State of Kansas )
Johnson County )
I, Lana McPherson, City Clerk of the City of De Soto, Johnson County, Kansas do hereby certify that said city is a city of the second class of the mayor-council form of government under the statutes of Kansas; that this codification of the general ordinances of said city and the publication thereof in book form were ordered and authorized by the governing body by ordinance and in accordance therewith is entitled the "Code of the City of De Soto, Kansas," that said codification was adopted as the "Code of the City of De Soto, Kansas," by the governing body by Ordinance No. 2223 passed on the 16th day of July 2009, as authorized by Section 12-3015 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated; that said Ordinance No. 2223 and said codification of general ordinances as contained in this volume will take effect upon publication of 10 or more copies in book form; that the publication of 10 copies of this code in book form and adoptive Ordinance No. 2223 constitute due passage of this code and all general ordinances contained therein; that the codification and adoptive Ordinance No. 2223 as contained herein are true and correct copies; and that said publication imports absolute verity and is to be received in evidence in all courts and places without further proof as provided by 12-3015 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated.
I further certify that the "Code of the City of De Soto, Kansas," and the matter therein contained will take effect and be in force from and after July 23, 2009.
Witness my hand and the seal of the City of De Soto, Kansas, at my office in De Soto, Kansas, this 16th day of July 2009.
/s/ Lana R. McPherson
LANA R. MCPHERSON, City Clerk