon the ren- dition of judgment against any defendant for violation of any ordinance of this city, the appropriate police magistrate or jus- tice of the peace shall make an order and enter the same upon his docket, that if the defendant shall neglect or refuse to satis- fy such judgment and costs of suit, he shall be confined in the city jail or other place of confinement provided for that purpose, one day for each Ten Dollars ($10.00) of such judgment and costs, and during such confinement he may be required to labor upon the streets or do other work for the city under the supervi- sion and direction of the chief of police. Execution shall be is- sued Immediately upon the rendition of judgment. "Court costs" shall be Four Dollars ($4.00) pins driver education per state stat- ute, plus wlmess fees, plus fees for service of subpoenas and warrants. Section 14. Severability. If any section, subsection  sentence, clause, phrase, portion, or part of this code is for any reason held tO be invalid or unconstitutional by any court of competent jurisdiction, such decision shall not affect the valid- ity of the remaining portions of this code. The city council hereby declares that it would have adopted this code and each section, subsection, sentence, clause, phrase, part, or portion thereof, irrespective of the fact that any one or more sections, subsections, clauses, phrases, parts, or portions be declared in- valid or unconstitutional. Section 15. Savin clause. Nothing contained in this ordinance or in the Monroe Municipal Code adopted herein shall be construed as abating any action now pending under or by vir- tue of any general ordinance of the City of Monroe herein re- pealed; or as discontinuing, abating, modifying or altering any penalty accrued or to accrue, or as affecting the liability of any person, firm or corporation, or as waiving any right of the city under any ordinance or provision thereof tn force at the time of passage of this ordinance. Section 16. Repeal. All general ordinances of the city of Monroe not Included in this code or excluded from the opera. tion and effect of this section are hereby repealed, including hut not limited to the following numbered ordinances: Nos. 5, 7, 14. 17, 24, 28, 33, 34, 38, 40, 42, 43, 44, 46. 47, 50, 56, 6"/, 76, 78, 79, 80. 81. 82, 84, 85. 90, 95, 97, 99, 101, 105, 108, 112, 113, 116, 119, 128, 129. 130, 153, 158, 167, 171, 179, Sections 2 and 3 of 197, 198A, 208. 210. 218, 219, 222. 228, 232, 23"/, 238. 247, 248. 249, 251, 252, 266. 268, 2"/2, 273, 2"/4, 2"/9, 280, 296, 304, 338, 340, 341, 349, 368, 3"/2, 3"/5, 3"/6, 381, 387, 39"/, 438, 45?, 25, and 239. Section 1% Exclusions. Every special ordinance of this city governing the following subject matter, whether contained In whole or In part within this code, is excluded from the opera- tion and effect of Section is not affected by the repeal provisions hereof: Annexations, franchises; namingroads,streets and public places; acquisition or disposal of public property; va- cation of streets, alleys, or public ways; acceptance of any gift, devise, license or other benefit; provided that the foregoing e- numeration of exceptions or exclusions shall not be deemed to be exclusive or exhaustive, It being the intent and purpose to exclude from repeal any and all ordinances not of a general nature. The following ordinances of the City of Monroe, whether the same be general or special ordinances, are hereby specifi c - ally excluded from the operation and effect of Section 16 here- lnabove and shall not be affected by the repeal provisions there- of: Nos: 12, 48, 245, 312, 330, 343, 398, 405, 416, 424, 430. 433, 434, 441, 4,51, 46'/, 468, 469, 4'/0, 4"/1, 472, 4"/3, 4'/4, 4"/5, and 476. Section 18. Effective date. This code shall become e- ffective on the date the ordinance adopting this code as the "Monroe Municipal Code" shall become effective. PASSED BY the City Council and APPROVED by the Mayor thts 24 day of January, 1968. CITY OF MONROE, WASHINGTON By: /s/JACK LAW Jack Law, Mayor A TT ES T: /s/ANN FRANCIS Ann Francis, City Clerk APPROVED AS TO FORM: /s/ STORRS B. CLOUGH Storrs B. Clough, City Attorney I, ANN FRANCIS, the duly elected Clerk of the City of Monroe, do hereby CERTIFY that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of Ordinance No. 47"/of said City, duly adopted by Its Council at its regular meeting on the 24 day of January, 1968. /s/ANN FRANCIS Ann Francis, City Clerk Published: February 1, 1968.